Listmas 2021: Favorite Things in Conker’s Bad Fur Day

Over on our YouTube channel, my playthrough of Rare’s now-classic 3D platformer (and then some), Conker’s Bad Fur Day, recently wrapped up, and the game’s been on my mind since. This is thanks, in part, to the fact that I recently tried out its remake, Conker: Live & Reloaded, which I had never played before….

Spooptober: Grabbed by the Ghoulies

Rare’s Grabbed by the Ghoulies didn’t make many waves when it was first released on the Xbox in October 2003. The game received middling reviews and, at most, was deemed good but not great. I recall seeing the game box in the stores, thinking “eh, looks dumb,” and moving onto belatedly drool over American McGee’s…

Spooptober: Mad Monster Mansion

When I sat down to think about spoopy stuff in games, Banjo-Kazooie immediately jumped to mind. Rare games all have that curious quality of being 100% percent cartoony but still maintaining the potential for actual scares. Those scares are almost never intentional though; the only one I can think of is the Kong Temple in…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #206

Up this week: The Mooseman – who is the Mooseman, and what does he see? Find out with us as we play this very unusual and beautiful indie title. Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered Edition – our Crystal Caravanners needs some myrrh to save the day, and we’re going to help them get it in…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #205

Up this week: Earthlock (demo) – in trying out this adventure RPG inspired by RPGs of the past, let’s see how far we get in uncovering the secrets of Earthlock! Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered Edition – our Crystal Caravanners needs some myrrh to save the day, and we’re going to help them get it…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #204

Up this week: Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered Edition – our Crystal Caravanners needs some myrrh to save the day, and we’re going to help them get it in this classic FF tale. Shadow of the Colossus – do we have what it takes to face giants in an ancient land? Follow along and find…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #203

Up this week: Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered Edition – our Crystal Caravanners needs some myrrh to save the day, and we’re going to help them get it in this classic FF tale. Shadow of the Colossus – do we have what it takes to face giants in an ancient land? Follow along and find…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #202

Up this week: Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered Edition – our Crystal Caravanners needs some myrrh to save the day, and we’re going to help them get it in this classic FF tale. Shadow of the Colossus – do we have what it takes to face giants in an ancient land? Follow along and find…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #201

Up this week: Spelunky (demo) – it’s time to try our hand at treasure hunting in this classic, and sometimes difficult, rogue-like platforming game Cat Quest (demo) – join in as we check out the demo of Cat Quest, “an open world RPG set in the pawsome world of cats!” Hatoful Boyfriend – even pigeons…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #200

Up this week: Hatoful Boyfriend – even pigeons need love, which we quickly discover in this unusual (to say the least!) dating sim. Outer Wilds – we’re off to solve a time-looped mystery that’s as big as a solar system (and takes place in one, too) in this amazing and award-winning game! Nostalgic Notions –…