Posts Tagged nostalgia

Wreck-It Ralph Poster

Wreck-It Ralph

Monday, November 12, 2012 No Comments

Nostalgic, funny, well-written, well-acted, graphically impressive. Can you name a film, in this day and age, that fit all of those bills and more? For me the answer is “Wreck-It Ralph”. Tired with being the unappreciated bad guy in an arcade video game, Wreck-It Ralph leaves his game to prove that he can be something […]


Duke Nukem Forever

Tuesday, August 30, 2011 1 Comment

I want to say that playing Duke Nukem Forever has left me conflicted – appeased by a hit of excessively violent, campy nostalgia, but disappointed by graphical inferiority, unnecessarily slow loading times and its refusal to even try innovating. I would, but the mix of the aforementioned issues and the game’s lackluster attempts to be […]

Connect 4 Box

Go For It, Connect 4

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 2 Comments

In this week’s video, L.E. and Nathan are still recovering from Nathan’s absence from our videos over the past three weeks and have suddenly found ourselves at a loss for things to talk about. So we play some Connect 4. Click the link to watch!

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Barbie: A Fairy Secret

Wednesday, March 16, 2011 No Comments

Review As a wee lad I used to play Barbie with a good friend of mine (you know who you are!). Ah, those were the days. Sitting on the floor, dressing up the various synthetic, blonde shladies and creating narratives (usually along the lines of dating or extreme wrestling) really made a once young Nathan […]

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The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition

Thursday, May 13, 2010 5 Comments

The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition is like the video game version of a re-mastering. The classic point-and-click game about a wannabe pirate’s comedic treasure-seeking adventure has been lovingly remade with updated graphics, a re-mastered score and full voice-over. There’s an all-new hint system, for those prone to getting stuck, and the ability to […]

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Alice In Wonderland

Wednesday, March 10, 2010 2 Comments

Alice In Wonderland, the sequel to the 1951 cartoon, really upset me. I was hoping for either a live action remake of the cartoon or a legitimate sequel, but got neither. The first half hour did have me smiling in nostalgia, but that wasn’t enough to connect it to its earlier iteration, as it lacked […]