Hot Shots Golf Out of Bounds: The Sequel I Always Wanted


A long time ago, in a galaxy far away, I landed upon a sort of Holy Grail of video games - a sports-themed one that I fully enjoyed, and understood the nuances of.  It actually even taught me something about the sport in question.  I hadn't had this much fun playing a "sports game" since, well, WCW Wrestling on the original Nintendo - or maybe even ever, since my WCW days were full of button-mashing.  And the name of this unicorn of a game?  Mario Golf: Toadstool Tour, for GameCube. The game … [Read more...]

Guinness’ Top 50 Video Game Characters Of All Time


Everyone's heard of the Guinness Book of World Records.  It is the definitive voice, the tome of the best and the longest and the smallest.  If you want notoriety for the tallest stack of mattresses or the Dancing Cats of Applesap, you want to be in this book, because it means you're the whateverist, ever, in the world, in all of history. What I didn't know, however, is that there's so many records out there pertaining to gaming that they actually make a Gamer's Edition of the book.  This is … [Read more...]