Urban Champion Retro Review (NES, GBA, Wii, 3DS)


Real Talk By: KJ

Before Super Smash Brothers, Nintendo had another fighting game. This one didn’t do so well. Continue reading “Urban Champion Retro Review (NES, GBA, Wii, 3DS)”

The Top 10 Wii Games of All Time: #2 The Legend of Zelda Series

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It’s unfair to neglect either one of these adventures. Twilight Princess took players down a dark but enjoyable path. Going between an evil and light world, this Wii launch title (and Gamecube Swan song) let us control a mature link. It was indeed worth the wait. In the Dark Hyrule sequences, players would transform into Wolf Link, who was just about as resilient in battle as his standard form. Wolf powers were part of the excitement. Following scent trails to solve puzzles. We had never seen our hero in this state.

Skyward sword took us higher than any Zelda game before it. Literally. Some may prefer SS, due to its much improved combat system. It used the Wii motion plus intelligently. Link would slash his master weapon almost in unison with the player. Ganon was absent from this adventure, but a new villain did a good job of standing-in. Skyward’s impressionist art direction made it shine among PS3/XB360 heavyweights. The metacritic rating is super high on both. Either way it’s a win. Which Wii Zelda is your favorite?

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The Top 10 Wii Games of All Time: #3 Super Smash Bros. Brawl

playlegits greatest wii number 3 ssbbFighting game fans rejoiced again! We would have another entry in the Super Smash Brothers series. Brawl included way more fighters, and some of the best guest characters ever. Solid Snake and Sonic The Hedgehog were added. SSBB featured an online competitive mode that was fun, but eventually dropped. That’s okay, because the real entertainment is with players around you. I can’t think of a better party game from the Wii’s lifespan, that carries such re-playability. Aside from your friends and enemy AI cranked up, Stages could be the worst opponent. A WarioWare themed level told players do certain things (very fast), or face extreme consequences. My personal favorite was the newer Star Fox level, as it brings you right into a space battle already in progress. Hal laboratory didn’t have to do it, but they brought back stages from Smash bros Melee. Smash had a two player coop survival mode, mini games, and a full on Story mode: “The Subspace Emissary”. Lots to do. In 2014 the Wii U will see an update to the series. For now Brawl is still your go to title, and our number 3 choice.

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The Top 10 Wii Games of All Time: #8 Tatsunoko Vs Capcom: Ultimate All-Stars

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Capcom teamed with Tatsunoko Studios to bring us this Wii Exclusive fighter. Both sides put their best characters together. The colorful presentation and smart usage of cell-shading made TVC stand out. Gameplay reminded us of another classic: Marvel vs Capcom 2. Difference being, fights are only 2v2 in here. So you had to be extra careful. Aside from some of Japan’s greatest heroes being in the game, Two enormous characters were playable as well. If chosen, they had more life and power, but no partner. Unlike MVC3, TVC had plenty of modes. You could do Time Attack, Survival, Arcade, Online Play, and a bonus arcade four player shooting game. Many of the characters were new to American gamers, and that’s what made it interesting. A cosmic culture shock. In my opinion the fun factor is up there with MVC2, and a better game than MVC3.

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The Top 10 Wii Games of All Time: #9 No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle

playlegits greatest wii number 9 no hero No More Heroes One, was a great title in its own right. While having some really odd humor, it worked out. The combat system was cool. Players only needed to slash their swords at the end of a combo, instead of swinging it like a mad-man. The goal was to become the number one assassin. Some of the battles still standout to us, this very day. The one part that let us down, was the in-between parts of the game. Travis could drive around the city of Santa Destroy and perform side activities. The problem was that many of the tasks were very boring. ‘Desperate Struggle’ erases everything we didn’t like from the first, and brings us a game that improves on the original in every way. Better humor, an alternate character to play as, and more. The new side missions are mini games that play like Old School NES titles. Basically you’re getting several games in one package. Suda 51 constantly gives gamers unique experiences. Hopefully the Wii U will see a third game.

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The Top 10 Wii Games of All Time: #10 Madworld

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Madworld is our Number Ten choice. The key word is: Style. From start to finish, the game is loaded with it. Featuring one of the best in-game soundtracks I have ever heard, to the Black and white cell-shaded visuals, this is truly a new classic. Voice acting is perfect for the setting. Steve Blum already runs things voicing ‘Wolverine’ in many marvel productions. His talents hold true. He voices ‘Jack Cayman’, the game’s main protagonist. You’re in a competition, where killing keeps you alive. This is one of the most brutal games ever made, but it’s quite comical. Hilarious commentary can be heard throughout. Special challenges within madworld, are hosted by a crazy pimp named ‘The Black Baron’. He is sure to provide you with his own set of side-splitting moments. You could hurt enemies with nearly anything. Take a street sign, stick it into their head. We’re not finished, stuff their body in a trash can. Hold on there. Take that body and throw it into a spike trap. Finally, split them down the middle with your robo-hand chainsaw device. Twisted/innovative combat, and a presentation that used the strengths of the system, makes Platinum Games’ Madworld a must own.

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Boogerman: A Pick and Flick Adventure Retro Review

Real Talk By: Ms. Throwback

Boogerman: A Pick and Flick Adventure, was released in November of 1994 for the Sega Genesis and a short while later for the Super Nintendo. Growing up I played it on the SNES so it only seemed right I use that version of the game for my review, although the two versions are exactly the same on either console. More importantly however is the fact that this gem is now available on the Wii virtual console. You could take my word for it and go download it now. This one is an absolute no-brainier in my mind, an absolutely fun and insane title that will keep you laughing with giddy pleasure until the very end. Unfortunately many people in the gaming community may have missed out on this grade A title due to the timing of its release. Sonic and Knuckles and Earth Worm Jim were released the same year as Boogerman, creating a scenario where Boogerman fell through the cracks of favoritism.

Boogerman’s story begins with a fancifully disgusting plot-line. Snotty Ragsdale AKA Boogerman goes to check out a machine Professor Stinkbaum is working on creating. In no time all goes wrong, the machine explodes, Professor Stinkbaum lets out one hell of a sneeze opening the portal to god knows what. Snotty Ragsdale turns into his alter ego, Boogerman, and enters the portal without fear to investigate the situation. Okay…seriously, read that paragraph again. How could you not love this storyline. If I was about four years old that would be the most awesome story I ever heard, and even still playing it again brought out my inner child.

Once inside the world the Professor has created, we are introduced to fun and inventive characters and scenery, all created around the idea of mostly, snot. That’s right, a world of boogers, snot, farts, and burps. How does this get any better? The game is quality. There is a foreground to the game. Boogerman jumps onto the limbs of snot trees and hides behind them as he dashes across the screen. hold onto smiley snot ropes as you climb past your enemies. If you get bored with any of that, flush yourself down one of the randomly placed toilets to face the vulgar sewage underneath.

The art style of that game reminds me of Ren and Stimpy and the controls are fantastic to go along with it. Hold the fart button longer to make booger man strain with a giant plume of toxic flatulence, Turn your enemies into liquid waste with a burp from the lower bowels, and we mustn’t forget the simple task of digging deep into boogerman’s nose to flick the largest snotty mess you can find. The bosses are actually challenging, and as easy as it would’ve been to lower the quality of the game due to the stupidity of its nature, that’s not what this game is about. It’s actually quite challenging, impressive, and enjoyable.

Sound-wise and Graphically speaking the game does well for itself too, for its time this would’ve been one of the better looking games. As hilarious as it is to watch it’s still that much more fun to listen too. Fart noises, splashing made by all kinds of bodily fluids, and burps that shake the screen make the environment of the game more enjoyable. The music is serious but in a funny way. The rest of the game can’t be taken seriously and because of that the music seems totally out-of-place and completely in the right place all at the same time. To Boogerman everything is an action film and the music behind him reflects that hypocrisy.

Did I mention you could hock a loogie if you drink milk?

If you ever see this game anywhere for any system, or if you have a Nintendo Wii you should buy or download it without a second thought. This game is the true meaning of fun and it’s a game that should not be missed. People that got caught up in the awesome gaming year that was 1994 may have missed this title, but you owe it to yourself to go find this game and play it. It’s a treasure to behold.

Boogerman Gets


4.5 Out of five

What’s Legit?

+Art Style



What’s Perpetrating?

-People who are looking for more of a storyline may be disappointed.

 Nothing else. Jeez o peats will you just go download it!

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