Things I Hate: Armored Toad (Rayman Legends)

The 2nd major boss in the game is rather annoying. It’s a battle in the air and you have your airborne powers at your disposal. The battle is pretty simple, wait until the big frog is weak and take out parts of his armor. But he’ll send many things your way and some parts are…

Things I Like: Medieval Dragon (Rayman Legends)

I certainly didn’t expect the first boss of Rayman Legends to be so epic in size and power. As the name suggests, he’s a crazy dragon straight out of the legends of European folklore. He’s quite the flyer, so you only have a moment every now and then where you can land some damage. While…

Rayman Origins (Xbox 360) Review

While Rayman might be one of Ubisoft’s biggest hits, I’m actually quite new to the series. Rayman: Origins is actually my first game in the series unless you count a demo of Rayman 2 on Dreamcast. While Rayman 2 and Rayman 3 were fully 3D games, the original was a traditional 2D platformer. I could…

Video Game History: Rayman 1

While Rayman may be known for his 3D adventures, most forget his true origin. He debuted in a 2D platforming game, and it was exclusive (for just a week) on the Atari Jaguar. The Atari Jaguar version (being on a cartridge) was missing many areas, and featured inferior audio and visual quality compared to the…

Fun Fact: Mega Man’s Japanese Name

In the land of the rising sun, Mega Man is known as Rockman. Not like rock as in stone, but like music. Now having a sister named Roll and rival named Bass makes a bit of sense.