Video Game History: Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker (N64/PS1)

During the turn of the millennium, the Batman animated shows had come to a close, but a new one called Batman Beyond had started. It was set in the distant future where an elderly Bruce Wayne recruits a young man named Terry McGinnis to become the Batman of the future. In 2000 they made anContinue reading “Video Game History: Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker (N64/PS1)”

Things I Like: Princess Peach (Super Mario 64)

Probably my favorite game with Princess Peach in it, as far as her role in the game that is. Ironically she spends most of the game out of sight, after being captured by Bowser. She originally promised to bake Mario a cake, but he saves her at the end of the day. For which MarioContinue reading “Things I Like: Princess Peach (Super Mario 64)”

Things I Like: Whomp King (Super Mario 64)

One of the first bosses of the game, I’d say Whomp King is the most memorable. A giant rock creature is not an easy foe for Mario alone. Well.. maybe he is rather easy to defeat. It’s not too hard to dodge when he falls over and then stomp on his reverse side enough timesContinue reading “Things I Like: Whomp King (Super Mario 64)”

Things I Like: Metal Cap Mario (Super Mario 64)

The metal cap was an interesting item in Super Mario 64. It could turn Mario into strong steel. Which made him very durable in a good number of situations. I also allowed him to walk under water, which came in handy in many missions. It also inspired the Metal Mario sub-boss fights in Super SmashContinue reading “Things I Like: Metal Cap Mario (Super Mario 64)”