, what was the primary danger Ellen Ripley faced? Was it A. the machinations of the officials of the Weyland-Yutani corporation, B. the attacks and acid blood of the aliens themselves, or C. the bizarre, space-warping doors of the space colony dumping her into pits of death? According to a recently-surfaced prototype of a Famicom (Japanese NES) port of Aliens
, produced by Squaresoft, the answer is C!
Sardius of gaming blog Dream And Friends
tells us all about it: Part 1
- Part 2
- Part 3 [more inside]
posted by JHarris
on Jan 20, 2011 -
- a blog dedicated to physics-simulating games, currently with 49 reviews (and counting) of well known favorites like Stair Dismount and Truck Dismount, Towers of Goo, Toribash and many, many more. (A follow up to my previous YouTube post
.) Kiss your precious, fleeting motes of productivity goodbye, cube-farmers!
posted by loquacious
on Oct 19, 2006 -
Sex & Games
Finally, a place that seems to discuss sexuality in videogames as an adult topic. Brand new forum/blog/branch of the IGDA
, their leadership is a) mostly female, b) commited to "The right of developers to work together to create sexually themed games free of censorship and regulation," and encouraging parental responsibility and c) a nice tonic for Jack Thompson
posted by WolfDaddy
on Aug 15, 2005 -
Water Cooler Games
is a blog devoted to "video games with an agenda. It is about games that go beyond entertainment."
They cover pretty much all you would expect from the recent furor over JFK Reloaded
to Russian plans
to create "patriotic video games in hopes to replace the popular DOOM".
Along the way they found time to play the single most unsafe for anywhere anyone might conceivably see what you were doing game - orgasm girl
(link goes to the blog discussion, not directly to the game).
posted by thatwhichfalls
on Nov 27, 2004 -