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Comic 54 - Speed's His Game!

Sun, Oct 10, 2010
Speed's His Game!
Average Rating: 4.5 (2 votes)
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Author Notes:

SundaySmash Sun, Oct 10, 2010 edit delete
SundaySmash
Can't talk. Playing Dead Rising 2.

Comments:

JackitK Sun, Oct 10, 2010 edit delete reply
JackitK
Ummm... minus 1 point for creeping me out at the end there but I suppose the joke was still good. :|
Magravan Mon, Oct 11, 2010 edit delete reply
Magravan
We were busy this weekend, so I was just sitting around thinking "Hmmm, I don't remember reading Smash this week", so you've successfully managed to become part of my routine :D

I regretted the fact that Nintendo seemed to be 'wholesome gaming' while the Genesis seemed to pander to my adolescent urges for ripping spines out and cheesy 16 bit women... But it was suuuuch a better system for games... I think I've still got at least Mario Kart for the SNES in a box somewhere :)
Kevin Sat, Oct 16, 2010 edit delete reply
Kevin
Glad to hear we're part of the routine. Thanks for reading!

I never really felt any regret that Nintendo always took a more family friendly approach to games. When it comes down to it, good gameplay is good gameplay no matter how adorable, and a bad game can't be saved by gore and boobs. Although the lack of blood in Mortal Kombat did sort of miss the point.
Magravan Sun, Oct 17, 2010 edit delete reply
Magravan
Mortal Kombat was sort of the focal point between the two... I didn't mind that Nintendo went with Mario themed Kart racing (in fact, I thank the gaming gods for that one!), but Mortal Kombat got neutered for no good reason... At the time, just looking at that one game, I was resentful that the system that I chose had taken the whole concept of the game (Fatalities) and squeeged it until it was clean enough...

I mean, at it's core, it's still a fighting game about harming the other person, but they took the illicit fun out of it that was a big draw for Mortal Kombat..