Adaptation April: LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes

Mermaid Man: “Power’s all in the costume! Why else do you think we run around in colored undies?”

Squidward: “I can think of three good reasons.”

–SpongeBob SquarePants, Season 3, Episode 52b “Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy V”legobatman2dcsuperheroes-400x218w

LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes

Platform: PS3

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Developer: Traveller’s Tales

Released (North America): June 19, 2012

Released (Europe): June 22, 2012

Released (Australia): June 27, 2012

Originally Played From: June 17, 2015 – July 1, 2015

This LEGO game made some additions and expansions to the formula, namely fully voiced-acted cutscenes (fan favorite Troy Baker voices the Dark Knight) and the largest environment in any LEGO game yet with Gotham City. To beat the game, players will have to utilize Batman and Robin’s special suits. Continue reading Adaptation April: LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes

3D Gunstar Heroes: When You Wish Upon a Gunstar

The legendary title screen

3D Gunstar Heroes

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Developer: Treasure (original Sega Genesis/ Mega Drive version)

Publisher: Sega

Released (Japan): June 24, 2015

Released (Worldwide): August 20, 2015

Originally Played From: September 23, 2015—September 25, 2015

Are you ready for one of the best games of all time?

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3D Galaxy Force II/3D Streets of Rage 2


3D Galaxy Force II

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Developer/Publisher: Sega

Released: December 12, 2013

Originally Played From: June 29, 2015—August 10, 2015

What an adventure! This is probably the first time that I’ve had that feeling from a shooter since I played G-Darius.

Where to begin? This gem from 1988 simulates 3D graphics with an amazing sense of depth. Things are flying at or away from you constantly. It’s a rail shooter, but you can control the speed of your ship, the Quasar.

This game was on my Nintendo eShop wishlist, which I’d forgotten until I noticed that they were having a sale on 3D Sega classics.

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