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Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Games Played 12/10/2008

Buster Bros. Collection - PlayStation
Culdcept - PlayStation 2
Ikaruga - X-Box 360
Lego Batman - X-Box 360
Meteos Wars Demo - X-Box 360
Metroid Prime - Nintendo GameCube
PowerUp Forever Demo - X-Box 360*
Sega Superstars - PlayStation 2

*Just plain horrible. There's no originality, just endless waves of random enemies to shoot at with no real strategy involved.


RANDOM GAME OF THE DAY:


Capcom vs. SNK: Millennium Fight 2000
Developer: Capcom Co., Ltd.
Platform: Sega Dreamcast
Purchase Date: 09/13/2000


No, this is not a M.U.G.E.N.

You would think that a fighting game that pits the best of Capcom's characters against SNK's finest would be the event of a lifetime. The idea that the two companies would risk their own personal greed just to satisfy legions of their loyal fans was a sign of an approaching Armageddon in itself but unfortunately, this game really made little impact on the genre. The main problem is, the whole production value seemed a bit lazy. Yeah, some aspects of the presentation are snazzy like the high resolution backdrops and the many crazy special effects during and after a match but the old, low-resolution, constantly reused character sprites are just not cool. It is also inexcusable that Athena Asamiya is missing from the game.

LIBRARY STATUS: 3 out of 5

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