Ever get that feeling like your jumps aren’t getting that extra oomph? Inputs feel unreliable? Your button is a bit too unresponsive and starts sticking to the controller? Can’t get it up anymore? It can happen to anyone. In this tutorial I’m going to show you a trick the top speedrunners don’t want you to know. Allow me to present ….. opening up and cleaning your controller.
What you’ll need;
- SNES Classic controller
- Small phillips screwdriver
- Small wipes, tissues
- Cotton buds with rubbing alcohol
- Relaxing music
- Peppermint tea (for drinking)
- Sheer determination to have the very best A button there ever was
Continue reading “Improve your wall jumps with this one simple trick! SNES Classic controller surgery”
Get it? Because Fortune has dinosaurs! Kind of.
We’re on course to sneak through Venom’s rear end. Turn on subtitles via the CC option on YouTube.
Always remember to reduce, reuse and recycle your bosses in this next part of Star Fox!
This game is an interesting and very important part of history. A landmark partnership between Square and Nintendo would see them go on to… well, do nothing, because Square fucked off to Sony after this game. You’re welcome. Nonetheless, it spurred an entire legacy of Mario RPG games, including the immediate follow-up Paper Mario, and 5 games in the Mario & Luigi series. When Square changed their ways, some of the Super Mario RPG staff actually left to form Alpha Dream, who are still creating Mario RPGs to this day. Even though Super Mario RPG was the very first Mario RPG, I had never played it until now because it never had an original SNES release in Europe and Australia.
Thanks to the Virtual Console, I picked this up on Wii U and had an absolutely wonderful experience discovering it for the first time in 2016. The art style did not look that impressive to me in screenshots, but it feels so much better when you get into the game. Once you start playing, everything comes to life like a beautiful story. The game is very well-designed and it struck such a chord that I got completely immersed and beat the game over the past week. So what’s so good about it? Let’s get into our first battle.
Continue reading “Super Mario RPG – 20 Years Later”
Forget all the modern gaming crap for a moment and let me offer a slice of my life leading up to the Casual Gamer I am today.
Let’s go back, umm 13 years, when times were simpler, and gaming was getting interesting and taking a turn for the worst at the same time (bloating budgets, wannabe movies, dumb-downed gameplay, with a corrupt and/or unskilled gaming press shoving it all down your throat; you saw what happened). OK, off-topic, I mean… just trying to say this is an informal snapshot of life surrounding that hobby; a new feature about old stuff. Continue reading “PieHaus Digest – Pro Daisy 2002”
– no widescreen
– no replays
– can’t rewind time
– no EXP rewards
– corners aren’t graded
– no cockpit view
– no unlockables
– no advertising
– no day 1 patch
– no DLC store
– no tutorial
– no achievements
– no missions
– lack of career progression
– no garage
– no cutscenes
– no licensed music
Continue reading “Problems with F-Zero on Wii U”