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  1. 30 Day Game Challenge, Day 3

    Day 3 - A game that is underrated.

    For all the crap it got in reviews, I thought for sure I was gonna hate ZombiU when I finally got to play it on my Wii U.

    A lot of reviewers and critics seemed to walk into this game expecting a straight FPS with Zombies, but what they got instead was a hard-as-balls survival horror game, and I think a lot of them hated it because of that.  ZombiU was successful in making great use of the GamePad’s second-screen technology, which made the survival element of this game a lot more surreal.  And if you weren’t careful, a zombie would be ready to eat your brains out.

    And when they did attack, the zombies actually succeeded in giving me a good scare.  Ubisoft did a great job with ZombiU, which makes it all the more sad that it sold badly enough that a sequel was in the works but later scrapped.  Which sucks because I loved the multiplayer.

    I still feel like this is an essential purchase for anyone with a Wii U if not for the horror element, at least for the second-screen capabilities and the asymmetrical local multiplayer.

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    figsnstripes:

    Link to Homestuck Design Contest Page

    E-Mail What Pumpkin Link

    What Pumpkin on twitter

    Sources: [x] [x] [x] [x] [x]

    Hot Topic is known amongst artist groups as one of the worst offenders of art theft in U.S. retailers. I know artists are important to What Pumpkin, and I’d imagine multiple cases of art theft would be a very big deal. The most well-known of the cases were stolen fan art from independent artists, which is the same demographic the Design Contest was aimed to.  I’m an artist myself and I wouldn’t want to support a store that steals from my peers.

    The people running Hot Topic have zero respect to artists and to copyright law. They’ve been ripping-off independent artists’ storefronts, and continue do so. The whole company really should have been shut down long ago.

    If you support artists, independent, fan artist, or any kind, you should oppose Hot Topic and MSPA’s association with them!

    Tell What Pumpkin to kick Hot Topic out of the Design contest RIGHT NOW.

    We have so little time left to stop this please tell them that it is completely unacceptable to do any sort of business with petty art thieves.

    Even if you don’t know what to say, or if you think it would compromise the contestants; It won’t. Just please voice your thoughts in anyway you can put them. Don’t let Hot Topic get a dime out of Homestuck.

    And I might note that it’s worth keeping an eye out to make sure your own work in’t taken advantage of.

    Fuck Hot Topic.

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  4. #ThrowbackThursday Game of the Week: Super Mario Bros. 3

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    The late 80’s were the time when the Nintendo steam-train was rolling along at its fastest, and plumbers Mario and Luigi were the conductors. The brothers had everything from their own TV show, cereal, toys, shirts, you name it and they were there. Before their image was slightly tarnished by a certain 1993 film, Mario had a glorious cameo in an otherwise uninteresting film known as The Wizard, starring Fred Savage. The Universal film was about two brothers heading to California for a Nintendo championship, where Super Mario Bros. 3 was shown off for the first time ever.

    Though it was released in japan in 1988, North Americans finally were able to get their hands on it in 1990, and the game became one of the most successful of all-time, being recognized by the Guiness World Records in 2008 for being the best-selling game outside of a game system. By 2011, adjusted for inflation Super Mario Bros. 3 sold almost $2 billion worth of copies both physical and digital.

    Obviously, the game sold well with good reason. It was, and still is, amazing. Super Mario Bros. 3 introduced a lot of conventions that would carry over to future Super Mario games. Each world was accompanied by a somewhat-free roaming map, where players could traverse back and forth between levels, score some power-ups (including the legendary Super Leaf power-up which had Mario or Luigi donning racoon-dog ears and a tail) and earn bonus lives or coins. The game also introduced Bowser’s Koopalings, whom have returned to many Mario games since. The overworld map carried over to Super Mario World on the SNES and has since been used for the New Super Mario Bros. series and in both Super Mario 3D Land and Super Mario 3D World. Last but certainly not least, the music has been fondly remembered in the years since.

    If you still have yet to play Super Mario Bros. 3, at this point you have pretty much no excuse for it. The game has been ported and re-released in many forms, including but not limited to; Super Mario All-Stars and its subsequent update adding Super Mario World (where it was remade with 16-bit graphics in mind), Super Mario Advance 4, re-released through Wii Virtual Console, as part of the Super Mario All-Stars Special Edition on Wii, and TODAY it will be added to both Wii U and 3DS’ Virtual Console offerings. All the Virtual Console versions play just like the original NES version.

    So… go play some Super Mario Bros. 3, and see why the game became such a revolutionary title for future platforming side-scrollers now and later!

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  7. 30 Day Video Game Challenge, Day 2

    Day 2 - Your favorite character.

    I’d be lying if I said anyone else except for Mario.

    Runners-up include Isaac Clarke (Dead Space), Jack Cayman (MadWorld), and Wander (Shadow of the Colossus).

  8. 30 Day Video Game Challenge, Day 1

    Day 1 - Very first video game.

    My very first video game was the very first game of many, I’m sure.  I’m of course talking about the ever-classic game, Super Mario Bros. for the NES.

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    I was five when I first played this, and I still have some sweet memories attached to it.  It was one of my first actual legit memories too… one day, my father took my sister and I to visit my grandfather (RIP) and before I left, he handed me something that would change my life forever; a Nintendo with several games, including Mario 1-3.  I must have spent hours trying to beat the first world, which is something I can now do within minutes.

    Stay tuned for Day 2 tomorrow!

  9. 30 Day Video Game Challenge

    heckyeahtumblrchallenges:

    Day 1 - Very first video game.
    Day 2 - Your favorite character.
    Day 3 - A game that is underrated.
    Day 4 - Your guilty pleasure game.
    Day 5 - Game character you feel you are most like (or wish you were).
    Day 6 - Most annoying character.
    Day 7 - Favorite game couple.
    Day 8 - Best soundtrack.
    Day 9…

    Video game challenge time!

    By the way, I’m not dead. :-P

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  11. I’ll have something to say tomorrow.

    For now, shut-eye soon.  Peace.

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  13. dawnguardian:

    "I may not always love you, but long as there are stars above you, you never need to doubt it, I’ll make you so sure about it.

    God only knows what I’d be without you..”

    Oh God, this part gives me feels every time and it’s only in the beginning of the game. ;~;

    (Source: thelastofcosima)

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