Sunday, September 22, 2019

My Sonic Forces (Nintendo Switch) Impressions

During the 1990's, Sega's Sonic the Hedgehog was among the best of the best. Now his games are questionable at best. While we've had a few good Sonic games in the last decade, we've had plenty of bad ones too. I had decent hopes for Sonic Forces, so I borrowed it from my local library. I have the Nintendo Switch version but it's also out on Xbox One, PS4, and PC. 

Photos: Joust (Carolina Arcade Museum)

 Joust is a game I remember from a collection disk on PS1 that my brother Brandon had. We didn't have many games in our youth, so I spent a lot of time with Joust. It was made by Williams, a company now more famous for their pinball machines. They also made Defender, which had a PS2/Xbox/Gamecube revival, but by 2002, Williams didn't make video games anymore and they handed it off to Midway.

Photos: Getting a New Smart TV

Right before my birthday, we went and I got a new TV. We have one of the living room, but not for our bedroom. We went about three years without one, before we both wanted one in both rooms. I had it on hold hours before. 

Fact of the Day: Squid Heart

Squids have three hearts. One for the main part of the body (like most animals) and two mainly for their gills. 

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Things I Like: Harry Osborn (Sam Raimi's Spider-Man Trilogy)

 Harry Osborn was one of my favorite characters in the trilogy, though he had his ups and downs. He's the son of Norman Osborn, the president of Oscorp and the soon-to-be Green Goblin. Unlike his father, he seems to struggle with school as a young man.