Category Archives: Castlevania

A Koopa Troopa’ll Make Ya Jump, Jump

This video is two years old now, and I first watched it more than a month ago, but I thought it was worth commenting on. As it mentions, jumping in video games is kind of bizarre, because how often do … Continue reading

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Video World Tour

I recently came across this old Metroid discussion forum topic about the location in Captain N actually CALLED “Metroid.” Within the game, a Metroid is an organism, not a place. Their home world is the planet SR-388. Captain N tended … Continue reading

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The Game Names

The name “Gannon” is now on the list of top baby names, but unfortunately it probably doesn’t have anything to do with the blue pig from the Zelda games. The poorly written opening story in the original Legend of Zelda … Continue reading

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The Belmont Stakes

Speaking of simple Simons as I was a few days ago, how about Simon Belmont from the Castlevania series? Okay, the games don’t show him as simple, but his portrayal on Captain N made him totally arrogant and narcissistic, and … Continue reading

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Big Bones

This probably would have been more appropriate before Halloween, but I think we can all appreciate a good animated skeleton at any time of year. On Tumblr, I came across a picture and description of the Gashadokuro, sometimes simply known … Continue reading

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A Different Video World

I just recently found out about the Game Theory videos on YouTube. They’re somewhat tongue-in-cheek, but with a definite sense of wanting to teach something and explore how the world of video games works, which is pretty similar to what … Continue reading

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