Tag Archives: videoland

Conquer Yourself

My wife has been playing Kid Icarus: Uprising, and there’s a character in it called Dark Pit. A little bit of research reveals that there’s also a Dark Samus and a Dark Link, or rather several Dark Links and Shadow … 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 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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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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Getting Into Nintendo

I’m not sure how I first discovered the online sprite comic Captain SNES, but I think it was through a Google search. At first I thought it to be a simple parody of Captain N, which is fine, as I … Continue reading

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