From MAGE CAST with love
At first glance, the participants in today’s struggle for digital dominance couldn’t be more different. In one corner, you have a Gothic-themed horror game and in other, a high flying ninja revenge quest. But a deep dive into these 8-bit classics reveal eerie similarities in design, control, and difficulty. How do these titles stack up in the crucible of Thunderdome examination?
“Like” if you remember Nintendo Power. Yeah the magazine.
Alyse Knorr opens her delightful Super Mario Bros. 3 by posing three interrelated questions: “Why does everyone love this game so much? Why do I love it so much? Why was it so incredibly successful?”
Cut to 1986. Domino’s was red with the marinara sauce of war. They needed a general to command their army of drivers dedicated to delivering cheesy pies in 30 minutes or less. The mission? Sell more pizzas. Enter: The Noid.
“Perfect purity is possible if you turn your life into a line of poetry with a splash of blood.”
-Runaway Horses, Yukio Mishima
“Look after the customer and the business will take care of itself.”