COMMAND YOUR SHELF
Yes, people collect toys. That has been true since the dawn of nerdom. Some collectors — myself included — even create scenes in which to display these toys. For this special breed of collector, Extreme-Sets has a sweet new line of pop-up backdrops. Shall we take a look at another one? Continue reading Power Up Your Mega Man Collection With Extreme-Sets’ Command Station Diorama
Capcom has approved a slew of new Mega Man merchandise over the past year, but this model kit is by far the most depressing. Continue reading This May Be The Most Depressing Model Kit Ever
Legions of fans are still holding out for a new MegaMan game, let alone Mega Man X — but this new action figure is sure to make the wait easier. Continue reading Mega Man X LIVES! New Collectible Announced
Video games are awesome. Yeah, that’s a blanket statement — but you wouldn’t be reading this if you didn’t agree on some level! That said, do you know what isn’t awesome? Video games adapted for other forms of media. Movies are notoriously hit or miss, but that’s a tired subject. No, the topic of today’s long-winded list is going to be cartoons based on video games — but more specifically, the diamonds in the rough that are frequently overlooked. Care to cast your eye on these hidden gems? Continue reading Top 5 Underrated Video Game Cartoons
A Mighty Reminder
The Mega Man series has long held a reputation for a perfect blend of incredible level design, diverse arsenal of weapons, and challenging platforming and combat. As Capcom let the franchise wither on the vine, creator Keiji Inafune took matters into his own hands with the inarguably terrible Mighty No. 9. After spending a weekend with Mega Man 2, the most fondly remembered of the original NES series of games, I fully comprehend the extent of the injustice that Mighty No. 9 did to the Blue Bomber and am reminded of what true gameplay supremacy looks like.
Continue reading Retro Grade: Mega Man 2
This week’s MONG podcast was a little different. We were joined by Chris “The Corn Man” Cobb due to Jordan’s mysterious absence. Don’t you worry though, the podcast was still full of fun and information as it always is. We covered the end of Geralt’s tale in The Witcher series, the unknown Xbox One VR game and the possibility of Prey 2 being resurrected (yes, please)! Of course there were three other stories mentioned you’ll have to listen or watch to find out about. Continue reading MONG Podcast 124 | Reshaping the Future
A Mega Legacy
The Mega Man Legacy Collection is a perfect example of preserving a myriad of masterful platformers in one unified collection. This is done by way of stellar emulation, enjoyable challenges, as well as options to play the game in 4:3 aspect ratio or in full screen with or without background art alongside two graphic filters. Continue reading Mega Man Legacy Collection Review
Join the lovely MONG Podcast crew as they sail the seven video game seas and delve into the news of this week. Street Fighter V’s next Beta might be more impressive than any other… ever! Mighty No.9 has received a (new) release date that has a 9 in it! Twitch is finally coming to your PlayStation thingies as an app and the Star Wars: Battlefront Beta isn’t going to be locked behind reservations, that and we know when it’s coming! Will Rainbow Six Siege be worth it without a dedicated story mode? All of that and you get to feel your heart strings be pulled as Myles, Jordan and Adam talk about the games they find to be the most overrated. Be prepared to have your jimmies rustled! Continue reading MONG Podcast 96 | What’s the Most Overrated Game Franchise?
PRETTY IN LINK
There is a short list of video games that can be considered timeless classics. Games like Super Mario Bros. and Mega Man endure in the hearts of gamers who played them as young, bright eyed children. But do these games really deserve such lofty labels? Continue reading Retro-Grade: The Legend of Zelda (NES)