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Sunday Roundup: 1/12/14

Death Jr Root of EvilDeath Jr.: Root of Evil
Wii
Release Date: May 27th, 2008
Purchased at: GameStop (San Jose, CA – $5)

Though GameStop didn’t hold a big Buy 2 Get 1 Free event like I was hoping they would, I still managed to snag a couple of games, starting with Death Jr.: Root of Evil on the Wii. This is actually the second Death Jr. game, with the first being on the PSP. This is also a port of the second game, also appearing first on the PSP. The Wii version offers up slightly altered gameplay mechanics, as well as changes and additions to incorporate the Wii’s motion controls. Overall the game and series aren’t the greatest around, but it’s a nice addition to the library nonetheless.

Mays Myster Forbidden MemoriesMay’s Mystery: Forbidden Memories
DS
Release Date: September 28th, 2011
Purchased at: GameStop (San Jose, CA – $5)

Oh man, FINALLY! I have been looking for this game for over a year now, and I can say the wait is over. May’s Mystery is a late DS game that clearly was inspired (copied?) the Professor Layton series. Hell, even the boxart looks just like Layton’s. The cool thing though is that the game is supposed to be pretty good. I’m happy to have found it so cheap and complete! I might have to pop this one in soon. Also, that “Forbidden Memories” subtitle was used for the Yu-Gi-Oh game on the PS1. Haha.

Laters,
Jsick

 
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Sunday Roundup: 6/10/12

I’m so close. So close to my 1000th game. Actually, I couldn’t be any closer: this week I acquired 11 new titles, and that eleventh title was my 999th overall.

I was out shopping with my girlfriend in Indianapolis and found most of these titles. Sure, there were plenty of games that I wanted to grab as well as the ones I did, but something was holding me back. Some sort of feeling that my 1000th has to be something special. Regardless, I should be receiving a new title to review this week as well, making that my 1000th. Time will tell, but for now, here’s this week’s haul.

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