Before you all go insane with rage and expect me to mention Bionic Commando at number one, think again! Bionic Commando isn't making this list... Know why? It's TOO good. I can no longer cope with playing sub-par games in the hopes that it will overtake its greatness, so I've decided to transcend Bionic Commando out of any future lists or "Game of the Year" subjects myself and RayG cover...because it would inevitably be number one in my lists forever.
The Retroids Videolympics Scoreboard presents our sixth official online contest beginning January 1, 2014. Score-Worthy Sequels - Any console game which is a sequel in a series or franchise (2,3,4, etc.) is eligible for the scoreboard in January to win a $20 gift card from Amazon.com (must be a score-based or time-based game played on default settings). This contest will end on January 31, 2014.
Not many people could do what Victor Sandberg of Stockholm, Sweden just did... play 71 hours straight on one video game. The lofty goal attempt was actually 100 hours, but 71 hours is still nothing short of amazing!
Congratulations to Nathan Phillips for scoring 336,520 points on Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master (Genesis)! He currently holds the #1 position for the game on the Retroids Videolympics Scoreboard. He won a $20 Amazon gift card from us by submitting his score to our No Limit November high score contest!
The Retroids Videolympics Scoreboard (RVS) was discussed among other scoreboard entities on the latest edition of Settle It On the Screen; a web show about the world of competitive video gaming. The hosts—Michael Sroka, Nick Houslander, Josh Houslander and Mike Geney weighed in with their thoughts and evaluated online scoreboards and places you can compete and score chase in the name of friendly competition.
My latest system purchase was a Wii U. I jumped in about a year after the system launched because of a price drop, included games and the release of Super Mario 3D World. The numbers aren't in yet, but this holiday season, it looks like PlayStation 4 and Xbox One are going to be the dominant "next-gen" system purchases by the end of this year, leaving Wii U a pretty distant 3rd in the ever-changing console wars.
Rainbow Moon (PS Vita)
Price: $14.99 (PSN digital download) (Japan: Available Q1/2014) (Note: If you already own Rainbow Moon on PS3, you can enjoy a 50% discount. PlayStation Plus subscribers can enjoy an additional 20% discount during the first two weeks of launch. All available Rainbow Moon add-ons are Cross-Buy!) Developer: SideQuest Studios Publisher: Eastasiasoft Genre: Strategy RPG Number of players: 1