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Bible Adventures

Wisdom Tree. We meet again. This is the same group behind Super Noah’s Ark 3D, though this is obviously one of their earlier efforts, and not an attempt at repainting an existing secular game. They also deserve some credit for successfully and legally releasing a game without Nintendo’s fascist “Seal ‘o Approval.” One of the […]

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Shadow Man

To understand the genesis of Shadow Man, you must first understand why Acclaim suddenly became so interested in comics. Shadowman was a title of Valiant Comics, that Acclaim pretty much bought up to convert into a video game – same trick they pulled with Turok: Dinosaur Hunter. Why? Not sure; part of wanting to branch […]

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Friday the 13th

I like to consider myself a film buff, or at least a film buff in training. When I was first beginning my education in the ways of cinema, I avoided movies that were either obviously crap or just didn’t hold my interest. Recently, however, I’ve found it useful to take a “quantity over quality” approach […]

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Jekyll and Hyde

Robert Louis Stevenson married a woman named Fanny. Can you imagine how embarrassing that must have been? Sure, his friends wish him and his blushing bride the best, but every now and then they get their digs in. “Hey, Rob, how’s your Fanny?” they say and run away snickering. Or when Stevenson is unable to […]

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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

There’s a chance this game could get freaking awesome toward the end, but I can personally attest to the fact that the first five levels out of six are bland, boring, tasteless, artless, thrown together, crappy, slipshod, who-the-hell-cares, quicky, dumb, uninspired, stupid rubbish. Any charm Twain’s original characters might have had is entirely absent in […]

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Michael Jackson’s Moonwalker

Poor Michael Jackson has had a rough string of luck lately. He’s gone from being the undisputed King of Pop, to some kind of universally feared, whacked-out man-child. The allegations of child molestation against him stand to be the next “Trial of the Century,” and everyone – absolutely everyone – is out to make a […]

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