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Buck Bumble

Posted by: Kevin C. on: October 13, 2013

If you’re anything like me, you hear the name Argonaut and instantly think Star Fox. Or possibly Starglider, if you’re old and likely British. So when I found out that Buck Bumble wasn’t a 3D platformer starring a bee with a gun but rather an Argonaut-developed Star Fox-esque mission-based shooter, I thought I could come […]

Army Men: Air Combat

Posted by: Kevin C. on: August 18, 2013

Between the fact that this game can typically be had very cheap and the fact that it’s part of a franchise that had long since milked its premise of being a game starring living green plastic army men dry of all its charm, I can’t say my hopes were high for this one. I remember […]

South Park

Posted by: Kevin C. on: March 25, 2013

Ah, another game that I’ve actually played before, and wasn’t too thrilled to revisit! Or, at least, I remember not exactly loving this even back when it was fresh and when the first season of South Park still seemed totally watchable to a teenage me. But looking back on its dated edginess, it can be […]