Let’s be honest. Super Mario Bros. 2 is really just a glorified sprite hack. Think about it. Nintendo took the elements of Doki Doki Panic and repurposed them for Super Mario Bros. 2. Now this isn’t a bad thing. Super Mario Bros. 2 is an amazing game. Though when you get down to it, it’s a sprite hack.
So with that in mind, let us look at another sprite hack by the name of Super Mario Land 4.
For those of you unacquainted with Satazius, it’s a shmup from the indie developer ASTRO PORT (Gigantic Army, Armed Seven, Supercharged Robot Vulkaiser). The similarities between Satazius and Gradius are quite apparent. That’s not to say those similarities are a bad thing. Think of it more as a homage to arcade shooters of the past.
Welcome to Game Collecting 101. In this series we will be looking at every facet of game collecting. From how to start your collection, to keeping your games in peak condition, this guide give you the tools of the trade.
Today we are going to build upon what was previously discussed in our first article (if you haven’t read it, you can check is out here), by taking a look at the invaluable tools at your disposal as a game collector.
Substance TV, a site about culture and creations that span from the printed industry of comics in the digital industry of games. Rather than taking a look at what’s to come, I decided to take a look back at where it began.. Specifically with the man of steel and the infamous Action Comics #1.
Sonic Ether, a user on the Minecraft forums, has been developing graphical enhancements for the game for a while now, and the most recent update continues to make the game look amazing, even with its simple, blocky graphics. The modification adds texture shaders and dynamic shadows to the game, adding a level of polish that greatly increases the fidelity and overall look of the game.
LAST TIME ON SUBSTANCE TV, an underdog rose to the challenge and took over it’s competition. Sega had beaten Nintendo! Mario lay bleeding on the ground as Sonic stood above him ready to deliver his finishing move!! Could the company come back or is this really the end for this Powerful Plumber..
Find out.. NOW!