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Fez on XBox 360

Every so often a game appears that tackles true creativity.  Sometimes it is found by the mainstream, like Portal.  Most of the time, like Fez, it remains somewhat a sleeper… or at least it doesn’t get the recognition it deserves.  I can’t say this game will change the way you look at games, or has an amazing story, but it is definitely a truly unique experience produced by creative minds at Polytron and Trapdoor.  Continue reading Fez on XBox 360

Remember that Smiths game for NES?

Written by: Christopher Lee

Neither do I. Okay, it was a fever dream. That’s what I tell everyone at least. 

Or was it? This evidence may convince you otherwise:

Super Morrissey Bros. by lazyitis

Again, another great bit of music inspired by video games and fantastic hair. 

I’m honestly trying to hold back quite a bit from gushing too much being a big fan of both the Smiths and midi tracks. So instead, I’ll just leave this post as is and fall back into my imagination trying as hard as I can to insert a memory of playing a game in my youth on the NES where Mozz rides his bike around collecting bouquets of flowers, lamé shirts, and mousse for bonus points while he makes it to his gigs so he can raise money to pay the doctors at the hospital because his girlfriend’s in a coma, oh, and trying not to hit any rocks while riding because I don’t want to see him cry. (you just know it’d just be a side scroller).

-Chris

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