Jun 11, 2010  •  In Funny, Video Games, Web

Tetris vs. Contra

This animated short would have been PERFECT if they had somehow integrated up-up-down-down-left-right-left-right-A-B-select-start! Be sure to watch until the end for an unexpected (and hilarious) conclusion! Via haha.nu.

Jun 10, 2010  •  In Music, Personal, Video Games

Rock Band 3 Keyboard Revealed!

J and I love the Guitar Hero and Rock Band games. My preferred instrument is the drums, while J likes to rock it out on the guitar — on expert mode, no less. We always joke about how years down the road, J will turn into Randy Marsh (my favorite South Park character), and so […]

Jun 7, 2010  •  In Geek, Video Games, Wishlist

Super Mario Playing Cards [I Want!]

Next month, Nintendo will be releasing three sets of Super Mario playing cards in Japan. The three choices consist of: 2D illustrations, 3D CGI versions, and old-school 8-bit renderings that are sure to bring back fond memories. Why are all the cool products only released in Japan? Hopefully these will become available to the rest […]

Jun 1, 2010  •  In Personal, Pregnancy, Video Games

Wii Fit Should Have a “Pregnant” Option

I never really liked our country’s obsession with BMI for the obvious reasons: it doesn’t take into account your bone structure, muscle vs fat ratio, or fitness level. I’m probably biased against the BMI system because I have thick bones — my wrist circumference is 6″, which is in the thick range for my height. […]

May 5, 2010  •  In Art/Design, Books, Geek, Personal, Video Games

Zombie Street Fighters

J and I have a thing for zombies. We love zombie flicks, zombie video games, and even zombie books (I personally think Pride and Prejudice and Zombies is overrated but believe World War Z to be one of the best books of the past decade). And we’re pretty sure that if there were ever to […]