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GeekNights – Pokemon Go: Initial Thoughts

Posted on July 28th, 2016 by Hitstun

Pokémon GO is getting my whole groups of my friends outside with Pokévision on their phones. That’s great, but as GeekNights podcast explains, there isn’t any skill or strategy in the game right now. Everything is a grind that takes exponentially longer as you go on. Battles are won by whoever has spent the most […]

Ben Heck’s Nintendo-Playstation Prototype

Posted on July 22nd, 2016 by Hitstun

Famous retro console modder Benjamin Heckendorn got his hands on the priceless Sony SNES-CD prototype. After examining its components, Ben Heck makes some repairs to get it running better than we’ve ever seen it before. Source: YouTube via recommended videos for a Beefy Smash Doods video?

Lagwagon – May 16

Posted on May 16th, 2016 by Hitstun

Most of what I know about punk rock came from the Tony Hawk games. I’ve been listening to punk on SiriusXM and Spotify and I keep recognizing songs from Tony Hawk games. This one’s from THPS2. That one’s from Underground 2. That one’s from Downhill Jam. I didn’t realize that these songs were icons in […]

The Game Boy, a hardware autopsy – Part 1: the CPU

Posted on February 24th, 2016 by Hitstun

The humble Nintendo Game Boy had a low price and long battery life thanks to its cheap low-powered parts. JackTech is breaking down the Game Boy into pieces to show us exactly what each component can do. The Z80’s bare-bones instruction set made it a pain to code even basic tasks in assembly. That’s why […]

Desk – Street Fighter 5 Zangief Combo and Parry Video

Posted on February 19th, 2016 by Hitstun

I’ve been having a lot of fun playing Zangief in Street Fighter V. His Iron Muscle can shrug off most attacks, and the big guy can combo into throws from a dozen different moves. Have I really never posted a Desk video? Source: Desk (biffotasty) via RSS feed