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Posts Tagged “portable”

Two-Factor Authentication

Posted on September 21st, 2017 by Hitstun

Equifax just leaked our personal information to hackers! That’s really bad! It’s enough information that an identity thief could steal your cell phone service and start receiving text messages intended for you. It’s time to beef up security with an authenticator app. Most important Internet services allow you to generate codes with your phone that […]

Neon FM

Posted on August 31st, 2017 by Hitstun

Tokyo Attack came to Matsuricon again and introduced me to Neon FM, a button-drumming music game with some neat features. If you fail a song, the game drops the difficulty level a little and lets you keep playing. The arcade, iOS, and Android versions all work about the same and even support online multiplayer matches […]

Michiru Yamane and Tsuyoshi Sekito – Motocross Maniacs BGM3

Posted on January 17th, 2015 by Hitstun

You know, I really should post music here more often. I’ve got a ton that I want to put up, and I’m starting with the motorcycle puzzle platformer Motocross Maniacs. Before developers got a handle on the Game Boy’s sound hardware, they had to dedicate two of the Game Boy’s sound channels to music and […]

QBillion

Posted on December 7th, 2014 by Hitstun

From my pile of forgotten Game Boy carts comes QBillion. You have a top-down view of stacks of boxes. The goal is to reduce these boxes to a single flat layer. Once you wrap your head around that, it’s intuitive, but the puzzles get downright fiendish. 15 years later, the developer is gone, the copyright […]

Yumi’s Odd Odyssey/Sayonara Umihara Kawase Stage Time Attacks

Posted on May 28th, 2014 by Hitstun

Two months ago, I told you I was hooked on this game. Since then, I’ve played for 47 hours, reached every door, collected every backpack, and got every survival mode ending. I’ve also brought the heat to the North American version’s leaderboards with dozens of stage times in the top three. Since this game helpfully […]