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Posts Tagged “skills”

PAX South 2017 – Puyo Puyo Tetris Tournament Finals

Posted on February 1st, 2017 by Hitstun

Puyo Puyo Tetris‘s Swap mode is really good! It’s 25 seconds of Tetris, then 25 seconds of Puyo Puyo, back and forth until someone loses one of the games. It’s like chessboxing. At PAX South 2017, I put my Tetris stacking up against Puyo master heavenchai in this intense final match. Watch for the twists! […]

TMNT Tournament Fighters

Posted on April 29th, 2015 by Hitstun

Remember when Konami made video games? Their best fighting game was Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Tournament Fighters on the SNES. Last night, we played a tournament in this at our local fight night, and I did my best to explain it during the first few matchups. Source: Ragnorok64 via Columbus Fighting Games

Retro Gaming in Columbus

Posted on February 20th, 2015 by Hitstun

Columbus Underground interviewed Chris Bidwell about what’s cool about retro gaming, his invite-only tournament, the Hexadecathlon, and its expansion into a public tournament series, the Columbus Retro League. Retro games bring out a completely different crowd from the modern fighting game events, and it’s been great to get to know them. They know how to […]

UberNES – Nintendo Screen Saver

Posted on January 28th, 2015 by Hitstun

If you still use screen savers, Columbus-based developer M \ K Productions has a good one for you. Nintendo Saver 2015 fills your monitors with several NES games. Each one is actually a fully-functioning NES emulator playing a replay that was recorded in UberNES, and if you like, you can pick up a gamepad and […]

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 […]