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Retro Core Mega Drive Audio Showcase

Posted on May 21st, 2020 by Hitstun

I’ve been following Retro Core for 15 years from its original video game reviews to its recent videos about ports of games and the Chinese knock offs that play them. He’s tired of people dissing the Sega Genesis/Mega Drive’s sound chip, so he brought several examples of clean instruments and heavy bass. There’s more Mega […]

Chart Party – The search for the saddest punt in the world

Posted on May 25th, 2019 by Hitstun

Sports geekery is geekery like anything else. SB Nation’s Chart Party answers tricky questions by doing deep dives into a vast amounts of statistics. The show has tackled what if Barry Bonds didn’t have a bat and just how profoundly bad the Cleveland Browns are. This one’s still my favorite. It uses a complex formula […]

Dr. Fatbody – Sonic the Hedgehog 1 at AGDQ2019

Posted on January 30th, 2019 by Hitstun

Awesome Games Done Quick 2019 brought us a Sonic 1 run by Dr. Fatbody, a highly entertaining player with the speed and precision of a yung Wumbo. He tries risky tricks that backfire sometimes and will goof off a little for style. When everything works, he’s really fast! He reminds me of my own playaround […]

Rockson Film Production

Posted on January 14th, 2019 by Hitstun

We don’t often see movies from Ghana, but Rockson Emmanuel blesses us with these outrageous trailers that regularly feature at Anime Hell. He’s still working on it. Good for him! Get out there and create weird, cool stuff. I’m questioning if the move to Tumblr last year was a good idea. My feeds are panicking […]

Mystery Skulls Animated

Posted on October 16th, 2018 by Hitstun

Mystery Ben makes animated music videos for Mystery Skulls songs. Ghost could have been a simple Scooby Doo parody, but every second seems to have important details for TV Tropes to analyze. This attracted a far bigger fandom than the official live action music video, prompting Mystery Ben to continue the series… With the success […]