I don’t know where this sudden resurgence of 8-Bit love came from, but I sure as hell appreciate it. Perhaps one of the best tribute/crossover/parody flash games of 2012, Abobo’s Big Adventure certainly reminds people why the NES (and its games) defined a generation.
Independent developer Roger Barr started working on Abobo’s Big Adventure back in 2006; he and the other two developers on the team had a goal to pit the iconic Double Dragon bad guy against other iconic stages, gameplay mechanics, characters, and music from the 8-bit era and make it fun and playable. Color me surprised when I played it; Abobo was challenging, funny and damn fun, a perfect example of a full-on flash game done right.
Learn more about Abobo’s Big Adventure after the break.
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A recent addition to the net and certainly my favourite music video available on Youtube. Montréaler Violinist Erik Speed has teamed up with a gaming savvy film crew and some talented break dancers to make a video that compels multiple watches. Read the rest of this entry