In Other News – 25 November 2016

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Contra-ION

Is there any game that has managed to stand the test of time as well as Contra has? It’s most likely a game that everyone has played, especially of those of us here locally who grew up with the infamous Golden China console. But two buttons and a D-pad were more than enough for this masterpiece. Tight action, amazing levels and bosses who would take your spread-gun to the limit and back again.

Fortunately, the ever-handy Konami Code made Contra a suicidal blast of fun. It’s a code that is most likely hammered into your DNA by now, and something that I desperately wish would work in real life. But everyone looks at me like I’m some kind of a madman when I look up twice, look down twice and start jumping around…

In Other News: Pokémon really is a license to print money, Conan tells us what is best in life and there can be only one more director for the Highlander reboot.

Here’s the news that we didn’t post today, because ACT NOW AND GET 65% OFF THE REST OF THIS JOKE ONLY TODAY ON BLACK FRIDAY SPEND CONSUME.

News

Fans are nominating Half-Life 2: Episode Two for ‘Game That Deserves a Sequel’ made-up Steam award
Minecraft: Story Mode Episode 1 goes free on Steam “for a limited time”
The Division patch 1.5 may hit PS4 next week
Capcom removes Street Fighter V stage “Skies of Honor” from competitive play
3DS sales surge in Japan upon release of Pokemon Sun and Moon
PlayStation VR set to eclipse Rift and Vive sales in the UK
Conan Exiles is taking its snake-punching ways to Xbox One
Ubisoft: Launch sales important but not critical

Stuff

Mad Sheila is the Chinese Mad Max rip-off of your dreams
Fallout 4 one year on
Custom Titanfall 2 screenshots looks absolutely beautiful
What Zelda can learn from Skyrim

Videos

What’s on at The Movies

This trailer for THE LAST FACE doesn’t even know you
Exclusive: We talk to Terry Pheto – South African actress on a mission to tell Africa’s stories
First full trailer for CW’s DC crossover must exterminate your kind!
Science and magic are at war in this trailer for the Oz-set TV series EMERALD CITY
Don’t regret watching this trailer for DETOUR
Marvel’s Kevin Feige: X-MEN crossover an “impossibility”; recasting MCU characters is “possible”
The HIGHLANDER reboot finds a new director in JOHN WICK’s Chad Stahelski

Last Updated: November 25, 2016

Darryn Bonthuys

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