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ONM Remembered – #455

“So, should you buy it? You’ll love it if you like Posh Spice videos – mainly the futuristic one. This has about the same amount of gameplay.”


from Official Nintendo Magazine issue 132 (September 2003) (Continued)

ONM Remembered – #454

“Everybody knows discs can hold more graphics and music information, but are they able to deal with enemy A.I. as well as carts?”


from Official Nintendo Magazine issue 118 (July 2002) (Continued)

ONM Remembered – #453

“Galleon has a very unique and original look with some fantastically detailed scenery.”


from Official Nintendo Magazine issue 121 (October 2002) (Continued)

ONM Remembered – #452

“Aww, stop choking on those teeth, you’re putting me off my game!”


from Super Play issue 8 (June 1993)

ONM Remembered – #451

“You’d have to be a wooden puppet with strings not to love this!”


from Official Nintendo Magazine issue 113 (February 2002) (Continued)

ONM Remembered – #450

“Card games with a Pok√© twist!”


from Official Nintendo Magazine issue 114 (March 2002) (Continued)

ONM Remembered – #449

“The game is mission-based, with objectives handed out at the start of each stage. These range from finding the secret entrance of a hideout to running away from a gang of deranged terrorists, girly-style.”


from Official Nintendo Magazine issue 122 (November 2002) (Continued)

ONM Remembered – #448

“‘Where’s the D-Pad?’ we hear your cry. It’s sneakily concealed behind the centre panel, hidden by the tasteful Williams F1 logo.”


from Official Nintendo Magazine issue 123 (December 2002) (Continued)

Some games I played in 2016

Wow, I’m punctual for once in my life! I admit after 2015 (which should be finished sometime soon-ish) I realised I’m running out of opinions even I could be bothered reading, so I figured a blog post with a few lines for each game would be enough. If there’s a game I really need to waffle about in detail, I’ll probably find an outlet for it, but until then, read on! (Continued)

ONM Remembered – #447

“A cracking shooter.”


from Official Nintendo Magazine issue 132 (September 2003) (Continued)

Blast away and go, go, go!

Cramming it in before the new year, it’s a new Metal Slug: Missing in Action update! The real meat and potatoes is the overhauled concept art coverage, now serving as an art gallery for each game and sporting translations for a number of pieces, revealing factoids English fans otherwise never knew about. Or at least, it’s on a website now and not some long-buried forum post. It’s also made me realise we’ve been calling Duke Koudou “Parker” because that’s what Enomosiki called him all those years ago on the Metal Slug Database, and nobody’s thought to question it. Hmph!

I’ve probably said it before, but I’d like to include more general purpose Metal Slug information in the future, like a characters page, vehicle information, mission walkthroughs and other factoids – and try my best to cite sources on everything! I’d actually wanted this to be the first baby step towards that with a characters page, but I’d rather have something presentable than another horribly unfinished page lying around. Sometime, maybe! Until then you can check out the Metal Slug Wiki and ignore like 80% of what it says. Gimlet’s hobby certainly isn’t farting, I can tell you that for free.

ONM Remembered – #446

“If this doesn’t get a star letter I will personally wreck your house with a large wrecking ball.”


from 64 Magazine volume 7 (1997) (Continued)

ONM Remembered – #445

“With realistic spinouts, skid turns and radio communication with the pit, F1 puts you right in the driving seat.”


from N64 Pro issue 6 (April 1998) (Continued)

ONM Remembered – #444

“HAVE A VERY MERRY CRISTMAS”


from Official Nintendo Magazine issue 148 (January 2005) (Continued)

ONM Remembered – #443

“hmm… perhaps I can impress her by telling her about the super savings available from the Tottenham Court Road Computer Exchange!”


from Mean Machines SEGA Issue 11 (September 1993)

ONM Remembered – #442

“The sultry Spice Whales line-up for your pleasure.”


from Official Nintendo Magazine issue 61 (October 1997) (Continued)

ONM Remembered – #441

“Try again? Oh, Aero Gauge, you are a wag.”


from N64 Magazine issue 17 (July 1998) (Continued)

ONM Remembered – #440

“TEAM 17’S SEVERE CASE OF WORMS”


from Official Nintendo Magazine issue 116 (May 2002) (Continued)

ONM Remembered – #439

“So put down your copy of NOM, boot up your computer and get yourself access to the hottest Nintendo news on the internet.”


from Official Nintendo Magazine issue 119 (August 2002) (Continued)

ONM Remembered – #438

“Don’t get Kirby too close to the edge or he’ll fall to his doom. Move the GBA!”


from Official Nintendo Magazine issue 110 (November 2001) (Continued)