Toonstruck – Cute and Nasty Cartoons Video Game Retro Review

What is Toonstruck?

Toonstruck is an adventure point and click game which features actor Christopher Lloyd. The game has FMV with 2D animation blend in with live action. The plot of the Toonstruck follows an animator named Drew Blanc and creator of Fluffy Fluffy Bun Bun Show. Drew’s boss Sam Schmaltz want him to designed more bunnies for the show. Drew felt asleep and Fluffy Fluffy Bun Bun Show was on 2AM in the morning. Next thing Drew gets transported in a cartoon world where he meets Flux Wildly. Flux tells Drew that he will help him get back to the real world.

If Drew helps Flux to stop Count Nefarious from making cartoon world dark and adult. Later on Drew and Flux meet King Hugh who tells them to find items for the Cutifier. Cutifier is a mechanism that counter’s Count Nefarious’s The Malevolator. The story goes from there and Drew meets other characters from Cutopia, Zanyu and Malevoland.

What does Toonstuck offer?

The gameplay is old-school point and click adventure. You can move Drew and also use Flux to do things. During interaction with characters, there will be icons on the bottom left corner. Ice icon is to continuing to talk to the character. Stop hand icon is to leave the conversation and there are special ones as well. Live action actors such as Christopher Lloyd and Ben Stein make an appearance in this game. Popular 90s voice actors such as Tress MacNeile, Rob Paulsen, Corey Button Jim Cummings, Jeff Bennett and Frank Welker. It was great to hear those voices out of these characters.

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Rockstar Video Gaming Blogger Support and Unity #1

Gaming blogger could excel more than food, travel and fashion bloggers.  Here is the unity for gaming blogs and rockstars. In order to be successful in  blogging, there is alot of networking you have to do.  The video game market is very saturated and it’s a tough niche. I when to Twitter and found some gaming blogging websites to look into. We gamers have to support one other and if you want to have unity in blogging. Here is are some rock star gaming blogger I found out. Note: some of them have WordPress.com account and can’t comment on them.

11. AVGL- a video game life

AVGL is a video game blogger who talks about latest video game and has a YouTube channel.  Featuring let’s play on Battleborn, DOTA, Agents of Mayhew and more. Aside from gaming Jonathan post soccer games, UFC matches and tech stuff. Follow Jonathan Hirt on Twitter , Facebook and his blog.

10. NekoJonez’s Gaming Blog

NekoJonez’s gaming blog does reviews, retrospective, first impressions and publishing. Neko has a forum,  Twitter  , Youtube , Steam , Tumblr   and Google+  page. Make sure to follow and support NekoJonez.  NekoJonez is partnered with other gaming bloggers and won award for  Market Inspector Best Technology Blog of 2017. Neko is a aspirating actor and has a community called Arpegi. Be sure to check out Neko’s gaming blog.

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Sonic Mania – Back to the Genesis Era Video Game Review

What is Sonic Mania?

Take to go back to the past with Sonic Mania. Sonic is back on a new adventure with Tails and Knuckles. Sonic Mania is a fanservice galore for Sonic the Hedgehog fans alike.  Whitehead present and developed a prototype called Sonic Discovery to Takashi lizuka. Lizuka was excited about the prototype and suggest to include old levels from the series. Lizuka and Whiteman came up with the name Sonic Mania.  The story comes after Sonic & Knuckles, Sonic and Tailes journey to Angel Island to investigate a powerful energy reading. Doctor Eggman who steals the Phantom Ruby along his henchmen Hard-Boiled Heavies. Now it’s up to Sonic and Tails to defeat Eggman and Hard-Boiled Heavies for it too late.


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Phantom Dust Remastered – Don’t Go To Surface Retro Review

An man with no memory trying to find himself.

The director who brought you Panzer Dragoon brings you Phantom Dust by Microsoft Game Studios and published by Majesco Entertainment. In 2004 Microsoft didn’t sale well in Japan, Yukio Futatsugi want to design a game for the western market due to higher demand for the game. There is a idea of a reboot on Xbox One but Microsoft had a discussion with Darkside Game Studios (assisted with Sunset Overdrive). The two companies agreed on a budget $5 million dollars to create a multiplayer-only called Babel, Darkside wanted to include single-player but don’t have the funds. Former employees of Darkside don’t show pre-rendered footage but was far different than Microsoft proposed. Afterwards Darkside promised to create a vertical slide game due to Microsoft feedback but funds was low. Darskide ask Microsoft for money and support but they said no and Darkside had to cancel the project. Now Microsoft is putting the project on hold and Yukio Futatsugi wanted another studio to develop the game. Phantom Dust is developed by Code Mystics as a part of the Xbox Play Anywhere program with better graphics, improvement on Xbox Live and resolution. This re-release also supports 1080p and 4K resolution for Xbox One and Windows 10. The studio will feature DLC, reworked single-player and skip mission without losing rewards.

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Final Fantasy VII – One Winged Angel Retro Review

One of the best Final Fantasy I ever played

Final Fantasy VII is a RPG game developed and published by Square Enix. This game considered one of the one of the greatest games of all time and my favorite childhood games of all time. The game’s plot is about a mercenary named Cloud Strife who joins the eco-terrorist rebel organization AVALANCHE to stop the world-controlling megacorporation Shinra from draining the life of the planet to use as an energy source. Cloud and his allies become involved in a larger world-threatening conflict and face off against Sephiroth. Creator Hironobu Sakaguchi originally planned for the story to take place in New York in the year 1999, and as such, the original script of Final Fantasy VII, which was written by Sakaguchi, was completely different from the finished product and Tetsuya Nomura recalled how Sakaguchi wanted to do something like a detective story and the first part of the story would involve a hot blooded character named Detective Joe who is being pursuit of the of the main characters after blowing up city of Midgar (that’s was the scene of the game based on).


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