Posts Tagged ‘mdk’

More Than Nostalgia: In Defense Of Remakes & Re-Releases

By Thomas McMullan on July 11th, 2014.

Isometric-turn-based-point-and-click-platformer is a string of words taken for dead. Sent to the abattoir. They’re all huddled for warmth, waiting for the reaper, when along comes the sausage man and snip-snip-snip he sets them free. “Go on,” he says as he pats their bottoms. “Go back home.”

Recent years have seen remastered versions of Baldur’s Gate, Monkey Island and MDK, Steam and GOG have provided new platforms for old titles, and the most successful Kickstarter projects have been new games in old styles. ‘Classic’ games are seeing a surge in popularity and it’s a trend that’s so far been largely attributed to nostalgia – to people wanting to play the games they remember from their childhood. Is that all this is?

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Jinkies! MDK 2 HD Trailer

By Andrew Smee on October 11th, 2011.

The goldfish bowl spacesuit helmet joke was the best puzzle ever

Oh man, the HD re-release of MDK 2 is almost upon us. It’s coming out on Beamdog tomorrow for $15 and the trailer is hiding over the hills and out of range beyond the jump.

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