In-Depth Review: Stranger Things Mobile Game

Just weeks away from the much-anticipated Stranger Things Season 2 release date, Netflix has a mobile treat for nostalgia fans! Few shows nail the 1980’s vibe like Stranger Things. If you aren’t aware, Stranger Things is a combination of Speilberg, Stephen King and a dash of John Hughes’ style in a sci-fi/horror drama set in a small Indiana town in 1984. To me, the series recalls E.T. and the Goonies and accurately recreates what it was like being a kid in an average Midwest neighborhood in the 80’s, riding bikes, playing tabletop RPGs and forging unbreakable bonds of friendship…except that they also stumble into a supernatural government conspiracy.

A visit to the Dark World..I mean the Upside Down…

Netflix has just released an amazing SNES styled retro adventure/RPG demake based on Stranger Things. Given that the show is so heavily steeped in nostalgia, a 16-bit retro game makes perfect sense. The game feels like Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past game engine but in the Stranger Things world of Hawkins, Indiana.

Beyond here are spoilers of the show, you’ve been warned.

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Video Game Urban Legends and the Truth Behind Them

mj2enIt’s hard to remember there was a time before you could just google anything and find factual information and opinions on things. Before there was was Wikipedia and forum stories, there were urban legends. And a few of them were about video games. Back then, games and game companies would come and go with very little notice. Even today, there are games that the internet has basically forgotten. A local company might manage to get their home brew game sold in a local store and never get any further than that. This environment lead to lots of urban legends about games. Here’s three video game urban legends that persist until today as well as some facts about them.

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Spindash 2 Out Soon!

Spindash 2, our Sonic The Hedgehog remix album is coming out on July 1st! We’re so excited for Sonic Mania, plus having just worked with Sega to license a Hyper Potions song for their trailer, we thought it would be the perfect time for the next installment of our hit Sonic remix album, Spindash!

Spindash 2 is a sixteen track, licensed remix album of music from the Sonic the Hedgehog video game series. Themes and songs from all over the series, including the Sega Genesis Sonic games, Sonic Adventure, Sonic Colors, and more! Click on the image below to check out the trailer!

Pre-Orders are available on iTunes!

▾ FULL TRACKLIST FOR SPINDASH 2 ▾
01. Hyper Potions – Tropical Resort
02. Tudd – Funky Robo
03. bLiNd – Starlight Starbright
04. Mykah – Angel Island
05. Flexstyle – Oil Ocean
06. RobKTA – Ice Cap
07. Steven Silo – Marble Zone
08. Grimecraft – Chemical Plant
09. GlitchxCity – Crisis City
10. DJ SuperSonic – Flying Fusion
11. General Offensive – Flying Battery
12. DJR feat. Chjolo – Radical Highway
13. Mega Flare / Tetracase – Seven Rings
14. Dj CUTMAN / Breakbeat Heartbeat – Chao Garden
15. Curly – Planet Wisp
16. Sylvester Draggon Jr – Hydrocity

DM Dokuro – Die Anywhere Else (Night in the Woods Remix)

A special treat for fans of Night In The Woods, DM Dokuro has produced a vocal drum and bass tune of the game’s theme, Die Anywhere Else.

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