Wolfenstein. If you’re not old enough to remember Adolf Hitler with chain guns for hands, then you really missed out. Well, if that’s the case, you missed out on a slew of awesome gaming experiences from the 80’s. But before I get all retro on the fifty of you or so that actually read SQ on a daily basis, let’s comment on some gaming news, shall we? The New Order, the latest “Wolfenstein” installment from Bethesda Softworks was originally slated for a holiday 2013 release, but apparently it needs polish. So much polish that the development crew slid it all the way to “sometime in 2014”. Although that doesn’t sound promising, the game is not dead in the water yet. Caress that link below for a link to the news release, and of course, our Pulitzer-esque commentary.
So who remembers the mullet kid from Nintendo Power? Okay, hold on; maybe I should take a step back here. Who remembers Nintendo Power? Anyone? Bueller? If you’re too young to remember the awesomeness that was Nintendo’s “Nintendo Power” magazine, then I’m sorry because you honestly missed out. This was long before the days where you had awesome websites like SQ around; we kids had to wait four weeks in between issues, and let me tell you, when you’re trying to beat Battletoads, those maps that magazine had were priceless. I remember my original Nintendo Power subscription came with a free game; I got to choose one of three games, and though I can’t remember the other two, I ended up picking Dragon Warrior. Awesome game aside, do you want to know what else I remember from that first subscription to Nintendo Power? That mullet kid who had the coolest room in the world. And a turtleneck t-shirt. Hit the link below for pure nostalgia, and/or laughter regardless of what age you are.