Most Annoying Video Game Character

Hi, hi! Welcome to day 6 of the video game challenge posts! Today’s challenge is ‘most annoying character’.

There are a lot of great video game characters out there whether they are main characters or side characters, but let’s face it, there are some really obnoxious ones too.

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One of the most annoying characters that I’ve come across though is Tia from Lufia II: Rise of the Sinistrals.

This game was developed by Neverland and published by Taito (JP), Natsume (NA) and Nintendo (PAL).

Now, this game originally came out for the SNES and is actually a prequel to the first game Lufia & the Fortress of Doom, but in 2010, the staff of the original Lufia announced Lufia: Curse of the Sinistrals for Nintendo DS. This game is a re-creation of Lufia II: Rise of the Sinistrals with the story and characters changed a bit.

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It’s been so long since I’ve played it on the SNES so I can’t remember if Tia was nearly as annoying as she is in the DS game.

In the game for the DS she is extremely whiny and follows the main character, Maxim, around like a little lost puppy dog. She’s virtually useless in battle as she uses a suitcase with something that comes out and punches the enemy from what I can tell but she insists that she is useful and can help in battle. She is overly emotional and every time she get’s upset, she runs off and gets into trouble and you have to go save her.

She and Maxim are childhood friends but Tia is infatuated with Maxim and makes a point to let everyone know.

I won’t give away any spoilers for the game so I’ll leave it at that, but yes, Tia in the Nintendo DS game Lufia: Curse of the Sinistrals is the character in the video game world that annoys me the most.

Thanks for reading! If you missed the other posts so far in this series I’ll link them below! Let me know here or on my facebook page who you feel is the most annoying character in the video game world!
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My Guilty Pleasure Game

Hi, hi! Welcome to day 4 of my video game challenge posts! Today’s post is about ‘my guilty pleasure game’!

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One of my guilty pleasure games that I really enjoy playing when I’m stressed to help me calm down is Katamari Forever for Playstation 3 developed and published by Namco Bandai Games.

To be honest, when I first saw this game being played, I thought it was the absolute dumbest thing ever, but when I finally sat down to play it myself, I found that I really enjoyed it!

Note: Katamari means mass or cluster.

The goal of the game in each stage is to roll up junk, food, people, plants, animals, you name it with your Katamari to be used to create a new star. That’s basically it. However, certain stages have harder goals, like telling you that it has to be so many meters large, or that you have to be large enough to roll up a specific item.

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Aside from rolling around and collecting everything I find the music to be amazing.

 

In all honesty, there isn’t a whole lot to say about this game other than it’s a great stress reliever and the music is fantastic. There is a story to it and it’s quite a funny one, so I highly recommend it if you get a chance to play it. ^_^

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Very First Video Game

Hi, hi! I found a 30 day video game challenge that I thought would be super fun to do! ^_^
First up is ‘Very First Video Game’ so here we go!

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My very first game came out in North America for the SNES in 1991 (1990 in Japan), however, I did not play it until a few years later, as I was born in 1991. The very first video game that I ever played was a fantastic game that I still play to this day titled: ‘Super Mario World‘.

 

If I remember correctly, my parents had bought an SNES and Super Mario World when I was around 3 years old. I don’t exactly remember playing it then, but I do remember playing it several times throughout my childhood and I’ve even played it recently.

I will be honest here and say that I enjoy this game very much but it is not my favorite game in the Mario franchise. My favorite game is Super Mario Bros. 3.

Super Mario World was the first game to introduce Yoshi.

Yoshi is an adorable dinosaur companion that Mario (or Luigi) can ride and use to stomp on enemies. Yoshi can also grab shells with his tongue and the player can then decide to use Yoshi to spit the shell out at an enemy. Different colored shells will do different things. There are shells that will just knock into the enemy, shells that will allow Yoshi to fly, shells that will allow Yoshi to produce 3 fireballs and many others.

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In Super Mario World, the game starts off by informing you that you are in Dinosaur Land and Princess Toadstool is missing and that the suspect is Bowser. You also find a dinosaur named Yoshi and he informs you that he was on his way to rescue his friends that Bowser had taken and that Bowser had trapped him in an egg.

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You follow the journey of Mario and Yoshi to free Yoshi’s dinosaur friends and to save Princess Toadstool.

There are many different sections in this game as well as hidden and secret levels that can be unlocked. You can venture through Yoshi’s Island, Donut Plains, Vanilla Dome, Forest of Illusion, Chocolate Island, Valley of Bowser, Twin Bridges (which includes levels like Butter Bridge, Cheese Bridge, Cookie Mountain, and Soda lake), Star World, and Special World. (Sounds yummy! :3 )

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Super Mario World was sold alone and then re-released in a special version of Super Mario All Stars titled Super Mario All-Stars + Super Mario World. It has also been released for the Wii’s Virtual Console  in Japan in 2006 and the US and Europe in 2007, as well as a short timed demo as an unlock-able “Masterpiece” in Super Smash Bros. Brawl. It was released for the Wii U in 2013.

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