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Games That Rocked…Lara 6683’s World – #37: The Legend Of Zelda

In 3DS, Gamecube, GBA, NES, Virtual Console, Wii, Wii U on May 30, 2013 at 11:18 pm

Today’s post is by Lara De Wit, of Lara plays videogame music! fame.

Title: The Legend Of Zelda

Format: NES, GBA, Gamecube, Virtual Console, Wii, Wii U, 3DS

Released: February 21st, 1986

Hey guys! My name’s Lara and I like to play videogame music on YouTube, usually in cosplay. You may have seen me around town wearing this outfit:


In case you are wondering whether I am an actual nerd, or just pretend I am for more street cred amongst gamer geeks, here is a picture of my bedroom wall:

Zelda Map

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Games That Rocked…Tom Livingstone’s World – #22: Super Smash Bros

In N64, Virtual Console on January 21, 2013 at 12:28 pm

Today’s article is by Tom Livingstone:


Title: Super Smash Bros

Format: N64, Virtual Console

Released: 19th November, 1999

As a child I was often alone. I recall a small dark room with no food or water…  I remember screaming.


Dramatic right?

Fear not intrepid game-blog reader, you haven’t stumbled upon a rough draft of ‘A Child Called It’ or some sweepy-fringed emo poetry. I’m merely setting the scene of my first memories as a gamer. I was alone because I would suffer no distractions. It was dark because I would do anything to avoid reflections on the screen. I was without food or water because my mother operated a strict no-snacks-upstairs policy. “You’ll only get Ribena everywhere,” she would insist. It was probably for the best; It wasn’t like I had time to eat or drink! Alex Kidd wasn’t going to save Miracle World on his own! Read the rest of this entry »

Games That Rocked My World – #3: Legend Of Zelda: Four Swords

In Gamecube on September 26, 2011 at 7:49 pm

Title: Legend Of Zelda: Four Swords

Format: Gamecube

Released: 7th June, 2004 (US)


I have a friend called Jay. He is a dick. But then, so am I, so I guess that’s why we get along so well. I first met him at Prep School when we were both 7, and despite him being cool (and me being not), and despite us having wildly different interests, (he was into football, I used to go around pinching people on the ass. I wish I was joking) we bonded over ones we did share – and the biggest was video games. Read the rest of this entry »

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