Here was a game I've been meaning to re-review for quite some time now (my first review remained on GameFAQs... until now, that is), especially after I did my review of The Legend of Oasis. Finally got around to doing it.
This is the best picture I could take.
It simply refuses to run anything after the intro.
Just under $4 for both.
Anyway, tried playing Abe's Oddysee last night for an hour, and... I don't think I've ever been this stressed out about remembering to press the right combination of buttons at the right time. This game takes the "know what to do after you die" aspect to the extreme.
I found out, after writing this review, that the game originally had a cursor in the Japanese version (Deadalus). Odd that they removed it. They could have at least made it smaller.
It was on the Well map, you know, that map that's been with the game since it was released. We were fighting for the middle control point, the one with the trains passing by. Most of our team was concentrating on getting to it on the surface. I decided to be a Spy and check the place out. No one was guarding it, not even sentries. The ONLY person guarding it was a Scout with that annoyingly unbalanced stun weapon. So, I kept telling my team that the point wasn't being guarded. Nothing happened. They continued to rush towards it on the surface, where the opposing side kept attacking. Then I told them again, and told them to take the water path to get inside. Nothing happened. I continued to be killed by that one Scout. I told them one more time. I don't know what happened next, because I lo
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I've seen some videos on YouTube of the original Genesis version, and it looks like a completely different game. Looks more playable, too. I might have to check this out one day.