Category Archives: Random Crap

Finish It: Soul Blazer (1st Boss)

This is actually my first time tackling Soul Blazer as I just recently picked up a physical copy. Previously, I only played it via an emulator and for just a few minutes. I managed to beat the beginning segment and the first boss after about an hour of play. Here is my final battle with him. —

Street Fighter Origins: Akuma Review (UDON Entertainment)

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Street Fighter Origins: Akuma tells the tale of the early days of the demon incarnate Street Fighter called Akuma. Check out the full details of this hardcover comic in my video review:

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In August 2003, UDON Entertainment made its first foray into publishing with the release of Street Fighter #0. The realization of UDON founder Erik Ko’s desire to pay tribute to the video game series he loved, Street Fighter quickly became one of the bestselling comics in the industry and marked UDON as a company with a strong commitment to top-quality art and writing.

That commitment now culminates in UDON’s newest release, its 150th published book, and the 10th Anniversary of UDON’s Street Fighter comics: STREET FIGHTER ORIGINS: AKUMA!

Akuma! The world’s most feared martial artist, mentioned only in whispers. Few have dared to challenge him, and even fewer have survived to speak of the nightmare! Master of the Fist, wielder of the Dark Hado… but he was not always trapped on the path of chaos. Featuring story by Chris Sarracini and art by Joe Ng, this original graphic novel mixes a surprising and intense coming-of-age story with the all-out action that Street Fighter fans love! Street Fighter Origins: Akuma reveals the secrets of this dark figure’s past for the first time, and shows how a frustrated young man grew into the mad demon!

Check out a preview of the first chapter at!

Over the last 10 years, UDON has worked closely with CAPCOM, the shepherds of the Street Fighter franchise, to bring to life the continuing adventures of Chun-Li, Ryu, Ken, and all of the World Warriors! Working with past publishing partners Image Comics, Devil’s Due, and then finally striking out on their own, UDON has chronicled these adventures through over 1000 pages of various Street Fighter comic series, and now has moved into a new phase of producing original hardcover graphic novels! Following up on this spring’s all-new Super Street Fighter Volume 1: New Generation, today’s release of Street Fighter Origins: Akuma cements this new, oversized, hardcover format as the ultimate version of these new adventures!

Street Fighter Origins: Akuma is a 128 page, hardcover original graphic novel retailing for $34.95. It is available in comic stores, book stores, and wherever comics are sold. To find a comic book store near you, visit

In addition, Street Fighter Origins: Akuma is available digitally from ComiXology. Find it and other UDON releases at

Mega Man 25: Mega Man and Mega Man X Official Complete Works Review

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I find it very hard to believe that 5 years have already passed since I reviewed the Mega Man 20th Anniversary books, but nevertheless it has been! Here is my video review of UDON Entertainment’s latest release: Mega Man 25: Mega Man and Mega Man X Official Complete Works:

At over 430 pages, MM25 is the ultimate Mega Man artwork collection! MM25 collects the complete artwork behind every Mega Man and Mega Man X game, including character art, concept sketches, game covers, rare pinups and much more. This new hardcover edition also features over 100 pages of never-before-published material, plus new tribute art and interviews from the creators behind the blue bomber!

Please note: Diamond erroniously listed this as a hard cover. This is a soft cover book, but there will be a convention-exclusive hard cover released this summer. Details at

SC, 8×12, 432pgs, FC $59.99

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Everdrive-N8 Flash Cart (Deluxe Edition) Review

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Gamer Logic reviews the Everdrive-N8 Flashcart! Get one at!
About the EverDrive-N8:
EverdDrive-N8 RAM cartridge for Famicom/NES with a microSD interface.
EverdDrive-N8 Features:
Famicom, NES, and Twin Famicom systems are supported.* Many NES/FC clones supported as well.
Cart supports NES and FDS ROM images.
Automatic disk side swap for FDS.
Expansion audio.**
Game Genie cheat code support.
Automatically backs-up saves to microSD card. There is no need to push reset before shutting down the system.†
Mapper support can be extended via software updates. As easy as loading new mappers files on microSD card.
FAT / FAT16 / FAT32 file system formats are supported.
Supports microSD (SD & SDHC) cards up to 32GB.
Quick loading of game files (approx. 4-8 seconds).
EverDrive-N8 hardware:
Powerful Cyclone II FPGA.
2 x 512Kbyte SRAM for PRG and CHR data.
128Kbyte battery backed memory. It write save data to microSD.
Max II CPLD to handle FPGA reconfiguration, BIOS, SD and USB interfaces.
1Mbyte flash BIOS.
Voltage shift buffers on PPU and CPU bus for matching levels between 5v NES bus and 3.3 EverDrive bus. Far better than simple resistor buffers at reducing noise and power consumption.
* Famicom version of cart requires Famicom to NES adapter to be used with NES. NES version of cart requires NES to Famicom adapter to be used with Famicom.
** Only Famicom can output expansion sound without modification. NES systems require modification to support this feature.
† FDS is the only exception, user should push the reset button on system to get back to main menu before than shutting down the system, otherwise FDS save data will be lost.

Gamer Logic: Episode #4- PC Games and Gamers HQ

It’s the final episode of the Gamer Logic 2013 season and we finish it off by paying a visit to Gamers HQ, a local LAN Center that features a home away from home for almost any gamer!

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Location: 34165 US Highway Route 45, Third Lake, Illinois 60030

Join the Gamer Logic Facebook Page for exclusive video clips in relation to this episode and segments cut from the main episode! This week we feature a full interview with Chris from Windy Gaming!