I certainly don’t intend to write something every couple of months begging DotEmu to make or update some old videogame, but this may turn into a semi-regular feature where I beg some developer to do such a thing, it just has to be the right developer and I’ll explain why DotEmu is a good fit for this further on down.

I’ve made it pretty clear that while I feel Tron is a pretty influential movie, it’s not a particularly good one. …


I say this as someone who owns pretty much every console I can afford to: Xbox Gamepass Ultimate is the greatest deal in all of gaming. It’s hard to imagine just how much value you are getting for just $15 a month and there are so many games to keep you busy with more coming every month that you could literally never run out of stuff to play.

That is not to say there’s no reason to own other consoles (exclusives obviously) or even buy games that are on Gamepass for other consoles (just about any indie game I’d play…


While I have done one other Xbox 360 game for this feature, now that the Xbox 360 is most definitely a retro console with the Xbox Series X & S out in the wild even though they are pretty hard to find, Xbox 360 (and PS3 as well if I have that version) games will become more of a regular thing on here, especially since this generation is really the last one where we got more direct tie-ins to shows and films.

Moving on, Bolt I feel is one of a few really underrated gems in Disney’s vast animated film…


If you grew up in the 16-bit era odds are you played and loved Zombies Ate My Neighbors. A quirky arcade-style game that was very much a predecessor to the Dead Rising series, this also had you rescuing hapless bystanders from zombies and other horror film-inspired monstrosities using an array of weapons many of which were non-conventional.

Even as someone pretty well-versed in old and obscure games I had never even heard of its sequel, Ghoul Patrol. And these are definitely obscure enough titles that you’d expect Disney to not even bother with them, but yet here we are with…


So, one of the more unexpected and interesting announcements of E3 this year was definitely that Rare’s seafaring multi-player adventure Sea of Thieves was getting a crossover with a Disney property, but one that made perfect sense. Jack Sparrow and various characters from the Pirates of The Caribbean franchise would join you and your pirate friends on a set of quests set in the Sea of Thieves world, but with a Pirates of the Caribbean flair.

It was certainly just the hook to get me to try not just Sea of Thieves but also Microsoft’s Gamepass Ultimate, which I had…


So a quick note on this and other features aside from “Into the Vault” which I will definitely be doing at least once a month, these are going to be a little more sporadic, they aren’t going away but trying to force myself to write about them at least once a month when I didn’t have time or motivation or there wasn’t much news in the category really wasn’t working, so basically stuff like Main Street Mobile and Disney Infinity Chronicles, which I will get back to at some point, will just be written when I have something to write.


E3 2021 has officially come and gone (though there are still plenty of upcoming events to show off upcoming games in the next couple of months such as EA Play in late July) and there were a bunch of games to look forward to for just about everybody. Disney certainly made their presence felt with something significant in most of the major showcases, some in some very unexpected ways. I’ll break down each major thing and my thoughts on it here:


E3, the Electronic Entertainment Expo is upon us! Not just E3, but other stuff happening right before E3, not long after E3, and heck other stuff may drop during E3 that’s not connected to the event just to get some lift off the general overall hype.

Some big names like Sony are nowhere to be found but there’s also plenty of games that we will be seeing either for the first time or for the first time in awhile so plenty to be potentially excited about. Some of these will almost definitely be games based on a Disney IP. …


One of the best features of the Xbox line of consoles since pretty much the Xbox 360 days but especially with the Xbox One and the new Xbox Series X and S is the extensive amount of backwards compatibility the systems have with prior generations of software. …


The trend of Disney adapting their attractions from their famous theme parks into films is hardly new. We’ve got a whole series of films based on Pirates of the Caribbean, there’s Country Bears, Haunted Mansion, Tomorrowland and then we even have Jungle Cruise hitting later this year.

But that’s not the only way Disney has mined other media for their attractions outside of the parks. Several have been made into video game versions, sometimes loosely based on the attraction, sometimes a pretty direct adaptation of the ride itself.

With this in mind, I looked at every attraction in every Disney…

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