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Rise of the Robots – Continue?

Posted by Luke Brown On September - 8 - 2011

We have seen the future. Robots rise and fight each other. End of line.

Every week on Continue?, we sit down to play a random old school game for 30 minutes. We’re talking NES, SNES, Genesis old here. There is one question we are trying to answer – do we want to stop playing or continue?

Starring: Nick Murphy, Paul Ritchey, and Josh Henderson
Shot by: Paul Ritchey
Edited by: Nick Murphy

2 Responses so far
  1. Vince Vazquez Said,

    Man…I totally hated this game when I was a kid:) It looked AWESOME, and it had robots, but it plays like complete sh*t and it’s hard to express in videos how sluggish the controls are and how impossible Super Moves are to pull off. Definitely makes for a fun video to watch then! ;)

    Especially when you defeated the Loader through a “Logic Paradox”:)

    Oh, and Nick – “Cyborg” is the right name for the main character. Robot = a machine that can think for itself. Android = is a robot that looks like a man (Gynoid is for females). And Cyborgs = man/machine hybrids. Like a soldier who has an artificial arm because he lost his real one in an explosion or something. I realize that’s really nerdy to bring up, but what can I say? I dig robots.

    Great vid this week! I love it when you guys check out games that are more obscure.

    Posted on September 14th, 2011 at 5:26 AM

  2. Vince Vazquez Said,

    Oh, and you guys probably don’t wanna hear it, but Acclaim actually made a sequel to this game. Guess they fooled a bunch of kids like me into buying the first one? Anyway, if you want to check it out (for PSX or Saturn), it’s called, “Rise 2: Resurrection”. And it actually has much more responsive controls and, like, 4x as many characters. It’s still nothing special, but at least it’s playable….unlike this first one.

    Posted on September 14th, 2011 at 5:28 AM

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