Where did the image of the Japanese hero carrying a big sword on his shoulder come from? Examples here
, and here
. It seems to come up a lot in Japanese videogames and toons. [more inside]
Fill in the blank: "Don't even talk to me about video games until you've beaten _____." What do you think? When Ninja Gaiden was released for the XBox, some people had said it was so hard that gamers would wear it as a badge when they beat it. So what are some other games that every gamer should try to take on? Not just difficult ones, classic games apply too.