"We had two bags of 1-up mushrooms, seventy-five pellets of fire flower, five sheets of high-powered stars, a saltshaker half-full of raccoon tail, a whole galaxy of multi-colored turtle shells, hammers, POW blocks, laughers... Not that we needed all that for the trip, but once you get locked into a serious power-up collection, the tendency is to push it as far as you can.
"The only thing that really worried me was the Lakitu cloud. There is nothing in the world more helpless and irresponsible and depraved than a man in the depths of an misting binge, and I knew we'd get into that rotten stuff pretty soon." (Via PixelGen
; thanks, Jose) Check out the highlights for today:Joystiquery
DS Fanboy Lite: May 17 - May 23Microsoft Game Studios' 2008 in Gaming: A YearbookJoystiq hands-on: Spore Creature Creator and the birth of SporkyJoystiq interview: BioWare's Ray Muzyka talks Mass Effect 2, DLC and his favorite interfaceJoystiq Podcast 050 - Self-congratulatory editionThis Week in Review is still in love with SporkyNews
Phil Harrison talks Alone in the Dark, spotlight shines on game footageSam & Max Season 3 coming early 2009, Telltale interested in XBLA, PS3No Windows? Use Linux, Intel Macs for PC Gaming with CrossOverBreaking: Metal Gear Solid 4 to have really long cutscenesHideo Kojima signing MGS4 at Virgin MegaStore in Times Square June 11SingStar Vol. 2 hitting June 20 in Europe, June 19 in AussielandCapcom's statistical explosion: life-to-date series and games salesBattle of the 'Bams!': Resistance 2 vs. Killzone 2id Software leaves ESAHarrison: Infogrames & Atari done with 'huge-budget, single-player games'Devo songs coming to Rock Band (no, we're not sure about 'Whip It')PSP is 'gateway drug' to other Sony hardwarePlayStation Blog shows off PixelJunk EdenCapcom considering Marvel-esque movie dealsBehold: Kristin Kreuk as Chun-LiRumors & Speculation
Rumor: Resident Evil 5 features co-op and cover systemCulture & Community
Nintendo not attending Leipzig, may return for Cologne '09Mega64 puppet Marcus hits up the Castle Crashers