PAX Aus Panel: Blast from the Past – How Yesterday’s Heroes Became Today’s Icons

ausretrogamer.com Editor-in-Chief, Alex Boz, had the privilege of being a panelist on GameSpot’s ‘Blast From The Past: How Yesterday’s Heroes Became Today’s Icons’ panel at PAX Aus 2017.

The panel discussed the obvious gaming icons, Nintendo’s Mario and Sega’s Sonic and what exactly makes them and other well known characters so timeless and appealing to every generation of gamers.

There is some chat about Sonic Mania by Christian Whitehead which leads to a discussion in what (forgotten) gaming characters should make a return to our consoles – watch for Alex’s choice towards the end of the video!


source: GameSpot @ PAX Aus 2017

The Panelists await their questions!

Alex The Comeback Kidd!

 

Crash Bandicoot: The Complete History

With the current N.Sane appetite for all things Crash Bandicoot, Slope’s Games Room’s Daniel Ibbertson thought the time was nigh to delve into the complete history of Australia’s favourite insectivorous marsupial.

So crash on your couch and watch this 40 minute Crash Bandicoot documentary – it leaves no stone unturned!


source: Daniel Ibbertson

 

Awesome LEGO Tribute To Crash Bandicoot 2

We’ve said it before: LEGO and retrogaming is a match made in heaven – and this simply awesome tribute to Crash Bandicoot 2 by LEGO artist Martin Stipkovic is no exception!

Blow up those Nitro Boxes, Crash!
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The whole amazing structure
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What’s hiding in the base?
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A mini tribute to Crash Team Racing!
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Source: via Kotaku

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