Thursday, July 2, 2009

The Final Issue of GameCola!

GameCola logoIt's official: July marks the last issue of the humorous online video game newsletter, GameCola. After a long and glorious run, it's time to call it quits.

Well, not exactly.

GameCola isn't going to disappear; rather, it's undergoing a massive format change, from a monthly format to an updated-whenever-somebody-has-something-new-to-post format, like everybody else on the Internet. Personally, I kinda like the monthly format; then again, I kinda like disco, and that's been out of style since, I dunno, maybe the early 90s or so.

This month's issue of GameCola is chock-full of content, so you're bound to find something that's at least mildly appealing, even if you don't play video games.

In case you're just visiting because of little ol' me, I've contributed a few things that, in some way or another, attempt to relate to the fact that this is the final issue of GameCola.

First is a review of the one-and-only Pong. Many say that Pong is the game that started it all, so it's only fitting that Pong is the game to end it all.

Pong screenshotSecond is my "Flash Flood" column, in which I recognize that the final months of GameCola as we know it have been overwhelmed with Mega Man, acknowledge that many people probably just want to blow up Mega Man and be rid of him, and therefore review Flash games and videos that have Mega Man fight against other video game characters.

Third is my participation in The GameCola Podcast, in which we discuss the huge video game expo, E3. This doesn't really have much to do with anything, but I still participated.

Fourth is my list of my Ten Favorite Video Games, done as part of a tribute to the very first issue of GameCola, which you'll notice looks way different from the way things are now.

If for no other reason than to appreciate the new version of the site when it arrives next month, check out GameCola. It's funny! I swear!

Mega Man vs. Metroid screenshotIf you like what you see, be sure to show your support by scoping out the GameCola YouTube channel and becoming a fan of GameCola on Facebook (and while you're there, become a fan of us, too, for a chance to win our super-easy contest).

Now, shoo!


P.S.: Happy 7000 hits, everyone!

1 comment:

tarepanda said...

Your Pong review reminded me of William Shatner's introduction to "Up Till Now".