Episode 31 – The Answers

The Question Block
Episode 31
September 9th, 2011

Round 1 – Monkey Music

1. Moero! Nekketsu Rhythm Damashii Osu!Tatakae! Ouendan 2

2. TimeSplitters: FuturePerfect

3. Enslaved: Odyssey To The West

Round 2 – Keep Rolling On (Video Games with the Word Roll in the Title)

4. This ryhthm game developed by Arc System works featured 30 tracks and had you take the roll of the drummer in a band. It was developed for the Wii and featured the name of a popular magazine in the title. Rolling Stone: Drum King

5. This Majesco puzzle game saw you rolling around cute animal heads to pair them up and remove them from the screen. The box art featured cartoon versions of these animal heads including a dog, a cat and a koala. Rollin’ Rascals

6. This NES game saw two snakes trying to reach the moon by scaling a mountain. To do so they must eat enough Nibbly Pibblys to be heavy enough to open a door to the next level. Snake Rattle ‘n’ Roll

Round 3 – This Year in Gaming History

7. This year saw the first release of 2 popular Nintendo franchises, Sega released their second console and Nintendo released an add-on to the Famicom in Japan. 1986

8. This year saw the GDC host the first annual Game Developers Choice Awards, Sega announced they were leaving the console race and Midway announced they were no longer manufacturing arcade games. 2001

9. This year saw the release of the first game in the Civilization franchise, Street Fighter II launched the popularity of fighting games and Sonic the Hedgehog took the fight to Nintendo. 1991

Round 4 – Most Likely to Suckceed

10. This game was so suckcessful, the developer announced complete server shutdown a mere three months after launch. APB: All Points Bulletin

11. All “I”s were On the Storm as this game suckcessful development lead to delays from Christmas 1997 to April 2000. Daikatana (developed by Ion Storm)

12. Millions of unsold cartridges were left over when this suckcessful 2600 game failed to impress after its March, 1982 launch. Pac-Man (E.T. came out in December of 1982)


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