Project Shanks Gaming: Let’s Play Serial Cleaner – Part 7

Contract 11… I can feel my rage growing. Oh god, does it get even worse?

Project Shanks Gaming: Let’s Play Serial Cleaner – Part 6

Things are beginning to get a little messy as the difficulty begins to spike and Darreck’s frustration grows.

Project Shanks Gaming: Let’s Play Serial Cleaner – Part 5

Boogie-down at the local disco! Er, clean up dead bodies at the local disco… That’s still fun, right?

Project Shanks Gaming: Let’s Play Serial Cleaner – Part 4

Things are beginning to get a bit more difficult… Is it possible I bit off more than I can chew again?

Plus/Minus: Another Metroid II Remake

By Darreck Kirby
Project Shanks Creative Director

Kicking off a new series on ProjectShanks.com, Plus/Minus serves as a written review of sorts for a game once it’s completed on the channel -whether by beating it or simply discontinuing. To be clear, we won’t be issuing an actual score in these reviews. What we will do is highlight its pros and cons to let you, the reader, decide whether or not it’s a title you’d be interested in picking up. So let’s get going!

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Project Shanks Gaming: Let’s Play Serial Cleaner – Part 3

Darreck returns to Serial Cleaner, only to find he may have underestimated the difficulty a bit.

Project Shanks Gaming: Let’s Play Serial Cleaner – Part 2

This game is challenging but overall fair. It’s also got something about it that’s unique and exciting. I can’t wait to complete the game!

Project Shanks Gaming: Let’s Play Serial Cleaner – Part 1

Well, this turned out to be delightful. Initially thought this game would be a quick little bridge to my next series but I’ll be damned if I’m not invested. It’s a retro theme for a unique title -speed/stealth adventure. Nicely done!

Project Shanks Gaming: Lets Play AM2R – Part 15 (Final)

All good things must come to an end. Thankfully video games generally give you one hell of a finale before they end (Unless they’re Metroid: Other M). We’ve reached the Queen Metroid and it’s time to end the metroid menace. Enjoy the fireworks, and then stay for the charming epilogue.

Project Shanks Gaming: Lets Play AM2R – Part 14

Man, the Omega Metroid doesn’t mess around! The pinnacle of the Metroid species (outside of the 0.01 that can become Queen Metroids), the Omega is pretty much a Tyrannosaurus Rex to the Zeta Metroid’s Velociraptor… This should be fun!

Project Shanks Gaming: Lets Play AM2R – Part 13

Fans of Metroid Fusion likely recognize this boss. What’s cool is the way in which they implement him. Everything on the ship in fusion is designed to mimic the Metroid homeworld of SR388, meaning everything cloned from there must have gotten its DNA sampling from there. Thus, the Serris X we fight in Fusion could only exist if the real Serris had existed on SR388. This boss fight is proof of that. Same goes for an earlier boss fight, Arachnus, and no, he’s not a spider but rather the Armadillo looking thing.

I know I say this a lot, but this game’s attention to detail is incredible. I’m honestly sad I’m approaching the end of it.

Project Shanks Gaming: Lets Play AM2R Part 12

To strive for 100% completion in a Metroid game is to know true pain. Thankfully, to obtain the gravity suit and find another Easter Egg is to be rejuvenated! It’s a delicate balance…