the artistry and psychology of gaming


Ice Cap Zone (Sonic 3)

Posted by on Jan 9, 2012 in Oases of Beauty | 0 comments

January 2012 is Ice Month on Oases of Beauty. This entry looks at the Ice Cap Zone from Sonic the Hedgehog 3 (as seen when playing as Knuckles), a high-speed Platformer for the Sega Genesis.

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Argolis (The Battle of Olympus)

Posted by on Aug 1, 2011 in Oases of Beauty | 2 comments

August 2011 is Nintendo Month for Oases of Beauty: a look at worlds from games from each generation of Nintendo consoles. Today’s featured world is Argolis from The Battle of Olympus, an Action-Adventure game for the NES.

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