When it was announced The Witcher 3 was coming to the Switch many people were excited about being able to play it on the go but had doubts about how it would perform. The Witcher 3 finally launched on Switch and Digital Foundry reviewed the port and it looks to be a pretty good port of the game that is cut down visually to accommodate the hardware and fit on a 32G install. I haven't played Witcher 3 yet and this seems like a great way to check it out.


Night of the Living Dead legendary film maker George Romero's first film that create the entire Zombie horror genre. Night of the Living Dead is a black and white film from 1968 that hold's up today as a "bottle" horror film in that it all takes place in a farmhouse. Night of the Living Dead would inspire Romero to create the Night of the Living Dead series including the incredible Day of the Dead.

The original copyright holder didn't renew Night of the Living Dead so it fell into public domain allowing it to be put on YouTube for free and included on Cheerful Ghost for your viewing pleasure. Night of the Living dead has some pretty campy effects but i'd argue the film... Read All


We love to check in every month or so about what we've been playing and watching. It had been a while, though, so we devoted almost the entire episode to it! And we check in on Jon's playthrough of Link's Awakening on the Switch to see how he liked the end.


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Hey everybody! Thanks for playing Tale of the White Wyvern and reading this game update, we’ve been working on a bunch of quality of life updates to the game as well as getting ready for Portland Retro Game Expo. As such there is a lot to share and we’d love to get your input on it all so let’s dive in!

https://cheerfulghost.com/jdodson/posts/4214/come-hang-out-at-portland-retro-game-expo-2019-with-cheerful-ghost

Wyvern Balancing: Significantly changed the 5th Wyvern fight balancing and how the fight operates. The fight is much more fair to players that don't dual class.

PvP Update: You can now attack players one level below you in the fields. We’ve also Increased the... Read All


Red Dead Redemption 2 is coming to PC on November 5th. Rockstar Games created their own game launcher recently. If you hurry now, you can still get GTA: San Andreas for free. So, RDR2 will launch on their launcher and will include the extra bonuses for pre-ordering. This includes extra bonuses for RDR Online. The game will release on multiple other platforms, such as Epic Game Store, but will not launch on Steam until December. Pre-ordering the game on one of these other platforms doesn’t grant you the same amount of extra bonuses as you would get for doing so on the Rockstar Games launcher, but you still get something.

More details can be found in the embedded video.... Read All


For me, since its launch, Link's Awakening has been all over game news sites, the YouTube channels I watch and gaming podcasts. It seems the little Gameboy game made a huge impression on a ton of gamers and because of that, and the incredible artistry of the remake by Grezzo, this month might as well be called Link's Awakening month.

For years I've downloaded and included the video game remix albums by OCRemix into my gaming playlists and they are back with an all new remix album to celebrate the Link's Awakening remake. OCRemix already released a Link's Awakening remix album in 2010 that I consider one fo the best remix albums of all time called Threshold of a Dream... Read All


Games Done Quick at this years Twitch Con was a weekend of incredible runs and as I've been catching up watching the runs I missed I wanted to share with you this speedrun of Zelda II: The Adventure of Link by mustbetuesdaymusic and megmacattack. The run clocks in at 1:17:12 making this a quite speedy run of Adventure of Link but one difference is that instead of hearing the in-game audio mustbetuesdaymusic plays the score on his piano for the entire run. Come for The Adventure of Link and stay for the sweet piano ballads during the entire run.


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October 18th - 20th Cheerful Ghost will be at the Portland Retro Game Expo at booth #611! This year is going to be a fun one as we have quite a few things happening at our booth you will absolutely want to check out!

Our Retro Gaming Tournaments

We are running two retro game tournaments per day over the course of the two expo days starting with Super Mario Bros. 3 and F-Zero on Saturday and finishing up with Super Mario Bros. and Dr. Mario on Sunday. The rules and prizes for the tournaments are on the PRGE website and will be printed in the guide available for all attendees.

https://www.retrogamingexpo.com/tournaments.php

Tale of the White Wyvern Free DLC, In-Game Event... Read All


We've returned to Koholint Island after 26 years for this review of the new Nintendo Switch remake of The Legend of Zelda: Links Awakening. This is one of our most anticipated games in a while, and we're stoked to finally have our hands on it. Warning: this one gets surprisingly philosophical for a few minutes, and may be worth a listen just for that.


Games Done Quick is the pinnacle charity speedrun event and is happening this weekend during Twitch Con. This years round of runs will benefit the Able Gamers Charity and I encourage you to watch it and donate!

https://gamesdonequick.com/
https://ablegamers.org/


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