This is a game of my childhood that I just absolutely loved and I had to have this game day one so I pre-ordered it digitally. Something I had never done before just to get back some of that nostalgia that I had for this game. So a little backstory before I get into this version of the game that I never finished. Before there was such a thing as Blockbuster, there used to be these little corner mom and pop video rental stores and each week I would walk with my dad to our normal one. I would head to the video games section and he would head to the movie section as he picked out our horror movie of the week to watch along with a cartoon to even things out. I was about 4 at the time, I’m really showing my age here, and there were two games that we would rent out on a weekly basis. It was basically DuckTales and Jaws. Anyone remember the NES game Jaws? Let me know down in the comments section if you do. Anyway, these were my two go to games week after week. Unfortunately, when it came out for the PS3, I never finished it.
In DuckTales: Remastered, you play as Scrooge McDuck who is the richest duck alive. This is all based on the cartoon series that they had out way back in 1989. So basically, you travel around the world as Scrooge to find more money because Scrooge loves his money. You’ll go to exotic places like the Amazon and even far out places like the Moon in order to just search for treasure and take out some baddies along the way in this 2D/3D platformer.
As much as I loved this game as a child and still do, I mean who doesn’t love jumping into that pile of money and just swimming around in it? I mean, unrealistic of course, but isn’t it just the best thing to do in the whole game? Anyway, as much as I loved this game it was just insanely hard which is why I never finished it as a child or as an adult. I guess this is one of those games where you can say I’ve spent my whole life playing and never even finished it. I don’t know if that’s sad or just really good dedication.
There are a total of 20 trophies for this game, and I was able to get a total of 9 of them. Not bad, but not great either. To tell the truth, I really didn’t care about the trophies all that much and the only one that I really wanted was for jumping into the money. Anyway, I’m missing a bunch of trophies still like for finishing the game, beating a bunch of bosses, and doing a bunch of random things. Not the most difficult trophies, but if you’re not an expert platformer then they’re just not that fun.
Probability of this game getting played again…5 out of 5.
I loved this game as a child and continue to love it as an adult. I can see myself playing this game again. Not for trophies, but just to play and have some of that childlike nostalgia back for a day or so. It’s one of those games that will always make me happy when I play even if it frustrates the hell out of me when I keep dying time and time again.
Now it’s your turn. Love this game? Hate it? Play the original NES version like I did? Let me know down in the comments section below. Now for next week, it just seemed like I couldn’t get away from the platformers no matter how hard I tried. I have no idea why I keep playing them because I actually suck at them really bad. This game was different though and I’ll explain next week as I also tell you why I never finished Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien.