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Gruntilda lives in her head.

Donkey Kong Island

I would like to talk about something that has been bothering me for quite some time. It is quite the most pressing issue in gaming, and can be traced back to the late 90s.

Yes folks, I’m talking about all of the giant heads that make an appearance in your beloved Rare games for the Nintendo 64.  And the heads don’t just haunt your favorite gaming worlds, they often house the main antagonists of each of these games. And when I say house, I mean, really: the heads open their large mouths only to reveal an entrance for the heroes to explore. Continue reading Gruntilda lives in her head.