So about that ending...

#1 Posted by Hailinel (24711 posts) -

In Jeff's Encyclopedia Bombastica entry on The Goonies II, he mentioned that the game ends with Mikey saving a mermaid. Since he didn't get to show that part, I figured I might as well post of a video of the ending here for those curious about it.

Inexplicable? Perhaps, but then again, this is a game that follows a movie where a treasure-filled pirate ship captained by One-Eyed Willie is located just off the Oregon coast.

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#2 Posted by Demoskinos (14823 posts) -

Oh god she has no nipples.

#3 Edited by ThunderSlash (1721 posts) -

"Hurrah for Konami and the Goonies!" It just broke the fourth wall, did Kojima direct this?

@Demoskinos said:

Oh god she has no nipples.

Fish aren't mammals after all. But then again she has hair...

#4 Posted by Hailinel (24711 posts) -

@ThunderSlash said:

"Hurrah for Konami and the Goonies!" It just broke the fourth wall, did Kojima direct this?

I don't think Kojima developed any NES games. He was an MSX developer.

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#5 Posted by ArbitraryWater (11722 posts) -

Having never seen The Goonies, I have zero context for if this is insane as it is or not. I'm guessing it is.

#6 Posted by ThunderSlash (1721 posts) -

@Hailinel: Yeah I figured as much. It would've been crazy if his name popped up at the end though.

#7 Posted by Kerned (1170 posts) -

@ArbitraryWater: Aside from some character names and maybe the basic concept of some locations, the game has virtually nothing to do with the movie.

#8 Posted by ArbitraryWater (11722 posts) -

@Kerned said:

@ArbitraryWater: Aside from some character names and maybe the basic concept of some locations, the game has virtually nothing to do with the movie.

That's basically what I figured.

#9 Posted by papercut (3493 posts) -

@Demoskinos said:

Oh god she has no nipples.

or anything for that matter. It's just an empty void of flesh.

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#10 Posted by Kerned (1170 posts) -

I'm certain that rule #34 applies to that mermaid.

#11 Posted by Redbullet685 (6044 posts) -

I like how the reporter says "THE END" at the end of it.

#12 Posted by coakroach (2490 posts) -

@Kerned said:

I'm certain that rule #34 applies to that mermaid.

Well... kinda

#13 Posted by Krakn3Dfx (2490 posts) -

Spoilers!

#14 Posted by Nottle (1914 posts) -

@coakroach said:

@Kerned said:

I'm certain that rule #34 applies to that mermaid.

Well... kinda

The weird children you can make with her disturbed me.

#15 Posted by Hailinel (24711 posts) -

@Redbullet685 said:

I like how the reporter says "THE END" at the end of it.

And how it immediately jumps to "GAME OVER" after that without a credit roll or anything.

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#16 Posted by Ravelle (1261 posts) -

@Hailinel said:

@Redbullet685 said:

I like how the reporter says "THE END" at the end of it.

And how it immediately jumps to "GAME OVER" after that without a credit roll or anything.

Yeah because who wants his name on this piece of art.

#17 Posted by Bell_End (1208 posts) -

i got the feeling that the game had nothing to do with the goonies when i was made and it was given the goonies name to make it sell better

#18 Posted by Hailinel (24711 posts) -

@Bell_End said:

i got the feeling that the game had nothing to do with the goonies when i was made and it was given the goonies name to make it sell better

What makes you say that?

@Ravelle said:

@Hailinel said:

@Redbullet685 said:

I like how the reporter says "THE END" at the end of it.

And how it immediately jumps to "GAME OVER" after that without a credit roll or anything.

Yeah because who wants his name on this piece of art.

I can taste the sarcasm.

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#19 Posted by Bell_End (1208 posts) -

@Hailinel: just didnt seem to have anything to do with the goonies.

#20 Posted by Pepsiman (2472 posts) -

This was posted in the comments of the Encyclopedia Bombastica video as well, but there's a band that basically devoted an entire song and music video to that mermaid. The music is definitely take or leave it genre-wise, but it's otherwise... surprisingly elaborate considering the source material.

"I have a hammer, but only on the inside" just about summarizes my own take on the human condition.

#21 Posted by Hailinel (24711 posts) -

@Pepsiman: That was amazing. Crazy elaborate editing, too.

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#22 Posted by csl316 (8651 posts) -

Abobo would've taken care of things.
 
  

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