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If you haven't already played Drinkbox Studios Metroid-like brawler Guacamelee then here is your chance to win a download code for the game.
Guacamelee does a brilliant job of blending the Metroid formula with traditional Mexican culture and folklore, but don't just take our word for it. Play the game for yourself. We're giving away codes for the game this weekend.
For your chance to win, simply leave a comment below telling us what your favorite aspect of Mexican culture is and why. The contest closes on Monday and we'll DM the lucky winners their codes. Good luck!
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I had already (and graciously) won a copy of Skulls of the Shogun from you, and it's awesome.
But, you know, it's always worth putting in another try. I've been playing PS3 ever since I lost Xbox Gold though, simply not willing to pay $60 when I have a lot of catching up to do on the free PS Network. I still get to play Skulls and Halo offline with my friends, so it turns out okay.
I think the music is my favorite aspect. Like everything about them it is unique and exciting, blending many different rythms, such as the influences from Spain and the native civilizations. All this results in a distinctive flavor that is unmistakable.
I also find their original mythology and folklore fascinating, as well as several of the great culinary additions. We should all remember that their ancient civilizations brought us corn and chocolate, things we can't live without in the modern world!
The sombrero so I can look great while taking a covert siesta.
My favorite part is the frijoles! Beans everywhere!
I really like how much honor and respect is given to wrestlers within Lucha Libre. They really adore the guys that put on those masks and take them seriously. And I think it's super cool how most luchadores never take off their masks and reveal their identity until they retire.
That, and the music is very fun and uplifting! I've never heard an unhappy bit of Mexican music.
The food. I really love the food.
The music and the way passion is expressed so fiercely through guitars, percussion and horn sections.
The music and food. The food is amazing the spices colors and textures and combines flavors. The music goes well with the food specially mariachi music that's and authentic Mexican dinner right there. Good food and good music.
First thing that comes to mind is their food, obviously, but you gotta show some love for the lucha libre wrestlers! Sin Cara and whatnot.
The food is good but I like lucha libre. The fact that it's actually treated like a sport there is pretty cool mang.
I like tacos.
Just like all cultures my fav part is the women like so many other cultures. So much passion and fire. Oh and food. Tacos rule.
One aspect that I love about mexican culture that you can actually see in the game is the celebration of Dia de los muertos, is an actual party for our dead, we like to be happy, everything is festive and colorful, yes there is sadness on the world but we dont dwell on it, we focus on life and how beautiful is it, con orgullo digo que esa es mi cultura.
Well if I'm to truly understand the culture of luchadores correctly, my favorite aspect is if their masks get removed and their faces get revealed to anyone, it brings great shame to them. The thought of always being weary of another luchadore or a crazed fan or someone else removing your mask by any means necessary.
^ this interest for me was sparked when I was reading up on my favorite character of Saint's Row: The Third, Killbane was revealed to have had a similar situation happen to him.
I love that there are so many celebrations. Cinco de mayo here we come!
The Day of the Dead, Cinco de Mayo, ceiestas. Mexico is a much more relaxed culture than America's.
True blue mexican salsa is where it's at :3