Retro

My Tecmo Bowl Renaissance

My Tecmo Bowl Renaissance

Having recently downloaded Tecmo Bowl: Throwback from Xbox Live Arcade, I thought it would be great to talk about Tecmo Bowl this week. My love for the franchise dates back to middle school, however I... Read More »

The Great Injustice of My Childhood: Ghostbusters Games

The Great Injustice of My Childhood: Ghostbusters Games

It must have been back in 1985 or 1986, when I was a young boy, sitting on the living room floor at my Grandparent’s house, when one of my Uncles brought a VHS tape into the room. I was playing ... Read More »

Danger in the Trenches – Hogs of War – Retro Review

Danger in the Trenches – Hogs of War – Retro Review

Hogs of War is one of those games that not too many people caught back in the PS1’s heyday. This brilliant turn-based combat game was developed and published by Infogrames back in 2000. I’... Read More »

Searching for the Roots of the GTA Franchise

Searching for the Roots of the GTA Franchise

As I stand in the middle of an anonymous street in Los Santos, with a smoking gun in my hand, overlooking a scene of dead cops and pedestrians, burning vehicles and destroyed property, I ask myself &#... Read More »

Renegade: Double Dragon’s Older Cousin

Renegade: Double Dragon’s Older Cousin

Do you ever try to ride the subway after hours, only to have a bunch of dudes with kendo sticks attack you for seemingly no reason? Or, have you ever gone for a ride on your motorcycle, only to have t... Read More »

Cowboys From Hell: Taking a Look at NES Westerns – Part I

Cowboys From Hell: Taking a Look at NES Westerns – Part I

There was an odd phase in my life that came after dropping out of college when all my friends were listening to Metallica and drinking whiskey while eating ramen noodles late at night. It was during t... Read More »

Nintendo Gamecube: Donkey Kong Jungle Beat – Review

Nintendo Gamecube: Donkey Kong Jungle Beat – Review

Donkey Kong Jungle Beat was released for the Nintendo Gamecube in 2005 and was ofcourse a console exclusive. This was the first platforming Donkey Kong game in years, but its unique character was defi... Read More »

Site Score
7.4
Atari Jaguar: Kasumi Ninja – Review

Atari Jaguar: Kasumi Ninja – Review

Kasumi Ninja or otherwise ‘misty’ ninja, a fighting game that was produced for the Atari Jaguar in 1994. The title says it all: Stealthy gameplay, epic battles, martial arts and a black suit to ma... Read More »

Site Score
4.0
Nintendo Entertainment System: Gun.Smoke – Review

Nintendo Entertainment System: Gun.Smoke – Review

Gun.Smoke was released in 1988 for the Nintendo Entertainment System and was developed by Capcom. The game was originally a 1985 Arcade game and was then released on the NES, which created room for ne... Read More »

Site Score
8.3
Neo Geo Pocket (Color) part 2: Puzzle Games – Mini Reviews

Neo Geo Pocket (Color) part 2: Puzzle Games – Mini Reviews

Last time we discussed the viability of the Pocket Fighting Series for the Neo Geo Pocket Color. Luckily this wasn’t all the already underappreciated portable had to offer. In the small library ... Read More »

Site Score
8.5
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