Robotrek Jul 30, 2014
Quintet's robot developing SNES RPG, whose ominous North American copy betrays the relatively goofy game contained inside.
Mega Man: Classic Series Jul 28, 2014
This week: Mega Man goes portable with the entire 5-part run for the classic monochrome Game Boy.
Gold Rush Jul 27, 2014
Sierra's ancient non-quite-educational adventure game about the California Gold Rush recently popped up on Steam, as a prelude to a remake coming later on. It doesn't hold up.
500-Word Indies: Dominique Pampelmousse Jul 26, 2014
A clay animation noir muscial adventure. What!?
Thrill Kill Jul 26, 2014
This PS1 fighting game was so brutal and distasteful, it never saw official release.
Bahamut Lagoon Jul 22, 2014
One of Square's oft-overlooked SFC titles pairs up gorgeous dragons with tactical strategy.
Mega Man: Classic Series Jul 21, 2014
Good old NES Mega Man got revived for two more games on modern consoles.
Spotlight Article: Ys Jul 20, 2014
Our long running 16 page Ys article has been updated to include a review of the Vita title, Memories of Celceta, plus revamped and/or totally rewritten reviews for Ys IV, Ys V (owing to the recent fan translation), Ys VI, and Ys Origin, amongst other small additions.
Best of PC Engine / Sega CD Music Part 17 Jul 20, 2014
Tracks from Wolfchild, Valis II and Heavy Nova.
Chulip Jul 19, 2014
This offbeat PlayStation 2 game focuses on a young boy spreading love through a town of weirdos by kissing them all. Developed by one of the successors of Love-de-Lic, this article features interviews with the creators, as well as a full rundown of all of the characters.
iOS Shooters - Other Shooters Jul 19, 2014
Finally introducing the last "subgenre" for the article, which is not so much a genre but just a category to lump stuff in that doesn't fit anywhere else. This update also includes coverage of a few retro game compilations that happen to contain shooters.
Heiankyo Alien Jul 17, 2014
Also known in some places as Digger, this early maze game spawned the "trap-em-up" genre, the predecessor to worldwide hits like Lode Runner.
Book Release: Memoirs of a Virtual Caveman Jul 16, 2014
Rob Strangman, he of the OPCFG, West Mansion, and Ghoul Realm, as well as author of the site's Monster Party and Splatterhouse articles, has released a heavily revised version of his adventures in video gaming. Includes interviews with several gaming luminaries!
Your Weekly Kusoge: Lunar: Dragon Song Jul 16, 2014
Our sporadic column celebrating pieces of garbage briefly resurfaces to savage this massively disappointing excuse of RPG masquerading under the name of a beloved series.
Spotlight Article: Fantasy Zone Jul 16, 2014
Our Fantasy Zone article has been updated to include the recent 3DS titles. Let us console each other as more awesome Sega ports remain solelt in Japan, especially for such an offbeat, goofy shooter as this series.
Mega Man: Classic Series Jul 14, 2014
Is it still Monday in your time zone? We don't care, for us it's still Mega Monday, so we bring you many more bits (up to 32, in fact) of classic Mega Man madness!
500-Word Indies: Gunpoint Jul 12, 2014
After a long hiatus, our quick indie reviews return. This time with a nifty side-scrolling stealth game from last year.
Megumi Rescue / Flying Hero Jul 9, 2014
Rescue civilians from burning buildings by bouncing on a trampoline in these two titles - one Mark III, the other Famicom - developed by Aicom.
Update: Q*bert Jul 9, 2014
Just about a month after we posted our big Q*bert retrospective, the orange noser returns with a new adventure. This time with hexagons!
Mega Man: Classic Series Jul 7, 2014
It's another Mega Man Monday! See how Dr. Wily finally gets put behind bars for his crimes against humanity in the final two NES installments. (Spoilers: not for long.)
Spotlight: Fire Emblem Jul 6, 2014
The Fire Emblem article finally gets updated with coverage of the second remake for NDS, along with the most recent entry in the series, Fire Emblem Awakening.
One Must Fall Jul 4, 2014
One of the better Street Fighter/Mortal Kombat clones during the mid-90s, One Must Fall 2097 controlled well, looked decent, had some great music, and an original concept (fighting robots).
Best of PC Engine / Sega CD Music Part 16 Jul 4, 2014
Music samples from Valis (PC Engine), Nexzr and Puggsy.
Mega Man: Classic Series Jun 30, 2014
The second part of our Mega retrospective covers the arguable high point of the series (the third game) before beginning its descent into the doldrums (the fourth one).
Five minigames from classic Konami games are stuck in this otherwise banal licensed DS visual novel.
Head Editor: Kurt Kalata