Year: 2012

Power Punch II

This entry is part 6 of 8 in the series Punch-Out

Power Punch II‘s development history is an interesting tale. Riding on the heels of its successful Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out!!, Nintendo decided

Punch-Out!! (Wii)

This entry is part 5 of 8 in the series Punch-Out

After fifteen years, Nintendo finally decided to revitalize the Punch-Out!! franchise. Given to the Canadian development team Next Level Games after the

Super Punch-Out!!

This entry is part 4 of 8 in the series Punch-Out

Though different from the arcade game of the same name, the SNES Super Punch-Out!! is much closer to the originals than Mike Tyson’s

Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out!!

This entry is part 3 of 8 in the series Punch-Out

Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out!! is a bit of a departure from the arcade games. Players assume the role of Little Mac, an

Punch-Out!! (Arcade)

This entry is part 2 of 8 in the series Punch-Out

The very first outing of Punch-Out!! had players assume the role of a nameless green-haired boxer. For the game’s arcade machine, Nintendo

Raiden DX

This entry is part 9 of 9 in the series Raiden

Raiden DX is a definite curiosity in the series, as it appears at first to be nothing more than an updated

Raiden II

This entry is part 3 of 9 in the series Raiden

Those dastardly Crassanians are causing more havoc, and it’s up to Raiden’s pilot (i.e., you) to send them back to

Monster Bash (Sega)

Sega’s little known 1982 arcade game Monster Bash puts you in the role of a young red haired kid named

Outfoxies, The

The Outfoxies might rank up there as one of the most ridiculously awesome games ever made. The idea is, a group

Hybrid Heaven

MISSING SOME PICS, CHECK TAGS The N64 is one of the strangest mainstream consoles to ever exist. Regarded in retrospect

Virtua Fighter (Anime)

This entry is part 3 of 11 in the series Virtua Fighter

As one of Japan’s hottest fighting game franchises, Virtua Fighter of course had to be made into an animated series, which comes

Asura Buster

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Asura Buster / Blade

Asura Buster is the sequel to Asura Blade, fixing many of the problems with the first and streamlining the fighting system. The

Virtua Fighter 2

This entry is part 2 of 11 in the series Virtua Fighter

By merit of its inventing a new subgenre, Virtua Fighter had the arcades all to itself. The sequel, however, needed to deal

Virtua Fighter 5

This entry is part 9 of 11 in the series Virtua Fighter

Despite the long time in between releases, Virtua Fighter 5 doesn’t differ that much from its predecessor. Sure, it is built upon

Virtua Fighter 4

This entry is part 7 of 11 in the series Virtua Fighter

Between myriads of merchandise articles, spin-offs and the home port of Virtua Fighter 3, it took AM2 five long years to

Asura Blade

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Asura Buster / Blade

The Asura series, by a little known company called Fuuki, consists of Asura Blade and Asura Buster, two very good weapons-based 2D fighters that were

Maui Mallard in Cold Shadow

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Donald Duck

Up until the mid-’90s, most of Disney’s video games were licensed out for other companies to develop, apart from a

Tecmo Knight

Tecmo is one of the more bizarre semi-famous Japanese game companies. Back in the golden age of console gaming, they

Fighters Megamix

This entry is part 8 of 11 in the series Virtua Fighter

While Sega continued milking the Virtua Fighter franchise, at the same time it started many attempts to branch out its fighting game

Virtua Fighter 3

This entry is part 6 of 11 in the series Virtua Fighter

Virtua Fighter 3 is an odd anomaly in the series. On one hand, it defined the modern take on Virtua Fighter, and

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