All posts by Apollo Chungus

Sonic R

This entry is part 23 of 23 in the series Sonic the Hedgehog

Despite being at the center of the Genesis’ success and popular to the point of ubiquity, Sonic the Hedgehog was

Brightis

Quintet was in a weird place from the mid-90s onward. Following their well-regarded trilogy of action-RPGs (Soul Blazer, Illusion of

Silent Debuggers

One of the joys of checking out older video games is stumbling across games that experiment with ideas long before

Powerslave (Console)

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Powerslave

As part of the publishing agreement with Playmates Interactive, Lobotomy produced a console port of PowerSlave for the PlayStation and

Powerslave (PC)

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Powerslave

The mid-90s saw many first-person shooters released either trying to emulate or elaborate upon the success of id Software’s DOOM

Crusader of Centy

While the Genesis has a fondly regarded library of first-party titles, there’s many second-party exclusives that deserve as much recognition

Minder

Minder was a comedy-drama produced by Thames TV that starred Dennis Waterman and George Cole: it centered around Terry McCann

Fish Files, The

Games released in their systems’ twilight years often get sidelined for newer machines, but few suffered this quite so badly

Regular Show: Mordecai & Rigby in 8-bit Land

There are a lot of things that made Regular Show stand out from Cartoon Network’s critically acclaimed programming in the

Spyro: Year of the Dragon

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Spyro the Dragon

After the success of Ripto’s Rage, Insomniac started producing another sequel, but found themselves becoming increasingly constrained by the limitations

Spyro 2: Ripto’s Rage

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Spyro the Dragon

Spyro the Dragon was a smash hit upon its release, so it’s not too surprising that a sequel was soon

Spyro the Dragon

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Spyro the Dragon

After the release of their well-liked but undersold debut title Disruptor, Insomniac Games decided to do something completely different for

Neutopia II

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Neutopia

Released a couple of years later, Neutopia II got more exposure from reviews at the time (most of which were

Neutopia

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Neutopia

The original Legend of Zelda is one of the most influential games of all time, and its mark on the

Sonic Drift 2

This entry is part 21 of 23 in the series Sonic the Hedgehog

Sonic Drift 2 came out a year after the first game, and got a Western release this time (though only

Sonic Drift

This entry is part 20 of 23 in the series Sonic the Hedgehog

With the release of Team Sonic Racing in 2019, it’s a fitting time to look back at Sonic the Hedgehog‘s

Sonic Labyrinth

This entry is part 19 of 23 in the series Sonic the Hedgehog

Of all the Sonic spin-offs made for the Game Gear, Sonic Labyrinth is definitely the strangest one. Developed by Minato

Tails Adventures

This entry is part 18 of 23 in the series Sonic the Hedgehog

The second Tails spin-off is Tails Adventures, another Game Gear exclusive that stands out for being the only game in the

Sonic Blast

This entry is part 22 of 23 in the series Sonic the Hedgehog

Sonic Blast is a lot of things. It was the last Sonic game on the Game Gear, being released at

Tails’ Skypatrol

This entry is part 17 of 23 in the series Sonic the Hedgehog

In the middle of all these 8-bit games were a couple of spin-offs based around Miles “Tails” Prower, the fan

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