All posts by Chris Rasa

Express Raider

Video games where a character walks across the screen beating up anyone that gets in their way are nothing new,

BreakThru

BreakThru is one of many mid-80s Data East games that fell through the cracks and was quickly forgotten. It’s a

Avengers in Galactic Storm

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Avengers (Data East)

Games that make heavy use of pre-rendered assets for their graphics have a well earned reputation for featuring polarizing visual

Captain America and the Avengers (Arcade)

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Avengers (Data East)

In the wake of Final Fight‘s explosive release in 1989, there was a flood of brainless beat-em-up imitators trying to

Captain America and the Avengers (NES)

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Avengers (Data East)

Captain America and the Avengers also appeared on the NES in late 1991. Unfortunately, it’s a completely different game compared

Mutant Fighter

Originally released as Death Brade in Japan (we can assume this was meant to be “blade”), Mutant Fighter is a

Hippodrome

The leading up to and right after the release of Capcom’s Street Fighter II: The World Warrior were an interesting

Predator

The original Predator game is not particularly outstanding, but does a good job translating the movie into video game form.

Alien 3 (Genesis / SMS / GG / NES)

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Alien

  During heavily promoted build up to Alien 3’s premiere, a video game was produced as part of its marketing

Alien 3 (SNES)

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Alien

After Probe’s first take on Alien 3, things started to look up in 1993. Fans would be treated to three

Alien 3 (Game Boy)

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Alien

 While still published by LJN, the Game Boy version of Alien 3 is brought to us courtesy of Bits Studios

Alien 3: The Gun

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Alien

When Alien 3 came out in theaters, many hated it for its lack of distinct characters and how, compared to

Phalanx

Good old Phalanx, a very solid horizontal shooter that doesn’t do anything new, but also does everything well. It’s one

Mad Max

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Mad Max

Despite the popularity of post-apocalyptic movies dying down a bit in the late eighties, and countless video games released in

Battlemania Daiginjou

Trouble Shooter and Battle Mania did not become explosively popular in either the US and Japan but their creators were happy enough with

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