All posts by Sam Derboo

Deathtrap Dungeon

Ian Livingstone is one of the biggest names in British fantasy gaming. Together with Steve Jackson, he founded Games Workshop,

Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z

This entry is part 13 of 16 in the series Ninja Gaiden

After the disaster that was Ninja Gaiden 3, Team Ninja apparently wisely concluded that they are not worthy of making new Ninja

Virtua Fighter Mini

This entry is part 5 of 11 in the series Virtua Fighter

While evoked as part of a series of Saturn-to-Game Gear ports in Japan (see Panzer Dragoon Mini), the Western title makes

F-Zero Climax

This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series F-Zero

GP Legend, now out of beta Suzak must have nabbed a two-game contract with Nintendo – even though GP Legends was kind

F-Zero GX/AX

This entry is part 4 of 6 in the series F-Zero

After completely dominating the market for nearly a decade, Nintendo entered a long struggle to properly get its consoles backed

Wizardry: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord

This entry is part 2 of 17 in the series Wizardy

For someone growing up with games like GTA or Halo, it might be hard to imagine how Wizardry, with its simple narrative, cumbersome menu

Mugen no Shinzou (Dark Age of JRPGs)

I promised we’d meet Xtal Soft again soon, didn’t I? Mugen no Shinzou (“Heart of Fantasy”) is actually their first RPG and


This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Bloodrayne

Terminal Reality was a Texas-based studio who had some success with a PC horror game called Nocturne. Having partnered up with


This entry is part 1 of 6 in the series Turrican

Turrican was created in 1990 by Manfred Trenz, a legend in the Commodore programming scene and at that time employee of

Courageous Perseus (Dark Age of JRPGs)

Hey, this is the first game in this series where I actually saw the end of it! Mostly because it

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