All posts by Sam Derboo

Turbo

One of the more interesting video game genres is that of racing. As one of the earlier types of games

Tale of Two Kingdoms, A

Maeldun Whiteblade, hero of the uprising that stopped the expansionism of King Vortigern of Theylinn, is now a guest in

Soulless

There’s been a growing resentment with some aspects of the indie game scene in communities lately. Some people feel that

Shadow of Memories

Time Travel in Video Games Time travel stories hold an universal appeal to mankind. Be it simple visits as a

Rocky Horror Show, The

The Rocky Horror Show is one of the most amusingly insane musicals ever conceived (at least for the first ten

Ring Cycle

The late Mike Singleton used to be one of the heroes of the UK developer scene. His early fame was

Double Dragon Advance

This entry is part 13 of 20 in the series Double Dragon

Double Dragon started out strong, but the next few sequels didn’t really take the chance to evolve much. In fact, most

Double Dragon (Neo Geo)

This entry is part 11 of 20 in the series Double Dragon

By the mid-nineties, belt-scrolling arcade brawlers where just kind of over, which makes it understandable that Technōs final attempt in

Double Dragon V

This entry is part 10 of 20 in the series Double Dragon

Written By Ed Burns Apparently, the Double Dragon animated series hadn’t done enough damage to the franchise on its own. Among a

Super Double Dragon

This entry is part 8 of 20 in the series Double Dragon

After the far-out and mediocre Double Dragon 3, Super Double Dragon marks a return to form for the series. Developed exclusively for the

Double Dragon: The Revenge of Billy Lee

This entry is part 9 of 20 in the series Double Dragon

Technōs must have negotiated some very lax deals with its overseas licensees, as is evident by the many bastard children

Double Dragon 3 (Arcade)

This entry is part 5 of 20 in the series Double Dragon

The Rosetta Stone is regarded as the point when Double Dragon started to go astray – both thematically and in terms of quality.

Double Dragon III (NES)

This entry is part 6 of 20 in the series Double Dragon

While Technōs let others make Double Dragon 3 for arcades, the NES version remained an in-house product. The result is much more

Double Dragon II (Game Boy)

This entry is part 7 of 20 in the series Double Dragon

Even though the second Game Boy offering is called Double Dragon II, it uses the cover art from the NES Double Dragon

Double Dragon II (NES/PCE)

This entry is part 4 of 20 in the series Double Dragon

Technōs created once again a vastly different experience with Double Dragon II on the NES. The experience system was dropped, but the

Double Dragon 2 (Arcade)

This entry is part 3 of 20 in the series Double Dragon

No one would have imagined it after the first game, but in trying to one-up the stakes of the predecessor, Double

F-Zero GP Legend

This entry is part 5 of 6 in the series F-Zero

A bag of anime tropes After years of teasing a sprawling sci-fi anime universe beyond the races in the games,

F-Zero: Maximum Velocity

This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series F-Zero

Back to the past’s future The next F-Zero was made a launch title again, but this time for Nintendo’s new handheld platform.

F-Zero X

This entry is part 2 of 6 in the series F-Zero

Fighting for the future F-Zero fans had to wait long for a proper sequel to the SNES launch title. Even after

Abobo’s Big Adventure / Fighting of Double Dragon

This entry is part 17 of 20 in the series Double Dragon

 Abobo’s Big Adventure – Flash (January 11, 2012) Abobo’s Big Adventure is an NES tribute fan game starring the most popular Double

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