All posts by Michael Plasket

Cannon Dancer – Osman

This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series Strider

Game companies seldom keep all of their founding members on the team. After his tenure at Capcom, Strider director Kouichi

Isolated Warrior

This game is featured in our new NES Cult Classics book! Please check it out! Isometric video games were all

Atlantis no Nazo

During the mid/later years of the NES, Sunsoft was known for creating a number of quality titles, starting with Blaster

Demon’s World

Toaplan was best known for their vertical shoot-em-ups in the vein of Fire Shark and Batsugun, but they were capable

Over Horizon

Hot-B was one of those really odd game companies that never really hit the big time. You could say they

Strider (2014)

This entry is part 5 of 6 in the series Strider

Strider was basically dead again after the release of Strider 2, and it took more than a decade for Hiryu

Journey to Silius

Sunsoft is one of many underappreciated developers who rose to prominence during the reign of the Nintendo Entertainment System. Somewhere

Panic Restaurant

Panic Restaurant is one of the many late NES releases to fall between the cracks, and it is unfortunate that it

Whomp ‘Em

Westone’s Wonder Boy series is a completely disorganized mess. That being said, it also contains some of the best action-adventure games ever

China Warrior

China Warrior is about Bruce Lee fighting his way through armies of Gregorian monks and sentient rocks and twigs. No, your

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