All posts by Michael Plasket


So first things first: The eponymous protagonist of Sega’s Flashgal is Wonder Woman. No, seriously, she may be called “Flashgal” for the

Dr. Micro

Donkey Kong is one of the most influential games in all of history. Shigeru Miyamoto’s brainchild gave rise to the wonderful

Dr. Chaos

Every game system has its super A-list golden games and franchises that everyone knows, terrible games that are notorious for

I, Robot

As one of the oldest companies in virtual entertainment, Atari has been through all sorts of phases and changes in

Lucky & Wild

With the successes of 48 Hours and Lethal Weapon, the buddy cop film genre was thriving in the eighties and nineties. The basic

Ali Baba & The 40 Thieves

It cannot be emphasized enough how much impact Pac-Man had on popular culture. Ask video game score champion Billy Mitchell, songwriter and

Brute Force

  Beat-em-ups are simple and fun, which also led to a lot of samey-ness. While most games strived to be

Comix Zone

Written By Sotenga Sega was at its zenith in the middle of the nineties. Before the looming threat of 32-bit

Holy Diver

  Though not extraordinarily well known in North America, Irem released several quality games, most of which were designated for

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