All posts by Paul Brownlee

Blaster Master

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series Blaster Master

Jason Frudnick was your normal teenaged kid living in a seemingly average suburban neighborhood, who happened to have a pet

Blaster Master Boy

This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series Blaster Master

A less commonly known fact about Blaster Master Boy (or Blaster Master Jr. in Europe) is that it originally wasn’t even part of the Blaster

Blaster Master: Blasting Again

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Blaster Master

Blaster Master: Blasting Again takes place several years after the sequels, where our hero Jason marries his girlfriend Eve (whom you

Thunder Force

This entry is part 1 of 7 in the series Thunder Force

From its humble origins in the Japanese computer scene of the mid-1980s, the Thunder Force series managed to stand out

Blaster Master: Enemy Below

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series Blaster Master

Sunsoft left the Blaster Master franchise alone for years after the last game, hoping the bad taste Blaster Master 2 left was washed out

Thunder Force V

This entry is part 5 of 7 in the series Thunder Force

After a five year hiatus, the Thunder Force series returned to grace the 32-bit consoles with its fifth title. The

Thunder Force III / Thunder Spirits

This entry is part 3 of 7 in the series Thunder Force

For Thunder Force III, Technosoft decided to abandon the overhead stages of the previous games and convert exclusively to the

Thunder Force II

This entry is part 2 of 7 in the series Thunder Force

When ignoring the first Thunder Force game, Thunder Force II is the black sheep of the series, as it’s not

Lightening Force

This entry is part 4 of 7 in the series Thunder Force

After the success Technosoft had with Thunder Force III, they decided to up the ante with the next installment, and

Hyper Duel 

To the gaming world at large, the now defunct Japanese videog ame software developer Technosoft is by far best known