Category: Feature

Xenophage: Alien Bloodsport

Back in the mid ’90s, fighting games had reached their peak of popularity, and every major developer had at least

Richard Garriott (Interview)

This entry is part 22 of 22 in the series Ultima

Interview with Richard Garriott Richard Garriott, aka Shamino Salle Dacil, aka Don Shamino, aka Lord British, original author of Ultima

Arena: Maze of Death

Given the subtitle Maze of Death for its US release, Arena may have an isometric perspective and dystopian future like Shadowrun, but mechanically it

Blues Brothers, The: Jukebox Adventure

The Blues Brothers: Jukebox Adventure is your typical mid-90s movie licensed platformer. It’s not particularly bad, but also not very good,

Burn: Cycle

Generally regarded as one of, if not the best, games on the Philips CDi, Burn: Cycle is a combination of

Big Trouble in Little China

Kurt Russell is a phenomenal actor, starring in various comedies in the 1970s before making a string of awesome action

The Urban Legend of Shin Megami Tensei: Turn it off now!

Back in 2003, a poster on the Japanese board 2ch posted a story about how he was playing Shin Megami

Vampire Rain

At least the premise is interesting; vampires are taking over the world! They’re lightning fast and have superhuman senses, but

Limbo of the Lost

Game developers never mean for their product to turn out terribly. E.T. for the Atari 2600, Superman for the Nintendo

Oh Shit!

Oh Shit! is such a bizarre creation, one that’s totally unashamed to swear and steal at the same time. It’s

Obscure Video Game Controversies – Hard Hat Mack

Hard Hat Mack is an 8-bit computer game from Electronic Arts. It’s clearly inspired by Donkey Kong, in that it

Color a Dinosaur

In the early 90s, a developer called Farsight Studios got their start in the industry working on the notorious Action

WWF WrestleMania

There are almost far too many pro wrestling video games to write about, especially those officially licensed by the World

Big Rigs: Over the Road Racing

The horror, the horror… Some games are bad because the creators’ artistic vision somehow exceeded their technical grasp. Some games

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