Category: Feature

Critical Path

Critical Path is a game that initially was an impressive demonstration of new technology, but had few redeeming qualities after the

Hana no Star Kaidou

In the Famicom game Hana no Star Kaidou, you take on the roles of two fictional musicians – Moeta Hatano and

Super Monkey Daibouken

“Nagai tabi ga hajimaru…” (“The long journey begins…”) proclaims the opening text of Super Monkey Daibouken. And boy, are they

Corpse Killer

Corpse Killer is another largely insufferable FMV game from the creative Digital Pictures team, who were nothing if not prolific.

Deep Blue

Pack-In-Video published this game! Pack-In-Video is a publisher you’ve probably never heard of, though if you played video games in

Pray for Death

The PC was never really known for its selection of fighting games, and there’s a few reasons for that. For

BCV: Battle Construction Vehicles

BCV, short for Battle Construction Vehicles, and known as Kensetsu Juuki Kenka Battle: Buchigire Kongou! in its native Japan, embraces

Gordo 106: The Mutated Lab Monkey

The golden era of the late 70s and early 80s was ruled by Atari, with them and other publishers often

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

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