Category: Review

Ultima (Series Introduction)

This entry is part 1 of 7 in the series Ultima

Back in Houston, Texas in 1977, a 17-year-old nerd is putting the finishing touches on the 28th version of his

ToeJam & Earl in Panic on Funkotron

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Toejam & Earl

At the end of the original game, ToeJam & Earl managed to rebuild their rocket ship and return to their

ToeJam & Earl III: Mission to Earth

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Toejam & Earl

With the rise of the Dreamcast, work went underway to create a new game in the T&E series, which had fallen to

Toejam & Earl

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Toejam & Earl

If you mention the Genesis to anybody who’s familiar with it, odds are the first thing people are going to


This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Raiden

Seibu Kaihatsu’s Raiden series is one of the most well-known vertical shoot-em-ups from the golden age of the genre. It

Psycho-Nics Oscar

Ever wonder how the Gradius power-up bar would work outside of a side-scrolling shooter? Konami eventually stuck it in the

Ninja Baseball Bat Man

The early 90s was a great time for America’s favorite pastime: the arcade scene was the healthiest they’d been in


The Super Famicom was home to a number of excellent action-RPGs, amongst them Illusions of Gaia, Soul Blazer, Terranigma, Brain Lord, and many others.

Shadow Hearts

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Shadow Hearts

If there’s one thing the video game community can always be relied on to do, it’s second-guessing itself, often in

Flame Zapper Kotsujin

For the most part, NEC’s PC-9801 platform was largely known for strategy games, RPGs and visual novels. While there are

Baruusa No Fukushuu

Zainsoft isn’t exactly a company that’s recognized very much. While they published a number of action and RPGs in the

Hell: A Cyberpunk Thriller

Hell: A Cyberpunk Thriller was the product of the burgeoning multimedia era in the mid-90s. PCs were finally infiltrating the

The Bizarre Adventures of Woodruff and the Schnibble

The Bizarre Adventures of Woodruff and the Schnibble is often lumped in together with Coktel’s Gobliiins series, although it’s actually an

Timequest – IBM PC (1991)

Timequest, Legend Entertainment’s second release, is very reminiscent of Sierra’s text adventure Time Zone. Spanning six disks and retailing at nearly

Sword of Vermilion

In the late ’80s and early ’90s, Sega and NEC were pumping the audience for the world of 16-bit consoles.