Latest Articles

Banner Saga, The

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Banner Saga

The Kickstarter crowdfunding platform has changed the gaming industry landscape quite a bit in recent years by reintroducing smaller, software

Realms of Arkania: Star Trail

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Realms of Arkania

Since Blade of Destiny was officially titled part of a trilogy and prompted for a final save after its ending, players knew they could

Realms of Arkania (Introduction)

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Realms of Arkania

The world of video game RPGs is generally viewed as divided into the two general styles of Japanese and Western

Vampire: The Masquerade – Redemption

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Vampire The Masquerade

After the brief summary offered about the setting, you might think that only a Western RPG cleverly mixing choices and

Dungeon (Dark Age of JRPGs)

Koei’s final RPG for 1983 follows the classic Ultima formula closer than any of the other games shown thus far.

Ken to Mahou / Sword & Sorcery (Dark Age of JRPGs)

  Last week I didn’t get to do another entry unfortunately (although I technically didn’t announce this as a weekly

Zeddas: Servant of Sheol

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Horror Tour

The gradual adoption of the CD and 3D technologies in the early 1990s is remembered today with equal parts wonder

Punch-Out!! (Introduction / Characters)

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Punch-Out

Nintendo’s take on the boxing world is quite interesting. While not the first boxing video game, Punch-Out!! was certainly the first one

Scramble Spirits

It’s difficult to do anything too original in the action genre of shoot-em-ups, ever since Xevious and Gradius set the bar for vertical and

Nosferatu the Vampyre 

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Nosferatu

The Movie Produced in 1921 and first shown the following year, Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau’s Nosferatu is one of the early formative works

Nosferatu (SNES)

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Nosferatu

The 16-bit Nosferatu offering by Seta can hardly be described as even maintaining a most tenuous link to the movies. It seems

Virtua Fighter

This entry is part 1 of 11 in the series Virtua Fighter

After Street Fighter II took the arcades by storm in 1991, the fighting game genre changed forever. Its basic control layout, its

Franko: The Crazy Revenge

In the early 90s, the success of games like Final Fight, Golden Axe and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in the

Time Gal

ADD MEGA CD PIC It’s easy to imagine how powerful an impression laserdisc games left on arcade visitors in 1983.

Net Guardian

Net Guardian is a doujin shoot-em-up for the PC98 released by Moguraya Soft in 1997. Though Net Guardian doesn’t bring anything new to