Monthly Archives: May 2012

NES Review: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Tournament Fighters

Regardless of their quality, Konami had three extremely popular Ninja Turtles games for the NES under its belt and when the Street Fighter craze swept the world, the company had no better license to slap onto a fighter than the … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Super Street Fighter IV AE (360)

Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition Developer: Capcom Publisher: Capcom Genre: Fighting Release Date: 07/07/2011 (DLC); 07/28/2011 (Retail) Back when Street Fighter IV reinvigorated the fighting game scene in 2009, the balance between consoles and arcades became an epic struggle. … Continue reading

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XBLA Review: Bastion

Bastion Publisher: Warner Bros. Developer: SuperGiant Games Genre: Hack ‘n’ Slash RPG Release Date: 07/20/2011 The Xbox LIVE Arcade format has seen a resurgence of genres long thought dead in the field of endless FPS titles, but 2011 in particular … Continue reading

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An Early Look at Galloping Ghost’s Dark Presence

Back in the ‘90s, some companies were absolutely convinced FMV and “movies that you control” were the future. Unfortunately, the results of such efforts were deemed by the majority as below average at best and painful at worst. If capturing … Continue reading

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Interview with Nana-OnSha’s Masaya Matsuura

We really shouldn’t have to introduce Masaya Matsuura as his work on 1997’s Playstation hit PaRappa the Rapper is the reason why a good chunk of us are here today, writing on a Web site dedicated solely to music video … Continue reading

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Making Waves: Vector Unit’s Matt Small on “Hydro Thunder Hurricane”

Just before the Internet became a part of my daily life and a major source for my video gaming news, 1999 saw two Hydro Thunder cabinets splash down at the marquee location in my local arcade.  Around this time, most … Continue reading

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Preview: Chronicles of Spellborn

While the thought of another fantasy-based MMORPG hitting the U.S. PC market might trigger an automatic roll of the eyes from most gamers, Acclaim has been toiling away on a select title originating from European servers which it hopes will … Continue reading

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