Archive for the ‘retro review’ Category

Retro Review: Super Punch-Out!

I was not lucky enough to have played Super Punch-Out back in the early 90s when it was released. The reason I had no interest with the Punch-Out series was because:1. I played the original Mike Tyson’s Punch Out for NES and it was way too difficult for me at such a young age2. It […]

Retro Review: Grand Theft Auto III

With the Release of Grand Theft Auto IV this week, it’s a good time to sit back and take another look at the game that made DMA design – Rockstar North. GTA 1 and GTA 2 were top down open world games that were fun, but never really had any sense of story. You were […]

Best Games You’ve Never Played: Dragon Force Sega Saturn

Dragon Force was one of the best games for the Sega Saturn. It was released in Japan as a Sega Ages Collection for Playstation 2, but unfortunately we are not that lucky here in the U.S. Dragon Force was translated and released by the now defunct Working Designs (great studio) and released for the Saturn […]

Retro Review: Eternal Champions: Challenge from the Darkside

“Nine of the greatest fighters throughout history have met untimely and unjust deaths. They now compete against each other for a chance to face the “Eternal Champion” and reclaim their souls. The victor will return to Earth with the chance to avenge his or her own death and restore balance to the universe.” That quote […]

Retro Review: Atari Asteroids

You can play asteroids above for yourself. The above is a pretty spot-on translation of the 80s Arcade classic. It seems even more appropriate to review Asteroids since it was just released to Xbox Live Arcade. Asteroids was surely one of the best games for the Atari 2600. The game gave you more control over […]

Retro Review: Burning Rangers

The number of people who have played this game are few I’m sure, but as a Saturn owner this was one of the few titles that I look back foundly on. Burning Rangers had really good graphics for the time and amazing graphics for a Saturn game. More importantly, it was (still is) a unique […]