The Neo Geo is obviously a fighting game dream machine and SNK seemingly went to great lengths to make it so. From the King of Fighters series to the Fatal Fury and Samurai Shodown games, fighting games were more than well represented on this arcade/premium home machine. Mutation Nation is in the fighting game family, […]
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Mortal Kombat was one of those titles that set a lot of arcades on fire with realistic, digitized, graphics and over the top blood and gore. Gamers were flocking to the machines where ever possible, usually passing the latest Street Fighter II variation to do so. By the time Midway games got to the thrid […]
The 3DO did not have a lot of “classics” per se but there were a few really really good titles. While many of the better 3DO titles are made by either Electronic Arts or Crystal Dynamics, there were a few that were released by other companies such as Prolific Publishing (they didn’t do much else […]
There haven’t been a lot of games on sale over the weekend lately, at least games that fit the “retro” name. Coming back with a vengeance this week though are sales from GoG.com and more. As we discover more sales, they will be added to this list throughout the weekend.
SNK’s Neo Geo is nothing if not an impressive piece of tech that fans have fought tooth and nail to keep around and viable. Even years after the original SNK went under, fans have kept the Neo Geo held high in the echelons of gaming. For many though, the Neo Geo is just a fighting […]
When Sega released the Dreamcast almost 15 years ago, it was a revolutionary system, just gamers weren’t all that interested in supporting Sega after the way the Saturn was turned to pasture. During the short life of the Dreamcast there were more than a few iconic games released, one of which was a port of […]
Shining Force is one of those series that Sega really dropped the ball with, the whole “Shining” series probably became too dilluted and convoluted for Sega to keep up with it. So they dropped it like a hot potato. Unfortunate as this was really one of the series, along with Phantasy Star, that Sega could […]
There are more games featuring ninjas, about ninjas, or with ‘ninja’ in the title than there were actual ninjas throughout all of human history . Konami’s Zen: Intergalactic Ninja for the NES is totally one of them. And you need to play it, or the eco-terrorists win.