When NEC released the Turbo Grafx-16 in North America it was instantly the underdog in gamer’s eyes. This was the first outing for NEC in this territory and for all intents and purposes, no real name brand games were available or on the horizon for this new console. NEC had a tough road to walk […]
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Splatterhouse Brings Home Blood, Guts and Ski Masks to Turbo Grafx-16: Today in History- April 21st, 1990
A product of Nintendo R&D1 led by Gunpei Yokoi (R.I.P.), Super Metroid is the only outing on the Super Nintendo for Samus Aran and the little aliens called Metroids. This being the third game in the Metroid seris, gamers were treated to a little more of the story and even had a few heart wrenching […]
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 original Game Boy was a seminal system for Nintendo, it set the pace for the hand held market and did things prior hand helds of the time couldn’t. The Game Boy was different enough to warrant millions of units sold which was able to solidify Nintendo in this new market that up to that […]
Other than Mighty Final Fight, there was no Final Fight game released for the original Nintendo Entertainment System, at least officially. Fans have created a version of Final Fight 3 for the NES, unofficially, why the series was not started with the first is unknown but this game is interesting nonetheless.
Time Diver: Eon Man was originally planned to be a 1993 release for the Nintendo Entertainment System in North America by Taito. For unknown reasons, Time Diver was not released. There was a version released in Asia which this translation is probably based on.
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.