Archive for the ‘Portables’ Category

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Game Hack: New Super Mario Bros Origins on Nintendo DS

Remakes, hacks, fan works, whatever you want to call these types of reworks of games, they are sometimes quite cool. Take New Super Mario Bros Origins on the Nintendo 3DS which is based on the Nintendo DS title, New Super Mario Bros. Origins takes all of the levels from the original SMB game and then […]

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New Game: Rogue’s Tale for Android

Rogue is one of the oldest, most retro, games in existence that is still being called upon for new games. Rogue’s Tale takes the essence of Rogue and continues the tradition known as “Roguelikes” on Android. If you are not familiar with Rogue or Roguelikes in general, continue reading. For everyone else, the store link […]

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New Game: Superfrog, Classic Action Platform Title, Updated on Android

Team17 have updated their classic action platform title, Superfrog, for Android devices. Originally released in 1993 for computers of the time, Superfrog drew a lot of comparison to popular console titles of the time such as Sonic the Hedgehog and the Super Mario Brothers series of games. Now, with updated graphics and sounds, Superfrog is […]

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New Game: Philia the Sequel to Elansar Released on Atari Jaguar CD, Computer Android and iOS

New games for old platforms, particularly those that didn’t sell well such as the Atari Jaguar CD-ROM, are interesting for several reasons. Unlike many other publishers of retro games, the team behind Philia, and the previous title in this series Elansar, understand that they need to reach more gamers to garner more sales. Philia, just […]

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Hardware Hack: Super Nintendo/Super Famicom Themed Game Boy Advance Portables

The Game Boy Advance, no matter if you are a fan of Nintendo or not, is obviously a seminal portable platform. Some would argue the GBA is the last “retro” portable to be released, probably thanks in large part to the library that was released for this Nintendo hand held. Thanks to Rose Colored Gaming […]

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Got An iPad or iPhone and Love Nintendo?

Following up the success of the recent game collection apps article on Android devices, I thought it would be a good idea to listen the feedback from readers across the Internet and do a Nintendo centric version of the article.  Here I have collected several Apps off of iTunes that cater to a different Nintendo […]

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Wacky Wednesday – Godzilla (GB)

Welcome to Wacky Wednesday, a weekly wandering whereupon we wistfully wemem…remember…those wild, wonky worlds we’ve welcomed without–OK, you know what, enough of this alliterative nonsense.  I’m not Alan Moore, and neither are you.  This is just a new feature we’re throwing at the wall to see if it sticks. So here’s the deal: each week […]

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Review: Gunman Clive for Nintendo 3DS eShop

Run and gun shooters have always been a favorite genre of mine.  Mega Man on the NES is one that really hooked me on gaming in general.  So, when something is compared to that 8-bit classic, I tend to take notice.  Gunman Clive on the Nintendo eShop is a game that draws comparisons to Capcom’s […]

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Review: Cave Story for Sony PSP

When I first started playing Cave Story on PSP, I didn’t “get it”, I thought it was rediculous- pushing DOWN to enter doors, really? Then after I got over my problems with a few design choices like that, I became the recipient of what I have come to call my latest digital addiction. Playing into […]

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Review: Castle of Shadows on Android

Action titles involving the undead, usually a vampire of some sort, are a dime a dozen.  Ones that are actually good are rarer though.  Castle of Shadows by Playphone Inc, runs the gamut of mediocrity for storys- literally one sentence that mentions something about


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