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
Massive list of games on sale this weekend with many newcomers to the discount world. From Gamefly to Dotemu and GoG.com and everything in between. Check out the sales below:
Android and iOS are not new to getting retro scrolling shooter re-releases. Titles such as Ikaruga, Espgaluda and the Raiden series have all made the jump to touch screen devices. Now, Gunbird 2, can be added to the growing list of retro shooters gamers can now enjoy on the go.
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 […]
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.
To say Pokemon has been a cash cow for Nintendo is quite an understatement. From the original cards to the cartoon/movies and games based on this franchise, Nintendo definitely made the right choice in bringing it over to North America. One game in particular would seem to go against the spirit of the card game […]
Most gamers are not interested in “waggle” controls- the act of flinging or flailing around to produce action in a game. This form of gaming control was popularized by the Nintendo Wii and also on platforms such as iOS and Android. Waggle is much older than those platforms though, Nintendo was incorporating it in games […]