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Playstation Doused with Blood by Castlevania Symphony of the Night – Today in Retro Gaming – October 2nd, 1997

Picking right up where Castlevania Rondo of Blood left off, Castlevania Symphony of the Night was a seminal release for many fans of the franchise.  This was Konami doing what Konami excelled at- 2D side scrolling action.  The difference here was that while there was a lot of action, probably more than any other Castlevania […]

Fallout Brings Windows Gamers Alternative Historical Post-Nuclear War – Today in Retro Gaming – September 30th, 1997

War is something that is eternal in gaming.  Pretty much every electronic thing that has been released that plays games has had a war game of some sort.  Sure, that war game may have been with colorful graphics and bouncy sound effects but there was a war going on.  Fallout by Interplay, for Windows computers, certainly […]

WCW vs the World Pushed Wrestling to New Heights on Playstation – Today in History – February 28th, 1997

WCW vs the World on the Playstation was the first Virtual Pro Wrestling title to come to the United States.  This is a serious distinction considering the Virtual Pro Wrestling engine is one of the better ones that gamers saw during this period.  The people behind it went onto become Aki Corporation who made No […]

Die Hard Arcade Updates Brawlers with Movie License, Hits Sega Saturn Hard – Today in History – February 28th, 1997

Sega were known for doing the quirky thing with their games, this was true in the early days.  Titles such as Alex Kidd had you fighting bosses with “rock, paper, scissors”.  Later titles did cool things that we see today though no fighting game has revived the Daytona car like Fighter’s Megamix featured.  In Die […]


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