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Dashin Desperadoes Updates Spy vs Spy Formula for Love – Today in Retro Gaming – July 6th, 1993

Not since the days of Spy vs Spy had gamers had an action game that allowed two players to just beat the heck out of each other.  Bonus since Dashin Desperadoes added a love interest while Spy vs Spy was all about getting secrets.  This is one of the best games to show off the […]

Film Noir Gaming Brings Cyber Punk Action Shadowrun to the Super Nintendo – Today in History – May 1st 1993

Shadowrun was an interesting title for the Super Nintendo (Sega’s version is COMPLETELY different).  Partly because it predated their “Play it Loud” campaign by a full year, even though it had quite mature elements to it (for starters your guy just got axed/murdered/is dead).  Shadowrun is also unique in that it was a cyber punk […]

New Game: Double or Nothing Released for Commodore 64

The Shoot ’em Up Construction Kit is responsible for another interesting release on the Commodore 64 (1941 being the other we are talking about). This one is called Double or Nothing and unique is one good word to describe how it is played. The screen is split down the middle and on either side is […]

Today in Retro Gaming: Two Crude Dudes

Data East got into this rut of playing “catch up” with their rivals, especially Technos.  Double Dragon comes out in the arcades, Data East makes Bad Dudes vs. Dragon Ninja.  Double Dragon comes out on the NES, Bad Dudes comes out on the NES.  Double Dragon gets a sequel  where New York is ravaged by […]

Today in History: October 16th, 1992- Atomic Runner Treads on Sega Genesis

Atomic Runner, a title that many probably don’t remember, was probably the birth of endless running games. Before the complaints start rolling in, think about this- Atomic Runner is all forced scrolling, though the player has control over Chelnov (the character in the game). While not “endless” Atomic Runner does hold similarities to newer titles […]


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