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Target Renegade Sequel to NES Classic Hits – Today in History – March 26th, 1990

Target Renegade was the sequel to the original Renegade game that also appeared on the Nintendo Entertainment System.  Target Renegade is a brawler, similar to Final Fight and Double Dragon.  Considering there are only two action buttons there are many required button combinations to successfully navigate all of the moves available to your fighter.

Splatterhouse 3 Asks You to Save Jennifer Again on Sega Genesis – Today in History – March 18th, 1993

In the history of video games there are not that many third party franchises that have not seen at least on release on a Nintendo console.  One such franchise that holds that honor is Splatterhouse.  No, I am not counting the “super deformed” game that was released in Japan.  Namco originally started Splatterhouse in arcades, […]

Castlevania – Bloodlines Shows Genesis Fans Darker Europe – Today in History – March 17th, 1994

Konami used to care about fans.  For proof of this just look at the 16-bit era.  Castlevania during this period was THE game to get if you were into action, adventure and hard as nails gameplay.  The cool thing about this era is that every console or handheld that received a Castlevania game got an […]

Ring of Red Shows Alternate History after World War II on Playstation 2 – Today in History – March 12th, 2001

It is historical fact that Germany and Japan lost World War II.  Ring of Red tells the story of an alternate history where Japan was conquered by both Soviet and American forces.  This has led to a North Korea/South Korea situation that is rife with troubles.  Seriously, Harry Turtledove could have a field day in […]

Strider Downhill Runs Into Arcades – Today in History – March 7th, 1989

This is one of those titles that MADE us goto the local arcade and drop more than we wanted into it, one quarter at a time.  Capcom really hit the nail on the head with Strider- it is a classic in every sense of the term.  Graphically, Strider holds up quite well, especially the arcade […]

Bust-a-Move Expands Bubble Bobble Universe on Super Nintendo – Today in History – March 1st, 1995

Puzzle games are a dime a dozen, especially in today’s mobile market.  Just like years past, the good ones are the hard to find ones- those are the ones that continue to be enjoyable decades later.  Bust-a-Move is one such puzzle game.  My first experience with this franchise was the Neo Geo version at a […]


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