Posts Tagged ‘ps2’

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Today in History: April 3rd, 1993- Final Fight Punches onto the Sega CD

Capcom was an earnest Nintendo licensee from the get-go, not jumping ship till well into the life of the Super Nintendo, later than many other gaming companies.  They did license out some of their arcade games though, rather than releasing them on competing hardware themselves (something Konami didn’t do for years).  Most of these licensed […]

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Today in History: December 7th, 2004 – Kuon Turns Survival Horror Upside Down on Playstation 2

Survival horror titles at one time were an endangered genre in gaming. Sure game publishers dabbled with the genre all the way back to the NES, at least in a style that we are familiar with today. By 2004, the genre had developed standards that most companies had to go with or suffer poor sales […]

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Today in History: November 17th, 1989- Forgotten Worlds Comes Home to Genesis

Believe it or not, back in the day arcades were a big thing. For years, it was generally held that if you wanted that arcade experienece at home you got a NES. That was till Sega released the Sega Genesis in North America along with a slew of arcade titles that were closer to the […]

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Today in History: November 14th, 1996- Lara Croft Begins Spelunking in Tomb Raider

Tomb Raider is one of those games that came along during a magical time of gaming, the transition from 16-bit to 32-bit. A time when developers were trying to show off new styles of games that the Super Nintendo and Sega Genesis. At first the games were pretty blocky polygonal messes on the new, for […]