Sega expanded the Sonic the Hedgehog universe with Dr Robotnik’s Mean Bean Machine on the Sega Genesis. Puyo Puyo fans will instantly be at home here.
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Dr Robotnik’s Mean Bean Machine Expands the Sonic Universe – Today in Retro Gaming – November 26th, 1993
Anyone that has been gaming since the early 90’s will probably remember a game called The Incredible Machine. This was an electronic interpretation of Rube Goldberg style puzzles. For those that don’t know, the idea is to use dissimilar items together in an effort to solve problems that are off the wall and somewhat bizarre. […]
“THE MOST AMAZING GAME EVER WRITTEN IN BASIC” says the opening screen. Ha-ha this game should be interesting I thought. A coder who isn’t shy, boasting about his own game. How original and probably the first time I have seen that when I have loaded up a game, generally speaking, Amstrad CPC coders are a […]
When you think minimalist gaming you probably think of the Atari 2600. That era of consoles had to rely on good gameplay with great controls to keep the player interested. They didn’t have awesome HD graphics and 7.1 surround sound to work with. Those crutches would come a couple of decades later. That is what […]
In the world of retro gaming there are not a lot of companies like Piko Interactive. They go out and find unreleased games, get the rights to them and fix them up, sometimes completing them, and then releasing them legally for fans to purchase. Take a look at the Piko Interactive store and you will […]
Out of all of the games that we see receive fan homages regularly one genre seems to be forgotten just as often. That is the Arkanoid style brick breaker game, also known as Breakout. Well, the developers behind Retroid for the Nintendo Game Boy certainly remember those two classics. Sure, the Game Boy already received […]
Sega are on quite a roll lately. Just recently it was revealed that Sega were acquiring the Technosoft library that includes the Thunder Force series, Herzog Zwei and a few other titles. Now it they are showing off Puyo Puyo Chronicles for the Nintendo 3DS. This is great news for fans of this franchise when […]
The Texas Instruments 99/4A computer is not known or being a gaming beast but that is quickly changing. Sure, Tex Turbo is not going to make you think that but there are plenty of awesome games that will such as the Alex Kidd homage. Tex Turf though is a puzzle game that is VERY reminiscent […]
Tetris Attack was an awesome game. Too bad it had to rip off the Tetris name as that probably should have been saved for a true puzzle game in the series. What we got in Tetris Attack was a Nintendo-ized puzzle game that was pretty much all new for the North American market. You might […]
Most Sega Dreamcast owners know of a little game called Wind and Water Puzzle Battles. This is obviously a puzzle game for the Sega Dreamcast. What is unique about this one is the game play. Also, it was just re-released by the publisher at a new lower price.
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