Category: Features

Raptor: Call of the Shadows (PC) – Think You Can Beat It?

In the future, there is only one way to make big bucks, and it doesn’t involve paperounds or painting fences – nope, it’s all about high-octane dogfights....

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Ryu (Street Fighter)

Considered by many to be the hero of Capcom’s Street Fighter series of fighting games, do we really know that much about lone wolf Japanese fighter Ryu? After all,...

Future Cop LAPD (PS1) – CO-OP Classics

Third-person shooters have never been as big as their sibling, first-person shooters, but they nonetheless have posted up some impressive results in terms of gameplay,...

Arcade Hall of Fame: Burger Time

Developed and published by Data East in 1982, Burger Time is an arcade game unlike any other you’ve probably played. Combining elements of a platforming game with a...

CO-OP Classics – Venom/Spider-man: Separation Anxiety

There are few rivalries as storied and compelling as that between Spider-Man and his nemesis, the symbiote-powered Venom. So you might be curious as to why these two...

The Top 10 Underrated NES Games

The NES has a vast library but you’re probably not familiar with everything the system has to offer. We’re all familiar with the Mario titles and the games from...

Arcade Hall of Fame: Dig-Dug (Namco)

1982’s Dig Dug from Namco is an arcade classic fondly recalled by many denizens of the early arcades and probably known to modern gamers for their appearances in...

A Brief History of: SEGA Dreamcast

Following the abject failure of the Saturn, the once-contender for the throne of the video games industry had a lot of soul searching to do – or, in this case,...

Metal Gear Solid (PS1) – Think You Can Beat It?

The 1998 stealth-action title Metal Gear Solid for the Sony PlayStation helped set new standards in both storytelling and gameplay within games of its ilk and the title...

5 Things You Didn’t Know About: Luigi (Super Mario Bros.)

Starting out life as nothing more than a palette swap of his brother Mario, Luigi has since gone on to star in his own games and make a name for himself outside of his...

The Top 10 Games for Nintendo Wii

The public loves a comeback kid and no one quite exemplifies that idea more than Nintendo, the Japanese games giant that single-handedly helped save the industry back in...

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles in Time – CO-OP Classics

No game company dominated beat ‘em ups in the early 1990s arcade scene quite like Japanese publisher Konami, who released not only the classic The Simpsons arcade game...

Arcade Hall of Fame: Paper Boy

Who would have thought that a classic job that was killed by the Internet could make such a great video game? Before everyone was logging on to their desktops or swiping...

A Brief History of: SNK NEO GEO

The Rolls-Royce of home consoles in the 1990s, SNK’s Neo Geo was as awesome as it was pricey. Converting the majority of SNK’s arcade software to the home format,...

Comix Zone (Mega Drive) – Think You Can Beat It?

When a video game tries something different from the rest of the crowd the response from the game-buying public is usually quite swift and decisive. In the case of Comix...

5 Things You Didn’t Know About: Link (Legend of Zelda)

There are few gaming characters as iconic as The Legend of Zelda’s Link, the protagonist of every adventure in the series. But there are a few things about our...

Sunset Riders (SNES) – CO-OP Classics

The Super Nintendo’s release in 1990 proved that lightning could strike twice for the popular Japanese video games company as the system not only helped maintain the...

Arcade Hall of Fame: 1942 (Capcom)

Released to arcades in 1984, the World War II-inspired dog fighting game 1942 helped define shoot ‘em up games during a period in which the genre was still nascent and...