Category: You Didn’t Buy It?

Bust-a-Move 2: Arcade Edition (PlayStation) – You Didn’t Buy It?!

We’ve all been fooled by a game that looked pretty childish or silly at first glance, only to discover that we were wrong in so many ways. Released in arcades in 1995...

Wolfenstein 3D: The Lost Episodes – You Didn’t Buy It?

Before DOOM shook up the gaming world in 1993, id Software stunned players with its World War II-shooter Wolfenstein 3D. For the time, this was a technological...

Twisted Metal 4 (PlayStation) – You Didn’t Buy It?

There were plenty of big-name game franchises in the nineties, and one of them was SingleTrac’s Twisted Metal. Essentially, it was like a deathmatch in cars –...

Flicky (Sega Mega Drive) – Think You Can Beat It?

When you think of video games with intense gameplay and memorable, high-octane chases, chances are that the 1991-platformer Flicky does not come to mind. That is not to...

PIPPO (ZX Spectrum) – You didn’t but it?!

Ostensibly a basic puzzler on its face, PIPPO on ZX Spectrum also combines elements from platforming games to change things up a bit.

Crystalis (NES) – You didn’t buy it?!

Easily one of the most gorgeous games you will play on Nintendo’s 8-bit system, SNK’s Crystalis was like Zelda on steroids and is remarkable for its depth.

Castlevania: Blood Lines (Mega Drive) – You didn’t buy it!?

When most people think about the Castlevania series on home consoles, thoughts typically turn to the Nintendo Famicom editions, numbered one through three, or for those...

Secret of Evermore (SNES) – You didn’t buy it?!

Critics were not kind to Secret of Evermore, but the presentation is one of the most colorful and gorgeous you will find on the SNES

Dexter’s Laboratory Robot Rampage (GBC) – You didn’t buy it?!

Dexter's Laboratory: Robot Rampage is an example of some great, under-appreciated gameplay using some of the best stuff Cartoon Network has ever produced.

Road Rash (N64) – You didn’t buy it?!

Road Rush (N64) is best experienced as a kind of brash, no-holds-barred racing game that puts racing second to causing some form of mayhem.

The Guardian Legend (NES) – You Didn’t Buy It?!

You could easily waste hours on this little-known masterpiece from Irem and you would be totally justified in doing so.

Eternal Champions (Sega Mega Drive) – You didn’t buy it?!

Street Fighter II and, later, Mortal Kombat, kicked off a craze that was perhaps the swansong of the arcade industry in many parts of the world. The arcade fighting game...

Clash at Demonhead (NES) – You didn’t buy it?!

A challenging action-adventure platformer with enough charm to win your heart and addictive gameplay that will bring you back for more.

M.O.V.I.E on ZX Spectrum – You didn’t buy it?!

Saying a certain game is beyond its time might be a cliche or trite statement, but when it is true people should take note. M.O.V.I.E is just such a game.

Kid Dracula (Gameboy) – You didn’t buy it?!

We take a look at the Castlevania spin-off that could well warrant a place in your collection.

Digimon World II (PS1) – You Didn’t Buy It?!

The game, developed by BEC and published by Japanese conglomerate Bandai, is the dungeon crawler sequel to the original game, Digimon World - a game widely praised and...

‘Contact Sam Cruise’ (ZX Spectrum) – You Didn’t Buy It?

‘Contact Sam Cruise’ was a Sinclair ZX Spectrum game released at the tail end of 1986 by “Microsphere”, just in time for Christmas 1986. It...

Zombies Ate My Neighbors – You Didn’t Buy It?!

ZAMN BABY! Zombies. A subject now stunted and oversaturated by a plethora of forms of entertainment, they are known the world over in a plenty of different forms. Some...