Category: You Didn’t Buy It?

Fatal Fury: Mark of the Wolves – You Didn’t Buy It?

SNK are a developer of great pedigree, and although their games in the last few years have been somewhat inconsistent, we’re seeing a bit of a resurgence recently with...

Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse (Mega Drive) – You Didn’t Buy It?

The 90s were a great time for games. In between the ferocious (and, looking back, hilarious) console war between Sega and Nintendo, and the rapid advancements in gaming...

Nightmare Creatures (PSX) – You Didn’t Buy It?

The fifth generation of home consoles was a wild time; the mighty Sony entering the ring with their new console, the fires of the first console war was dying down after...

Shadow Warrior Review – You Didn’t Buy It?

To say that video games have become much more politically correct over the years is no bold claim. One inappropriate joke or passing comment could result in unwanted...

Balls of Steel – You Didn’t Buy It?

No matter how advanced video games have become over the years, pinball has never really been forgotten about in its entirety. In fact, there have been countless digital...

Q!Zone for Quake – You Didn’t Buy It?

Fans loved to create levels for the likes of ultra-popular games, such as DOOM & Duke Nukem 3D. Meanwhile, companies enjoyed compiling them onto discs and selling...

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...