Category: Games

5 Goofy Video Game Weapons, Part 2

Weapons are a vital inclusion for many combat-centric games. Some allow you to duke it out with guns, axes and special powers. Although, not all titles stick with a...

Arcade Hall of Fame: Breakout

The game you have probably already played but had no idea you have done so, Breakout is an arcade classic from Atari that has as storied a development history as any...

Silver Surfer (NES) – Think You Can Beat It?

What do you get when you cross a fairly iconic Marvel superhero with a game that is not only NES hard but is one of the most difficult games on the system? You get...

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...

Virtua Cop – CO-OP Classics

One of the defining genres of the arcade, the light gun shooter was also a quintessential part of the Nintendo Famicom experience in the form of Duck Hunt and other...

5 Goofy Video Game Weapons

Weapons are pretty important in video games. While most games let you fight battles with guns, blades and magic – which is a lot more fun than fixing your problems...

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...

Rayman (PS1) – Think You Can Beat It?

It’s hard to overestimate just how influential mascot games were in the 1990s, especially those based around a platforming concept. Rayman for the PlayStation may have...

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 –...

River City Random (NES) – CO-OP Classics

The classic Kunio-kun series of games, known as River City Ransom when it made its way outside of Japan, is one of the longest running and most storied franchises back...

Arcade Hall of Fame: Star Wars (1983)

It is really hard to imagine just how much of a popular phenomenon George Lucas’ Star Wars was when it hit cinemas way back in 1977. A craze that swept much of the...

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...

Rampage (Arcade) – CO-OP Classics

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be one of the gigantic kaiju monsters like Godzilla or Mothra? The makers of classic arcade coin-op game Rampage had that...

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....

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...

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...