Monthly Archives: December 2015

Why Wasn't This a Hit- Mr Nutz by Ocean for Sega Genesis and Super Nintendo

Welcome to the first Why Wasn’t this a Hit: Mr. Nutz. This is not going to really be a review but more of a retrospective editorial looking into why the game in question didn’t become a hit. Mr. Nutz not quite

Virtua Fighter 2 Earns Ring Out Victory on Sega Saturn – Today in History – December 30th, 1995

Sega continued their arcade in the home initiative with Virtua Fighter 2.  Other arcade titles they brought into the living room included the first Virtua Fighter and Sega Rally Championship.  Virtua Cop and many other titles that came later continued

Sega Rally Championship Slings Mud on Sega Saturn – Today in History – December 28th, 1995

Sega Rally threw the gauntlet of mud down and for the most part, Sony and Nintendo had nothing to counter with on this level.

Another World, aka Out of this World, Fan Short Film

I am from North America so I will be using the name Out of this World instead of Another World since that is what I know it by.  When Out of this World hit in the early 1990’s on the

4 Unlicensed Donkey Kong Country Games You Missed Out On

Donkey Kong Country was one of the most visually impressive Super Nintendo titles.  It left Sega and their Genesis sitting out cold as far as anything to compare.  The Silicon Graphics workstation graphics were just too visually impressive and it

Sega Could be Publishing More Dreamcast Games

Since it is all the rage to lead articles with misleading titles (see my discussion on the Coleco Chameleon situation) I figured why not.  Technically that headline is not wrong.  Sega COULD publish more games for the Dreamcast, it doesn’t

Dreamcast 2- Only in Your Dreams and Here is Why

Sega is not working on the Dreamcast 2 console.  The headlines that you are reading around the web are on par with the “Coleco is Back” bull crap that RETRO Video Game Systems Inc is trying to hand out.  This

IndieGo Console Looks to be All in One Retro Gaming Fans Always Wanted, Currently on Kickstarter- Goal Already Met

We have been covering new consoles a lot this year.  From the Retro Freak to the RETRO Video Game System, now the Coleco Chameleon.  There is no shortage of new hardware that is looking to give retrogaming fans what they

Batman- Return of the Joker is no Laughing Matter on NES – Today in History – December 20th, 1991

Besides the slight identity crisis that we saw with Batman: Return of the Joker, it was also not all that well received by the fans.  This was the first Batman game for Sunsoft since their debut with the license on

Streets of Rage 2 Continues the Beat Down – Today in History – December 20th, 1992

There is no denying that the Streets of Rage series is one of Sega’s most popular outside of Sonic.  It is a tragedy of gaming that they have not kept SoR updated on newer platforms like they have Sonic.  Streets