Monthly Archives: January 2016

Brain Dead 13 FMV Game Gives You Unlimited Lives Because You Will Need Them – Today in History – January 31st, 1996

A little disclaimer in the manual for Brain Dead 13 set the pace for the rest of the game.  You are given unlimited lives and will probably need all of them to survive Brain Dead 13.  For those that do

5 More New Sega Genesis Games

It is a proven fact that I am a big fan of the Sega Genesis. It is an amazing console, one that homebrew developers are still making sing with new titles. This is my second “collection” article for the Sega

Sword of Vermillion Brings Action Role Playing to Sega Genesis – Today in History – January 28th, 1991

When you have someone on staff like Yu Suzuki you have to let them spread their wings and fly.  With Sword of Vermillion that is exactly what Sega did- this was Yu Suzuki’s first console exclusive title, sadly it was

Typing of the Dead Replaces Guns with Keyboards on Sega Dreamcast – Today in History – January 23rd, 2001

Edutainment titles are a staple of gaming.  Going all the way back the early days of both console and personal computer gaming.  The problem edutainment has always faced is that it was OBVIOUSLY edutainment.  Much like licensed titles, but worse,

5 New Sega Genesis Games

Since the “5 New Sega Master System Games” article was a great success I figured why not give Sega Genesis fans the same opportunity. There is not nearly as much stuff being developed for the Sega Genesis as there is

Rescueware in Today’s World- Piko Interactive

Piko Interactive are an independent publisher/developer based in the United States that focus on both original games and finishing formerly forgotten titles for old consoles.  Piko Interactive have taken on many classic game challenges and brought them to modern gamers

5 New Sega Master System Games

The Sega Master System did not fare all that well in the United States.  Partly to being mishandled by Sega and partly due to restrictive licensee agreements Nintendo enforced.  Take your pick.  While the Master System did flourish in other

Display Your Retrogaming Collection the Right Way with Linked to the Wall

Collectors of retrogames have all shared the same problem: how to display their collections without damaging them.  Many have come and gone with what was thought to be good ideas.  Others have simply chosen to do collection videos, pack everything

Import Review – Aleste Sega Game Gear

Compile certainly knew how to make a scrolling shooter.  They created the Aleste series in Japan.  Some their titles were ported over to North America’s Sega Genesis and Sega CD.  We got M.U.S.H.A. (who remembers what that stands for?) and

Battlesport Proves 3DO Can Ruin Friendships – Today in History – January 1st, 1996

This is a game that brings back the feel goods for me.  When I bought a 3DO it was after I joined the Marines (I shipped to boot camp the day after this game was released).  I liked this one