Author Archives: Michael Crisman

Today in Retro Gaming – Datsugoku: Prisoner of War (NES)

Taking prisoners has been a part of warfare since upright-walking hominids started hitting one another with increasingly sharper sticks and heavier rocks. That said, no matter how nicely your captors treat you, you’ve still wound up in a colossal mess.

Today in Retro Gaming – Superman (N64)

One hundred and ninety-six countries, including all of Europe became signatories to the Geneva Convention back in 1949. Despite this documented historical fact, French developer Titus Software was, for reasons unknown to Amnesty International, the Red Cross, and the United

Today in Retro Gaming – Zen: Intergalactic Ninja (NES)

There are more games featuring ninjas, about ninjas, or with ‘ninja’ in the title than there were actual ninjas throughout all of human history [citation needed].  Konami’s Zen: Intergalactic Ninja for the NES is totally one of them.  And you