Posts Tagged ‘arcade’

Vertigo Racing Review, Spinouts and Cliffs Based Endless Runner

EA Chillingo have a new 3D isometric overhead endless runner that harkens back to the glory days of automobiles.  Vertigo Racing brings 10 classic cars from many eras of cars, if you are a car fan then you will definitely enjoy collecting them all.  I understand that not everyone reading this is a car fan […]

Pac-Man Puzzle Tour Review, ZTE ZMAX 2 Android Device

Ask any retro gaming fan which gaming character has been in more genres than any other.  Many fans will say Mario from Nintendo, who has played everything from a plumber to a pharmacist.  I would like to bring up Pac-Man by Bandai Namco as a candidate for that lofty title.  You see, nearly genre for […]

Pac-Man 256 Receives Several Features in Latest Update

Pac-Man 256 is a cool take on the endless running genre.  Taking the maze idea of the original games and simply having them go on forever, Pac-Man 256 brings the classic title to the modern gamer.  There are many themes, leaderboards and challenges that keep the maze running fresh and challenging.  Bandai Namco have updated […]

Blue Rider Bringing Overhead Shooters Circle Strafing

Circle strafing is a common practice in first person shooters but not so much overhead scrolling shooters.  With Ravegan’s new overhead scrolling shooter, Blue Rider, circle strafing is making the jump.  If you remember the helicopter “Strike” series by Electronic Arts then you have an idea of what to expect from Blue Rider.  The difference […]

Review- Dariusburst for Playstation Portable

Dariusburst proves the horizontal shooter has plenty of life left.  Sadly, the horizontal shooter genre is a dying breed.  Companies are just not making them like they used to.  I remember during the 16-Bit era the love that horizontal scrolling shooters got.  Their close cousin, the overhead scrolling shooter, was often bemoaned within the press […]

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