Tag Archives: retro

Super Bomberman R Coming to Nintendo Switch

Super Bomberman R

The Nintendo Switch is shaping up to have some interesting releases. There are the usual Nintendo titles–Mario, Zelda, Mario Kart, and so on–but then on top of that, you have third parties showing up. Super Bomberman R coming from Konami

Open World Role Playing Game The Quest Released for Android

Okay, with the advent of mobile devices and their respective stores it is obvious some genres are simply lacking.  While there are countless puzzle games, match 3 affairs and “can we stop with it already” endless runners populating iTunes and

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

Alkonah Review Using GPD XD Android Device

3D adventure games on Google Play, which are not point and click affairs, are rare.  Alkonah is one such 3D adventure that gives you a world to explore to your heart’s content.  The biggest change that you will realize when

Lumines Puzzles and Music Neo Released on Android

Lumines is one of those classic puzzle games that you probably will have trouble putting down.  It is also a newer puzzle game, having launched on the Playstation Portable (PSP) years ago and continuing to infect gamers minds since.  The

GPD XD Android Gaming Device Review

When playing modern Android games it is quickly apparent that a lot of them would be more fun with physical buttons.  Now, with that in mind, it is interesting to note that for the most part, devices that have physical

GPD XD Android Gaming Series – Soul Calibur

Soul Calibur, a title that hit the Dreamcast and was quite the show piece for selling more than a couple of systems is now on Android and iOS. Namco have been pretty mum on this title hitting and it was

Witch-Bot Meglilo Released on Steam

Bullet hell shooting fans rejoice.  Another game in this genre has been released and this time, it is a throwback title with a dark comedy edge.  Witch-Bot Meglilo is an overhead scrolling shooter that simply fills the screen with bullets

Sky Force Anniversary Coming to Playstation 3, PS4 and PS Vita

Overhead shooting titles are not as popular as they used to be.  During the 16-bit era you could hardly shake a stick without hitting a scrolling shooter of some kind (the other was side scrolling).  From Aleste titles (Space Megaforce,

Brick Breaker Brings Breakout to Modern Platforms, Playstation 4 Xbox One PC

Fans of classic games will remember Breakout, either fondly or as the bane of their gaming life.  Either way, they will probably remember the title from playing it in one form or another.  I say that because Breakout is one

Review- Saving Princess Android Metroid Homage Title

Metroid is a classic. Fact.  There is no real other way to say it.  Nintendo created an amazing action adventure title when they released Metroid.  For years publishers and indie game developers have tried to duplicate the gold that Nintendo

Review- Choplifter HD on Android (also Available on Steam)

Classic titles are classics for a reason.  They are usually not convoluted like current titles are.  Controls are simpler, the game in general is often more direct and they are easily picked up and played.  Choplifter is one such classic

Evil Genome Now in Steam Greenlight Process

Earlier this year I covered Evil Genome, a 2.5D side scrolling action game coming to Steam.  Well, now just a couple of months later, I am now writing it up as now going through the Steam Greenlight process.  The team

Bandit Gaming- Mega Man Battle Network 3D in Development by Fans

Capcom is usually pretty cool about keeping their classics up and alive on newer platforms.  One such franchise they have sort of ignored is the Mega Man Battle Network series.  This series started life on the Game Boy Advance, actually

Body Blows the Fan Movie, Team 17 Classic Fighter Fan Base Grows

What do you do if you are a fan of a game that is over 20 years old, most popular on the Commodore Amiga and you have friends and a video camera?  Well, if your name is Daniele Spadoni you

Review- Galactic Nemesis on Android, ZTE Maven

Overhead scrolling shooters are a staple of gaming.  They have been around since the early days with Space War on up to modern interpretations on mobile devices.  We have seen new renditions on the idea with titles like Mig 2D