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Late Shift Review

J.A. reviews the FMV game, Late Shift
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Shaq Fu

[youtube id=”epFGWW1n25M” width=”633″ height=”356″] Shaq Fu I just had to do this because this game is so awesome. So awesome it deserves a pick of the week. After seeing it for a total of three times at my flea market ...
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Battle Chess

Battle Chess I barely remember this one but it was in a way the first PC game I ever played and  that is why I am putting it here. Of course today there are countless chess games for the PC but this one was my first and I still remember how entertaining ...
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Whomp ‘Em

Whomp ‘Em In 1991, when they were not busy releasing another Bases Load sequel, Jaleco released a side-scrolling platformer for the 8-bit Nintendo Entertainment System console called Whomp ‘Em. Following a Native American protagonist named ...
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Luigi’s Mansion

Format- Gamecube Genre- Ghostbusters, but with Luigi Considered an unrecognised classic by many, is Luigi’s Mansion really that good? I would say…no. It definitely doesn’t get the recognition it deserves, but it’s not up there with the greats. ...
Switchblade - Atari ST

Switchblade

Switchblade (1989) By: Core Design / Gremlin  Genre: Run ‘n’ Gun  Players: 1  Difficulty: Medium-Hard Featured Version: Atari ST  First Day Score: 9,240 Also Available For: Amiga, PC, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum Switchblade Whether ...
Chew Man Fu

Chew-Man-Fu

Perhaps it is the Japanese equivalent to the Ham-burglar.  In Chew Man Fu your mission is to stop this hungry little man from stealing all the worlds’ fried rice and egg rolls. The game plays sort of like Pengo and you have to take out the enemies ...
Wonderland

Wonderland

Wonderland “Forgotten Classics” is a celebration of obscure PC games that weren’t released to widespread fanfare – or simply fell of the radar of gamers at the time of their release – and deserve a second look. In this installment: Wonderland, ...
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Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door

  The sequel to the fan-favorite and practically only good RPG for the N64 was almost the hit as it was for the system that came before it.With the game-play and story-style almost unchanged, Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door did receive a good ...
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Wolfenstein 3D: Atari Jaguar

Format- Atari Jaguar Genre- FPSYou’ve no doubt played Wolfenstein, or are at least aware of its existence. But have you played it on the Jag? You really should you know – it’s really rather good. Remember back in my Power Drive Rally piece ...
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Magical Dinosaur Tour

Pretty much whenever you see the words Magical and tour in something it means educational which for many means boring. This game was released in 1990 so it was before the whole Dinosaur craze, but it would have fit right in if you had a child that really ...
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King of Kings: The Early Years

Overall Rating: 2.5/5 StarsWisdom Tree: A developer that produced unlicensed video game cartridges for the 8-bit Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) console, doing so without Nintendo’s authorization or now-infamous Seal Of Approval. They rather ...
Grim-Fandango - PC

Grim Fandango

Grim Fandango Tim Schafer is best known lately for the Doublefine Adventure Kickstarter project where he managed to get and spend a-ton of money for the development of his upcoming adventure game called Broken Age. But Tim Schafer’s greatest success ...
Cratermaze

Cratermaze

Traveling through time with four of your best friends, what could go wrong? No, this isn’t the plot for an upcoming movie (or is it). This is the overview for the game Cratermaze released by Hudson Soft for the TurboGrafx-16 in 1990.So you are traveling ...
Blue Stinger - Sega Dreamcast

Blue Stinger

Blue Stinger (1999) By: Climax Graphics / Activision  Genre: Survival Horror  Players: 1  Difficulty: Medium Featured Version: Sega Dreamcast   Also Available For: Nothing As game systems get more and more powerful over the years it’s ...
J.B. Harold Murder Club

J.B. Harold Murder Club

The name could almost be on a rap label or like those teenage books I used to read in school. However, J.B. Harold Murder Club is a murder mystery game developed by River Hill Soft and published by Hudson Soft for the PC Engine, aka the Turbo Grafx-16 ...