Michael’s back with the second entry in an obscure series for this week’s Retro Game Friday. It’s Gex: Enter the Gecko!
This week Michael is back with a game he used to play with his friends all the time. It’s time to throw down with Gauntlet Legends.
Tired of playing by the rules when throwing the pigskin? So is Michael for this week’s Retro Game Friday. Come and check out his review of a classic game, NFL Blitz for the Nintendo 64.
Stranglehold is one of the most action packed shooters ever created, and no light bulb, wall, window, box of fruit or glowing neon sign is safe from your hail of bullets.
You would think adding the ability to fight with the Wii remote would be perfect for a game like this, but unfortunately not very much interaction is actually included.
Take a good shooter platform and add the ability to make special attacks with your mind, and you have one heck of a fun shooter with nearly limitless replay value.
If you want a solid action-packed game to scare the beegeezus out of you, then The Suffering’s prison shooter fits the bill.
I love the classics. I love them so much in fact that I find it blasphemous to attempt to update them. And while there are some very impressive remakes available (Tempest 2000 immediately comes to mind) most of the remakes I have played either turned up to be slightly disappointing, or some ended up being so badly altered that it bears nothing to the classic it was based on. Frogger is a good example of the latter. The 1983 Midway classic SpyHunter has been an all time favorite of mine. I can never forget how much money I spent on … Continue reading Spy Hunter is an Instant Classic, Again
Now I love basketball as much as the next gamer. But what I don’t love is a completely re-hashed, re-done, re-packaged version of a game we’ve seen a thousand times before. Everyone wants to be like NBA Jam. NBA Showtime: NBA On NBC represents one of the worst trends in console gaming today — take a successful idea (NBA Jam and arcade-style basketball play), make a game that looks, feels, and plays just like it, slap a famous name to it (does NBC and Shaq ring a bell), produce it on every game system you can (the game will be … Continue reading NBA Showtime: NBA on NBC is a brick