Blue’s Journey was a pretty beautiful game. In 1990, the amount of sprites it threw around, the scaling effects it used and the depth of colour on show just weren’t common. But then, the Neo Geo wasn’t a common machine, and it wasn’t meant to be – the prohibitive pricing of both the hardware and […]
Author: jrsupermoore I might not have spent many hours of my youth in the library reading books, but I did enjoy many a fun-filled scrimmage of roller hockey with my friends in the library parking lot. Here, hard-earned allowance money was spent on sticks, roller blades, knee guards — anything to give … Continue reading
Having already released a selection of new titles for the Dreamcast, Hucast Games are back with yet another promising announcement. Following on from their 2014 release of Redux: Dark Matters, the retro developer has just confirmed that the scrolling shooter series is back with an all new sequel for Sega’s console.
The Neo Geo CD was SNK’s attempt to make arcade perfect gaming more affordable to the masses. Although pocket-priced, the console’s ports of AES and MVS classics such as Metal Slug and King of Fighters 98 came with a slight downside – longer loading times. One positive to the system though was its small selection […]
If you loved Koji Igarashi’s entries in the Castlevania series, you’re in for a treat as his newest game has been a literal overnight success on Kickstarter. Bloodstained: Ritual Of The Night hasn’t just passed its funding goal of $500,000, but smashed through all of its stretch goals up to and including the $1,250,000 tier […]
Fire up your Saturn consoles. The Point of View Sonic Xtreme prototype is ready to go. By this point, if you’ve been hanging around the Sonic Scene for a fair bit of time, you know that unreleased games and prototypes are somewhat of a big deal. From Sonic 1 pre-alpha images, MegaDrive rom dumps of […]
Recently Play Blackpool took place in the Norbreck Castle on the Blackpool Coast. This is one of the top events in the Retro Gaming calendar, and this year didn’t disappoint. As well as the Classic Game Championship, there was a large set of retro games to play as well as some new retro style games, […]
On the surface, Taito Power Goal looks a pretty unremarkable football game. Historically, that’s certainly true. The game went largely unnoticed in the arcades of the mid-Nineties, with its digitised sprites thoroughly overshadowed by the flashy polygonal goodness of Virtua Striker, and its lone console conversion on the Saturn was just as unremarkable. The fact […]