What started out looking like a cheesy mini-game without the rest of the mini-game collection to go with it, totally surprised me, exceeding every expectation I had for it, and ultimately reminding me of one of my favourite Dreamcast games, “Virtua Tennis”. “Avatar Field Goal” has you Read the rest of this entry »
Sometimes I play games where I don’t directly control things. Even games that weren’t really designed to play that way. For example, “Speedball 2″ was not designed as a detailed sports management sim, but buried in the options is the ability to play it that way. So I did. A lot. I found it enjoyable and relaxing as I upgraded my players, made trades, and selected my line-up. Another one is the original “Star Control”, that lets you select ships and move them around, and the AI taking over when they fight.
From the publisher of “Along Came A Spider”, “Toy Stunt Bike”, “Toy Stunt Bike 2″, “Vampire Slayer FPS”, “Bulkhead”, “Mini Wizards”, “Saturn 9″, “Avatar Survival Games”, and “BULKHEAD Survival” comes a daring, unexpected, and crazy (not to mention crazily entertaining) mash-up of “Minecraft” and “Shadow of the Collossus”.
There have been more than a few shooters reviewed recently, but most of them were horizontally scrolling. “Steam and Metal” is vertically scrolling, a “bullet hell” style shoot-’em-up (more common in vertically scrolling than horizontally scrolling shmups), and has an amazing Read the rest of this entry »
Bog Turtle Games which previously released “Elfland Reloaded Vol. 1 “ (2009), “Galax-E-Mail” (2008), has managed to come up with two games in 2013: the previously reviewed “Elfland Reloaded Vol. 2″, and today’s review. And boy is it different.
Though I was initially more excited about the Sega Genesis, I ultimately bought a TurboExpress portable and became more interested in PC Engine/TurboGrafx-16 gaming. So it was with more than a little fondness that I observed the box art for “Rofaxan 2089 AD” which aped classic Turbo box art.
The PCE/TG-16 was an extremely popular system for Read the rest of this entry »