When I first discovered Tiny Metal, my reaction was excitement. Intense excitement that we would finally be treated to a game we’ve asked for over a decade. That excitement cooled into weary nervousness as concern grew that a small, first time developer might not be able to capture what we all expect. Tiny Metal is […]
Retro City Rampage DX is a labor of love by Brian Provinciano and his small team over at Vblank Entertainment. At first glance it looks like a GTA ripoff (no, not the 3D ones, I’m talking about the original top-down ones you youngings) but it’s so much more than that. If you grew up in […]
I remember seeing Slime-san from across the room at a Playcrafting event Will and I attended. The game immediately called to me with it’s cheerful aesthetic and fun platforming goodness. As I made my way closer I noticed no one was around so I grabbed a controller and started playing. “Wow, this is a lot […]
The History of Sonic is kind of like a failed marriage. It started off new and colorful, full of excitement and joy (and also blast processing). It was a refreshing change, which brought the SEGA brand into a fierce competition with Nintendo, taking major market share from the once dominant N. The edgy hedgehog was […]
NBA Playgrounds is a bold attempt at bringing back the long forgotten genre of fast paced, 2 on 2 basketball. Trying its absolute best to step into arcade style sports genre and compete with juggernauts like NBA Jam, it took a backcourt hail mary by trying to maintain arcade style gameplay while also introducing a […]
If you’ve seen any advertising for the Nintendo Switch, then you know the company is pushing local co-op play hard, and they should be! Don’t get me wrong, online co-op is fun and all, but I miss the days of having a group of friends under the same roof battling it out in Halo or […]
There comes a time in every young gamer’s life when she or he feels like they’d really like to be able to crush their friends in some challenging mayhem gameplay. For most, Smash Brothers has been the ideal go to battle arena for this time of couch centered destruction of each other’s pride. A new […]
Ultra Street Fighter 2 is a solid port of the best fighting game ever made.