Sonic The Hedgehog

If Sega was going to compete with the goliath that was Nintendo, they needed to revamp their marketing after the generation of the Nintendo Entertainment System and Sega Master System were winding down. They needed something with spunk, something with speed, something that appealed to teens. Sega created Sonic The Hedgehog and the up-and-down mega-hitContinue reading “Sonic The Hedgehog”

Space Megaforce

Shoot ’em ups were all over the video game scene from the 80s to the early 90s, and Space Megaforce joined the genre in 1992 on the Super Nintendo. Developed by Compile and published by Toho, Space Megaforce offered two different modes, one “short game” that focused on short levels intending to earn a highContinue reading “Space Megaforce”

Golden Axe II

The Sega Genesis had some huge arcade hits in its game library. Golden Axe was a fan favorite, but Golden Axe II took the franchise to a new level with its in-depth details, smooth mechanics, and addicting beat ’em up action. Developed and published by Sega in 1992, Golden Axe II became another hit forContinue reading “Golden Axe II”

Infamous

Inspired by superhero comics, Infamous was released in 2009 for the PlayStation 3 after developer Sucker Punch Productions and publisher Sony Computer Entertainment teamed up. Infamous would introduce us to Cole MacGrath and leave his fate up to the player on whether they turned him evil or good in this third-person adventure as Cole beginsContinue reading “Infamous”

Giga Wing

Shooters were starting to lose their steam in the late 90s and early 2000s but that didn’t stop developer Takumi Corporation teaming up with Capcom to release “Giga Wing” in 2000 for the Sega Dreamcast. Giga Wing offers four different pilots to choose from each with their own storyline and weapons in this steam-punk inspiredContinue reading “Giga Wing”

Golden Axe

Released in 1989 for the Sega Genesis, Golden Axe is a fan-favorite sidescrolling beat ’em up. Developed and published by Sega, Golden Axe gives you or a co-op team the chance at taking down the evil Death Adder after he has kidnapped the King and Princess. It’s up to you to fight your way throughContinue reading “Golden Axe”

Star Wars Battlefront: Renegade Squadron

My first PSP review! After purchasing a PSP almost a year ago and collecting a few games for it, I finally took the time to beat one. After the massive success of Star Wars Battlefront I and II on the PlayStation 2, it was only a matter of time before the popular series was madeContinue reading “Star Wars Battlefront: Renegade Squadron”

Watch Dogs

Hackers were all the rage in the early and mid-2010s with technology becoming more and more part of human life as each month went by. In 2014, Ubisoft Montreal developed while Ubisoft published Watch Dogs for the PlayStation 3, 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, and Wii U. The game promised users that they’d be ableContinue reading “Watch Dogs”

Donkey Kong Country

Developer Rare teamed up with Nintendo and released one of the best platformers to ever grace the Super Nintendo in 1994 when “Donkey Kong Country” debuted. Paired with a massive marketing campaign, unique 3D sprites, and an iconic soundtrack, Donkey Kong Country became the third-bestselling game for the Super Nintendo. So how do our favoriteContinue reading “Donkey Kong Country”

Scramble Spirits

Sega developed and published Scramble Spirits first for the arcade and then ported it to the Sega Master System in 1989. It’s too bad they decided to port it because Scramble Spirits is a scrambled mess. The vertical shooter suffers from poor graphics, 30-second levels, repetitive enemies, and a wealth of other poor decisions. Thankfully,Continue reading “Scramble Spirits”