Streets of Rage Review

One of the greatest beat ’em ups in video game history was released in 1991 on the Sega Genesis. Developed and published by Sega, Streets of Rage was a combination of engulfing atmospheres, a soundtrack of absolute perfection, and an addicting difficulty that made gamers try again and again. Streets of Rage was reason enoughContinue reading “Streets of Rage Review”

Quest For Glory II Review

Following up on an incredible game is never easy. Sierra On-Line found that out the hard way when they released Quest For Glory II: Trial By Fire in 1990 for the MS-Dos. The first Quest For Glory is nothing short of a masterpiece but the second title in the series had numerous fatal flaws thatContinue reading “Quest For Glory II Review”

Dead or Alive Xtreme Beach Volleyball Review

When you take the hottest roster of fighting girls and whisk them away to a private island for a volleyball tournament you get Dead or Alive Xtreme Beach Volleyball. Developed by Team Ninja and released by Tecmo in 2003 for the Xbox, Dead or Alive Xtreme Beach Volleyball had every middle school boy giggling andContinue reading “Dead or Alive Xtreme Beach Volleyball Review”

Donkey Kong Country 2 Review

Just one year after the smash hit of Donkey Kong Country in 1994, developer Rare and Nintendo published Donkey Kong Country 2 in 1995 on the Super Nintendo. The sequel would change leads and add a new female playable character with Dixie Kong. Would Donkey Kong Country 2 be just as amazing as the originalContinue reading “Donkey Kong Country 2 Review”

TransBot Review

TransBot was released on the Sega Master System in North America in 1986. The sidescrolling shoot ’em up was developed and published by Sega. Players could transform between a spaceship and a robot to blast their way through the game. We’re looping a ton in this TransBot review. TransBot Plot: There’s nothing in the actualContinue reading “TransBot Review”

Metal Gear Review

The beginning of a masterpiece series started in 1987 on the MSX2 computer when Metal Gear was released. Developed and published by Konami with a young Hideo Kojima at the helms, the game was far ahead of its time. A few months later, a port of Metal Gear was released on the Nintendo Entertainment System,Continue reading “Metal Gear Review”

Code Vein Review

What do you get when you combine anime-style characters with an in-depth emotional story and the gameplay of a SoulsBorne game? The answer is Code Vein. Released in 2019 for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, Code Vein flew under the radar. Developed and published by Bandai Namco, Code Vein surprised me in quite aContinue reading “Code Vein Review”

Red Steel Review

When the Wii was released it helped usher in a new era of motion control for video games. As a launch game for the system, Red Steel was released in 2006 developed by Ubisoft Paris and published by Ubisoft, Red Steel was a combination of first-person shooter and first-person fighter. The combo, much like theContinue reading “Red Steel Review”

Crash Bandicoot Review

Exactly one year after the launch of the original PlayStation, Developer Naughty Dog teamed up with Sony Computer Entertainment to release Crash Bandicoot on September 9th, 1996. The 3D platformer would launch the biggest PlayStation mascot that Sony had in the 90s. Packed full of white-knuckle jumps, entertaining bosses, and debuting on a newly releasedContinue reading “Crash Bandicoot Review”

Resistance Fall of Man Review

In 2006, Sony would release the PlayStation 3 to follow up the massive success of the PlayStation 2, which became the best-selling console of all time. The PS3 had some issues early on including the price point, but one of the brightest spots was the launch title Resistance Fall of Man which was developed byContinue reading “Resistance Fall of Man Review”