There's something about samurai or ninja themed media, its blend of honor and violence, that makes its appeal both perennial and difficult to discard. In many ways, it mirrors America's romanticized depiction of the Old West – a comparison not lost on those who craft
We can't keep talking about all these consoles and carts that clutter and crowd my creepy crypt out here on the edge of the NRW estate. At least, not without taking a look at what the 2nd Edition AD&D Dungeon Master Guide would call “The
In a time beyond time, when the grit and stone of our video gaming foundations was still somewhat molten and mutable, there were games whose footsteps left a fossilized and indelible mark on the tone of things to come. In these earlier days, it was
Konami, one of the monolithic names in Japan's gaming industry, has had its hand in the game since 1978 (not its founding, but when it produced its first coin-op game). The company has a string of successful franchises, both past and present, including the iconic
Gaming on the go is easier than ever if you own a smartphone. And fans of retro classics can get their fill of old-school action on their mobile thanks to the array of revamped titles that are on offer.
Here are just a few of the
At the end of last month, we looked at three titles from the year 1987, taking stock of their pros and cons thirty years after their original release. I like to think of the process as something between an honest review, a nostalgic look back,
I'll start this off the way I like to start as many conversations as possible these days: I have a ton of emulators now, not to mention a handful of working consoles. Every moment I don't spend writing, doing other work, playing D&D, sleeping, reading,
“Ugh, here he is on that Disney game BULLSHIT again.”
Well yeah, but listen
Throne: Kingdom of War is a medieval strategy game from online developer Plarium. It is based in the time period defined as the middle ages, which is traditionally considered to be from the 5th century until the early modern period of the 15th century.
I got the opportunity to speak with Roman, a developer for Australian indie Games Team Bit Dragon, about the upcoming title, Hyper jam, a Neon-soaked brawler with a top down perspective.