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Sunsoft Is Making a Comeback- Three Titles Announced

Regarding third-party, published games for the NES are concerned; Sunsoft was right up there with Konami and Capcom. Perhaps best known for Blaster Master (which has seen a healthy resurgence in the … Continue readingSunsoft Is Making a Comeback- Three Titles Announced

TMNT: Shredder’s Revenge Is a Loving Tribute to an Iconic Franchise

TMNT: Shredder’s Revenge had a mighty shell to fill- let’s just get that out of the way first. The property behind this game is synonymous with 80’s popular culture, and … Continue readingTMNT: Shredder’s Revenge Is a Loving Tribute to an Iconic Franchise

Video Games Are Joining the Grammys Starting Next Year

If there’s one aspect of game design that I’ve always felt gets severely overlooked, it’s the sound department. Gameplay has always come first and foremost to me as a player … Continue readingVideo Games Are Joining the Grammys Starting Next Year

Galacticon Is a Fresh Arcade Game in 2022 With a $500 Grand Prize

Indie developers typically chase the generations following the arcades regarding their source of inspiration. We’ve seen mountains upon mountains of “NES throwbacks” in the past ten years, so seeing a brand new … Continue readingGalacticon Is a Fresh Arcade Game in 2022 With a $500 Grand Prize

TMNT: Cowabunga Collection Is a Licensing Miracle Arriving Later This Year

Licensed video games have almost always had notoriety to them. From the extensively covered flop that was Atari’s E.T tie into the present, games based on existing properties tend to be observed … Continue readingTMNT: Cowabunga Collection Is a Licensing Miracle Arriving Later This Year

Freedom Planet Now and the Future

When GalaxyTrail’s 16-bit inspired platformer Freedom Planet went live on Steam in 2014, I was ecstatic. At that time, there was an abundance of NES inspired games saturating the indie market, … Continue readingFreedom Planet Now and the Future