TMNT: Shredder’s Revenge is a Throwback to One of the Greatest Licensed Games

Licensed games are a pocket of the industry that is, by and large, hit-and-miss affairs. I can’t think of any other sector in gaming that has such a wide range … Continue reading TMNT: Shredder’s Revenge is a Throwback to One of the Greatest Licensed Games

Demon Slayer is Getting its First Video Game Adaptation this Year

I may not be the most prominent anime connoisseur globally, at least not compared to this blog’s founder. However, the success of Demon Slayer was something I couldn’t overlook. Between a good … Continue reading Demon Slayer is Getting its First Video Game Adaptation this Year

Double Dragon Neon Still Pulls the Punches After Eight Years

It’s hard to imagine now, but there was a time when digital storefronts weren’t flooded with retro revivals. At the time of its original release, Double Dragon Neon was among the few … Continue reading Double Dragon Neon Still Pulls the Punches After Eight Years

River City Girls (Xbox One,PS4, Switch, PC)

When it was released for the NES in 1989, River City Ransom (or Downtown Nekketsu Monogatari in Japan) offered an ambitious blend of arcade beat ’em up, open-world structure, and light RPG elements. It … Continue reading River City Girls (Xbox One,PS4, Switch, PC)

Platforming and Rice-Farming Get Hitched in XSEED’s Latest Success Story

Suppose I’ve learned anything at all about my favorite genre over the years. In that case, it’s that smaller developers love to experiment with it. Pairing the platformer with other genres is … Continue reading Platforming and Rice-Farming Get Hitched in XSEED’s Latest Success Story

Streets of Rage 4 Gets Balance Patch and More Updates to Come

Earlier this year, we took a look at Streets of Rage 4 when it initially launched across all platforms. While visually stunning with a pumped-up soundtrack, it simply paled compared to the … Continue reading Streets of Rage 4 Gets Balance Patch and More Updates to Come

Battletoads 2020 (Xbox One, Steam)

The ’90s gave birth to many Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles clones riding on the monumental success the property enjoyed following the 1987 animated series. Some of them managed to gain … Continue reading Battletoads 2020 (Xbox One, Steam)

Balan WonderWorld is Sonic Creators’ & Square Enix New Project

Sonic the Hedgehog programmer and co-creator Yuji Naka has remained relatively quiet since leaving his SEGA days behind to form Prope. While he’s produced several games since departing in 2006, none … Continue reading Balan WonderWorld is Sonic Creators’ & Square Enix New Project