The man, the myth, the legend is back. We’re talking about non other than Mike “NESquester” Wright and this he sheds his beloved NES, picks up his trusty whip and gets ready to take on yet another side quest, this time in the form of Vampire Killer on the MSX2!
Welcome to Bizarro Land ladies and germs! Today we take a giant outside the normal love-in for The Big N and go as far in the other direction as we possibly could go. That’s right, I feel like as awkward as a Vogue model inside of a Golden Corral buffet but the challenge was presented […]
HELL TO THE FUCK YEAH! A genre I’ve been anxiously awaiting to reach like a kid on Christmas morning, the space shooter. No, Action 52 doesn’t count as even being a game so don’t even try that shit. Today’s title also holds the distinction of being the very first to utilize the most famous game […]
The fighting game genre didn’t explode until around 1991, when the first of a gazillion incarnations of Street Fighter II was released. Everything before that fucking blew baboon smegma. An attempt at a fighting game Urban Champion was one of the worst of the original Black Box offerings.
As a whole, the medium of video games can be responsible for one thing even if many of us are unaware of it and that is the suspension of disbelief. If faced with a swarm of highly trained soliders, could one Altair really take them all out with the fine tuned precision he is known […]
I consider myself a firm believer that once a year, a crack team of sadistic programmers converge into one small room in Japan and collectively decide that they hate gamers passionately and wish to make them suffer. In 1986, this crew of evil, hell-bent geniuses crafted a game that today still haunts those steadfast in […]
Perfection. That is perhaps the only proper word created to describe Shigeru Miyamoto, Takashi “Ten Ten” Tezuka, and Koji Kondo’s realized vision of a sequel to the original Mario Bros. When it comes to the “Black Box” titles, none come close to this magical tale that whisked many a young mind away far off into […]
Ok guys, to restore the balance of Nintendo love, we have enlisted the help of a fellow gamer and Retro enthusiast, namely Mike Wright aka Nesquester!