Tag Archives: arcade

Arcade Action Game Cast of the Seven Godsends to Bring Retro Arcade Action to the Nintendo Switch

Anyone else watch the trailer below and get a strong first-generation Neo Geo feel from Cast of the Seven Godsends like I did? Merge Games Ltd’s game aims to remind gamers of the good old 2D side scrolling action days

Portable Final Burn Alpha Brings Arcade Classics to Nintendo Switch

Considering the Nintendo Switch has been opened up to the independent homebrew community, it is was just a matter of time before emulators started appearing. One of the early ones is PFBA (Portable Final Burn Alpha). What is unique about

Grand Shooter on Android Review, Virtua Cop Fans to the Right

The Virtua Cop franchise, I remember playing these games fondly in the dingy arcade on the first floor of Park Plaza Mall here in Little Rock and at home on my Sega Saturn. I remember playing Virtua Cop 1 a

1942 Mobile Review on Android

Capcom has painted itself into a corner with its mobile releases. Thanks to some shoddy porting work on the Mega Man series recently, most gamers are wary of Capcom games on Android and iPhone. For good reason, too; those ports

Capcom Bringing Four Arcade Classics to Mobile

Retro gaming fans must be understanding. Sometimes companies get things right when porting older games to newer platforms. Sometimes they royally screw up the conversion. Sadly, this is the case with Capcom’s most recent attempts at porting a classic franchise

Retro Games Revived by New Technology – Using the Present to Step Back in Time

We love a gaming classic. Yes, Metal Gear Solid V is a visually stunning tactical feast and Diablo III is a soul lifting RPG, but hold these up to old school offerings like Super Mario, Sonic and even Space Invaders

Review – Retroid Nintendo Game Boy Homebrew

Out of all of the games that we see receive fan homages regularly one genre seems to be forgotten just as often.  That is the Arkanoid style brick breaker game, also known as Breakout.  Well, the developers behind Retroid for

A Brief History of Endless Runners

The advent of Super Mario Run has brought fresh attention to the Endless Runner genre. A genre many of us non-mobile gamers had never heard of before our favorite Italian plumber decided to join the fad. So just what makes an Endless

Q Bert Rebooted Released for NVIDIA Shield Android Device

The classic Q Bert game has been eyed by a lot of gamers over the years as either demon spawn or a cool game.  Which side of the fence you fall on depends on the aggravating diagonal control scheme.  Okay,

Micro Transactions Could Save Arcade Games as we Knew Them

Back in the day arcades were king.  This was in the 80’s up to the early 90’s when home consoles were still underpowered.  When the Playstation and Sega Saturn came out though, while still underpowered by comparison, the quality of