Continuing the fun that is sale postings (Android and Retro iOS and Square Enix) we bring you even more games on sale this weekend. Everything from Sega to indies is represented here.
Posts Tagged ‘sega’
It is quite a hot debatable topic, why the Sega Dreamcast died so quickly and resolutely as far as commercial publishers are concerned. One of the popular reasons is, quite simply, piracy. Sega made some effort at keeping the Dreamcast unique and hard to break into but crackers and hackers will do as they do [...]
Sidescrolling, hard as nails, shooters are almost as rare as their overhead counterparts (check out Rimblade for another retro title in this “revival” of sorts). Initially, Absolute Defense was not expected to be much, there are a lot of scrolling shooters on Google Play that simply don’t “click” with me and are quickly uninstalled from [...]
Sega are not newcomers to bringing out their plethora of original IPs onto newer platforms, we have seen nearly every major Sega franchise resurrected on newer hardware from Sonic to Jet Set Radio and Virtua Tennis and Virtua Fighter (but no love for Virtua Racing, yet).
Growing up from the 8-bit era through to today has given me a bit of insight to the background of fighting games and their roots and progression throughout history. Up till about the 32-bit era, fighting games were 2D, no matter if it was one plane (Street Fighter II) or levels (Final Fight), they were [...]
Dustin Vogler, contributing scribe with Gaming on Batteries Magazine, puts Ubisoft’s latest 2D outing through the bounces and jumps and details his thoughts on it’s quality, standing in the long running series and if you should buy it. Rayman Origins is a 2D sidescrolling run and jump action adventure title that returns to gaming roots [...]
There are few franchises that hold as striking a personal relation to their fans as the Zelda franchise. The story is always magical and set in amazing worlds that allow gamers to escape to something different and unique each time. Carl Burton, one of our resident UK scribes, sits down with the 3D remake of [...]
Nick Abrams, Executive Editor of Gaming on Batteries Magazine, put the newer Kid Icarus title through the paces in the first issue of Gaming on Batteries Magazine. Nick has been a fan of Kid Icarus since his debut on the Nintendo Entertainment System back in the 80′s following him through the years in each release [...]
Sega has never been a stranger to sports games (at least from the Genesis days, prior to that, well Sega didn’t have much of an identity in the face of the Nintendo juggernaut), specifically hitting gold when they entered the tennis market with Virtua Tennis on Dreamcast (yes it took several systems and many years [...]