Today in retro gaming, we remember Courier Crisis for the Playstation, released in 1997, in which Paperboy found himself all grown up, living in the big city, and turning to the life of insanity known as ‘bicycle courier’ to pay the bills. “Grand Theft Schwinn”? Eh…not exactly.
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Today in retro gaming, we acknowledge the release of Kronos Digital’s not-so-gripping fighting game of not-so-epic proportions with an ad more exciting than the game it advertises. How does this sort of thing keep happening?
Today in retro gaming, we celebrate the release of Grand Theft Auto 2. While it wasn’t yet the powerhouse we know today, Rockstar’s sequel to its original top-down crime spree spectacular upped the ante with more weapons, missions and vehicles…and a brand-spankin’ new city to call your own.
Call of Duty: Ghosts has a new multiplayer expansion coming, tentatively known as “Squads” at the moment. First Person Shooter fans are already waiting for this title and marked their calendars (November 5th, 2013 currently).
Side scrolling action platformers are not that popular anymore with gamers (we remember when you couldn’t shake stick without hitting 10+ of them). Ethan- Meteor Hunter is doing it’s best to show gamers that there is a lot of value left in this genre.
As the Fast & Furious franchise has shown, there’s no end of love for people driving fast cars at insane speeds for crazy reasons. Speed nuts and racing enthusiasts have been with us since the invention of the wheel, but it takes a particular brand of lunatic to engage in illegal street racing. The good [...]
Suikoden was one of those surprise releases on Playstation One back in the mid to late 1990′s from Konami. Having been lucky enough to play it when it first released helps with understanding the value of this fan translation of volume 2 of the digital/visual novels (think Choose Your Own Adventure books but in a [...]
Today in retro gaming, we celebrate the release of Final Fantasy VIII on the Playstation with this rather, uh, “iconic” ad from the pages of GamePro magazine back in 1999. Final Fantasy VIII is the story of how one game company and one system manufacturer worked together to perfectly sabotage the holy living shit out [...]
If you’ve ever found yourself watching an action movie and thought, “Pfffft! I could do that!” then the August 1996 release of Die Hard Trilogy was your chance to prove it. UK-based developer Probe Entertainment, already known for a pair of rock-solid Mortal Kombat adaptations for the Sega Genesis/Megadrive, stepped up to the plate with [...]