Gamera Interactive is set to burst onto the scene with its first game — a 16-bit style action-platformer called Unit 4. Continue reading Xbox One exclusive Unit 4 announced
Tag Archives: Retro
Sonic Mania announced by Sega
A retro-style adventure set for Spring 2017 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. Continue reading Sonic Mania announced by Sega
RETRO SHOOTER MAYHEM!
Fans of retro shoot-em-ups, or “SHMUPS” rejoice! The 2011 PC hit Jamestown: Legend of the Lost Colony has made its way onto the PlayStation 4 in the form of a bigger and better Jamestown+. Continue reading Jamestown+ Review
Shovel Knight Headed to PlayStation Platforms in 2015
Indie Developer Yacht Club Games has announced that Shovel Knight is headed to the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation Vita in 2015. Continue reading Shovel Knight Headed to PlayStation Platforms in 2015
Most survival horror games are a mix of two things, resource management and atmosphere. Atmosphere is what really separates a horror game from a normal shooter. It defines the genre.
Retro Review: Resident Evil
A LOOK BACK AT A GAME THAT HAS TAKEN UP RESIDENCE IN OUR HEARTS
Resident Evil, Capcom’s 1996 mega-hit, was the first title to label itself a survival horror game.
Shinji Mikami, The Father of Survival Horror
Survival Horror as a genre would literally not exist had it not been for a game designer by the name of Shinji Mikami.
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Survival Horrigins Part 1: Pre-History
While the term survival horror came into use in 1996 with the release of Resident Evil, the origins of the genre actually go back much further, all the way to 1980 and legendary game designer Roberta Williams.
Retro Review: Halloween Atari 2600
DOES THIS CLASSIC ATARI GAME STILL MAKE THE… CUT?
Halloween for Atari 2600 is one of the earliest horror games out there. It actually predates the term “survival horror” by over a decade. It is currently one of the rarest and most valuable Atari 2600 games out there, routinely selling for over $100 for the cartridge by itself (most Atari games sell for around $1). Unfortunately, due to its rarity, age, the fact that it is out of print, not on any digital collections, and on a system that isn’t produced any more, you will have to brush up on your eBay skills to actually play this one.
Digging Up Sci-Fi Gems: Warzone 2100
Fridays are happy days. Waking up on Friday means that the school week or the work week is almost at an end and the weekend looms ahead like a billowy cumulus cloud, eager for some snuggles. Most people normally look forward to the weekend. For me, I spend my Fridays looking into the past. My gaze lands on great sci-fi games from back in the day. There are quite a bit of overlooked gems. Continue reading Digging Up Sci-Fi Gems: Warzone 2100