Rampage was originally developed by Midway and released in the Arcades in 1986. It allowed you to take control of Lizzie the Lizard (based off Godzilla) and George the Gorilla (a King Kong rip off) and smash down down buildings, inspired by monster movies of an earlier era.Read More
The NES-027, more commonly known as the NES Max, was another alternative controller released by Nintendo for the original Nintendo Entertainment System. Unlike the traditional NES controller, the NES Max features some ergonomic touches, and offers a nifty “Cycloid” directional pad.Read More
After Burner was originally released in arcade in 1987 by Sega. The game was designed by Yu Suzuki (Enduro Racer) of Shenmue fame. In the game, you pilot an F-14 Tomcat through 18 different levels. Instead of my usual format where I talk about the games features, game play, graphics, and whatnot, coming to a final conclusion at the end of a few hundred words, I am going to come right out and say it. After burner is a bad game. A really bad game.
R-Type is an iconic shoot-em-up from Irem released in the 1980's. It was originally released in the arcades in 1987, and ported to the Sega Master System a year later. While R-Type was ported to many computer systems of it's day, it was never released on the Master System's main rival, original Nintendo.Read More
Shinobi was original released by Sega in arcades in 1987. A year later, a port was released on Sega's ill-fated Master System. Shinobi is often regarded as one of the best titles for the Master System so I decided this would be the perfect title to kick off my Sega Master System reviews.Read More