RZ Review - Mega Man X (SNES & PSP)

RZ Review - Mega Man X (SNES & PSP)

The original line of Mega Man titles on the Nintendo Entertainment System are some of the most iconic 8-bit video games; they have tight controls, great level design and tons of cool weapons. A new Mega Man game would be released every single year, but many people grew tired of the Blue Bomber around the 4th and 5th installments, with dropping sales figures as a result. Because of this, series artist Keiji Infaune wanted to re-invent the Mega Man formula through new gameplay features and a more mature storyline.

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RZ Review - Ape Escape (PS1 & PSP)

RZ Review - Ape Escape (PS1 & PSP)

Today, we're going to have a look at one of my favorite games from my childhood: Ape Escape, released for the original PlayStation in 1999 and re-released for the PlayStation Portable in 2005 (or 2006 in Europe). It could be viewed as Sony's very own response to Super Mario 64 in terms of 3D platforming, while also taking some inspiration from the legendary Ocarina of Time in certain respects. Ape Escape is very much its own thing, though.

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