The 80’s and 90’s were an awesome time for licensed Disney games. Developers like Sega, Capcom, and Virgin Games did justice to these classic properties. Be it based on Mickey Mouse, Saturday morning cartoons, classic Disney movies, and even newly released, there was a never ending stream of games to choose from. So, on today’s episode of 5 Games I present 5 retro Disney games.Read More
Over the past few years of collecting Super Nintendo games I've played my fair share of awesome games. Games like Mega Man X or Super Mario Kart are popular and widely renowned for excellence.
But the focus of today's video will be the more obscure games. These may be good titles no one talks about, underrated games most pass off as average, or even ports of popular games many didn't know existed. In any case, on today's episode of 5 Games I present 5, Super Nintendo, hidden gems.
Since creating IMPLANTgames, shoot-em-ups have slowly become one of my favorite video game genres. The simple act of flying around the screen, dodging bullets, and shooting everything that moves, is inherently fun. While I feel the 16-bit consoles is where the genre really hit its stride, there were some solid entries available on the previous generation of hardware. So on today's episode of 5 Game, I present 5 good, NES Shmups.Read More
The Game Boy is easily one of the most iconic handhelds of all time. The simplistic 4 color graphics and terrific sound hardware make for an awesome 8-bit experience. Even better, games can be enjoyed with proper controllers and on a TV thanks to the Super Game Boy and Game Boy Player peripherals.
To celebrate Nintendo’s little handheld that could, on today’s episode of 5 Games, I present 5 Great, Game Boy Games.
The Nintendo Entertainment System needs no introduction. The system made Nintendo a household name, spawns sequels 30 years later, and for myself, and many of you, was the greatest form of entertainment from our childhoods.
So on today’s episode of 5 Games, we are going to take a 5 more great games for the NES.Read More
The Sega Genesis is without a doubt one of the great game consoles of all time, with a deep library of games spanning every genre. In the past I've looked at some of the great shmups, platformers, and even just great games in general, and there are still a mountain of awesome titles to talk about. So on today's episode of 5 Games, I present 5 more, great Sega Genesis games.Read More
Since it’s release in 1999, the Sega Dreamcast has remained my favorite game console of all time. Sega was at their creative peak with a never ending stream of awesome new games, arcade ports were still relevant with simple, yet fun, gameplay mechanics. And the Dreamcast enjoyed a massive technical leap over the competition for an entire year.
To celebrate the awesome that was, on today’s episode of 5 Games, we are going to take a look at 5 great games for the Sega Dreamcast.Read More
Bad video games are fun to talk about, some even make a living off it, but in reality, they can absolutely suck to play. Over the years I’ve played and reviewed my fair share of stinkers, but life is short and generally speaking I tend avoid them. So, to change things up, in today’s video I present 5 Bad Retro Games.Read More
As much as I like the Sega Master System, one of my biggest complaints about the console is the lackluster sound the system’s sound chip produces. In Japan However, an FM Sound Unit was released adding a Yamaha YM2413 FM synthesis sound chip. Many Western releases retained the code taking advantage of this add-on. So with that, I present 5 Master System games released with FM Sound.Read More
The Game Boy Advance is a fantastic little handheld, and thankfully, can be enjoyed like a traditional console thanks to the Game Boy Player. Released in 2001, the Game Boy Advance might be the last mainstream console with hardware focused on sprites, rather than pushing polygons.
With the 15 year anniversary fast approaching, and games still reasonably priced, on today’s episode of 5 Games we take a look at 5 Great Game Boy Advance games.Read More
For many, the Sega Dreamcast remains the greatest game console of all time. Sega was at their creative peak with a never ending stream of awesome new games, the console ushered in online gaming for many, and the graphical capabilities were a massive leap above the generation of systems before it.
In addition to a true 480p resolution, the Dreamcast also raised the bar in terms of frame rate, with a ton of games featuring buttery smooth, 60 frames per second, gameplay. On today’s episode of 5 games, we are going to look at 5 such titles.Read More
While the Sega Master System’s North American library of games can’t compare to the NES’s, there are still a ton of good games for the console. On today’s episode of 5 Games we are going to take a look at 5 more good titles for the 8-bit Sega Master System.Read More