Final fight (Capcom, 1989)

Final fight (Capcom, 1989)
I've got a thing for side scrolling beat'em ups. It's a strange story because, living in a small and remote southern-european town, the first game of this kind I laid my eyes on was Final Fight. Yep, no Double Dragon, no Renegade, no River city ransom before it. At the  […]

Going for the stick

Going for the stick
I mentioned before that I recently bought an arcade stick to use during my MAME sessions. The decision was more a whim than a real necessity, since I was already happy with playing with an Xbox360 pad. What can I say, I sometimes go through gaming-related money-wasting rushes, and my  […]

Sengoku Densho (SNK Playmore, 1991)

Sengoku Densho (SNK Playmore, 1991)
Completely insane, as only jap stuff can be. Where else can you fight undead feudal samurai warriors in a modern subway station while transformed in an armored dog? After my first play, I admit to looking up the plot for this arcade game, hoping in some kind of rational thought  […]

Rampage World Tour (Midway, 1997)

Rampage World Tour (Midway, 1997)
I remember the first time I saw Rampage. It was the C64 conversion, somewhere in the late eighties (when else?). At first I wasn't impressed at all. Graphics and sound were quite average, backgrounds flat and uninspiring. But mainly I didn't understand what it was all about. I was moving  […]