Hajime No Ippo: The Fighting!

Hajime No Ippo: The Fighting!

Game developer Treasure has had a great presence on Nintendo’s Game Boy Advance. With some instant classics like Astro Boy: Omega Factor and Advance Guardian Heroes, Treasure has shown that it can deliver its signature gameplay on a portable gaming system. Heck,...
Valis

Valis

As I sit in my dressing room, calmly sipping my ginger lemon tea, I glance at the clock on the wall and silently count down from three. There’s a knock on my door. Usually, I just expect the knock, but today, I’m looking forward to it. At least, I hope I can look...
Asterix and Obelisk

Asterix and Obelisk

Every time I write about a videogame, I see myself as a kid sitting on the floor and playing it with my cousin. With Asterix & Obelix, it’s the same. I don’t actually remember if buying this game was my idea or my dad’s, because he has always been fond of the...
I, Robot

I, Robot

In the year 1983, the Cold War was still in the minds of American citizens and tensions between the two superpowers, the United States and the Soviet Union, were elevated. Brewing since 1945, the fear of Communist invasion, espionage and the threat of nuclear...
Rampart

Rampart

If you like tower defense style games, then you can thank Atari Games’ John Salwitz for creating Rampart. While not an actual tower defense game in itself, the 1990 coin-op pioneered the ideas of erecting structures to defend territory while making repairs between...
Alien

Alien

“In space no one can hear you scream.” So goes the tagline for Alien, one of the greatest (not to mention scariest) science fiction movies ever made. Released in 1979 by 20th Century Fox, Alien was directed by the great auteur Ridley Scott (from a screenplay by Dan...