G-Darius HD Review (Nintendo Switch)

G-Darius HD Review (Nintendo Switch)

I've had the pleasure of first experiencing the Darius series for the first time in our local arcade around 1991 or 92. The site of the cabinet itself was excellent, but seeing the game in action spread across three arcade monitors made for the ultimate arcade...

Centipede: Recharged Review (Nintendo Switch)

Centipede: Recharged Review (Nintendo Switch)

Centipede: Recharged takes the premise of the original Centipede's "Kill them first before they kill you" mechanics and injects some new life into the classic trackball Atari game. Fans of the original game will be right at home as soon as they fire up the...

RetroMania Wrestling – by Michael Mertes

RetroMania Wrestling – by Michael Mertes

Just when no one thought it could happen, a sequel  to the fantastic WWF WrestleFest arcade game has  appeared in the form of RetroMania Wrestling. The  Road Warriors make their return to this pixelated  smash fest along with a mix of 14 other superstars.  Legendary...

Dev History: George Allan

Dev History: George Allan

For young sci-fi nut George Allan, the computer boom of the Eighties was a revelation. “I was a big sci-fi fan the one day it turned out computers were real!” he laughs. Antstream Arcade talks to the ex-Gremlin coder to discover more about the games he worked on...

Click Bait – By Michael Mertes

Click Bait – By Michael Mertes

Computer purists during the late 1980s and 1990s were blessed with many excellent  adventure video games and would often scoff at the  thought of playing a functional adventure game with  depth on an 8- or 16-bit console. Contrary to those  beliefs, though, both the...

King’s Quest – by Todd Friedman

King’s Quest – by Todd Friedman

Sierra Entertainment can be associated with dozens of classic adventure games. Some of the  most memorable games I have played are Police  Quest, Space Quest, Leisure Suit Larry and, of course,  King’s Quest. King’s Quest was my first experience  at an “RPG” game on...

Blaster Master Zero 3 Review – Nintendo Switch

Blaster Master Zero 3 Review – Nintendo Switch

Mike Mertes reviews the third and final entry of the Blaster Master Zero series: Blaster Master Zero 3. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fxuxCdzxJgU Blaster Master Zero 3 is a direct sequel to Blaster Master Zero 2 that will release on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4,...

Breakers Revenge iiRcade Review

Breakers Revenge iiRcade Review

Breakers Revenge has hit iiRcade! Sure, the iiRcade has plenty of fighting games on it, but Breakers Revenge is a massively underappreciated fighting game that rivals even the best fighting games from Capcom or SNK. Breakers Revenge is an enhanced version of the...