Way of the Dragon: Remembering Bruce Lee the Video Game

Way of the Dragon: Remembering Bruce Lee the Video Game

In the world of martial arts, no name looms quiet so large as that of Bruce Lee. Born in the Year of the Dragon in the Hour of the Dragon, he was the creator of Jeet Kune Do (Way of the Intercepting Fist) and a star of film and television. He was Lee in the legendary...
Who You Gonna Call?: Remembering Ghostbusters for the C64

Who You Gonna Call?: Remembering Ghostbusters for the C64

VIdeo games made from licensed films are notorious for their sketchy quality. Gameplay and graphics tend to be thrown together slap dash in an effort to capitalize on the film’s popularity before the public has moved on to the next big thing. So, it would be if gamers...
Jelly Monsters: The Battle Between Commodore and Atari

Jelly Monsters: The Battle Between Commodore and Atari

In the great pantheon of video games, few titles loom so large as Pac-Man. Developed by Namco and released in 1980, the game was wildly successful, creating legions of devoted fans. That same year, Commodore released the 8 bit VIC-20. It marked an important step in...
Dungeon of Death: An RPG For The Commodore PET

Dungeon of Death: An RPG For The Commodore PET

I don’t remember the first text based adventure game I ever played. It seems like the sort of thing I should know given my love for the genre, but the title has vanished from my memory. Because of this I suspect, the games have attained something of a towering,...