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2017/8/16: Genesis: Crossfire, Paperboy

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When I spotted a brand new SNES fighter on Amazon I was powerless to resist. Billed as "an original 1-on-1 fighting game from the creators of past masterpieces", Unholy Night has a light-versus-dark theme in the tradition of Darkstalkers (PS1, 1996). There are three "hunter" characters and...
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2017/8/12: Super Nintendo: Unholy Night: The Darkness Hunter

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Arms is Punch-Out!! (NES, 1987) for the 90s! I mean 2000's! Whatever! In this high energy, one-on-one slugfest each fighter has long, coily arms. Not only can you throw punches from a distance, but you can guide your fists toward your moving opponent. The stylish presentation boards...
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2017/8/10: Nintendo Switch: Arms

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Japanese people love their robot games and why shouldn't they? Blowing up stuff with giant flying mechs is awesome. In Orguss you pilot one of these across a scrolling landscape, blasting robotic enemies that appear two at a time. They just keep coming with mind-numbing repetition. You can hold...
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2017/8/8: SG-1000: Orguss

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2017/8/5: Playstation: Tomorrow Never Dies, Danger Girl

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2017/8/2: Playstation 4: Micro Machines: World Series, Wipeout: Omega Collection

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This game is so super rare I had to review it off a Flash cartridge. If you've never played Congo Bongo, it's kind of a 3D Donkey Kong. Instead of ladders you climb tiered platforms while avoiding monkeys and bouncing coconuts. I have to tell you this Intellivision version is a real feast for...
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2017/7/30: Intellivision: Congo Bongo

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Now this is how you update an old-school classic! The original Strider (Genesis, 1989) was a hack-n-slash platformer featuring a ninja who could climb steep surfaces and hang below platforms. Strider Hiryu compliments that timeless 2D action with absolutely gorgeous 3D visuals. The...
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2017/7/28: Playstation 3: Strider Hiryu (Japan)

2017/7/25: Lynx: Ninja Gaiden, Turbo Sub

2017/7/22: NES: Ninja Gaiden, Ninja Gaiden II: The Dark Sword of Chaos, Ninja Gaiden III: The Ancient Ship of Doom

2017/7/18: Wii: Army Men: Soldiers of Misfortune, We Love Golf

2017/7/15: Colecovision: Oil's Well, Pitfall II: Lost Caverns

2017/7/11: Turbografx-16: Batman (Japan)

2017/7/8: Game Gear: Desert Speedtrap, Ecco the Dolphin

2017/7/5: Genesis: Air Diver, High Seas Havoc

2017/7/2: Playstation 4: Godzilla, MLB The Show 17

2017/6/30: Playstation 3: Demon's Souls

2017/6/24: Saturn: Cotton 2: Magical Night Dreams (Japan), Super Dimension Fortress Macross, The (Japan)

2017/6/20: SG-1000: Pitfall II: The Lost Caverns

2017/6/14: Dreamcast: Skies of Arcadia

2017/6/11: Sega Master System: F-16 Fighting Falcon, Quartet

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