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Despite its puzzle-sounding name Elebits plays more like a virtual game of hide-and-seek. The idea is to draw out little critters from the rooms of a typical household and suck them up before time runs out. The diminutive Elebit creatures look a lot like Pikmin (GameCube, 2001) - right down to...
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2019/5/21: Wii: Elebits

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2019/5/18: NES: Barker Bill's Trick Shooting, Desert Commander

Talespin was released for several systems but I can't imagine any are as pretty as this Turbografx edition. Wow. From the foamy blue waterfalls to the lush palm trees to the hazy green mountains, the scenery is a feast for the eyes. Based on the popular Disney TV series, Talespin puts you in the...
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2019/5/15: Turbografx-16: Talespin

This remarkable homebrew is rendered in a distinctive "film noir" style, but don't let the black and white graphics scare you away. You control a spy on the lower half of the screen scrambling between damaged wall segments while trying to remain out of sight of the ominous lighthouse in the...
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2019/5/10: Atari 2600: Spies in the Night

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2019/5/7: Dreamcast: Space Channel 5, Who Wants to Beat Up a Millionaire?

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2019/5/4: Sega SG-1000: Golgo 13, James Bond 007

I'm always on the hunt for arcade racers in the style of Ridge Racer (PS1, 1995) but my searches usually end in disappointment. High Velocity first grabbed my attention with its flashy graphics. The subtitle "Mountain Racing Challenge" is no joke. The harrowing tracks have steep, winding hills...
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2019/5/2: Saturn: High Velocity: Mountain Racing Challenge

The first two Atari Flashback volumes seemed to split the cream of the crop between them, so for this third volume Atari had to dig a little deeper into the archive. I wouldn't characterize it as "scraping the bottom of the barrel" however. Arcade fans will appreciate the rare, obscure titles...
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2019/4/30: Playstation 4: Atari Flashback Classics Vol. 3

2019/4/27: 3DO: Space Ace

2019/4/24: Genesis: Elemental Master, NCAA Final Four Basketball

2019/4/20: Nintendo Switch: Hollow Knight

2019/4/17: Atari XEGS: River Raid, Operation Blood: Light Gun Version

2019/4/14: NES: Final Fantasy (Guest Review), Princess Tomato in the Salad Kingdom

2019/4/11: Playstation: Midnight Run (Japan), Cardinal Syn

2019/4/4: Super Nintendo: Bazooka Blitzkrieg, NCAA Final Four Basketball

2019/4/1: Xbox One: Sid Meier's Civilization: Flat Earth Edition

2019/3/29: Genesis: Puggsy, Coach K College Basketball

2019/3/26: Playstation 4: God of War

2019/3/23: Sega CD: Who Shot Johnny Rock?, Ultraverse Prime

2019/3/20: Nintendo 64: Super Mario 64, Namco Museum 64

2019/3/18: Sega Master System: Flash, The (Europe)

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