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by mediamike
January 7th, 2019, 6:30 pm
Forum: Review Feedback
Topic: 2019/1/6: Atari 2600: Missile Command, Walker (Europe)
Replies: 8
Views: 850

Re: 2019/1/6: Atari 2600: Missile Command, Walker (Europe)

Thanks for more great reviews and a feature to boot! One thing that might interest you is that there is new hope for that Atari trak ball after all. Atari Age recently released a slew of old 2600 favorites in its trak ball series. Missile Command is one of the titles (naturally.) The control is just...
by mediamike
November 10th, 2018, 8:15 am
Forum: Video Games General
Topic: New Arcade Systems for $300
Replies: 23
Views: 2036

Re: New Arcade Systems for $300

I did see a display model for the Galaga/Galaxian unit at my local WalMart. The display was crisp, very authentic to the original. The joystick/buttons were good quality. Interestingly, the unit had a sound slider, allowing you to select audio at full, half and mute levels. The cabinet was impressiv...
by mediamike
October 3rd, 2018, 1:57 pm
Forum: Video Games General
Topic: Best Time of the Year for Gaming?
Replies: 5
Views: 759

Re: Best Time of the Year for Gaming?

I vote for winter. There's nothing better when snowed out of work/school than kicking back in a cozy room with a console (provided the power doesn't go out.)
by mediamike
September 25th, 2018, 11:28 pm
Forum: Review Feedback
Topic: 2018/9/21: Game Boy Advance: Spy Hunter / Super Sprint
Replies: 9
Views: 1038

Re: 2018/9/21: Game Boy Advance: Spy Hunter / Super Sprint

I owned this back in the day, and the Critic's review is spot on: it's a huge disappointment. One other big issue he didn't mention though--there's no trace of the Spy Hunter (Peter Gunn) theme!
by mediamike
September 11th, 2018, 10:26 am
Forum: Video Games General
Topic: Halloween Games Suggestions
Replies: 32
Views: 2186

Re: Halloween Games Suggestions

Here's a good pick for the Master System (although sadly no U.S. release.) Master of Darkness. It's the Master System's answer to Castlevania.

Not exactly original, but it actually controls better than the NES inspiration. Game gear version too, but I am not familiar with it.

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