Five Exciting Facts About Rolling Thunder
Rolling Thunder is the story of a spy with an incredible set of legs. He and his World Crime Police Organization cohorts fights an alien/terrorist group known as Geldra, which takes them all over the world and even into space. Eventually we learn that Gelda is interested in taking over the world using
Rolling Thunder 2
What Did Critics Say in 1992?
Albatross is back and ready to fight Geldra. Don't know what I'm talking about? Then you need to play Rolling Thunder 2, one of my favorite 16-bit action games. But who cares what I think, the real question is whether or not the critics thought Rolling Thunder 2 was anything special back when it first came [Read More]
This Is How Albatross Dies in Rolling Thunder!
Rest in Pixels:
When a secret religious cult kidnaps your girlfriend, what do you do? If you're Albatross, you go on a killing spree. This is Rolling Thunder, the popular action game starring a secret agent with a thing for high jumps. But this spy is known for more than just superhuman jumps, he also has one of the most [Read More]
Terrible Game Ad Archive!
Join us as we take you on a trip through the dark history of video game advertising. From cringe-worthy fart jokes to action that literally explodes out of the television, Commercial Break is full of the best and worst in classic video game advertising. So many horrible ads worth reading about. [See the Full Archive]
The Cover Critic
View the Cover Review Archive!
The Cover Critic is back and doing his best to stay sane while reviewing some of the worst covers of all time. Take a look back at the critic's reviews for games from around the world in this brand new archive for The Cover Critic. And be prepared for new episodes coming soon.
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Pit Fighter (Genesis)
What Did Critics Say Back in 1991?
June 27, 2014:
Street Fighter II may have popularized one-on-one fighting games, but Pit-Fighter took it one step further with a three-person melee. It featured a kick boxer, a wrestler and martial arts expert, all fighting for cash prizes in an underground fight club. It's an interesting concept, but were critics interested in this Sega Genesis [Read More]
Phantasy Star IV (Genesis)
What Did Critics Say in 1995?
June 6, 2014:
Phantasy Star IV was not just the End of the Millennium, but also the final 16-bit entry in the role-playing series. And with a $100 asking price, the end came with a steep barrier for entry. Were critics able to get over the high price and enjoy Phantasy Star IV, or did they turn on this long-running series? We dig through old [Read More]
Sonic CD (Sega CD)
What Did the Critics Say in 1994?
April 09, 2014 :
For years, Sonic CD was considered the lost game in the Sonic the Hedgehog franchise. Originally released on the Sega CD, this Sonic sequel sold well on a system that almost nobody owned. And despite numerous 16-bit compilations, Sonic CD was never given its due. All that changed in 2011, when Sega finally [Read More]