Who Wore It Best: TMNT Edition!
They may live in a sewer, but the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles know a thing or two about getting press coverage. For a few years in the early 1990s, these crime-fighting reptiles managed get themselves on the cover of GamePro, Electronic Gaming Monthly, Nintendo Power and nearly every other major game publication you can think of. Sadly, the results were decidedly mixed. In this debut episode of Who Wore It Best, we're going to rank [Read More]
The Black Sheep: Hyperstone Heist!
By 1992, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles were everywhere. There were Turtle comics, toys, movies and even a musical. Leonardo, Donatello, Michelangelo and Raphael were also making the rounds in the arcades and on your favorite game systems. After already conquering the Nintendo Entertainment System, Game Boy and Super NES, it was time for Konami to unveil the first Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles for the Sega Genesis. [See More]
Review Crew: TMNT on 8-Bit NES!
In 1989, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles couldn't be hotter. They had a popular cartoon and action figures that were flying off store shelves. The stage was set for their first 8-bit video game, a 2D adventure that is generally regarded as one of the worst NES games of all time. But did Electronic Gaming Monthly, CVG, GamePro and Nintendo Power agree? Find out in this brand new episode of Review Crew. The critics were all over the board when [Read More]
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]