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Famicom Mini-Review Showcase: Takeru/Sur-De-Wave Pt. 1

December 1, 2016 // Published by Stephen Keating

By Kitten Takeru was a small developer that only ever put two games out for the Famicom under the Sur-De-Wave label. It was founded by a small group of industry veterans who largely felt stifled by their previous employers. They went bankrupt not terribly long after formation, mostly due to their overly ambitious adventure game, […]

Famicom Mini-Review Showcase – Konami

November 5, 2016 // Published by Stephen Keating

By Kitten Widely considered one of the best 3rd parties to ever lay their hands on Famicom development, Konami was a once well-loved company known for far more than disappointing their modern fans by neglecting their employees and letting their long-standing franchises wither and die. Despite a slow start, they would come to be known […]

A Trip Through Game Boy History in 15 Games – Mega Man V

October 18, 2016 // Published by Stephen Keating

By Kitten Mega Man V (JP July 22, 1994; US September 10th, 1994) Known as “Rockman World 5” in Japan (a much less confusing name when keeping up with the absurd, sprawling continuity of the property), Mega Man V is the fifth “Mega Man” game available for the Game Boy. Released in the middle of […]

A Trip Through Game Boy History in 15 Games – Batman The Animated Series

October 2, 2016 // Published by Stephen Keating

By Kitten Batman: The Animated Series (NA November, 1993; JP December, 1993) As I’ve already discussed to some extent, the curse of the Game Boy was to slowly be flooded with unending amounts of poorly made, licensed games. Why bother to design these games well when it’s not the quality of your product that’s making […]