The graphics would be simpler, but the aesthetics, boss tactics and the overall experience would be similarly painful.
SGtMarkIV, the creator of the Brutal Doom mod, has posted a new video where he demos another Doom mod of his. It features vehicular (and mecha) combat.
“14-Year Anniversary of Crash Bandicoot Passes By Largely Unnoticed” is an Onion headline from 2010, and it’s true: Naughty Dog’s version of Sonic and Mario was an unofficial PlayStation mascot, but Crash Bandicoot didn’t achieve the iconic status of his forebears. Still, when rumors of a Bandicoot reboot circulated…
Track: Theme of Payon | Artist: soundTeMP | Album: Ragnarok Online Original Soundtrack
Track: BaDeDum (High Orchestra) | Artist: Guy Whitmore | Album: No One Lives Forever Original Soundtrack
Link first passed the Death Mountain Crater on his way to the Fire Temple in Ocarina of Time, but it was a lot more blocky and a lot less particle effect-y back then.
The HD version of Tim Schafer’s classic time-traveling adventure game, Day of the Tentacle, hits PC in exactly two weeks, on March 22.
“Is E.T. really the worst game of all time? Probably not. But the story of the fall of the video game industry needed a face and that was E.T.” Howard Scott Warshaw, the designer behind 1982's E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial for the Atari 2600, talks about the game, his career, and his life in an interview with the BBC.
The brand new video game console, Coleco Chameleon, made its public debut at the New York Toy Fair this weekend. Although the system spent most of the convention behind a glass enclosure, it easily ran through short demoes of old classic games and new retro-style games created by indie developers.
There are more than 1000 old Windows 3.1 games available on The Internet Archive, and you can play them all in your browser right now.
While you may or may not agree on whether it’s the series’ best, Duke Nukem 3D was still a very important milestone in first-person shooter history.
In Japan, games don’t get much bigger than the Dragon Quest franchise. Recently, series creator Yuji Horii uploaded some of the first game’s original design documents, providing an inside peek at its birth.
The couch gag on The Simpsons will be little bit special (and longer) this week. It’s an 80s-themed one, filled with neon lights and a beefy Homer.
If you were a gamer in the early ‘80s, you’ve no doubt played ColecoVision—the short-lived console that brought arcade games to your living room. Well, get ready for a nostalgia hurricane, because Coleco is back on the scene with a new home console—and it’ll play actual game cartridges.
For a number of reasons the 3DO version of Doom is considered to be the worst of the bunch. And it could have been even crazier if they joined the FMV obsession of early CD-ROM systems.
Let’s take a look at video games’ favorite scene from the Star Wars series: the battle of Hoth. Developers have been trying for over 30 years to get it right.
The Famicom, which launched in Japan in 1983, is getting a new cartridge. Titled 8Bit Music Power, it’s less a game and more an 8-bit album, but hey, it’s a new Famicom cart and you can play it on an old Japanese Nintendo console.
Color might not make everything better, but it sure does put a new spin on old images.
In Japan, 1986 was a momentous year for role-playing games.
You know how in Deus Ex, you’d throw an item at an NPC, even with level 4 muscle augs activated, and it’d bounce off of them harmlessly and they’d make a snide comment? Thanks to GMDX, those days are over.