REVIEW: RETRO-BIT 6 BUTTON GENESIS ARCADE PAD

If you’re only getting into classic superhero games for the Sega Genesis, one of the toughest things other than finding said games is finding a suitable controller to play them with. Sega’s 16-bit console gave Nintendo a run for their money in the early ’90’-s, so there’s no shortage of controllers on the secondary market,…

THE LIFE OF A SEGA DREAMCAST FAN IN SMALL TOWN NEWFOUNDLAND

Every year on the anniversary of the North American launch of the Sega Dreamcast, September 9th, I always try to do a piece celebrating one of my favorite consoles of all time, but I knew there would come a day when there really wouldn’t be anything left to say. The times in which comic book…

BATMAN RETURNS’ VIDEO GAME LEGACY IS PERHAPS MORE INTERESTING THAN THAT OF THE FILMS

Batman Returns, released twenty-five years ago today on June 19th, 1992 was the last Tim Burton directed, Micheal Keaton starring movie before the franchise was torpedoed by Joel Schumacher and eventually rebooted by Christopher Nolan in 2005 with Batman Begins. Though perhaps not remembered as fondly as Burton’s first outing with DC’s iconic character in 1989, it’s…

REVIEW: TOM MASON’S DINOSAURS FOR HIRE (SEGA GENESIS)

A few months back, I reviewed a somewhat obscure comic book game for the Sega Genesis called Ex-Mutants. The source material for the game was based on a comic that was originally published under the Eternity Comics label before being passed around to several other companies, eventually winding up at Malibu Comics which was purchased by Marvel…

REVIEW: SWORD OF THE BERSERK: GUTS RAGE (SEGA DREAMCAST)

If there’s one thing you can’t criticize the Sega Dreamcast for, it’s how before its time it was: It was the first console of its generation, beating the PlayStation 2 by a year and the Xbox as well as the GameCube to market by two years; It offered online play for the first time on any…