Tag: Arcade

  • What We’re Playing This Week – Easter Edition

    What We’re Playing This Week – Easter Edition

    From all of us to you, Happy Easter Everyone! Jake Rushing – Pokémon Silver (Game boy), Pokken Tournament (Wii U), Metroid 2 Return of Samus (Gameboy): This week, I’ll continue to play Pokémon Silver. As I’m trying to find a way to get through the game as quickly as I can so I could move…

    From all of us to you, Happy Easter Everyone! Jake Rushing – Pokémon Silver (Game boy), Pokken Tournament (Wii U), Metroid 2 Return of Samus (Gameboy): This week, I’ll continue to play Pokémon Silver. As I’m trying to find a way to get through the game as quickly as I can so I could move…

  • Last Token Gaming Movie Review – World 1-1 (2015)

    Last Token Gaming Movie Review – World 1-1 (2015)

    By Marshall Garvey   What do you think of when you hear the term “video game”? Your first thoughts may be of spectacularly rendered, immersive titles you dedicate hours to on blockbuster consoles ranging from Nintendo 64 to the Xbox One and Playstation 4. Likewise, you think of the video game industry as the expensive,…

    By Marshall Garvey   What do you think of when you hear the term “video game”? Your first thoughts may be of spectacularly rendered, immersive titles you dedicate hours to on blockbuster consoles ranging from Nintendo 64 to the Xbox One and Playstation 4. Likewise, you think of the video game industry as the expensive,…

  • Sacramento Indie Arcade Expo 2015 Reflections

    Sacramento Indie Arcade Expo 2015 Reflections

    By Marshall Garvey, Jake Rushing and Isaac Smith   A week ago, on Saturday, April 11th, some of the most talented local game devs and many gaming enthusiasts met up at the Sacramento Indie Arcade Gaming Expo. Hosted at the Colonial Cafe on Stockton Blvd., it primarily served as a space for devs to share…

    By Marshall Garvey, Jake Rushing and Isaac Smith   A week ago, on Saturday, April 11th, some of the most talented local game devs and many gaming enthusiasts met up at the Sacramento Indie Arcade Gaming Expo. Hosted at the Colonial Cafe on Stockton Blvd., it primarily served as a space for devs to share…

  • Retro Review: “Windjammers” (1994, Data East, Neo Geo MVS)

    Retro Review: “Windjammers” (1994, Data East, Neo Geo MVS)

    By Michael Mygind Windjammers (or Flying Power Disk in Japan), published by Data East in 1994 for the NEO GEO MVS arcade, is basically air hockey with a Frisbee. The game has six selectable characters, each with their own strengths and skill levels. Each character represents a certain country, with most characters looking like hulking…

    By Michael Mygind Windjammers (or Flying Power Disk in Japan), published by Data East in 1994 for the NEO GEO MVS arcade, is basically air hockey with a Frisbee. The game has six selectable characters, each with their own strengths and skill levels. Each character represents a certain country, with most characters looking like hulking…

  • Hall of Fame Review – Metal Slug (1996)

    Hall of Fame Review – Metal Slug (1996)

    By Michael Mygind Publisher: SNK Platforms: Neo Geo Multi Video System (MVS Arcade), Neo Geo Advanced Entertainment System (AES Home Console), Neo Geo CD, Neo Geo X, Sega Saturn, Sony PlayStation (Japan only), Sony PlayStation 2/PSP/Nintendo Wii (Included in the SNK Arcade Classics Vol. 1 and Metal Slug Anthology compilations on all three consoles), Nintendo…

    By Michael Mygind Publisher: SNK Platforms: Neo Geo Multi Video System (MVS Arcade), Neo Geo Advanced Entertainment System (AES Home Console), Neo Geo CD, Neo Geo X, Sega Saturn, Sony PlayStation (Japan only), Sony PlayStation 2/PSP/Nintendo Wii (Included in the SNK Arcade Classics Vol. 1 and Metal Slug Anthology compilations on all three consoles), Nintendo…