Tag: Sega Genesis

  • 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: “Truxton” (1989, Toaplan, Sega Genesis)

    Retro Review: “Truxton” (1989, Toaplan, Sega Genesis)

    One of my all-time favorite genres is the scrolling shoot-em-up, commonly referred to as shmups. The feeling of drifting along, collecting power-ups and clearing everything in your path with a hail of gun-fire is an exhilarating experience. Being a fan of a genre, it’s always a pleasure to discover new classics that might’ve added a…

    One of my all-time favorite genres is the scrolling shoot-em-up, commonly referred to as shmups. The feeling of drifting along, collecting power-ups and clearing everything in your path with a hail of gun-fire is an exhilarating experience. Being a fan of a genre, it’s always a pleasure to discover new classics that might’ve added a…