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Kunio-kun's innovative yet outdated debut
July 9, 2018 - The beat 'em up genre has been around for decades so let's see where it all began. Renegade (AKA Nekketsu Kouha Kunio-kun) introduced gamers to street brawling way back in 1986 but does it hold up more than 30 years later?
Read more: Arcade Archives: Renegade Review
Definitely not for shmup fans
July 8, 2018 - Very few genres are as immediately gratifying as a good old shoot 'em up. Does 1917: The Alien Invasion DX have what it takes to test genre fans' skills or are you better off sticking to classic arcade shooters?
Read more: 1917: The Alien Invasion DX Review
A cute on-the-go puzzler
July 6, 2018 - Innovative puzzle games are hard to come by in this day and age. Thankfully, Yuso offers a simple yet unique puzzle-filled world that'll keep you trying to solve its clever puzzles for hours.
Read more: Yuso Review
Would anyone like a hot drink?
July 5, 2018 - Lightwood Games have been creating puzzlers based on tried and true formulas for a few years now and here is their latest noodle-scratching experiment. So, grab a cup of tea and your favourite biscuit and let's help Phil fill out some pics.
Read more: Fill-a-Pix: Phil's Epic Adventure Review
A button-mashing fantasy
July 2, 2018 - As if Data East's Gate of Doom wasn't obscure enough, here's its little-known sequel.
Read more: Johnny Turbo's Arcade: Wizard Fire Review
Psikyo does it again
July 1, 2018 - The arcade shoot 'em up ports keep on coming and here's a classic from the turn of the century. The original Gunbird may have been a bit too simple but does this sequel offer anything new and exciting?
Read more: Gunbird 2 Review
Retro fun that'll make you hungry
June 30, 2018 - Although retro game enthusiasts are familiar with Data East's 1982 classic BurgerTime, this super-fun sequel is still rather unknown.
Read more: Johnny Turbo's Arcade: Super Burger Time Review
A simple yet enjoyable SRPG
June 26, 2018 - SideQuest Studios are attempting the turn-based strategy RPG genre yet again with the follow-up to their 2012 hit Rainbow Moon.
Read more: Rainbow Skies Review
A classic puzzler returns
June 26, 2018 - Tetsuya Mizuguchi's addictive puzzle series is back with a brand new take on the original game. It's been over a dozen years since it first debuted so is Lumines Remastered worth playing in 2018?
Read more: Lumines Remastered Review
Parr for the course
June 25, 2018 - We've played with plenty of blocky superheroes over the years but this time around, it's a family affair.
Read more: Lego The Incredibles Review
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