Tag Archives: retro

Jacking Genres With Spacejacked – REVIEW

Spacejacked is an ingenious genre mash of tower defense strategies, arcade shoot ’em up fun, with a hint of rogue-lite. Meet Dave Paprovsky, mild mannered space technician by day, guy who sleeps in his bunk at night. Until one day, aliens attack your spaceship and jack your crew. It is up to …

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Curses N’ Chaos Defeating the Grim Reaper, One Frog at a Time

  Tribute Games took the indie gaming scene by storm with its 2014 release Mercenary Kings. It’s arcade Metal Slug inspired flavors and addicting platform action pushed Tribute onto my ‘must watch list. Curses N Chaos is a straight up a NES era inspired brawler. It’s handling of power items and co-op play manage …

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Olympia Rising – Sonic and Kid Icarus Just Had a Baby…

  1986 was the year I became a Kid Icarus addict. I needed some kind of therapy group to kick the habit, alas nothing like that existed then. I would sit ragged and soiled on street corners scratching nervously at my own arms and cheeks, holding a sign that said “Will …

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