While I’m finishing up the NES book, writer James Swift of Uncommon Journalism has graciously offered to pen some Sega-themed articles for the site. Expect them once a week for the next while! For a series that sold millions of copies over the course of 15 years, it’s more than a little odd […]
Darius II: You Sunk My Deathship! …let’s just pretend that says Darius II. PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Taito DEVELOPER: Taito GENRE: Shoot-em-up DIFFICULTY: Adjustable RELEASE DATE: 12/20/90 – (JP) 04/91 – (EU) Darius II, or Sagaia as it’s known in the West for some reason, is yet another horizontal shoot-em-up that […]
Read Part 1 first, lest you bring chaos to order. TAILS SKYPATROL Tails’ first solo outing is not the kid-friendly adventure you might expect. Tails must fly – and never stop flying – through four incredibly difficult worlds after the evil witch, Witchcart. He has a ring that functions as both a […]
I was six years old when I received the Genesis/Sonic 1 bundle for Christmas in 1991. That was that. Sonic was my video game hero of choice. Mario was cool, I had nothing against him. But as fun as his games were, and despite his Italian plumber background, the mustachioed hero has always […]
All Birds Go to Heaven.