Mega Cat Studios Brings Us on a Modern Nostalgia Trip!

Mega Cat Studios is an independent group of artists and developers from all around the world that has set its sights on helping players relive the nostalgic 8 and 16-bit eras with unique, brand-new “retro” experiences. In a world where cloud-based storage and digital retro-style games are a dime-a-dozen, Mega Cat wants to give you … Read more…

“Mega Man Sunrise” Offers Game Boy Nostalgia!

When it comes to fan-game design, DJ Coco is a person of many talents. In the past, I’ve enjoyed Coco’s Super Mario Country and Paper Mario 3D Land, and so when I discovered that they took a crack at making their own Mega Man title I was very excited. What also made this latest offering quite appealing was … Read more…

“Zelda: A Link to the Past” Brings Fond Memories

It should be no surprise that the Zelda franchise was one of my absolute favorites growing up. When I first got my hands on The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past one fine Christmas morning, I could hardly wait to run downstairs (the game consoles were plugged in to a TV in a den in … Read more…

Looking Back: “Golden Axe Warrior” on the Master System!

It’s no secret that I have a strong love for The Legend of Zelda and those sorts of adventure games based around that general formula and mission. Back in the late-1980s and early-90s, there were several different attempts to reproduce the design, but with a different intellectual property, and one of them I covered in Series 3 … Read more…

Quick Look at “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” – A Platforming NES Peril

As a kid, I had this strange love-hate relationship with Ultra’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle game for the original NES. Naturally, like a lot of kids back in 1989, I thought the Turtles cartoon was awesome. I thought it was neat to get to play a game that let me control the turtles and go bash some … Read more…