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The Sega Dreamcast Survival Horror Library

Presented by Ack See also: Survival Horror 101 and Survival Horror Games and Franchises That Defined the Genre The success of Resident Evil for the PlayStation really brought horror games to the forefront of gaming, finally giving them a genre name to call their own.  Unfortunately, much like the success of Street Fighter during the 16-bit era, it would lead to a slew of clones, ranging from decent to garbage.  Even the next generation would see their share, and the [...]

Iji: Give This Freeware 2D Action Platformer A Try (Now!)

I personally don’t play a lot of games on my PC, but when forum regular, Mozgus shared his high praises of a freeware 2D action platformer, I had to look into it.  As the author, Daniel Remar, describes the game, “Iji is an action-packed strategic platform shooter with a detailed story, large levels with multiple paths, powerful bosses and lots of secrets. There are alternate gameplay events, dialogues and scenes depending on what you do, a wealth of extras and [...]

Meta-Review: Snatcher – Sega CD

I’m always fascinated by cult clasic games. I can’t help but be drawn in by titles that the majority of gamers have only heard in passing, but genuinely derseve to be played to their fullest extent. Snatcher is the classic example of a low-profile game that comes out during the final days of a short-lived console (actually an add-on in this instance) and is only discovered by hardcore gamers. Developed by Hideo Kojima (of Metal Gear Solid fame) and his [...]

Play Monkey Island and More on your DS

I think I mentioned this idea to someone when the Nintendo DS first came out — the DS’s touch screen would be perfect for those great Lucas Art point and click adventure games like Monkey Island. Well a few months later, we have a SCUMMVM emulator for Nintendo’s Dual Screen Wonder. Can’t wait to see how this progresses 🙂 Features of the latest version: CD audio is supported using IMA-ADPCM compressed WAV files • Direct file system support now works [...]