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Jaleco, best known for its Bases Loaded series of baseball games, has been sold by its owner, Jaleco Holdings, for 1 yen. Japanese online game company GAME YAROU has decided to become Jaleco's new holder, agreeing to take on an accompanying ¥700 million ($7.8 million) in outstanding loans.Accord...

January 20th 2009 at 1:22pm 0 Comments

Do you remember when the Wii's Virtual Console service was more classic library and less classless landfill? This week's dump sees players scrounging for a sports title and shelling out dough for a cookie-themed puzzler. Yoshi's Cookie (NES, 1-2 players, 500 Wii Points): Help Mario align matchi...

April 7th 2008 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Well, that's nice. This week's Virtual Console releases aren't a total bust like the past few weeks have kind of been, as one of this blogger's favorite childhood games is available. We can't wait until after 9am PT, so we can get our grubby little mitts on these downloads.This week's Virtual Conso...

April 7th 2008 at 9:45am 0 Comments
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While there's no doubt in our mind that the most interesting game this week is Salamander (the Gradius pseudo-sequel known as Life Force in the U.S., appearing here in its Japan-exclusive PC Engine release), the most interesting box is definitely that for Chelnov. Looking more like a mid-80's Marvel...

September 11th 2007 at 11:15am 0 Comments