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To NES-only kids, Sega's Alex Kidd games must have seemed like a really weird choice for Sega's flagship series: some rambling platformers with a not-so-appealing main character, completely different settings each time, and rock-scissors-paper for some reason. To people who grew up with Master Syst...

February 17th 2009 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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With our shelves and Wii fridges creaking under the weight of new games from the holidays, Nintendo has generously given PAL gamers a week to catch their breath -- at least, we think that's the idea. Both WiiWare titles this week probably only appeal to a handful of people. The fifth and final epi...

January 2nd 2009 at 10:55am 0 Comments
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For Christmas 2006, Nintendo gave us Super Mario Bros., Street Fighter II, Super Castlevania IV and an overpriced R-Type. Last holiday, we got Blades of Steel, Rolling Thunder 2 and Donkey Kong Country 3. This year's gifts from Nintendo are one decently sized retro outing and two stocking stuffers....

December 22nd 2008 at 9:26am 0 Comments
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Well, folks, with this being Christmas week and all, there aren't any new retail releases available. But, that doesn't mean we don't get some new gaming content. WiiWare and the Virtual Console are here to the rescue! So, without further delay, head past the break and check out what's new on Wii th...

December 22nd 2008 at 9:00am 0 Comments