Rainbow Islands

Bub and Bob, the heroes from Bubble Bobble, are back! This time negotiating the hazards of the Rainbow Islands. Myriad creatures conspire to impede your progress at every fun-filled level until you face the “Guardian”, the ultimate test of advancement….Good Luck The seven “Rainbow Islands” and their inhabitants. • Insect Island – caterpillars, spiders, crows • Combat Island – tanks, planes, helicopters • Monster Island – bats, werewolves, ghosts • Toy Island – water-pistols, deadly disks, teddy bears • Doh’s Island – balls, spheres, capsules • Robot Island – spanners,…

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WWF Superstars

Published by: Technos Japan Corp. Developed by: Technos Japan Corp. Released: 1989 Also for: Nothing! Overview: As young lads in the late 80s we all loved American wrestling, especially the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) i.e. the one with Hulk Hogan in it. WWF Superstars brought the WWF licence into the arcades in 1989, much to the excitement of fans. Although there were some fairly good wrestling games on various formats (e.g. Championship Wrestling, Rock’n Wrestle), the only WWF licensed games were MicroLeague Wrestling (an obscure turn-based strategy game for the Commodore 64,…

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Retro Arcade At Home Part 1

Written by Scott Moyer Remember a time in your life when you felt like you were meant to be there. You truly embrace the moment. For me that was playing Video games at an arcade.  Was it the lights the low bit rate audio, well whatever it was the arcades had me hooked.  I always found myself saving up money to have it taking by space invader Pac-Man and so on. Now in this world of Next gen gaming , which is great don’t get me wrong. Just does not…

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