Thimbleweed Park

Thimbleweed Park

Click here to purchase Team Thimbleweed Ron Gilbert was the 11th employee at Lucasfilm Games and is the creator of Monkey Island, the co-creator of Maniac Mansion and the creator of Pajama Sam. His love of adventure games can be described as “I don’t know what else to do”, and drives him forward each day. You can follow him on Twitter at @grumpygamer and on Grumpy Gamer. Ron is designing, writing and programming on Thimbleweed Park. Gary Winnick was the 6th employee at Lucasfilm Games. He co-designed Maniac Mansion and…

Read More

Phantasy Star IV

Phantasy Star IV

Published by SEGA Enterprises Ltd. Developed by Sega AM7 R&D Division Released 1995   The Final Terror! Launch into the biggest RPG ever on Genesis! This is the explosive magic-and-monster packed FINALE into the incredibe Phantasy Star saga. An ancient, hideous Dark Force stalks the Algol star system. You, a young hunter, are destined to become Motavia’s greatest warrior and strike and deathblow that destroys evil FOREVER! Cast over 200 different magic spells or combine them for even more devastating effects. Hack through hordes of gruesome monsters that morph into even uglier, deadlier foes! Awesome…

Read More

Turrican

Turrican

Review by James Whelan PROLOGUE A story of times long gone by, tells us of the three-headed Morgul, who lives a secluded life in his kingdom. This Morgul is the cause of all the fears and nightmares of mankind. It is furthermore said, that in ancient times he was banished to an unknown dimension by the hero Devolon. Fear and sleepless nights disappeared out of the people’s lives. For some time now people have again been tormented by nightmares and suffer from a serious state of dread and fear. Hardly…

Read More

Resident Evil 2

Resident Evil 2

Review by Victoria Graves   twitch.tv/ukviixen Published by Capcom Entertainment, Inc. Developed by Capcom Co., Ltd. Released 1998 Platform PlayStation Overview First there was the disaster at the mansion lab. Umbrella Corp. developed the T-Virus, a muta-genic toxin for use in biological weapons. After breaking loose, living things mutated into all sorts of decaying creatures. The case was eventually closed, but Umbrella’s experiments were far from over. CAN YOU SURVIVE THE HORROR? Now it’s the worst possible nightmare; a new virus runs rampant. All of Raccoon City is infested. Blood-thirsty zombies, hideous mutations now…

Read More

COSMIC WARTOAD

COSMIC WARTOAD

 Published by Ocean Software Ltd. Developed by Denton Designs Released 1985 Platform ZX Spectrum THE SETTING The Queen of the Cosmic Wartoads has been abducted and imprisoned by THE RYGELLIAN SLIME BEASTS, their deadliest foe. Chained beneath the murderous Sludge Saw in the King’s chamber and transformed into an apparition of horror to the Wartoads (namely a human female), her fate is measured by the descent of the blade, which unless stopped will slice her in two! The task of rescue has fallen to you, the most heroic Cosmic Wartoad, to traverse the…

Read More

Blood Money Amiga

Blood Money Amiga

Published by Psygnosis Limited Developed by DMA Design Limited Released 1989 Blood Money Have two words ever struck more terror into the heart of Amiga gamers? Released in 1989 by Psygnosis and developed by DMA Design, Blood Money is a colorful, addictive shooter which rapidly became known as one of the toughest games on the Amiga. We’re betting many a joystick has been broken in sheer frustration while trying to complete its tortuous levels. But more on that in a while. Let’s dive in at the beginning… DMA Design was…

Read More

GHOSTBUSTERS

GHOSTBUSTERS

Published by Activision, Inc. Developed by Activision, Inc. Released 1984 Also For Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 2600, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, MSX, NES, PC Booter, SEGA Master System           HEY! ANYBODY SEEN A GHOST? Matter of fact, yes. Many, many ghosts are right now winging their way to the infamous spook central. And only you can avert a disaster of biblical proportions. To save the city you must make it to the top of the Temple of Zuul. This can only be accomplished after you’ve…

Read More