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Final Fight. Capcom (1989) Arcade

It’s a while since I did the SNES version of Final Fight and at the time I got a bit of stick for not scoring it as well as others had liked. I was always happy with the score to

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The King of Dragons. Capcom (1994) Arcade

Have you ever played a game and thought it must be this game that people are thinking of when they say Golden Axe is a good game? I know opinion is subjective and all that, but look deep in your

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Alien vs Predator. Capcom (1994) Arcade

Every now and then somebody on the internet makes the mistake of airing an opinion which usually leads to a spot of flaming from man babies or Reddit Trolls, and one such occurrence was somebody uttering that Alien vs Predator is

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Q*bert. Gottlieb (1982) Arcade

When you think about the classic age of arcades you think of Space Invaders, Pac-Man and Donkey Kong. These are the arcade games that were responsible for the explosion of popularity of videogames, but along the way Q*bert was not

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Pit-Fighter. Atari Games (1990) Arcade

I’m going to do something slightly different here as I have played Pit-Fighter in the arcade, on a Master System, on the Genesis and on the Super Nintendo so I will collectively review them all and give them all a

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Dungeons & Dragons: Tower of Doom. Capcom (1993) Arcade

  TO THE TOWER, where we hopefully won’t meet our doom. (I met my doom, about 37 times in a single playthrough)

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64th Street: A Detective Story. C.P. Brain (1991) Arcade

  My search for new games takes me high and low and occasionally I stumble on something that piques my interest. 64th Street was one of those. You know why? It started with a number and we didn’t have any

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The Simpsons Arcade Game. Konami (1991) Arcade

The Simpsons Arcade Game is one of those frequently discussed games, this is partly because everyone and their dog has played it. But I think mostly it is because it was one of those early signs Konami were fucking mental.

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Cadillacs and Dinosaurs. Capcom (1993) Arcade

Designed as a tie in to a kids cartoon (I have never heard of it) and based on a comic book I have also never heard of (Xenozoic Tales), Cadillacs and Dinosaurs is one of those distant memories I have

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Bucky O’Hare. Konami (1992) Arcade

Oh lord I think I am in love! I honest to god love classic arcade games in their original format. I did at the time and as an aging grump bag I can really appreciate the difference in quality between

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