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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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Posted in Arcade

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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Posted in Arcade

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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Street Fighter Alpha 2. Capcom (1996) Super Nintendo

THEY’RE REVIEWING A STREET FIGHTER GAME! IT’S HAPPENING! LIGHT THE BEACONS, SOUND THE HORNS, GENTLY HELP YOUR GRANDMA DOWN THE STAIRS! I had a bit of a moment there. So Street Fighter is slightly divisive for us here at Games

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Posted in Super Nintendo

1942. Capcom (1984) Arcade

I have fond memories of this game, it was probably the first game I ever played -certainly first I remember- and after my parents watched me mesmerised sinking 10p after 10p into the arcade machine in the pub they used

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Posted in Arcade

Space Harrier. Sega AM4 (1985) Arcade

Space Harrier was released in arcades in 1985, and while I was about 1 when this was released, I did play this a bit in the arcades in the early 90s, I don’t remember much about it so I thought

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Mad Dog McCree. American Laser Games (1990) Arcade

I am going to do a top Light gun Games list soon, and to do that I want to get a few games out of the way. So apologies to the many people who don’t like On-Rails shooters as much

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Posted in Nintendo Wii
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