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Tag: Arcade

Warriors of Fate, aka Tenchi Wo Kurau II

Warriors of Fate

As often happens, some foreign titles are too much for American audiences. I’ve seen countless Kung Fu movies with altered titles. Way of the Dragon became Return of the Dragon to make it sound……


Nintendo’s ARMS Is a Rock’em Sock’em Virtual-On

Being inspired by an idea and putting your own twist on it is nothing new. Some games do more than borrow ideas, as we’ve seen with Balloon Fight and Joust. But more recently, Nintendo just dropped an exciting new IP called ARMS. This well received small arena 3D fighting game might have borrowed elements from……


Rest In Peace Masaya Nakamura, founder of Namco

The founder of Namco, one of the most important companies in video game history, has passed away. Masaya Nakamura was born on December 24th, 1925. In 1955, he established the¬†Nakamura Amusement Machine Manufacturing Company, which was later shortened to Namco. Namco, of course, contributed to much of the Golden Age of Arcades. Most importantly, they……


Classic NES Review: Donkey Kong

Donkey Kong is one of those games that everybody should play just to show respect. It was the turning point that made Nintendo what it is now. Before this, they were a toy company with their fingers in several different pies (and by pie I mean love hotels, but we can get to that later)……