Last year the UK-based RetroGamer magazine hit issue 150 and celebrated that milestone with a top 150 games list as voted by their readership. Tim and Dave decided to look over the list and take a peek into what games mattered more to our European gamer brothers and sisters.
Tim and Dave (with a bit of help from Juese) dish out some awards to the best OLD games they played this year in the 3rd annual Backlog of the Year Awards!
Dave and Tim have finally played the excellent, long-awaited Metroid 2 remake from this past summer!
Dragon Quest Builders? But that just came out! It did but this recent release to celebrate 30 years of Dragon Quest holds a secret – it’s actually a direct sequel to the original NES Dragon Warrior! Tim and Dave talk about the link between the two games, wax nostalgic about the original Dragon Quest and give their impressions on DQ Builders.
Hot off our speculation regarding Nintendo’s recently announced mini-NES, Tim and Dave decided to take a crack at what we might see if they decide to move forward with a mini-SNES or N64.
Last week Nintendo announced a NEW console for this holiday season. To commemorate the 30th anniversary of the NES hardware the big N is putting out an NES replica plug-and-play console with 30 games built-in. Is this piece of hardware worth your hard earned dollar? How good is the games list? What is really going on inside this thing? These are the questions that Tim and Dave try to answer on this episode of Games of Future Past.
In an episode over a decade in the making Tim and Dave finally sat down and spent some time with the OG Xbox classic Panzer Dragoon Orta. How does the last entry in this series hold up two console generations later? Pretty well as it turns out!
STREET FIGHTER ALPHA
You can’t tell but I was saying that in my best “Alpha Announcer” voice. Tim and Dave look back on the classic Street Fighter spinoff series from the late 90’s and unearth some surprisingly interesting stuff about it’s history.
With the recent release of Miitomo in the US, Tim and Dave take a look back at Nintendo’s surprisingly lengthy history of games that keep you coming back for a little more every day.
Back at MAGFest Tim picked up a couple of Famicom Kunio-kun games. Tim and Dave talk a bit about the installments in the series that saw an American release and then explore a few of the awesome games we never got!