Sega Ages 2500 Vol.4: Space Harrier

How exactly do you update Space Harrier of all things for the PlayStation 2 age? It's too famous to take apart and then rebuild from the ground up in the way the 3D Ages team did with Monaco GP two volumes earlier, but at the same time the entirety of the 1985 classic's gameplay can be pretty accurately summed … Continue reading Sega Ages 2500 Vol.4: Space Harrier

When the game doesn’t love you back

Everyone's dead and it's your fault. It turns out Treasure's Saturn wonder Guardian Heroes didn't end the way any of us thought it did, regardless of which of that game's numerous endings you prefer. According to Treasure's sole sequel, Advance Guardian Heroes, the noble Undead Warrior - and we soon learn that's us - sodded o- sorry, "returned to dust" … Continue reading When the game doesn’t love you back

Fail Land is a huge success

Étoile Princesse is an X68000 exclusive action adventure by Exact, the same developers responsible for the incredible Geograph Seal as well as the later Jumping Flash series. As you may hope from a colorful game set on the magical floating islands of "FAIL LAND" (yes, really) this is a light-hearted sort of journey for red haired heroine Rilule and her … Continue reading Fail Land is a huge success