Distorted pearls and the before that came after

In Baroque Syndrome's world unsettling visions and rumours of distorted monsters with a taste for human flesh are on the rise, while in the shadows a mysterious sect—apparently led by an angelic being—busy themselves with dangerous experiments in strange places the government is well aware of, but dare not enter. This is the world before the … Continue reading Distorted pearls and the before that came after

Samus’ spooky adventures on SR388

The 3DS remake was... fine, I suppose, and the fan remake swiftly shut down by Nintendo's ever-vigilant lawyers was nothing short of fantastic, but what about the real Metroid II, the original monochrome Game Boy game? It doesn't have the historical significance of the NES classic that started it all, and neither is it as lush or eternally popular … Continue reading Samus’ spooky adventures on SR388

Hoping for better futures

Sunsoft's Dead Zone makes an excellent first impression, cleverly reusing your chosen save file name in the cast list displayed shortly before the game begins, with you naturally playing the hero, Kirk. What's especially brilliant about this is seeing everyone else played by "HVC-022" - that's the Famicom Disk System's product number. This thoughtful little detail is … Continue reading Hoping for better futures