The perfect arcade game to play at home

Dragon World 2001, available only on the eye-catching red cartridges used with IGS' PGM arcade system, is a title that will feel instantly very familiar to many in spite of its relative obscurity. It's yet another digital variation of solitaire mahjong, the same solitaire mahjong found all over every computer of a certain age and … Continue reading The perfect arcade game to play at home

When two very different genres collide…

Aconcagua begins with a dramatic explosion sending a small passenger plane hurtling towards the titular real-world mountain the game takes place on, which for the purposes of this 2000 PlayStation title is located within the fictional country of Meruza. This is a country where the people suffering under enforced military rule still harbour faint hopes of democratically-elected … Continue reading When two very different genres collide…

Like herding very small and very round raccoon dog children

This charming little PC-98 action-puzzle game is just one of the interactive diversions contained within Compile's 1996 release DiscStation Vol.11, alongside a gaming buffet of six other DiscStation-exclusive titles. There appears to be at least one true standalone Tanukids release - a Windows 95 compatible CD called "Pa☆Pa☆Puzzle Tanukids" - but beyond a vague awareness of its … Continue reading Like herding very small and very round raccoon dog children