Move Crushers and Voice Knuckles

Developed by Human and released exclusively for the PC Engine in 1994, this largely disconnected and untranslated sequel to the original Vasteel is another sci-fi strategy title starring hot-headed resistance heroes all too eager to yell PG-rated insults at well-dressed militaristic people as both sides stomp around in giant mech-type weaponry known in this particular … Continue reading Move Crushers and Voice Knuckles

Running with scissors

Bandai's WonderSwan family of handhelds played host to a diverse range of software over their Japan-only lifespan: From a million (quantity¬†slightly inflated) Gundam games and other popular but often surprisingly good licensed fodder to Squaresoft's various middle fingers aimed Nintendo's way, Guilty Gear, elaborate add-ons capable of holding their weirdy own against even the infamous … Continue reading Running with scissors

When normal is different

If there's one thing you're likely to have heard about Human's (that's the Clock Tower people) sports-based kick 'em up it's that right at the very end of the single-player tournament mode your opponent strolls in disrespectfully late and immediately hoofs the referee into the scoreboard before launching into a relentless Taekwon-do'ing-your-face-for-real brawl. In the … Continue reading When normal is different

Fire Pro Wrestling S: 6Men Scramble

The last time I was vaguely aware of wrestling Saturday morning cartoons were a thing, "We Didn't Start The Fire" would've been on the radio, and... well, let's just say my knowledge of the perennially popular entertainment-sport is a little bit out of date, that's probably the most polite way to put it. B-but I've … Continue reading Fire Pro Wrestling S: 6Men Scramble