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Cadash

Why we’re fond of Taito’s RPG-inspired arcade game
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Knuckle Heads

A fighting game with a jump button? Maybe the designers really were knuckleheads…
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Demon Front

They say that if you’re going to clone anything, you should clone something good – and that’s exactly what IGS did with this homage to Metal Slug.
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Taito Power Goal

We’re not sure what Eric Cantona’s favourite football game is, but this might just be it…
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Tinkle Pit

Yes, that’s the real name – but don’t pass this game up just because of that…
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Dragoon Might

Konami isn’t a big name in fighting games, but this obscurity is worth revisiting.
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Motor Raid

This futuristic arcade racer is half Road Rash, half WipEout and all Sega!
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Gaiapolis

Find out why Konami’s awesome top-down beat-’em-up should have received a home conversion!
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Numan Athletics

A multi-sports title featuring superhuman athletes – and Gary’s nowhere to be found…
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Spider-Man

Our Spidey senses are tingling. It’s a look back at Sega’s old scrolling fighter.
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Pac-Land

Pac-Man grows up in this fun and occassionally frustrating platformer.
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Mortal Kombat

Ryan McNeilly explains why he’s still playing Midway’s bloody alternative to Street Fighter II.
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Xybots

Ed Logg’s superb shooter never gets enough love. Here’s some love for it.
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Golden Axe

Darran Jones explains why, 25 years after its original release, he still adores Sega’s classic fantasy brawler.
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Pacmania

By 1987 Namco were thinking of new ways to milk the Pac Man franchise…

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Don Doko Don

What is it about princesses and getting kidnapped by dragons?  What is the dragon going to do with them once they get them anyway?  Actually I don’t want to think about that, I’d rather get on with the job of rescuing her, as usual…

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Crossbow

There’s nothing, as a young boy, quite like having a solid weapon in your hand…

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Vs. Castlevania

Nintendo’s Vs. arcade hardware, released in the mid 80′s, was truly unique at the time of it’s release.
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Challenger

A fast paced shooter with base similar to Space Invaders. This game allowed you to be oriented at the top of the screen as well as the bottom.
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Rygar

Kinda obvious with my retrobate name that I would review this one, it is, frankly, my favourite game of all time- a bold statement?  I have my reasons…

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Asteroids Deluxe

Asteroids was a great arcade game, it was a genre defining moment in the history of the arcades…

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The Empire Strikes Back

Everyone loves the arcade game Star Wars… in fact if you don’t love it then you must be a mental, because it is a wonderful game…

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