[1-minute Review] Screamer


Year: 1995 Developer: Graffiti Publisher: Interplay Platforms: DOS, Mac, Windows LOAD “” At the time when I got my first computer, an humble 286, my best friend had received a brand new PC with Win95 installed (and you can understand how I was blown away when I first saw it) and, as a gift from…

[1-minute Review] Ultimate Body Blows


Year: 1994 Developer: Team17 Publisher: Team17 Platforms: DOS, Amiga CD32, Windows LOAD “” If you happened to be poor (gaming wise) in the 90s and you didn’t have a console and Street Fighter and you only had B-grade games compilation you most likely had to deal with Ultimate Body Blows. Made by the same devs…

[1-minute Review] Comix Zone


Year: 1995 Developer: Sega Publisher: Sega Platforms: Game Boy Advance, Sega Genesis, Windows LOAD “” Back in the old times, when Twiligh 001 was my only chance to play some games, Comix Zone was one of the very first games I installed. To me back then didn’t exist “new” or “old” games, not “out of…

[1-minute Review] Heimdall


Year: 1991 Developer: The 8th Day Publisher: Core Design Platforms: Acorn 32-bit, Amiga, Atari ST, DOS, Sega CD LOAD “” Heimdall is one of those games that never got a huge success and neither is one that redefined a genre; on the other hand it has been defined as an RPG tailored for the ones…

[1-minute Review] Power Drive


Year: 1994 Developer: Rage Software Publisher: U.S. Gold Platforms: Amiga, Amiga CD32, DOS, Game Gear, Genesis, SNES LOAD “” I’ve never been an Amiga owner (and who knows if I’ll ever be) and my first encounter with Power Drive was on DOS and, since back then I loved Micro Machines but I didn’t have the…

[1-minute Review] Aaargh!


Year: 1987 Developer: Arcadia System Publisher: Arcadia System Platforms: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple IIgs, Arcade, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, MSX, ZX Spectrum LOAD “” Il concetto dietro Aaargh! è veramente stupido. Praticamente come in Rampage, l’obiettivo è distruggere edifici e uccidere pwesone e questa volta lo si può fare selezionando uno dei due mostri,…