Opinions: Namco and Compile join the TG16 Mini

Konami apparently wasn’t done with their Turbo Grafx 16 Mini quite yet. As I noted last time, a rather large omission was anything from Namco. Well, that is no longer the case, as five Namco arcade ports are confirmed for the Mini, including my favorite Legend of Valkyrie! Also included are the two Spriggan shoot-em-ups…

Opinions: The TurboGrafx-16 Mini’s Full Roster of Games!

Konami decided to not tease the roster of its upcoming PC Engine/TurboGrafx-16 Mini any longer, revealing the entire set of games today alongside a confirmation this will be an Amazon exclusive with preorders going live on July 15th (Prime Day) for Prime members. The system won’t be hitting the storefront until March 19, 2020, but…

RANKED – Nintendo Switch Online’s NES Offerings (now with July 2019)

I’m keeping tally of the Switch NES Online selections here. I’m going to give each a sentence or two to quickly summarize if they’re worth your time or not. I’m not going to reiterate my older work on games I’ve given the NES Classic/NES anniversary treatment to; it’s all NEW content! I’m ranking the top…

Opinion: Contra Anniversary Collection’s Full Lineup

Konami finally lifted the veil on Contra Anniversary Collection‘s entire oeuvre of titles, and it’s looking impressive. Above and beyond the previously known arcade games Contra and Super Contra, NES Super C and SNES Contra III: The Alien Wars, Konami (and presumably M2, who handled Castlevania Anniversary) have the NES Contra, Genesis’ Contra: Hard Corps…

Castlevania Imagery

Alert – I have hosted the art of Succubus that displays her bare breasts, so if you’re easily offended by the sight of nudity, I suggest not continuing on! Castlevania Castlevania: Symphony of the Night Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow (note – I hate the anime switch IGA made to the primary…

Opinion: Retro Comps – Konami 50th Anniversary: Arcade Classics

Konami 50th Anniversary: Arcade Classics (Switch) High Points – Vulcan Venture (Gradius II), Life Force (Salamander) Low Points – Haunted Castle, Typhoon (A-Jax) Quirky Surprise – Twinbee Konami is finally embracing their back catalog via three (currently announced) compilations for their 50th Anniversary, with the first being a set of eight arcade titles from the…