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: Retro Comps – Namco Museum (PS1)

Hey, Retro Comps is back! And this time, I’m gonna discuss three of the five titles Namco produced in their Museum franchise for the PS1. As of right now I don’t have V. 1 or V. 2 to evaluate, but I will be adding them in when I get them into my collection down the…

Opinion: Get hyped with great Dreamcast Intros

I did this on LVLS before, but that original post is long gone so I’m redoing it. The Dreamcast had SO MANY DAMN GOOD INTRODUCTIONS to its games! So many that I’m narrowing my picks to 5 just to not overdo it. So what five intros sold me most out of the system’s library? Soul…

Opinion: Namco Museum Emphasizes the Evolution of Selling Retro Games

During Nintendo’s Direct presentation, we learned that Namco is reviving their Museum compilation series for the Switch, bringing 10 of their arcade games together (plus Pac Man Vs.) in typical fashion. In the past, Namco has been criticized for their small collections in contrast to others; for instance, in the PS2/Xbox/Gamecube era, Namco Museum 50th Anniversary…