Opinion: My thoughts on the Strider franchise (under Capcom)

Capcom’s Strider franchise has been one of the company’s most intriguing, despite its relative obscurity in the grand scheme of its history. With four entries directly made under Capcom’s auspices (which means I’m not including the reviled Strider 2 for Genesis), Strider pales in contrast in breadth to many of their other series like Street…

Music: Beyond Good & Evil’s “Propaganda” is the song we need right now

Beyond Good & Evil is my favorite game of all time, with one of the best soundtracks, too. Its message against the corruption of civil government into one fueled by tyranny and military occupation is very apt in the wake of the election, with Christophe Heral’s “Propaganda” serving as a siren call to wake up.

Archives: Games I Strongly Disdain, V.2

Pit-Fighter (Arcade, Atari Games, 1990) Oh man, Pit-Fighter is such a hot mess. Taito beat Atari Games to the punch with their own pit-fighting title, 1989’s Violence Fight. It has many problems of its own but VF had the sole redeeming quality of being nice to look at. Pit-Fighter doesn’t even try to give that…