Opinion: Retro Comps – Capcom Classics Mini Mix (GBA)

Capcom Classics Mini Mix (GBA) Highlights: Bionic Commando Low Lights: Mighty Final Fight Quirky Surprise: Strider Very, very late in the GBA lifeline came this surprise — a collection of three of Capcom’s NES cult classics (i.e. games not Mega Man or Disney-themed) ported by Sensory Sweep in 2006. The company was not known for…

Opinion: Retro Comps – Data East Arcade Classics

Data East Arcade Classics (Wii) Highlights: Side Pocket, Burgertime, Wizard Fire Low Lights: Two Crude, Express Rider, Peter Pepper’s Ice Cream Factory Quirky Surprise: Sly Spy Majesco dropped a surprising compilation onto the Wii towards the latter days of its life: a collection of 15 Data East arcade and NeoGeo titles culled from G-Mode’s licensing…

Opinion: Retro Comps – Taito Legends 1 and 2

Long ago, I had a feature here on retro compilations. This is an attempt to sort of bring that back, but this time around I’m just going to focus on the ones I think excel at their job of bringing together a bunch of great games. TAITO LEGENDS (PS2, Xbox, and PC) Highlights: Bubble Bobble,…