Commodore 64 - Released - 1991
The aliens are invading Earth, and it's up to the "Alien Busters" to wipe them out and destroy their creator. The Busters consist of Karla, Gordon, and Scooter. Each one of them have their own weapons and special attacks. When you start the game, you can select any one of these characters to play as. There are six missions to complete (eight in the Genesis version) with several stages, and each mission has you blasting aliens all the way to the end, from the streets to the mother ship where you'll meet the mother of all aliens. Unfortunately, blasting these aliens will not be an easy task, as...
Commodore Amiga - Released - 1989
Bin and Pin, the Dynamite Dux, are playing a sweet innocent kiddies’ game with their friend Lucy when the evil Achacha The Great (the great what?) materialises from nowhere and kidnaps Lucy! Argh! Shock! Horror! The heroic, daring dux take off after them immediately. There are six levels to fight through before they can get down to the serious business of rescuing their friend. Eighteen different types of creature oppose them, ranging from the Sumo Pig to the Boxing Crocodile! A great two-player mode is included: you can beat each other up if the action dies down temporarily! Bonus...
Commodore 64 - Released - 1988
Side-scrolling beat 'em ups in which you must rescue a trapped female friend are nothing unusual. Being able to use direct-combat moves as well as collecting bonus weapons, and food for energy recharging, is pretty typical as well. Games of this type that were converted from the arcade to home computers are particularly commonplace - Renegade and the Double Dragon series are famous examples. Where this one stands out, however, is the setting of your character as a duck called Bin, and with motion having a clear waddling appearance. The enemies to fight are all from the animal kingdom, but...
Sega Dreamcast - Released - April 5, 2001
es is a realistic Japanese psycho-drama. The government is working on a project, attempting to extract a serial killer's memory and inject it into another person's mind. The player control such ambiguous mind made of two persons. The game is based on a Japanese TV show and has very little interactivity.
Commodore 64 - Released - 1990
Hot Rod is a top-view racing game influenced by Super Sprint, in which three miniature cars race to complete a race as quickly as possible, by rotating, accelerating and braking at the right moments. You start with limited fuel, but more can be collected as you cover the track. Hitting hazards can cause your car to explode, thus costing time as it is replaced. Unusually the racetracks are linear rather than lap-based, so each round involves covering a section of track once. After each race, you can purchase upgrades at the shop, depending on how much money you earned in the previous...
Commodore Amiga - Released - 1990
Converted from an unassuming coin-op owing a large amount to Atari’s Super Sprint, Hot Rod combines the best in fast cars, hot upgrades and four players. Control of the cars is simple. Hitting fire floors the accelerator and left and right rotates the cars in the appropriate direction. It is this simplicity that makes Hot Rod playable, so there are not any impossible turns. The tracks are uncomplicated and easy to follow, though you need to keep your wits about you. Dotted along the track are bonus icons which give you an extra hundred points and fuel pods. It does not matter what position...
Arcade - Unreleased - 2012
Back in 2012, Sega unveiled a new combat driving arcade game called KO Drive at the DEAL 2012 trade show in Dubai. Afterwards, the game made an occasional appearance at other trade shows, but ultimately was cancelled. This easy to pick up battle-racing game has been designed with multiplayer action in mind. Tracks include London, Vegas, Shanghai, Toronto, Cairo and Rome.
Nintendo 3DS - Released - February 14, 2012
Featuring an exclusive Story Mode, the protagonists from the Mario and Sonic series team up to defeat Bowser and Dr. Eggman, who, along with their underlings, have taken over London. There are different parts to the story, depending on the character played. The player must win events against the antagonists. Playable characters consist of all 20 playable characters from the previous installment's Nintendo DS version, and are split into five groups of four.
Sega Dreamcast - Released - December 4, 2000
Indulge yourself in a totally new concept, created by Sega for its world of Online gaming and experience a new form of online communication. Planet Ring is and 'Online Theme Park', containing many exciting elements which you can only experience through Dreamcast. Initially there were 4 mini attractions (games) on this Planet, each is simple but addictive - Dream Dorobo, Ball bubble, SOAR and Splash. Together with other amenities such as RING Messenger and many entertaining events to be introduced in the future, this is truly a gamers paradise!
Commodore 64 - Released - 1990
Sonic Boom is an arcade game shoot 'em up with a vertically-scrolling perspective in which the player is a US pilot, armed with the super-powerful Sonic Boom aircraft. Players must face six levels of cannon-fodder enemies in order to prevent the world being destroyed, but has 5 continues with 3 lives each to make use of. There is a boss at the end of each level which must be beaten in a time limit in order to progress. Most enemies are aircraft, but there are also tanks, trains, and turret installations to wipe out. Defeated waves of enemies reveal improved weaponry and other bonuses.
Commodore 64 - Released - 1989
Space Harrier II follows (very closely) in the footsteps of its predecessor and involves you (a Space Harrier) going off to save "Fantasy Land". There are 13 stages to complete by jetting around and blasting bad guys and bosses as they approach. The game is played from behind the main character and the landscape rushes up in 3D similar to the effect used in many car games such as Outrun. The game uses many of the enemies and bosses from the first Space Harrier, but adds an array of new ones as well.