Tag Archive: konami

Jun 29 2017

Jump into the ring with Pit Fighter!! Time Warp Review!!

If you’re old enough to remember the 1992 US Olympic basketball “Dream Team”, then you will recall the fighting game boom of that decade. The era of the Clinton Administration was where several companies put out their best fighters, generating a new influx of attendees to the arcade scene. Capcom and Midway held the top …

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Jun 16 2017

Time Warp Review has the dossier on the original Metal Gear!! 30th Anniversary!!

Solid Snake is one of the most recognizable characters in gaming as well as everyone’s favorite spy. He has gone numerous missions over his long career, fighting terrorists, militant armies, and the dreaded Metal Gear. For this week’s Time Warp Review, yours truly, Devildriver1313, is going to take a look back at Snake’s early career. …

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May 27 2017

This teaser trailer for Castlevania series is killer!!

Darkness is upon us. A great evil has befallen the land. The mere mention of his name strikes fear into the hearts of innocents. Count Dracula. However, a hero stands, ready to challenge the dark count with a will like tempered steel. He is the Vampire Hunter, Trevor Belmont. Gamers know that story all too …

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May 20 2017

Let’s have a shell of a time with TMNT: Tournament Fighters!!

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are one of the most popular hero teams in television and comics. They hit the pinnacle of their popularity in the mid-90s. Evidently, this led to the “Awesome Foursome” being featured in several video games on various home consoles and arcade cabinets. With the fighting game revolution dominating the market, …

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Feb 24 2017

First look at Dracula’s Castle for Netflix’s adaption of Castlevania!!

Excited for Frederator’s adaption of Konami’s popular Castlevania III: Dracula’s Curse, director jumped on Facebook to reveal the promo poster of Dracula’s castle for the upcoming Netflix series. Design wise, the castle closely resembles what fans are familiar with having played the game series. The castle looks gnarly and has a bizarre gothic look to …

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Feb 10 2017

Netflix whips out Castlevania series!!

Yup, that’s right. Netflix has given the go ahead for a series based on Nintendo’s popular action series, Castlevania. The animated series will be based on Castlevania III: Dracula’s Curse and will be produced by Adi Shankar. Shankar has said that the series will be R rated due to the intense violence and gore. The …

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Aug 19 2016

Castlevania 30th Anniversary!! Time Warp Review of Konami’s classic action/horror series!!

Count Vlad Tepes Dracula has been in many adaptions ever since he was first introduced in Bram Stoker’s novel in 1897. He has become the most recognizable creature of fiction appearing in many formats from Bela Lugosi’s haunting performance to a muppet on Sesame Street to a popular antihero in anime. In the world of …

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Jul 22 2016

Time Warp Review!! Dive back into the sewers with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (NES game review)!!

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles rose to popularity with the debut of the animated series in 1987. The awesome foursome still retains that status with a new movie sequel, animated series and new video game. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan is the latest title in the Turtles’ game series. The game is challenging, however, …

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Apr 07 2016

Time Warp Review!! Castlevania: Symphony of the Night 20th Anniversary!!

Activate the T.A.R.D.I.S. and hold on tight. Time Warp Review drops back to a true underdog title. Let’s take a look back at Castlevania: Symphony of the Night. Developer(s): Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo Publisher(s): Konami Platform(s): PlayStation, Sega Saturn, Tiger Handheld Release date(s): PlayStation JP March 20, 1997 NA October 2, 1997 PAL November 1, …

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Dec 20 2015

Lock and Load!! Time Warp Review guns for Contra!!

Charge up the sled and set Rudolf’s nose on high, it’s time for another Time Warp Review! There are many shooting games out there. Call of Duty. Medal of Honor. Halo. Just to name a few. But these games didn’t just come about. They can find their roots in the shooter games of yesteryear. Ah …

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