Tag: old school

Nov 25 2017

Justice League Task Force asssembles “On the Next Level!!”

Superhero games have come a long way in over the years. Before the start of the 21st century, video games based on comic books have had little success except for a select few titles. Rocksteady’s hugely successful “Batman Arkham” series and the highly anticipated “Spider- Man” game from Insomniac Games are among the titles putting …

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Oct 26 2017

“On the Next Level” takes a look at Street Fighter: The Movie-The Game!!

Hey there J1 fans, your old pal Devildriver1313 is back to take you another journey through gaming history! As you have seen, Time Warp Review is now called “On the Next Level”, which will be my new gaming section! In the decade of “Hammer pants” and “Home Alone” films, the 90s saw a boon in …

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Aug 10 2017

Jump back into the ring with Battle Arena Toshiden!! Time Warp Review!!

Salutations, J1 Fans! Devildriver1313 is back to take you on another trip into gaming history! The 1990s saw a big boon in fighting games with several developers flexing their muscles at one another in the fight for gaming supremacy. Capcom’s Street Fighter II and Midway’s (former name for Netherrealm Studios) Mortal Kombat held the top …

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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 10 2017

Quiet on the set!! The Stunt Dawgs are in “Cheesy Cartoons!!”

When it comes to movies, there many people involved with the production. There are writers, directors, prop people, contractors and, the most important people, stuntmen. The stuntman’s job is to make the actor look good and make the character they are playing look better. It is not an easy job. Jumping through windows, falling from …

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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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Apr 07 2017

Time Warp Review celebrates Mega Man 30th Anniversary!!

Robotics seem to be the way of the future. Currently, they build cars, can perform complicated surgery and even do our taxes. Heck, there are even robots that look like real people and display some form of sentience. While some scientists praise the idea, others fear the possibility of a robot revolution. And if sci-fi …

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Mar 09 2017

Mission Objective: Check out Metroid 30th Anniversary in Time Warp Review!!

Bayonetta. Jill Valentine. Lara Croft. What these women have in common is they have proven that the role of a main protagonist in gaming no longer is dominated by men. They have risen above the standards that females must play the role of the distressed damsel or ruling queen. In the 90s, the male role …

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Feb 16 2017

Cheesy Cartoons scares up some fun with Beetlejuice!!

There is nothing fun about being dead. You lay in the ground and rot and your spirit goes up to either a high plane or the other way. However, Hollywood has no issue with poking fun at death (be it the actual cause or the skeleton with a thing for black cloaks) or the dead …

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Nov 17 2016

Heads up!! Bonk’s Adventure bashes into Time Warp Review!!

Prehistoric man learned that by creating various tools, life became easier to manage such as hunting and building homes. Oftentimes, man had to use his head. Literally. No this is not a Discovery Channel special. This is Time Warp Review and I, Devildriver1313, am bringing you a look back at gaming’s original headbanger, Bonk! Developed …

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