Tag Archive: retro gaming

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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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 24 2017

Sharpen your steel for Samurai Shodown!!

Happy Spring, J1 Fans! Devildriver1313 is back to bring you another look into gaming history! The fighting game revolution kicked into high gear after the commercial success of Capcom’s Street Fighter II. This has led to several developers quickly jumping on the bandwagon and flex their creative muscles. SNK found their success after the release …

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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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Oct 21 2016

World Heroes on Time Warp Review!!

Fighting game were all the raze of the 90s. Each one featured a variety of characters from various backgrounds. Some were travelling warriors, others were hulking man-beasts and there were those that were of the feminine quality. These warriors were gathered to complete in a battle for supremacy. They were even gathered from the recesses …

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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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Jul 14 2016

Introducing the mini NES!!

Nintendo turns back the hands of time by announcing the mini NES. This tiny version of the classic 8-bit system comes with 30 games pre-installed including Super Mario Bros.3, Mega Man II, and Castlenavia. What’s even cooler is that the NES-mini will also come with the classic square controller, so you can be gaming like …

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May 12 2016

Time Warp Review celebrates the 20th Anniversary of X-Men vs. Street Fighter!!

Fighting games have come a long way since the very first Street Fighter arcade game. They have gone through many renovations over the years and most are pretty straightforward—two fighters enter, only one can leave. But one title took the competitive fighting game genre and gave it a new twist: the ability to play as …

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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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