Tag Archives: Breakout

#659 – Thunder & Lightning

                                                                            This cover really does cover every aspect of Thunder & Lightning.                                                                                                                                      Humble beginnings for Mr. Chin.   PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous/alternating PUBLISHER: Romstar DEVELOPER: Romstar GENRE: Breakout RELEASE DATE: December 1990   Breakout begat Arkanoid which begat Woody Pop which begat Thunder & Lightning. Breakout‘s children range from “uninspired” to “further … Continue reading #659 – Thunder & Lightning

#41 – Arkanoid

                                                                   Arkanoid came with the Vaus controller. I wonder if these are rare now.                                                                                                                          Those yellow blocks are INDESTRUCTIBLE.   PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: Taito DEVELOPER: Taito GENRE: Breakout RELEASE DATE: August 1987   Arkanoid for the NES is an extremely simple, yet potentially addictive game; “potentially” because, if you don’t possess … Continue reading #41 – Arkanoid