Tag Archives: Sachen

#639 – Tagin’ Dragon

                                                                                          Twenty levels worth of buncha muncha cruncha dragon.                                                                         That pile of bones is my dragon carcass. They look a bit like lions, don’t they?   PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: Bunch Games DEVELOPER: Sachen GENRE: Arcade RELEASE DATE: 1989   Sachen is one of the shiftiest unlicensed developers on the NES, … Continue reading #639 – Tagin’ Dragon

#567 – Silent Assault

                                                                                                                                                  Doesn’t look very silent to me.                                                In a salmon-colored world, only one soldier can save the Olympic Torch from mini-UFOs.   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Color Dreams DEVELOPER: Sachen GENRE: Action RELEASE DATE: 1990   Two breeds of Color Dreams’ games exist: the wicked and the weird. Silent Assault was only … Continue reading #567 – Silent Assault

#496 – Pyramid

                                                                     That’s one sassy necklace she has there. Even the golden cat thinks so.                                                                             This is about as good as it’s getting. Pyramid only helps Pyramid.   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: American Video Entertainment DEVELOPER: Sachen GENRE: Puzzle RELEASE DATE: 1992   But… but… I already reviewed this game. Like Puzzle, Pyramid … Continue reading #496 – Pyramid

#428 – Mission Cobra

                                                                   Two helicopters against a battalion of planes? Sure, I could see it.                                                                                                                                                                      Kaboom, they say.   PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: Bunch Games DEVELOPER: Sachen GENRE: Shoot-em-up RELEASE DATE: 1990   Mission Cobra wants you to shoot a bunch of planes for a few levels, and get out. After the third … Continue reading #428 – Mission Cobra

#410 – Metal Fighter

  Step right up to Metal Fighter! See the incredible graphics and feel the superb action. You’ll think your eyeballs have squeezed right out of their sockets, or your money back!                                                                            All this fighting amongst metal… there has to be a better way!   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Color Dreams DEVELOPER: Sachen/Joy Van … Continue reading #410 – Metal Fighter

#398 – Master Chu and the Drunkard Hu

                                                                             The lesson of this cover is that drunkards always come out on top.                                                                                                                                                              Gimme dem yin-yangs!   PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: Color Dreams DEVELOPER: Sachen GENRE: Action RELEASE DATE: 1989   Well, round about the Far East, there were these two fellers, Chu and Hu. Both were Masters with a … Continue reading #398 – Master Chu and the Drunkard Hu

#245 – Galactic Crusader

                           Quality home entertainment that’s in no way lacking the Nintendo Seal of Quality… oh wait.     The colors really stand out, as does the feeling of being in space. None of that matters when you’re playing the game, though.   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Bunch Games DEVELOPER: Sachen GENRE: Shoot-em-up RELEASE DATE: 1990 … Continue reading #245 – Galactic Crusader

#192 – Double Strike

                        This cover’s cheesy, but so help me, I can’t help but get a patriotic tear in my eye when I look at it.                                                                                          Orange Sherbet vs. Lime. Which will rule all the tastebuds? PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: American Video Entertainment DEVELOPER: Sachen GENRE: … Continue reading #192 – Double Strike