Tag Archives: Technos

#627 – Super Spike V’Ball

                                                                                                              Surf and turf, brah!                                                                                                                                               A hush falls over the crowd…   PLAYERS: 1-4 simultaneous PUBLISHER: Nintendo DEVELOPER: Technos GENRE: Sports RELEASE DATE: February 1990   If you’ve ever wanted to see Billy and Jimmy from the Double Dragon series in their swim trunks, then Super Spike V’Ball is the title … Continue reading #627 – Super Spike V’Ball

#525 – River City Ransom

                                          Not all American gamers want to see American bros on a Japanese brawler, Technos.                                                                                                                  These frat boys deserve a good pummeling.   PLAYERS: 1-2 alternating PUBLISHER: Technos DEVELOPER: Million GENRE: Beat-em-up/RPG RELEASE DATE: January 1990   Alex and Ryan are your average high school students. They love gel in their … Continue reading #525 – River City Ransom

#190 – Double Dragon III: The Sacred Stones

                            This cover pales in comparison to Double Dragon II. Technos wasn’t even trying for this go-round.                                                                                                       Danger: this game sucks.   PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: Acclaim DEVELOPER: Technos GENRE: Beat-em-up RELEASE DATE: February 1991   Kidney stones? Gallstones? Stones upside your head? Biblical stoning? Double Dragon III brings the pain … Continue reading #190 – Double Dragon III: The Sacred Stones

#189 – Double Dragon II: The Revenge

                                                                                                        This cover is about as epic as they come on the NES.                                                                                                                            C’mon ladies, let’s get this over with.   PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: Acclaim DEVELOPER: Technos GENRE: Beat-em-up RELEASE DATE: January 1990   After rescuing his beloved Marion out of the clutches of his … Continue reading #189 – Double Dragon II: The Revenge

#188 – Double Dragon

                                                                                                    This cover looks a lot sillier than I remember as a kid.     Abobo is one of my favorite NES bosses of all time because he looks like a peanut with a mustache on steroids. Also, his name is ABOBO.   PLAYERS: 1-2 alternating PUBLISHER: Tradewest DEVELOPER: Technos GENRE: Beat-em-up RELEASE DATE: … Continue reading #188 – Double Dragon

#153 – Crash ‘N The Boys: Street Challenge

                                                                                          These guys play stickball for keeps.                                          I never noticed that you’re swimming in the Jersey River. That’s absolutely appalling.    PLAYERS: 1-4 simultaneous PUBLISHER: Technos DEVELOPER: Technos GENRE: Button-mash RELEASE DATE: October 1992   Most critics would argue that River City Ransom is one of the best beat-em-ups on the … Continue reading #153 – Crash ‘N The Boys: Street Challenge