Tag Archives: Sim

#606 – Star Voyager

                                                                                                                                      Almost… out of… QUARTERS!!!                                                                                                                                                                    Have fun with that.   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Acclaim DEVELOPER: ASCII Entertainment GENRE: Action/Sim RELEASE DATE: September 1987   In place of a game with actual gameplay, Star Voyager presents needless complexity and little else. All of the tasks it requires of you – view a … Continue reading #606 – Star Voyager

#568 – Silent Service

                                                      The Beav and Steve McQueen team up for the ultimate underwater adventure.                                                        Silent Service‘s slow pace actually made me long for the sailing in Wind Waker.   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Ultra Games DEVELOPER: Rare GENRE: Sim RELEASE DATE: December 1989   Submarine sims are a dime a dozen these days,* … Continue reading #568 – Silent Service

#463 – P’Radikus Conflict

                                         This reeks of “Star Trek,” long nights of developing/programming, and cheap booze.                             Before you can hunt the P’Radikans, you must destroy the dreaded P’Retzel Ships of Saltsnack5!   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Color Dreams DEVELOPER: Color Dreams GENRE: Shmup sim, sorta RELEASE DATE: 1990   Hot off the heels of the … Continue reading #463 – P’Radikus Conflict

#78 – Best of the Best: Championship Karate

                                                                                                                               This ain’t no game! It’s a VHS tape!                                                                                                                   Tsong Po takes little to no guff, so beware.   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Electro Brain DEVELOPER: Loricels GENRE: Fighting sim RELEASE DATE: December 1992   Electro Brain went all out with this “Eric Roberts” simulator. The game begins on a standard screen … Continue reading #78 – Best of the Best: Championship Karate

#72 – Battle Tank

  There was a free offer for a tank inside, but it expired the day before the game was released.  Kitch-en!!!                                                                                                       The animation is surprisingly good in this scene.   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Absolute Entertainment DEVELOPER: Absolute Entertainment GENRE: Action RELEASE DATE: September 1990   Taken as a calm meditation on what … Continue reading #72 – Battle Tank