Outrun is probably one of the best loved Arcade racers out there. Designed by Yu Suzuki in 1986 it utilised the hardware created for the earlier Hang On and Space Harrier titles.
Because it was an incredibly popular Arcade machine it was ported to many consoles, we take a look at it on:
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Venture was released by Coleco in 1982 as a launch title for the ColecoVision. It was a conversion of the 1981 Exigy arcade machine. For it’s time it was considered to be both technically and artistically superb, winning an award for it’s graphics on release.
Coleco eventually released it on the Atari 2600 and Mattel Intellivision home systems. We’re taking a look on the Atari 7800.
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We take a closer look at Sharp‘s officially licensed Famicom / Famicom Disk System hybrid – The Sharp Twin Famicom.
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We tried (and largely failed) to create a track in the Japan only F-Zero Expansion Kit. This was released on the DD64 and required the original cartridge. It added a few extra tracks and a vehicle and track editor.
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Another delivery of retro goodness from Japanese auctions. Just a small box really but full of PC Engine games and with a little bit of variety thrown in.
- PC Engine
- Neo Geo AES
- Neo Geo Pocket
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Bubble Bobble Review
Bubble Bobble is a static screen platformer released by Taito in 1986.
It was followed up by Rainbow Islands and Parasol Stars
Version played FM Towns CD release on the FM Towns Marty 2 https://re-enthused.com/category/manufacturer/fujitsu/
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Giant Cop Review
We take a look at the Virtual Reality game, Giant Cop.
Giant Missions, Giant Fun in pint sized Micro City. You are the Giant Cop. Use your size to your advantage to explore the open world, find hidden interactive objects and tower over the city uncovering a criminal plot that threatens Micro City.
Giant Cop is a satirical, narrative driven game, a vibrant, 70s styled open world with a sandbox design, giving you the freedom to fight crime in a giant way.
- Immersive open world – the city and its people react to your every move.
- Narrative focused – a deep narrative experience, with satirical humor.
- Sandbox gameplay – explore the open world, find hidden interactive objects and tower over the city uncovering a criminal plot that threatens Micro City.
- Missions – you will be tasked with ridding the city of the savage cabbage, cleaning up neighbourhood crimes like noise complaints and keeping pesky protests under control.
- Hours of story missions to play and nearly endless open world experiences
- Vibrant 70’s style and soundtrack – we know you can dig it.
||Oculus Rift & Touch Controllers (Other Platforms coming soon)
|Min. System Requirements
- Operating System: Windows 7 SP1 or newer
- Processor: Intel® i5-6400 / AMD FX 8350 equivalent or greater
- Memory: 8GB+
- Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce® GTX 970 / AMD Radeon™ R9 290
- equivalent or greater
Home Page: http://www.giantcop.com/
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We love the NEC console range so we decided to make a video about them. Although their contribution to the console world is largely forgotten, and often ignored, we still believe they added a lot.
Including such classics as the PC Engine / TurboGrafx 16 and the largely ignored failure that was the PC-FX. We also take a look at some of the peripherals and the GT handheld.
Super Star Soldier
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I love Cotton, it’s a great shoot-em-up but it’s a neat thing that it does on the X68000 that I love even more
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We take a look at Fujitsu‘s failed console line, which despite not selling well cemented it’s place in gaming history with a number of technical firsts.
See also the breakdowns of the individual consoles here:
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