LGR – Battleship – PC Game Review

[typing] Battleship! It’s a ship! It’s a board game! It’s a… movie for some reason? It’s also a PC game, which thanks to NMS Software and Hasbro Interactive, yeah, it exists! This is the 1996 PC version of the ultimate naval warfare game, which I discovered thanks to the local library keeping a copy on hand back in the ’90s. As soon as I saw this box and those screenshots, I knew I had to check it out. I mean,

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LGR – Rampage – DOS PC Game Review

[typing] Bally Midway’s Rampage is one of those arcade classics that still holds its own. The concept is simple enough to learn in seconds, the sprites and animations are enjoyably detailed for 1986, and the gameplay provides compulsive and challenging arcade goodness. It was a frequent favorite in the arcades, so it’s little wonder that it received home versions on almost every system imaginable over the next couple of years. The one I want to take a look at today

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LGR – Ikari Warriors – PC Booter Game Review

[MIDI music plays] [typing] Back in the 1980s, one of the most common types of game to see for personal computers was the arcade port. Sometimes they were awesome. Sometimes they were aw-FUL. And sometimes they were Ikari Warriors, the arcade game by SNK released in 1987 by Data East USA and ported by Elite Systems, Ltd. The box is pretty typical stuff for back then, promising arcade realism at home, and shoving in your face the idea that the

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Observation – Reveal Trailer | PS4

Houston, do you copy? Houston, come in. Josh? Anson? Anyone, report in. Sam? We’ve had some sort of accident, a collision or something. I — I can’t tell if we’re falling towards earth. Houston, I have no response from Sam. I’m going to attempt to… Shit. Sam? Try your camera system links. Oh, come on. Come on, come on. Come on. Give me something. Houston, I’m trying to get Sam to respond, but I’m getting nothing back so far. Sam,

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LGR – The Incredible Machine – DOS PC Game Review

[intro music] [typing] You know what never gets old? Sean Connery. Holy crap, that Holy Grail actually worked. Know what else never gets old? Puzzles. Man, puzzles. Man, they’re so puzzling… and manly. Nothing like solving a good puzzle to put you in the mood to… solve more puzzles. And not many games puzzle me more than The Incredible Machine, developed by Jeff Tunnell Productions and Dynamix and published by Sierra in 1993 for MS-DOS PCs. “Incredible!” No crap. That’s

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LGR – Faery Tale Adventure: Book I – DOS PC Game Review

[upbeat MIDI music plays] [typing] Ever have one of those games you played as a kid that’s just a hazy, surreal memory? You can recall parts of it and how you felt playing it, but not enough to figure out the name. Well, I have, and for me, this is one of those games. Faery Tale Adventure: Book I, developed and published by MicroIllusions in 1987 for the Commodore Amiga. Though I was familiar with THIS version of FTA, the

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LGR – Cyclemania – DOS PC Game Review

[typing] Yep, it’s Cyclemania, the 1994 motorcycle racing game nobody remembers. Or if you do, you’re probably like me and spent way too much time playing random frickin’ DOS games over the years. Cyclemania was published by Accolade under their Accolade Sport label and was developed by Compro Games, a division of Compro Software, based in Giv’at Shmuel, Israel. Is this the first Israeli game I’ve reviewed on LGR? I dunno but it’s one of the few I’m aware of

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