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Splatterhouse 2

The original Splatterhouse was an arcade release in Japan, with a mildly censored version in the states. It followed the tale of two parapsychology students, Rick and Jennifer, who travel to the mysterious manor of Doctor West in an attempt to discover some of his lost theories and papers. Instead, they discover the more mundane […]

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Robocop vs Terminator

It’s a match made in comic book dreams. A man who protects humanity by becoming a machine, versus a machine who destroys humanity by impersonating a man. The Dark Horse crossover was really just a matter of time, and the game based on it shouldn’t be much of a surprise either. Frank Miller’s comic series […]

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Lethal Enforcers

Lethal Enforcers is such an obvious spawn of 70’s – 80’s’s crime drama cinema that I remember standing in the arcade, looking at the cabinet for the first time, and announcing “It’s about fuckin’ time!” The first scene in the game is the robbery of a bank that looks exactly like the one from Heat […]

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Michael Jackson’s Moonwalker

Poor Michael Jackson has had a rough string of luck lately. He’s gone from being the undisputed King of Pop, to some kind of universally feared, whacked-out man-child. The allegations of child molestation against him stand to be the next “Trial of the Century,” and everyone – absolutely everyone – is out to make a […]

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Haunting: Starring Polterguy 

Haunting: Starring Polterguy

“Beetlejuice! Beetlejuice! …uhh Genesis!” And upon the utterance of these fateful words, deep in Electronic Arts’ software development labs, the afterlife belched forth this game. Almost a twisted version of The Sims, and one of the more original games made in the 16-bit era, Haunting casts you as a dead rocker’s ghost, and tasks you […]

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Mortal Kombat

It’s the version with the blood.

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