Tag: Platformer

Eagle Island (2019) [Switch]

I would be astounded if Eagle Island doesn’t earn a wealth of indie dev awards in the year following its release.

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Retro Thunderdome – Ninja Gaiden (NES) vs Castlevania (NES)

At first glance, the participants in today’s struggle for digital dominance couldn’t be more different. In one corner, you have a Gothic-themed horror game and in other, a high flying ninja revenge quest. But a deep dive into these 8-bit classics reveal eerie similarities in design, control, and difficulty. How do these titles stack up in the crucible of Thunderdome examination?

Yo Noid! 1990 [NES]

Cut to 1986. Domino’s was red with the marinara sauce of war. They needed a general to command their army of drivers dedicated to delivering cheesy pies in 30 minutes or less. The mission? Sell more pizzas. Enter: The Noid.