Category Archives: Homebrew / Indie Game Reviews

Homebrew and Indie Game Reviews where they are compared and contrasted to see how well they will hold up over time.

Spook-o’-tron – NES Homebrew Review

Spook-o’-tron is an arcade-style NES game that takes inspiration from the classic Robotron: 2084. The game is a twin stick shooter that features some insane speed and action. There are so many sprites on the screen and you barely see … Continue reading

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Slain: Back from Hell – Nintendo Switch Review

With the Nintendo Switch there are so many amazing indie titles that have begun to show up. Slain: Back from Hell is one of those games that I randomly came across in the eShop and immediately caught my eye. Of … Continue reading

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NESmaker – A Streamlined Way to Create 8-bit Nintendo Games

NESmaker is quite possibly one of the coolest things to have been created in the NES homebrew community that I’ve seen. It reminds me of Game Maker on the PC, but it allows you to create games within the specific … Continue reading

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Eskimo Bob – NES Homebrew Review

Newer web series nostalgia is the name of the game with Eskimo Bob, which was funded on Kickstarter in June of 2017. In terms of NES Homebrew releases, I don’t think we’ve gotten a game based on a newer licensed … Continue reading

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Xeno Crisis – New Genesis / Dreamcast / Switch Game Preview

My first thoughts looking at Xeno Crisis was that it seems like a throwback to the 90s arcade scene; with inspiration from classics like Smash TV and Alien Syndrome… which was okay but nothing we haven’t seen before with retro-style … Continue reading

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8-Bit Xmas 2015 – Homebrew Review | Nintendo Entertainment System

Every year I get the new 8-Bit Xmas cartridge, which is a fully lighted up Xmas card complete with a new NES homebrew game. This year the game is an awesome little single screen platformer where you control presents trying … Continue reading

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Ghost Blade – Sega Dreamcast Homebrew Review

Ghost Blade on the Sega Dreamcast is a Vertical Style Shoot ’em Up aka Shmup published by Hucast Games. Is this just another cookie cutter homebrew game or does this stand out about the rest?

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