Category Archives: Single Credit Reviews

Single Credit Review 008 – Arcus Odyssey – Sega Genesis

1991 – Renovation Products Very rarely does a game wow me from the intro/title screen, but Arcus Odyssey has a killer one! The music really puts you in the mood to slay some baddies. On the title screen there is a 2 … Continue reading

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Single Credit Review 007 – Beerslinger – NES

2015 – GreetingCarts Beerslinger is a homebrew NES game released in 2015 by GreetingCarts, who also made the homebrew game Blow ‘Em Out released in 2014. This time the holiday is Saint Patty’s Day and what better way to celebrate than slinging some beer? … Continue reading

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Single Credit Review 006 – Barunba – PC Engine / TurboGrafx 16

1989 – Zap Corp & Namco(t) Barunba is a horizontal shmup for the legendary NEC PC Engine. A unique control feature allows you to rotate your cannons when shooting. This allows you to pinpoint your fire on enemies no matter … Continue reading

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Single Credit Review 005 – Reactor – Arcade

1982 – Gottlieb In Reactor, “A Skelly Game”, you control a flashing ship that you can vibrate to increase it’s intensity. You use this intensity to push positrons, photons and other objects into the lethal walls surrounding you. As time … Continue reading

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Single Credit Review 004 – Timber – Arcade

1984 – Bally/Midway Timber is a single screen classic arcade style game. The goal is to take your lumberjack, who looks suspiciously like Mario, and chop down trees, that sprout up as you chop them down. As I progressed through … Continue reading

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Single Credit Review 003 – Parallax – Commodore 64

1986 – Ocean Software Limited & Sensible Software Parallax is a top down multi-scrolling space ship shooter for the legendary Commodore 64. The instructions are pretty vague, but from what I get out of it your goal is to fly … Continue reading

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Single Credit Review 002 – Macross Plus – Arcade

1995 Biguest & 1996 Banpresto Standard top down shmup based on the Macross anime series. There is no auto fire but holding charges a homing rocket attack that can also attack ground enemies more efficiently. The game offers 3 different … Continue reading

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