Only in dreams
[It Came from Japan! is a series where I seek out and review the weirdest, most original and enjoyable titles that never left the Land of the Rising Sun.]
There is a wide divide between Super Mario World and all platformers that came after. Despite being the genre of choice in the '90s, very few platformers came close to capturing that launch title’s colorful graphics, tight controls, and creative levels. If you leave out all the action/shooting-based platformers, you’re pretty much left with only Kirby and Donkey
DoReMi Fantasy: Milon no Dokidoki Daibouken (Super Famicom)
What are your favorite 2D platformers?
Have you enjoyed the selection of games this season of ICFJ?
Who the hell pays $300 for a SFC game, I mean really?
DuckTales was always one of those games that I never thought in a million years would get a re-release, much less a remake with hand-drawn art and fully voiced dialog performed by the original cartoon's voice actors. Somehow,...more
Contrast is hands down the most unique game I played at E3. It's rare to find a game that melds adult themes with the whimsical storytelling mechanics of a child's mind. Blended with nteresting puzzle platforming, Contrast is surely going to spark some interest when it arrives.more
Mighty Switch Force! 2 is out (and will hit the EU on 6/27), and that means another retro-tastic soundtrack is on the way, compliments of Jake Kaufman. Starting now, you can taste the OST on his Bandcamp page, and p...more