Games Time Forgot

As you well ought to know, this week marks the ten year anniversary of the Dreamcast, Sega's last (and some say best) videogame console. We'll be celebrating the little underdog's birthday all week, starting with this special...
Every Wednesday, we profile a forgotten or underappreciated game for our "Games Time Forgot" series.Time travel. Not only does it make for an interesting plot device in games, but it's also been quite popular as a g...
Every Wednesday, we highlight rarely-remembered but interesting games for our "Games Time Forgot" series.Even though the format has long been defunct, a few Laserdisc games have transcended time. Well, okay, one has...
Every Wednesday, we profile a forgotten or underappreciated game for our "Games Time Forgot" series.The last time I wrote a Games Time Forgot article, I highlighted Rambo, the most beautifully idiotic shooter I've e...


Every Wednesday, we highlight rarely-remembered but interesting games for our "Games Time Forgot" series.Super Ninja Boy was part of a series known as Super Chinese in Japan. Culture Brain released many entries of t...
Every Wednesday, Destructoid highlights an overlooked game that shouldn't have been.Rambo, the relatively recent SEGA arcade game, is the dumbest game I have ever played in my adult life.I mean this in the most complimentary ...
Every Wednesday, we highlight rarely-remembered but interesting games for our "Games Time Forgot" series.If you are as big a Harry Potter fan as I am (impossible!), you already know by now that this week’s Gam...
Every Wednesday, we highlight rarely-remembered but interesting games for our "Games Time Forgot" series.As an American, I feel a little weird writing this week's Games Time Forgot column on a game that has never ma...
I only ever got to read a single issue of 2000AD, and I understood the stories within it about as well as one can understand four different narratives halfway through their story arcs, without any prior knowledge of the chara...
Every Wednesday, we highlight rarely-remembered but interesting games for our "Games Time Forgot" series.I was never much of a PC gamer. I missed out on many of the games considered to be classics today, even all of...
Wait.This game is not as boring as you think. Yes, it is a game about flying planes; no, it is not a World War II fighter. Yes, it is realistic, but no, it is not needlessly complicated and boring as hell.Sky Odyssey is an in...
Every Wednesday, we highlight rarely-remembered but interesting games for our "Games Time Forgot" series.It's always been a hobby of mine to visit videogame stores, without the intent of buying anything. I just go t...
Every Wednesday, we highlight rarely-remembered but interesting games for our "Games Time Forgot" series.Anthony Burch, whom I share this weekly article with, often tells me how he believes the Nintendo 64 is the ul...
Anyone who's ever listened to me wax poetic on RetroforceGo! about Shadowgate, the third title in the MacVenture series, already knows I have a hardcore love for anything with a point and click interface. Most people have hea...
Just to get it out of the way, I have no idea why this game is called Heart of Darkness. It has absolutely nothing to do with the Joseph Conrad novella of the same name, does not take place in Vietnam, and it chronicles the s...
Every Wednesday, we highlight rarely-remembered but interesting games for our "Games Time Forgot" series.Shooters, whether they scroll horizontally, vertically, or both, seem to be one of those types of games that h...
Every Wednesday, we highlight rarely-remembered but interesting games for our "Games Time Forgot" series. As much as most current gamers seem to adore the quirky games from Japan that seldom grace foreign shores, th...
Last week, I discussed a game that was a prime example of how a product made only to capitalize on a fad can fail and be forgotten. This week, I would like to discuss the first two games of a series that show how a fad can wo...
Fads and trends are an inevitable part of human life. Throughout time, these pieces of pop culture have been forgotten almost as quickly as they appeared, leaving only traces of themselves deep in our junk drawers and in emba...
Have you ever had a game from your past that you still absolutely adore, but no one else ever seems to talk about or even acknowledge its existence? I'm sure you do. There are some seemingly obscure older games out there that...
Here is everything you need to know about Tachyon: The Fringe:The main character is voiced by Bruce Campbell, and he pilots what essentially amounts to a Battlestar Galactica Viper ship.I.E., nerd heaven.It's also a legitimat...
Many times, videogames are forgotten for fairly logical reasons. Among those are the games of the past that are left behind due to their intentionally childish content. As the main demographic of gamers grow older, it is only...
There was a time -- some might call it 2001 -- where flash animations were truly the bee's knees. Neither indie games nor viral videos had become the powerhouses they are today, and thus it was up to the regular contributors ...
Platformers that used item collecting as goals became all the rage in the mid-to-late 1990s. The trend grew even more rapidly after the advent of 3D graphics for home consoles. Some of them, such as Banjo-Kazooie and Mario 64...
Welcome once again to Games Time Forgot, wherein I attempt to highlight a game too old or obscure to remember, but fail, and am subsequently mocked for it.I never got to play Comix Zone as a child. Being a Nintendo fanboy, I ...
Back in the 1980s, my mother chose to purchase a Nintendo Entertainment System for her very first home console. Meanwhile, her sister took the road less traveled and bought a Sega Master System. While the NES remained my favo...
Wait.Before you start happily typing in "nobody forgot this game, dumbass," let me admit something: I made a mistake, naming this series "games time forgot." Instead of "games that are old that people...
Gamers today really take Star Wars for granted. Everytime we turn around, we trip over a new game taking place in George Lucas' cash cow universe: "Hey," we're told. "This is sort of like the other games -- exc...
Kirby is perhaps one of the most recognizable video game characters that has ever been created. There is no mistaking the little pink guy for anyone else, and even though most of his games do not deviate from the same formula...
Game Freak is a developer that is most widely known for making the gigantic contribution of Pokémon to gaming, but they had very humble beginnings in a little game called Mendel Palace. This quirky NES puzzle game is ...
Everyone remembers and loves Punch-Out!!, but what about its weirder, more physically exhausting spinoff? Arm Wrestling is remarkable not only in that it was the arcade-only followup to Punch-Out!!, but in that it makes appro...
Aqua Teen Hunger Force: Zombie Ninja Pro Am is none of the following things:- Attractive- Funny- Even remotely worth your time and/or moneyIt is, however, very interesting. Not interesting in its badness, like The Graveyard, ...
So, you've played Gears of War 2, and you've heard the phrase "bigger, better, more badass" enough times to make you want to pop your eardrums with a knitting needle. But can you remember back to the days when the n...
I have to be completely honest: this week's forgotten game is not good (or, as any number of you will be happy to point out, "was forgotten for a reason"). It sticks out in my mind not because it was particularly go...
I remember back when I was too stupid to realize the truth behind Nintendo Power. I read preview after preview, writeup after writeup on forthcoming Nintendo 64 games and was totally won over by the writers' enthusiasm. "...
Like any child of the 90's, I watched the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers a lot. Like, a lot. I shuddered with fear and amazement as the saga of the mysterious Green Ranger unfolded. I sighed with relief when he finally turned g...
A few weeks back, I talked about Opposing Force, the awesome mod for the original Half-Life which told the events of Black Mesa through the perspective of a marine named Adrian Shephard. While Adrian's story was interesting a...
Wario Land: Shake It! came out last week and though I haven't played it, from our review it sounds like something that would make me long for the days of the Virtual Boy.And I don't often say that.Last week, Aaron Linde remin...
I have no idea what's going on in the above commercial.If you owned an N64 in the 90's, then this meant two things: you probably didn't own any of the other third-generation consoles, and you tried to get excited about every ...
I remember a simpler time in the Half-Life universe. When Gordon Freeman was just a lowly physicist. When "Barney" referred to an entire class of security guards rather than a particular individual. A time when the ...