ACA NeoGeo: Nam-1975

ACA NeoGeo: Nam-1975
Release Date: 9th March 2017 (UK Nintendo Switch Release)
NeoGeo
Hamster Corporation

When it comes to the NeoGeo, you generally have a choice between two types of games, fighters or shooters. The two were the bread and butter of the system, but one thing the shooter genre had an advantage in was how much variety was available in shooting down soldiers and ships. Side scrolling, top down, vertical were choices for all gun lovers, with an even more unusual faux-light gun target range set up being available with the likes of Nam-1975, a terrifyingly accurate rendition of the horrors of that one particular war…  Continue reading

ACA NeoGeo: Waku Waku 7

ACA NeoGeo: Waku Waku 7
Release Date: 3rd March 2017 (UK Nintendo Switch Release)
NeoGeo
Hamster Corporation 

The Nintendo Switch didn’t launch with a Virtual Console, but that hasn’t stopped Hamster (the company not the furry critter) from releasing some NeoGeo Arcade oldies for fresh new Switch players to enjoy. You can go for the obvious classics such as Metal Slug 3 and King of Fighters 98, or look into the oddities from the golden era, perhaps Waku Waku 7 for example… Continue reading

Pilotwings

pilotwings Pilotwings
Release Date: 14th April 2016 (UK New 3DS Virtual Console)
Super Nintendo Entertainment System

Nintendo

Super Nintendo Entertainment System games is something 3DS owners have been asking about for years! The idea of playing the likes of Super Metroid and Super Mario Kart (there is a lot of Super on the Super Nintendo. Super!) on the move have simply been dreams for many. Until 2016 that is. Keep asking and you’ll eventually get, with SNES games now available on the New 3DS eshop! Unfortunately Wii U owners with these games have to pay full whack to enjoy them on the go, but a recent My Nintendo reward has been offering up the Mode 7 heavy Pilotwings for those with the gold. I’m flying once more.  Continue reading