The Adventures of Bayou Billy – A Beat ‘Em Up Retrospective

The story is presented well. It’s brief and still manages to outline Billy’s motivation nicely. And the journey of our beloved Crocodile Dundee of the southern States just makes normal sense. He starts off in the middle of nowhere. Then he drives to the big city. Walks the dangerous streets all the way to the boss’ mansion. He then busts in and takes back his girl. … Read More The Adventures of Bayou Billy – A Beat ‘Em Up Retrospective

Interview with Patrick Hickey Jr. Author of The Minds Behind the Games: Interviews With Cult and Classic Game Developers

I had an opportunity to meet the author of the upcoming book The Minds Behind the Games: Interviews With Cult and Classic Game Developers. It’s a collection of 30+ interviews and stories dealing with the fine people who’s brains gave us the games we love. If you’re a behind-the-scenes type person like I am, who is fascinated with the process and history behind everything, than this book is up your alley. His name is Patrick Hickey Jr. and I had some questions.

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Michael Jackson’s Moonwalker – A Retro Review

When the button is tapped he will do a spin move that deals damage to near by henchman. If the button is held down and released he will toss his hat as a boomerang, exploding any enemies who comes in contact with it. If the button is held down even longer then all the enemies on screen join Micheal for a choreographed dance which ends up killing them at the end of the routine… Read More Michael Jackson’s Moonwalker – A Retro Review