The Tick – A Beat’Em Up Retrospective

I don’t know much about The Tick. From what I can see he’s blue, he’s naked, and he has no penis. It’s not good when you can tell a game is garbage within the first two minutes of playing it. The game plops you on top of a bus, and a horde of enemies attack. You have to defeat many waves of them to complete the brief first level. Unfortunately, that beginning stage sums up the game.… Read More The Tick – A Beat’Em Up Retrospective

Spider-Man and Venom: Maximum Carnage – A Beat ‘Em Up Retrospective

While there are no weapons – unless you count throwing dumpsters around, there is webbing. It’s available to both Spidey and Venom and it’s rather useful. We can use the web to make a shield, or to tie up our enemies. Even to sling those random jerks into one another. The ‘get over here’ move was my favorite attack.… Read More Spider-Man and Venom: Maximum Carnage – A Beat ‘Em Up Retrospective

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