6 Things You Didn’t Know About Project Warlock, Coming to Xbox One June 12

Summary Project Warlock is a love letter to the golden age of classic shooters from the ’90s. Explore 60 vast levels in five settings, from frozen Antarctic base to the sands of Egypt to the medieval castles’ courts and graveyards. See how this game came to be and learn some interesting trivia before it goes live on Xbox One June 12. Hey! My name is Jakub Cisło and I’m the developer...

Charge into the Darkness with Minion Masters

Summary Darkness looms over the world of Minion Masters. Rally the Crystal Elves with powerful new cards, or undertake an adventure to find a powerful ally. Now even more Free to Play friendly than ever before. Hey again, Xbox Masters! We’re back with another brand new expansion for Minion Masters in Charging Into Darkness, with another awesome gift: A 100% discount on the new Charging Into...

How to Dominate the Fields of Atomicrops, Available Now on Xbox One

Hey there, stranger! Modern city-livin’ got you down in the dumps? Well you’re in luck. Atomicrops just launched on Xbox One and you’ve just inherited your late uncle’s farm, so it’s time to pack your bags and start fresh in the peaceful countryside. What could possibly go wrong? A nuclear apocalypse, that’s what. Now you’re in a post-nuclear wasteland defending the last surviving...

The Game Bakers: New Details on the Haven Soundtrack from Electronic Musician Dange

Summary For the launch of Haven original soundtrack’s first single, an exclusive conversation with Danger. The Game Bakers is unveiling today more details on the soundtrack for their upcoming game Haven and an exclusive interview with Danger. Electronic musician Danger talks about his creative process and the inspirations for his work on the original soundtrack for The Game Bakers upcoming...

Kingdom Hearts : Final Chapter Prologue Review

What's in a name? As much as you can cram, or so Square Enix seems to think with Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8: Final Chapter Prologue. If nothing else, the awkward, mile-long moniker hints at the impressive breadth of content available: an HD remaster of the Nintendo 3DS' Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance, a short-but-entertaining coda of sorts to Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep for the PSP, and an...

Dynasty Warriors: Godseekers Review

The Dynasty Warriors games, despite their apparent absurdity, usually make a fair attempt at being historically accurate. You can, in series tradition, flatten ten men with the push of a single button; but you can also try--and fail--to save a comrade's life in one particular battle, only to look it up on the internet and find that they actually died there on that same battlefield in real life....

Mario & Sonic At The Olympic Games

After 12 years and five games, Mario and Sonic competing together at the Olympics is no longer shocking. The animosity of the Sega/Nintendo '90s console war has long subsided; Mario and Sonic have faced off across three generations of Smash Bros games, and the blue blur has starred in numerous Nintendo console exclusives. Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 seems to recognize this,...

Sparklite Review – Shine A Light

The premise for Sparklite sees a world where constant earthquakes shake up environments and the only true refuge is in the sky. Everytime you drop to the world below it’s both familiar and different; the environments are made up of different tiles, and like a game of Catan, they’re shuffled anew on every trip. It’s your job to learn and navigate this ever-changing land while upgrading your...

Nintendo Red Tent Vs Cabinet Restoration

You’ll recall a few weeks back I wrote about the acquisition of this great cabinet, released by Nintendo in 1984. This particular example is in great shape, and I was very fortunate to be able to snag it and bring it back to Arcade Blogger towers. If you missed out on the original post, have a read here. So I got the thing working, which was a great start, but I really wanted to strip the...

Classic Arcade News Feed: April 2020

I hope everyone is doing OK in the current situation. I’ve been keeping busy with Nintendo Red Tent and Robotron restorations – updates will of course follow here on the blog in the coming weeks. It’s been a while since I’ve done one of these; I’ve been bookmarking a few things over the last few months and thought it high time I share some interesting snippets of classic arcade gaming...