Monthly Archives: June 2014

The Ninja Warriors – The Best Beat-Em-Up

The Ninja Warriors – The Best Beat-Em-Up Beat-em-ups were in vogue in the early 1990s. Capcom’s 1989 Final Fight is responsible for legions of imitators (many by Capcom themselves) and they introduced a surprising amount of variety for a genre … Continue reading

Beat-Em-Up, Video Gaming

Ascendant: A Capable But Flawed Roguelike-Like

 Ascendant: A Capable But Flawed Roguelike-Like Ascendant is a 2D platformer with randomly-generated procedurally-generated levels and loot. The action is unforgiving and the plot is negligible—two things I find refreshing in a video game. Ascendant owes a lot to Spelunky … Continue reading

Beat-Em-Up, Fantasy/Sci-Fi, Platformer, Roguelike-Like, Video Gaming

BattleBlock Theater is Great

BattleBlock Theater is one of the best platformers in years. Continue reading

Online Gaming, Platformer, Puzzle, Video Gaming