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Reader Roundtable Vol. 101

Reader Roundtable Vol. 101

Has the summer heat got you down? Looking for a way to cool off? Then grab a cold one and check out what our staff and readers have been playing in July! With so many good games around, you’re bound to find something new or an awesome game you need to revisit. Why risk sun burn or heat stroke? Stay inside and play some games!

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Teasers: It Came from the Desert

Teasers: It Came from the Desert

While It Came from the Desert has been available as freeware and in reproduction form for a while now, it’s finally getting the licensed treatment denied to it back in 1990. Developer Cinemaware is partnering with Pier Solar creators Watermelon to give the game the full physical release treatment for Christmas 2014. Another lost Genesis title finally comes home!

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16t

16t

Sega’s Toshokan modem service in Japan had a few titles that were released here, such as Flicky and Fatal Labyrinth. However, there were quite a few that never came to the west, and 16t is one such title. It has that early ’80s arcade flavor to it, and while there’s not much depth, its simple to play and can be fun for a while.

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FIFA International Soccer

FIFA International Soccer

The World Cup may be over, but there’s plenty of soccer action to be found on the Genesis. EA sports has you covered with the first installment in its long-running FIFA series. This is the one that started it all! Later entries may have eclipsed it, but it was here that the groundwork was set, and it introduced four-player gameplay to the series.

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Home Alone 2

Home Alone 2

Kevin’s back for another round against the Wet Bandits! Unfortunately, it’s the player who ends up all wet with this game. Unlike the first Home Alone, which was engaging and fun, the sequel is just a poor-playing exercise in frustration. Maybe next time they should just leave Kevin home for good.

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