Koei has always been known for deep strategy games, and the company supported the Genesis in a big way. One of it’s most popular titles is also one of the easiest for newcomers of the genre to get into. Gemfire is a great way to spend some time watching wizards get fried by dragons, and who doesn’t love that?
Author: Eduardo Lara
Boxing is a brutal sport, and few men in the past forty years have been more successful at it than Julio César Chavez. the six-time world champion is a national hero in his native Mexico, and his fame was so widespread that he even got his own video game… twice! How’s that for badass? Given that Chavez was such a master of the sweet science in the ring, it stands to reason that a game based on him would be great, right? Well, not really, and his second outing, the imaginatively named Chavez II, is a lesson in mediocrity. A reskinned version of Boxing Legends of the Ring, it does little more than add Chavez to the game.
It’s been a while since we reviewed a licensed game, and just when you thought we’d gotten them all, Warlock pops into our sights. Stiff, frustrating gameplay combines with brutal difficulty to produce yet another game you might remember getting for Christmas instead of Gunstar Heroes or Rocket Knight Adventures. Yeah, we hear you, and you probably won’t be surprised to know that games like this don’t get better with age.