Currently writing essays on the games and game consoles often referred to as "The Worst of All Time." Rather than just explaining what makes them bad though, I try to explore the context of their creation and the circumstances that lead to their infamy.
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Tag Archives: Genre: Fighting
“I Did It All for the Fight Club.” A fighting game based on Fight Club almost sounds like it makes sense. Until you think about it for, like, more than two seconds? Clearly, nobody associated with the production of this game had that kind of time to spare.
“I Am the Master of My Own Teräs Käsi.” Can the art of Teräs Käsi truly be mastered by a fighting games padawan? Does this Star Wars title maintain balance in the Force, or does it plunge players into darkness?
“WCW’s Backstage, All-Access Pass to Assault.” World Championship Wrestling’s final video game gave us a glimpse into a wrestling promotion on the brink of death. A study of an ill-advised spin-off game, and the struggling promotion who lent it it’s branding.
“Is Pit-Fighter Truly the Pits?” An in-depth look at a digitized fighter predating Mortal Kombat, marketing itself a graphical powerhouse. But did it have the impressive and innovative gameplay to match?