Tag Archive: Platformer

Alex Kidd in Miracle World

Alex Kidd in Miracle World was developed and published by Sega before being released in 1986 on the Sega Master System. It would eventually prove to be the defining game of the Master System until and certain blue hedgehog with a disregard for speed limits would hit the scene much later in the 90’s. When the Master System 2 was released, Alex Kidd in Miracle world was actually built into the system, with no cartridge needed to play the game.…

Yamamoto san

Yamamoto San is a side scrolling platformer from a freeware developer by the name of Yuzuru Yasuda . I think that might actually be his real name. The game has 16 levels in total, each offering plenty of platform jumping and baddie busting action. The first couple of levels are actually a kind of training mode which is entirely in Japanese, however anyone familiar with platform games should have zero trouble figuring out the basics.…

RIAH

RIAH is a freeware platformer that looks and plays a lot like a classic NES or SMS title. It looks very “8-bit”. You play a heroine who is on some sort of quest for some reason or another. Absolutely no story is given in this game, but it is actually kind of nice not to have to sit through screens of back story and some bullshit training mode before you can even start playing the game itself.…

Sonic Chaos

Sonic the Hedgehog Chaos, also known as ‘Sonic and Tails’ in Japan, is one of the final 8bit incarnations of everyone’s favorite hyperactive blue hedgehog Sonic, and the first 8bit appearance of his unassuming fox-that-flies-for-some-reason, Tails. Released in late 1993 for both the Sega Master System and Game Gear, Sonic the Hedgehog Chaos (or just ‘Sonic Chaos’ as it is normally called) was met with positive, yet unenthusiastic reviews.…