Road Redemption Review (Nintendo Switch)

There are so many games from the 16-bit era that bring me back to that happy place that all fans of retro gaming know about.  The ridiculously awesome soundtracks, sprites and action.  Nothing was complicated or grand in scope, it was straight and to the point in just being about fun.  Road Rash was certainly […]

SNK 40th Anniversary Collection Review (Nintendo Switch)

SNK is famous for their incredible Neo Geo titles and massively popular arcade hits.  The 40th Anniversary Collection is a wonderful package that will take you back in time to the days of pumping quarter after quarter into the local arcade scene.  These games kept you coming back for more and more.  This release will […]

Spyro Reignited Trilogy Review (Xbox One X)

Spyro Reignited Trilogy brings our favorite purple dragon back  to current gen consoles using Unreal Engine 4.  Whether you are like myself who played these originally on the Sony PlayStation, or are completely new to the series, it’s an incredible 3D Platformer that will sink its hooks in you from the very beginning. The Adventure […]

Battle Princess Madelyn: Ghouls ‘n Ghosts and a Girl

Battle Princess Madelyn is a gorgeous retro game that hearkens back to the days of  colorful pixels and brutally challenging platforming.  The whole concept was formed by the daughter of Creative Director Christopher Obritsch.  She apparently just loved Ghouls ‘n Ghosts so much, that the idea was formed to create a world where she was the powerful […]

Pinstripe Review (Nintendo Switch)

Pinstripe is a new adventure for the Nintendo Switch that took over 5  years to develop and was all created by Thomas Brush…a one man team.  After first seeing the gorgeous trailer, I was not surprised to find out that heavy influences for this game included: The Nightmare Before Christmas, Coraline, and Alice in Wonderland.  […]

Diablo III: Eternal Collection Review (Nintendo Switch)

Diablo III first hit the scene over 6 years ago.  It’s pretty amazing the following and success this release has seen since its initial debut.  Witnessing Nintendo and Blizzard team up with Nintendo Switch bundles for this release is a telling sign that things within the gaming industry have drastically changed…and for the better.   […]

GRIP: Combat Racing Review (Xbox One X)

Futuristic racers are rare within the gaming scene today.  They use to be wildly popular, with many well known classics such as F-Zero and Wipeout reigning supreme as the fastest and most popular racers in town.  In 1999, Rollcage was released and brought some frantic gravity defying battle racing to the PlayStation.  Wired Productions have […]

Home Sweet Home Review (PS4 Pro and PSVR)

Survival Horror games are a perfect fit for the immersion that VR alone creates.  I nearly had a heart attack multiple times playing Resident Evil 7 on the PSVR.  You have to experience the horror genre in VR to understand how it truly raises the level of tension ten fold.  Once I heard about Home […]

Red Dead Redemption 2 Review (Xbox One X)

It’s been 8 years since the original Western took the gaming industry by storm and the sequel once more defines what the current gen consoles are capable of thanks to the wizards that reside at Rockstar Games.  Welcome to Red Dead Redemption 2.   Life of an Outlaw in 1889 The world envisioned and brought to […]

NBA 2K Playgrounds 2 Review (Xbox One)

When I first received the code to review this game I saw the name Saber Interactive and immediately thought “Is it THAT Saber Interactive?” As a big time Halo fan, I recognized them through their work on multiple games in the series. Instantly intrigued at what this talented developer could do with a drastically different […]

Soulblight Review (Nintendo Switch)

Soulblight is a new action RPG from My Next Games.  This challenging roguelike adventure has already made made its debut on Steam with mostly positive reception.  Time to see how this dark and unforgiving venture fares on the Nintendo Switch. The game’s premise is to make players think of both sides of the fence in […]

Warriors Orochi 4 Review (PlayStation 4)

Warriors Orochi 4 from Koei Tecmo features characters from both the Dynasty Warriors and Samurai Warriors universe.  It broke a Guinness record with its roster of 170 playable characters.  This is big news for fans of both franchises, as it is a complete package of your favorite warriors and also features 4 new gods that include […]

Sinner: Sacrifice for Redemption Review (Switch)

Sinner: Sacrifice for Redemption from Dark Star Game Studios includes some of the gnarliest Boss battles you’ll see this year.  It no doubt has the Souls vibe in its overall presentation and controls, but it also has a unique twist other than strictly facing Bosses.  Strategy begins immediately in how you select who is to be […]

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Review (Xbox One X)

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 sees the largest day-one digital release in Activision’s history, yet for the first time this year there is no Single Player campaign.  Treyarch’s gamble with putting everything on the line with a strictly MP approach for this release is no doubt controversial, but the overwhelming amount of options, modes, and new […]

Rise and Shine Review (Switch)

Rise and Shine is a new action adventure game and is probably one of the best looking games on the Nintendo Switch.  Every level, backdrop, effect and the entire cast are beautifully detailed with immense color and the animation is incredibly smooth.  It’s a very challenging game, but one that is fair.  Once you learn […]

Guns, Gore & Cannoli 2 Review (Switch)

Guns, Gore & Cannoli 2 puts players right back into the action as Vinnie Cannoli. For those new to the franchise, it’s set in the 1940s. The country is in turmoil and a violent mob based turf war continues. 15 years has passed since Vinnies last crazy adventure where he barely survived the infamous Thugtown […]

Log Jammers Review (NES)

Log Jammers is a sports based title developed by the talented crew at Mega Cat Studios for the NES. Their strong passion for retro gaming has led them to amass an impressive library of brand new titles for the Nintendo Entertainment System and Sega Genesis systems. They code, create and manufacture everything in-house, which is […]

Shadow of the Tomb Raider Review (Xbox One X)

Eidos Montréal and Crystal Dynamics has just released Shadow of the Tomb Raider.  It’s the third chapter in the popular action adventure series that offers an extremely cinematic joy ride from the first opening scene until the final credits roll. Lara has been hardened from her past ventures and you can feel her character is […]

Destiny 2: Forsaken Review (PS4 Pro)

Gamers have been playing Destiny 2 now for over a year.  Since its launch, we have seen three expansions that include Curse of Osiris, Warmind and the latest which is called Forsaken. If you’ve yet to try out Destiny 2, now is a great time. Brand new players will be able to auto-level in order […]

Blade Strangers Review (Nintendo Switch)

Studio Saizensen has just released their latest 2D fighter Blade Strangers, whose roster of characters come from an assortment of great indie titles such as Shovel Knight, The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+, Code of Princess EX and Gunvolt to name a few.  Between the colorful and excellent art style, unique lineup of fighters and superb animations, this brawler […]

Code of Princess EX Review (Nintendo Switch)

Code Of Princess EX first started out on the 3DS back in 2012. This game is a mix between a hack-and-slash and beat-’em up with RPG elements baked in such as leveling up your favorite characters.The Nintendo Switch receives this special edition exclusively and with this revamp comes improvements such as improved AI and higher […]

The Persistence Review (PSVR)

There is nothing quite more frightening to your senses than a good horror game in VR. While the player obviously knows they are just playing a video game, it’s different when it truly feels like you are inside the gamespace itself and being actively hunted. The enemies and creatures become a lot more real in […]

Castle of Heart Review (Nintendo Switch)

Castle of Heart is a medieval action platformer developed by 7Levels.  The game is spread over 20 levels and in 5 different locations.  The knight in this tale has been cursed by a powerful sorcerer.  The village is in ruins and now the love of his life is gone.  Players are now tasked with rescuing […]

Star Fox 2 Review (Super Nintendo) – OCDreproductions

Today at Pixelated Gamer we are reviewing a reproduction cart of Star Fox 2 for the Super Nintendo, created and supplied by OCDreproductions.  It has a incredibly interesting story behind it and is arguably one of the biggest cancellations from Nintendo of all time.  Few series come to mind that were so popular and had a […]

My Arcade Caveman Ninja Micro Player Review

My Arcade is back at it again with another micro player.  This time around, gamers can get their hands on a miniaturized Caveman Ninja (Joe & Mac) arcade cab.  It was originally released in 1991 across many systems, including the Sega Genesis, Super Nintendo, PC and of course could be found at your local arcade. […]

Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn Review (Nintendo Switch)

Shaq-Fu first hit the 16-bit Super Nintendo and Sega Genesis back in October of 1994.  This was before the time of YouTube and early reviews, so I was one of those gamers that picked up this brawler expecting a good time.  It had a blood code and even finishing moves in the likeliness of Mortal […]

Dark Souls Remastered Review (Xbox One X)

It’s hard to believe the first time I experienced the mesmerizing world of Dark Souls was back in September of 2011. We presently now have an entire Dark Souls Trilogy, as well as Bloodborne, which show just how impactful this game and franchise has been in the gaming industry. From Software solely created its own […]

Runner3 Review (Nintendo Switch)

Runner3 is the latest entry in the award winning BIT.TRIP series. First known as Gaijin Games, they released the original game titled Bit.Trip Runner to critical acclaim. Runner2 came out in 2013 with similar results and high scores across the board. Choice Provisions has just released their third entry in this frantic, high paced, run […]

Ikaruga Review (Nintendo Switch)

Ikaruga first made its appearance at various arcades in Japan back in 2001 running off the Sega NAOMI board.  It is the sequel to the popular shoot ’em up, Radiant Silvergun. Both titles were developed by Sega and directed by Hiroshi Iuchi. Ikaruga was later ported over to the Dreamcast in 2002 and then shortly […]

Nintendo vs Sega vs TurboGrafx-16: The 16-bit Gaming Generation

In the history of computer and video games, the fourth generation (more commonly referred to as the 16-bit era) was more than likely our favorite at Pixelated Gamer. We moved on from the 8-bit systems and jumped head first into the Super Nintendo, Sega Genesis, TurboGrafx-16 and eventually the add-ons such as the Sega CD, […]

Attack On Titan 2 Review (Nintendo Switch)

Attack on Titan 2 follows the incredible story of mankind’s efforts to not only survive, but wage war against the terrifying beasts that are determined to wipe out the entire human race from existence. For those who may be new to the franchise, the game is set in a world where the last remaining cities […]

The Greatest Zelda Games of All Time

The Legend of Zelda is simply one of the most beloved video game franchises for any console to date.  This is especially true for myself, having grown up with the NES and all its classic titles. After wrapping up Breath of the Wild, which was absolutely brilliant, it left us wondering what is the greatest […]

The Greatest Racing Game Series

Today Pixelated Gamer takes a look at our picks for the greatest racing game series at both the arcade and home. There has always been a nice selection of racing games available, thanks to talented developers, passionate fans and the advances of technology that allow for some truly remarkable simulators.  There are also some fantastic […]

Top 10 Greatest Games for the NES

The Top 10 Greatest games for the NES is an extremely tough list to narrow down. Having grown up on the NES, there are hundreds of games that could make the cut for me alone. For that reason, I focused on which ones I beat time and time again; and those that really hold a […]

NES Cartridge: Raspberry Pi Cart Build

The NES Cartridge: Raspberry Pi Cart is a really cool project for those who grew up playing the the iconic NES game console.  You should only put on roms that you own, but this build easily holds the entire NES gaming catalog on it.  This is one of our favorite Raspberry Pi builds for the NES […]

Streets of Red: Devils Dare Deluxe Review (Nintendo Switch)

The developers at Secret Base have created an awesome arcade-beat ’em up that has so many great nostalgic moments and shout-outs to the 8 and 16-bit era.  This was also the time when arcades were jammed packed with kids waiting in line to use every last quarter and token they had on them for just […]

Kingdom Come: Deliverance Review (Xbox One X)

Warhorse Studios has released their ambitious open world RPG called Kingdom Come: Deliverance.  It’s an extremely realistic take on the 15th century.  Think of it as almost a simulation.  It contains very little in the lines of tutorials, how to fight, and basically leaves it up to you, the player,  to figure out how to survive […]

Mercenary Kings Reloaded Review (Nintendo Switch)

Mercenary Kings Reloaded is a brand new 2D shooter for the Nintendo Switch from Tribute Games. It originally hit the PC and PS4 in 2014, but this reloaded version comes with new characters and gameplay improvements that make it quite enticing for those that have yet to play this action packed shooter. The visuals and […]

Candleman: The Complete Journey Review (PC)

Candleman: The Complete Journey is a Puzzle Platformer developed by Spotlightor Interactive and published by Zodiac Interactive. Gamers play as a single candlestick that is determined to venture out into the darkness to explore the world around it and ultimately reach a lighthouse that it has spotted far off in the distance.     The […]

My Arcade Super Gamepad Review (Mini-SNES)

My Arcade has a solution for the short cords found on the Super Nintendo and NES Classic Edition controllers. This severely limits where each console can be placed and forces gamers to sit extremely close to each system.  Luckily, the wireless Super Gamepad eliminates this issue, cuts the cord and allows gamers to comfortably play […]

Bad Dudes Micro Player Arcade Cab Review

My Arcade produces many retro gaming goodies that include controllers, collectibles, portables, and mini arcades. Today we are looking at their latest Bad Dudes Micro Player that sports the 1988 classic beat ’em up from Data East.     This version of Bad Dudes is the NES port that hit the iconic retro console in […]

Guns, Gore & Cannoli Review (Nintendo Switch)

Crazy Monkey Studios has released their humorous 2D shooter on the Nintendo Switch.  It’s a mashup of zombies, gangsters and mob based mayhem.  The streets are flooded with the undead and wise guys in a turf war. Players take on the role of Vinnie Cannoli, a veteran mafia member who has been tasked with locating […]

Party Planet Review (Nintendo Switch)

Mastiff and developer Teyon are bringing a new game called Party Planet to the Nintendo Switch that takes advantage of one of the system’s largest strengths.  I am referring to local cooperative play on the go.  Being able to play these mini games wherever you like and taking the fun wherever you may be headed […]

Bleed Review (Nintendo Switch)

Bleed is a new arcade styled action-platformer that focuses on speed and agility.  It’s from Bootdisk Revolution and publisher Digerati.  It’s bright, colorful, and offers up plenty of challenging levels and large menacing boss battles. The game opens up and introduces the main character Wryn and her future arch nemesis.  Wryn wishes to be the […]

Slain: Back from Hell Review (Nintendo Switch)

Slain: Back from Hell originally released in 2016 on the PS4, Xbox One and PC.  The protagonist, known as Bathoryn, has to traverse through 6 realms and defeat each boss within to free the cursed lands.  It was funded through a Kickstarter campaign and got a lot of attention due to the gnarly pixelated art […]

Embers of Mirrim Review (Nintendo Switch)

Embers of Mirrim from Creative Bytes Studios tells the story of two opposing races with a history of conflict.  To bring peace back to their lands, a new hybrid being has been created that has the strengths of both creatures.  Both sides must now fight together if they wish to survive.  This enables players to […]

Gear.Club Unlimited Review (Nintendo Switch)

The Nintendo Switch finally gets an excellent arcade racer in the form of Gear.Club Unlimited by Microïds and Eden Games. This was first a mobile game. When I found this out, I was envisioning every super car parked behind a paywall of some sort. I’m happy to report that is not the case here and […]

RIVE: Ultimate Edition Review (Nintendo Switch)

The Nintendo Switch keeps the unique experiences coming with RIVE: Ultimate Edition.  It has already been released on the PC, Xbox One and PS4 in 2016.  Originally planned for a debut on the Wii U, it was eventually delayed and saved for a spot on the Switch.  While I’m sure many Wii U owners were […]

Aces of the Luftwaffe – Squadron Review (Nintendo Switch)

Aces of the Luftwaffe – Squadron is a modern shoot-’em-up developed by HandyGames.  It offers a unique story and implements some interesting gameplay mechanics into the shmup genre.  The campaign revolves around an elite group of German pilots that have been gathered to invade America.   Players control just one pilot, while the other 3 […]

Road Rage Review (Xbox One X)

One of my favorite series on the Sega Genesis was Road Rash.  Upon hearing that a similar premised title called Road Rage was coming out on the Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC, I was quite excited to see what Team6 Game Studios had in store for gamers with this release. Players race and brawl […]

Rocket League Review (Nintendo Switch)

Rocket League exploded once it was released on the gaming scene two years ago and it’s momentum is just as strong today.  I remember watching a Top Gear episode where they engaged in car football.  It looked like a ton of fun and indeed it is.  The team Psyonix have joined up with the developers […]

Doom Review (Nintendo Switch)

2017 has been quite the year for gamers and an absolutely incredible time for Nintendo.  Bethesda and Panic Button has brought the FPS giant Doom to the Nintendo Switch against all odds.  First off, it’s great to see Bethesda and Nintendo working with each other again.  The gaming community hasn’t seen a Doom release for […]

Call of Duty: WWII Review (PS4 Pro)

Call of Duty: WWII is switching things up with departing from the series more recent focus on futuristic warfare.  I still vividly remember picking up Call of Duty 2 for the PC 12 years ago and maxing the game out on my rig.  I was blown away with the attention to detail, the sound and […]

Mutant Football League Review (Xbox One X)

Back in the 16-bit days, I played a lot of Mutant League Football on the Sega Genesis.  I’ve never been a huge fanatic of sports games, but MLF mixed this genre up, making it very entertaining and easy to pick up and play.  It provided a ton of laughs for my friends and I.  The […]

Resident Evil: Revelations (PS4 Pro)

Resident Evil Revelations first released to critical acclaim on the Nintendo 3DS back in 2012.  It has now been released for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One with vastly improved visuals and a new level for Raid fans. Revelations started Capcom’s return to the old school survival horror formula that fans have been heavily requesting […]

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus Review (Xbox One)

In Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus, Blazkowicz and his friends are back again to revolt against the evil villain Frau Engel and the rest of the Nazis regiment.  Players start out crippled and broken after the injuries that Blazkowicz suffered at the end of The New Order.  The game then goes into flashbacks, showing his rough childhood and […]

Creepy Brawlers Review (NES)

Mega Cat Studios is back again with yet another new game for the NES.  Their team has developed a sports title this time around called Creepy Brawlers.  It’s a boxing game that is highly reminiscent of one of the greatest games on the Nintendo Entertainment System…Punch-Out!     Creepy Brawlers comes in a light red […]

Knight Terrors Review (Nintendo Switch)

Knight Terrors is a digital only endless runner developed by FreakZone Games that is exclusive for the Nintendo Switch. It seems like a great fit for this platform and is targeting gamers who have a taste for retro inspired games. It’s published by Nicalis (The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth & Rebirth) and is certainly budget […]

Destiny 2 (PC) – Was the Wait Worth It?

While console gamers have been enjoying Destiny 2 for close to 2 months now, it has just launched for the PC.  The delay was taken with great thought and consideration by Bungie.  This was obviously a huge decision, but it was done to ensure the best possible experience for PC gamers.  Expectations were set extremely […]

The Mummy Demastered Review (Nintendo Switch)

WayForward has created a Metroidvania style shooter with The Mummy Demastered.  If you watched the film and are thinking this game is a quick cash grab, I’m happy to say it certainly isn’t one.  It’s actually a great 2D side-scroller with graphical and gameplay traits that remind me of some iconic classics like Contra, Ghosts n’ […]

Rogue Trooper Redux Review (Nintendo Switch)

The original Rogue Trooper launched in 2006 by Rebellion Developments. Fast forward 11 years later and we now have a new version sporting a fresh coat of HD paint. The remaster also includes new special effects, dynamic lighting and improved gameplay mechanics. Rogue Trooper Redux is a third-person shooter that will certainly take you back. […]

The Evil Within 2 Review (PS4 Pro)

Friday the 13th is here, as well as the Evil Within 2.  Shinji Mikami and Tango Gameworks has crafted a thrilling sequel that again stars Sebastian Castellanos and it’s the darkest of times for the detective.  He’s already been through hell and back, but it’s about to get even worse. In the Evil Within 2,  Sebastian is in tremendous […]

Wulverblade Review (Nintendo Switch)

Wulverblade is a gorgeous 2D brawler by Darkwind Media.  It hearkens back to the retro beat ‘em up titles like Streets of Rage, Final Fight and Golden Axe.  It has some impressive visuals and carries that old school difficulty along with it. The game consists of 8 challenging stages.  It can be tackled solo or […]

NES Cartridge: Raspberry Pi Cart

The NES Cartridge: Raspberry Pi Cart is a really cool project for those who grew up playing the the iconic NES game console.  You should only put on roms that you own, but this build easily holds the entire NES gaming catalog on it.  This is one of our favorite Raspberry Pi builds for the NES […]

A Hat in Time Review (PC)

3D platformers are making a comeback this year and Gears for Breakfast has introduced gamers to a new entry in this genre called A Hat in Time.  The passion behind the team for games from this era is abundantly clear and they have created an incredible 3D platforming experience that is both new and a blast […]

WRC 7 Review (Xbox One)

The racing genre has absolutely exploded recently with many high quality game releases.  Players are certainly not left wanting in this sector.  For rally fans, WRC 7 is out now and offers some impressive, chaotic off road action.  It’s time to trade in those Ferrari keys for a fire spewing Fiesta on roids.  The developer Kylotonn […]

Middle-earth: Shadow of War Review (PS4 Pro)

Middle-earth: Shadow of War has landed and is arguably one of the most anticipated sequels this year.  In the first title, Shadow of Mordor, players took on the role of Talion.  His family was murdered right in front of him, just before Sauron took his life as well.  The Elven wraith Celebrimbor resurrected the ranger, […]

Ruiner Review (PS4 Pro)

Ruiner is a brutally fast and difficult twin stick shooter developed by Reikon Games.  Hardcore games seem to be the craze right now and this one is certainly no pushover.  It also serves up that higher than normal difficulty in a fair manner. Once you master the tools provided,  you come out victorious and the […]

Project Cars 2 Review (PS4 Pro)

Racing enthusiasts are living in a fantastic time as we are treated with an incredible selection of racing titles, with the latest being Project Cars 2.  This is a truly impressive sequel that didn’t just implement small improvements here and there.  Everything you can possibly imagine has been vastly expanded upon.  There is a tremendous […]

Super Hydorah Review (Xbox One)

Space shooter fans rejoice, Super Hydorah is here in nostalgic old school glory.  The talented team at Abylight Studios has created a retro infused horizontal scroll shooter for the Xbox One.  It’s an experience that takes players on a trip back in time to the 80’s and 90’s arcade era.  It heavily favors Gradius and other […]

Dishonored: Death of the Outsider Review (Xbox One)

Dishonored: Death of the Outsider is the latest expansion from Arkane Studios.  It tells story of one of the game’s most secretive and interesting characters.  Gamers will play the role of Billie Lurk who was first seen in the original Dishonored series DLC and then in Dishonored 2.  It takes place months after the sequel […]

Destiny 2 Review (PS4 Pro)

In Destiny 2, humanity’s last safe haven has been compromised and it’s up to you to ensure a future exists for all mankind.  The attack on the city was led by Dominus Ghaul, who believes the Cabal Red Legion have true ownership of The Travelers Power. Gamers once again take off on an epic journey […]

All-Star Fruit Racing Review (PC) – Early Access

2017 has been huge for racing fans. 3DClouds has created one of the most colorful arcade racers this year. It’s full of character and personality. The spin on this kart racer is to infuse fruit into the rides, power-ups and every race track. The result is surprisingly impressive.     Upon first glimpse, you will […]

Yakuza Kiwami Review (PS4 Pro)

Yakuza games have been a popular series now for many years and this Yakuza Kiwami remake is what you could consider a gift from Sega to its loyal fans who have made this such a popular title. It’s hard to believe, but 12 years have passed since this franchise first debuted at Japan in 2005 […]

Redout: Lightspeed Edition Review (PS4 Pro)

Redout is a futuristic racer by 34 Big Things. The gameplay is incredibly fast. Imagine flying around a race track at over 1,000 MPH. It’s an amazing thing to experience and is heavily reminiscent of flagship titles in this genre, such as Wipeout and F-Zero. The game also sports incredible visuals and runs at 4K […]

F1 2017 Review (PS4 Pro)

F1 2017 is the latest Motorsport simulator from Codemasters.  Buckle up and get ready for a wild ride as we review this racer on the PlayStation 4 Pro.  This is no doubt the biggest F1 game created by Codemasters.  For this latest entry,you’ll have access to classic F1 cars, an excellent Career and Championship Mode, […]

The next Castlevania

Castlevania has provided some of the most exciting and certainly most challenging gaming experiences to date. Taking control of Simon Belmont and facing Dracula and his ghouls has always been highly entertaining.   I can’t help but imagine where the next game in the series will take us.  The first Castlevania on the NES is an […]

Justice Duel Review (NES)

Retro gaming is more popular than ever with gamers seeing remakes of iconic classics and brand new 2D based releases from many developers.  They often feature the old school, pixelated art style from the 8 and 16-bit era.  Mega Cat Studios are not only developers of some great retro infused software, but they also produce […]

Sudden Strike 4 Review (PS4 Pro)

Sudden Strike 4 by Kalypso Media puts players in command of either the British and American, German or Soviet armies.  It is a real time strategy game (RTS), where players march forward and control over 100 weapons of war. This includes bombers, tanks, soldiers and fighter planes.  You’ll need to steadily advance and outsmart your […]

Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice Review (PS4 Pro)

In a time where open world games are saturating the market, Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice comes in and demonstrates how fantastic a shorter and more linear game experience can still be. The story is one of darkness, beauty and mystery. It’s incredibly raw and original. It grips you from the start and simply refuses to let […]

Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice Review (PS4 Pro)

In a time where open world games are saturating the market, Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice comes in and demonstrates how fantastic a shorter and more linear game experience can still be. The story is one of darkness, beauty and mystery. It’s incredibly raw and original. It grips you from the start and simply refuses to let […]

Let’s Play: F-Zero on Big Blue

F-Zero for the Super Nintendo is one of our all time favorites games.  All 15 tracks were memorable, challenging and incredibly fun.  The music was amazing and for the time, and the graphics blew gamers away thanks to Mode 7 technology that allowed for impressive 3D environments and effects.  Join Pixelated Gamers as we race […]

Let’s Play: Double Dragon: Neon

Majesco Entertainment has once again partnered with WayForward (the award-winning team known for producing the thrilling BloodRayne: Betrayal title). THey collaborated to create a reboot of the father of all brawlers: Double Dragon! Double Dragon: Neon features plenty of memorable characters, classic beat ’em up action, and a retro feel topped off with a HD […]

Let’s Play: Dead Space 3

Dead Space is a survival horror third-person shooter that was instantly a huge hit upon its debut in 2008. Gamers played as the engineer known as Isaac Clarke, who battled terrifying creatures known as Necromorphs. Started by a virus and further manifested within the dead bodies of the ship’s crew, these monsters scared players from […]

Build your own SNES Classic!

Nintendo has finally announced what we all knew with fair certainty was coming…the SNES Classic. In May, I went ahead and made my own, since acquiring the last NES Classic was only feasible through pure luck or outright persistence. I refused to pay a penny over MSRP, so I was only able to acquire a […]

Build your own NES Classic with a Raspberry Pi 3

Gamers are still searching for any available stock of the widely popular NES Classic Edition. Luckily you can build your own NES Classic with a Raspberry Pi 3 running RetroPie.  We’ll show you step by step how to do this in today’s Raspberry Pi Build Tutorial. Nintendo produced a wonderful product here, but came up […]

PS4 vs Xbox One Controller: The best Gamepad

Both Sony and Microsoft have invested a lot of time in not only carefully designing the console architecture for maximum power and efficiency but also working on improving their controllers. After being out for some years now,  we want to look at each controller and the specific changes both gaming giants made to each of […]

Max: The Curse of Brotherhood Review (Nintendo Switch)

Max: The Curse of Brotherhood is now out on the eShop for the Nintendo Switch.  It’s a wonderfully animated puzzle-platformer that was originally released back in 2013. Flashbulb Games and Stage Clear Studios are hoping to breath new life into their title with its debut on Nintendo’s new portable system. The star of the show […]

Coffee Crisis Review (Sega Genesis)

Coffee Crisis is a brand new release for the Sega Genesis system. It’s reminiscent of the classic arcade brawlers with a unique premise.  An alien race called the Smurglien’s has descended upon Earth and are aiming for total domination of our planet and resources. Our heroes in this tale come in the form of two […]

Super Hydorah Boss Fight on PS4 Pro

Pixelated Gamer plays Super Hydorah on the PlayStation 4 Pro. After a few crash and burns, we finally give this boss the proper send off.  For our full review, Click Here.

Bleed 2 Review (Xbox One X)

Being a huge fan of the first game, I was ecstatic to play through Bleed 2.  Our pink haired heroine returns to once again save the day and retain here title as the world’s greatest hero.  This time around, Wryn not only is dual wielding pistols, but also has a katana that adds further depth […]

Alien Isolation Review: PlayStation 4

Alien Isolation is aimed at fans who love the tense and dark atmosphere that the films provided. It envisions the universe that Ridley Scott created. The space station Sevastopol will be hosting this particular nightmare. It’s home to one nasty Xenomorph whose sole purpose is to hunt you down by sight, sound and even smell. […]