A tea-rrific time, or too much Silk cut?
You wait ages for a Cotton game, and then six arrive on PS4 at once, celebrating the series' 30th anniversary in 2021. Welcome to the Fairyland, where developer Studio Saizensen has in the cauldron boiled and baked Cotton Fantasy: Superlative Night Dreams (Cotton Rock 'n' Roll in Japan) as an all-star...
But the more comprehensive Anniversary edition is limited to 2,000 copies
Various remakes and re-releases over the years have helped keep Wonder Boy in the headlines, but retro enthusiasts will be focused on the upcoming Wonder Boy Collection, which brings four classic games from the franchise to the PS4. As per the press release, the full selection...
Welcome to the infamy zone
It's pleasing that United Games Entertainment is working alongside ININ Games, and Ratalaika Games on port programming to bring Japanese only retro games to modern consoles, like the Mega Drive's Space Harrier-esque rail shooter, Panorama Cotton. It's magical to witness on ageing 16-bit hardware — which unimpressively...
Bless your Cotton shmups
Even if you're in the middle of a scorching summer, there are games that remind you of other seasons, and with a story that follows Cotton as a broomstick riding witch, PS4 Cotton Reboot! conjures up images of moonlit autumn nights. It's Cotton's sweet tooth, and love of candy wrapped WILLOW, which persuades her over seven...
A world of wonder awaits
Over 25 years after the original release of Monster World IV, the cult classic 2D action-platformer has been remade for modern consoles. Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World keeps the style and charm of the original, while updating the game to feature cel-shaded, 3D visuals. The game looks gorgeous, thanks to the eye-popping...
Physical and digital releases coming
The Wonder Boy franchise has had a new lease of life over the last few years, and that trend continues with the next effort coming from ININ Games. Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World is a reimagining of Mega Drive title Monster World IV, coming to PlayStation 4. The game is a pretty traditional side-scrolling...
Check out the new trailer
The arrival of LizardCube's gorgeous remake of Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap really did bring the franchise back from the dead. Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom put a more modern spin on things in 2018, and now, Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World is on its way to PlayStation 4 later this year. This newest adventure is a
16-bit home computer retro games are welcome on the PlayStation 4, especially as there has not been an abundance of Commodore Amiga games available, with a few exceptions being versions of Another World, Flashback, GODS Remastered, and Shadow of the Beast. Therefore, it's particularly pleasing to have the first two classic A
It’s a pretty bleak Monday morning wherever you are in the world, with global pandemics and whatnot dominating the headlines. Take a moment to cheer yourself up with this Bubble Bobble 4 Friends trailer, then, which promises a “greatly expanded” version of Taito’s co-op platformer this winter on the PlayStation 4. The game – which...
Tengo's game works
Developed by NatsumeAtari's Tengo Project team, The Ninja Saviors: Return of the Warriors is a remake of a 1994 SNES beat-'em-up, The Ninja Warriors Again, which in itself felt like a mixture of sequel and remake of TAITO's 1987 The Ninja Warriors arcade game. With gameplay that expands upon the template set by the likes of