Street Fighter II: Special Champion Edition
A young Daniel Driver got caught up in the Street Fighter II hype, and a friendly-yet-personal rivalry turned the game from a fad and into an obsession.
European Club Soccer
Before FIFA and ISS Pro began to dominate football gaming, football games weren’t known for their flair. However, European Club Soccer still captured Gary Heneghan’s heart.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Jimi Fletcher takes a look at his first true arcade love: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, a game that proved to be the cherry on top of a childhood obsession.
Sonic 3D: Flickies’ Island
N64 Jamesy speaks of Sonic 3D, and how this “black sheep” of the franchise’s 16-bit era, despite its foibles, was saved by some truly fine musical efforts.
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (MS)
For Jimi Fletcher, Sonic 2 on the Master System – his first-ever gaming Christmas present – gave him a unique outlook on both life and the game itself.
Star Wars: X-Wing
As soon as she spotted a demo of Star Wars: X-Wing in PC World in the early 90s, @Bhaal_Spawn knew that she was powerless to resist. You could say that it was her destiny.