Arcade Racers have crashed n’ burned in today’s video game industry but there was a time when they ruled the track.
Cool ones, bad ones, expensive ones, just barely functional ones… The controller is to the video game as milk is to cereal, eternally tied together.
LIGHT GUN GAMES!
Journey with AFPH into the world of Taito’s Darius where we battle the onslaught of space fish in one of the best horizontal shooter series of all time.
On this extra special bonus edition of the AFPH, we lightly dabble in self-induced public shaming in an attempt to pull back the curtain a bit. Special appearance enthusiast Thor Becker joins once again as we discuss how we spent our Friday nights in high school establishing the “Sega-Nights” (not to be confused with Sega’s Nights).
What happens when one of the best fighter franchises in gaming history is capitalized beyond it’s original intent? Turns out that means puzzle games and mediocre 3D fighters (Brian’s edit: “Fuck you, they’re good!”)…go figure.
This time around the fellas journey into dreams with one of Yuji Naka’s most original and cherished (not shitty) creations.