Happy Monday! A character from a famous fighting franchise turns 56 this week (27th Jan). He is known for his agility and speed and was known as “Balrog” in Japan. Can you guess this week’s birthday boy?
Did anyone hear of Cannon Dancer? Aka Osman? Me neither, it was an arcade-only game that has finally made it to the home consoles and it looks great [EGM Now]. Link
Reto Bit Gaming has announced a Game Boy Player-inspired GameCube controlled [Nintendo Life]. Link
If you have not seen it already, then you have to check out this amazing retro gaming setup shared. Link
Promotional video games still happen, you often find a TV series accompanied by a mobile game, but back in the day, it was a more experimental phase and it gave the world some really strange combinations, Cracked dives deeper. Link
Final Weapon looks back at the evolution of video game controllers. Link#
Whilst we are on Sonic, Reutir has some rare facts on Sonic the Hedgehog. Link
Nerdbot has a feature looking at the ever-popular Hyperspin arcade systems. Link
Lists and Rankings
Kotaku, the usually solid gaming news platform shows us that no outlet is too big for a ranking – and gives their view on the Pokemon games ranked. Link
Pocket Tactics also gives their opinion on the best games for the Game Boy Advance. Link
Thanks for reading, we will be back next week, the answer to today’s question is the Spanish bullfighter – Vega.