Flashback Friday: Midnight Resistance (Genesis)

One of my favorite games on the Sega Genesis was a co-op, run-n-gun shooter called Midnight Resistance. For those of you that might not have played, or even heard of Midnight Resistance before, you have been missing out. While at first-glance the game might look like a simple Contra clone,…

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Flashback Friday: Maximum Carnage (SNES)

Back in the 90’s, multi-title cross-overs became all the rage in comic books. One of the more popular cross-overs was Spider-Man’s “Maximum Carnage”, which managed to spawn a really cool video game. Maximum Carnage was a side-scrolling beat ’em up in the vein of Streets of Rage and Final Fight.…

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Sony’s Jack Treton Opposes Blocking Used Games on Next Gen Consoles

Talk has been buzzing for a while on the rumor that the next generation of consoles will not support the play of used video games. Well, a glimmer of hope does exist, in that Sony Computer Entertainment America president Jack Treton opposes this stance on the future of video games.…

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U.S. 2011 Video Game Sales Plummet 8% Following Listless December

Despite physical video games remaining the dominate force in the video game industry, and digital video game distribution steadily rising, NPD group’s figures saw an 8 percent plunge in U.S. video game sales (including hardware, software, and accessories) of $17.02 billion from 2010’s sales of $18.59 billion. The year didn’t…

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