What is this JwiK Brik? The technical answer: It is an open-source hardware and software platform for developing your own embedded wireless devices using low cost, high performance hardware and the powerful Java programmable language. The short answer: An easy way to make them there eleca-ma-tronical devices with no cords.
This is actually the part of the story that I love, as this was my favorite era of Sega itself and what gave me my appreciation for the company, its’ IPs, and past and future works. I wanted to cover the entire history of the Dreamcast, but there is just too much information to put into one article.. but that’s okay, it just gives you guys more to read on a rainy day!
For those of you still interested in Max Anarchy/Anarchy Reigns, here’s some great gameplay from the first stage. It doesn’t hurt that the man behind the controller is
Let’s be honest. Super Mario Bros. 2 is really just a glorified sprite hack. Think about it. Nintendo took the elements of Doki Doki Panic and repurposed them for Super Mario Bros. 2. Now this isn’t a bad thing. Super Mario Bros. 2 is an amazing game. Though when you get down to it, it’s a sprite hack.
So with that in mind, let us look at another sprite hack by the name of Super Mario Land 4.
For those of you unacquainted with Satazius, it’s a shmup from the indie developer ASTRO PORT (Gigantic Army, Armed Seven, Supercharged Robot Vulkaiser). The similarities between Satazius and Gradius are quite apparent. That’s not to say those similarities are a bad thing. Think of it more as a homage to arcade shooters of the past.
Welcome to Game Collecting 101. In this series we will be looking at every facet of game collecting. From how to start your collection, to keeping your games in peak condition, this guide give you the tools of the trade.
Today we are going to build upon what was previously discussed in our first article (if you haven’t read it, you can check is out here), by taking a look at the invaluable tools at your disposal as a game collector.