Yoku’s Island Express: Demo Review

When I read that Yoku’s Island Express was described as an “open-world pinball adventure”, I had my doubts.  I don’t mind pinball in short bursts, but I couldn’t believe they could actually make an engaging “adventure” out of it.  But seeing as this was a free demo, I had nothing to lose but time.

Multiplayer is the New Pinball

Photo by Flickr user: Matteo Paciotti It kinda stinks what’s happened to pinball isn’t it? In the time since arcades began declining and our modern gaming age, that classic game of flippers and steel balls has fallen from the epitome of fast-paced, yet deceptively complex, frantic fun and transformed into simple franchise tie-in machines getting…

Today in Gaming History: 10/11/2013

2003: Data East bids farewell BurgerTime, RoboCop, Karate Champ…these are just a few of the incredibly popular arcade games that were created by Data East, a Japanese electronics company founded by Tetsuo Fukuda in 1976. (Fukuda would go on to help create titles in the Metal Max series, as well as a few Guilty Gear…