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Classic Game Room presents a CGRundertow review of Castle Crashers by The Behemoth for Xbox Live Arcade. In the early days of flash gaming, a little company named The Behemoth was founded out of the success of a metal-slug-esque side scroller called Alien Hominid. This studio created massive waves in the indie developer community with a small story about an alien trying to escape secret service agents. The Behemoth followed up in August of 2008 with a smash hit multiplayer beat 'em up called Castle Crashers, which has earned its place as one of the most entertaining and exciting Xbox Live Arcade games to date, having sold over two million copies by the end of 2010. This video review features video gameplay footage of Castle Crashers and audio commentary from Classic Game Room's Jen.
23 Oct 2012
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Classic Game Room presents a CGRundertow video game review of Batman for the Nintendo Entertainment System from Sunsoft. The Dark Knight hits the NES with a flurry of fists and batarangs in this intense 2d platformer from 1989, tied in with the release of the film by Tim Burton that came out the same year. This classic side scroller has you in control of Batman himself, traveling through five difficult stages until a final showdown with the Joker. This review features Batman gameplay footage and commentary from CGRundertow reviewer Kevin.
6 Nov 2012
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Classic Game Room presents a CGRundertow review of Captain America: Super Soldier from Griptonite and SEGA for the Nintendo DS. Unlike the console version, Captain America: Super Soldier is a side scroller on the Nintendo DS. This is a good thing, because mediocrity always goes down smoother in 2D. But even so, these level designs are completely vacant of thought. A few platforms here, a few enemy swarms there, repeat ad nauseam. That's all it takes to make some nondescript levels for a nice, nondescript game. The gameplay is pretty vacant, as well. You just hammer the Y button to perform combination attacks on what are mostly hapless and repetitive enemies. You learn some advanced maneuvers along the way, but I never had to use them. Honestly, I kind of stopped paying attention, anyways. This video review features video gameplay footage of Captain America: Super Soldier for the Nintendo DS and audio commentary from Classic Game Room's Derek.
30 Nov 2012
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2: Back from the Sewers review! *******www.ClassicGameRoom**** Shop CGR shirts and gear! *******www.CGRstore**** Classic Game Room reviews TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES II Back from the Sewers for the Nintendo Game Boy released in 1991 by Konami! Heroes in a half-shell return to kick ass on this challenging 2D side scroller from way back in the day. Play as Leonardo, Michelangelo, Donatello and Raphael against waves of cheap enemies, Shredder, aliens and other weirdos living in the sewers!
5 Apr 2013
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Bit.Trip Runner review. *******www.ClassicGameRoom**** Shop CGR shirts & mugs! *******www.CGRstore**** Classic Game Room presents a CGR Undertow review of Bit.Trip Runner for PC developed by Gaijin Games and published by Aksys Games. Bit.Trip runner: is a side scroller wherein one must avoid hazards while attempting to get to the end of the level. In the game you collect gold and sound track power ups. The sound track power ups, make the sound track more advanced, and the gold unlocks a special retro stage based upon Pit Fall. This video review features video gameplay footage of Bit.Trip Runner for PC and audio commentary from Classic Game Room's Jon.
5 Sep 2013
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Protect against the invasion with the Teenage Zombies, an innovative character-driven game that features a comic book storyline, brain eating action and stylus based 'Mini Games'.
9 Apr 2008
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Is clever use of the tilit features of the iPhone and iPod Touch enough to make Toy Bot Diaries stand out? Ryan Ritchey from give his review.
16 Sep 2008
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Media Molecule delivers an instant classic.
12 Mar 2010
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Bloodrayne Betrayal review. Classic Game Room reviews BLOODRAYNE BETRAYAL for Playstation 3 PS3 (also available for Xbox 360), a downloadable side scrolling adventure game like Castlevania meets graphic novel art design. The Bloodrayne series has been around for about a decade and this new version strikes with throwback retro platformer gameplay like Castlevania. Play as a hottie vampire with red hair that slaughters enemies and drinks their blood to regain health. Cool art design and platforming game play makes this a downloadable video game for Xbox Live or Playstation 3 PS3 worth playing if you enjoy classics like Castlevania or other side scrolling adventures. CGR Bloodrayne Betrayal video review shows Bloodrayne Betrayal gameplay from PS3.
8 Jul 2012
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The adorably addicting mobile game Tiny Wings has been fully updated and optimized for HD and Retina support.
14 Jul 2012
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Rolling Thunder review. *******www.ClassicGameRoom**** Classic Game Room reviews the ROLLING THUNDER arcade machine from Namco and Atari published in 1986! Rolling Thunder is a cool side scrolling action game where your super spy (in brown slacks and stylish red turtleneck) shoots colorful bad guys in his attempt to save a hottie damsel in distress from a laughing green dude! CGR Rolling Thunder arcade game video review features Rolling Thunder stand up coin-op arcade machine footage and pictures of the artwork.
28 Jul 2012
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Classic Game Room HD reviews LAST BATTLE for Sega Genesis (aka Sega Mega Drive). This is an earlier Genesis action game from 1989 and has many similarities to Altered Beast (and shares some music with Golden Axe). You play as Aarzak (pronounced Are-zak) and fight your way through 2-D side scrolling levels full of mindless enemies who attack you with knives and axes. Last Battle may not be the most exciting game on the Genesis but the packaging is cool and the writing is hilarious. Level Aarzak up and increase his health and defense. Fight end bosses that move back and forth and check out some bland parallax scrolling in the backgrounds. This CGR review of Last Battle has gameplay from Last Battle on Sega Genesis showing 16-bit video game play from the Mega Drive in action!
10 Aug 2012
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