A collection of classic Namco games for Blaze’s Evercade retro gaming handheld.
Articles about Evercade 06: Namco Museum Collection 2
Evercade A to Z: Pac-Attack - Pac-Attack is an unusual and highly memorable puzzler from Namco with a bit of an interesting history! Those of you who listened to our end-of-2020 podcast episode will also recall that Chris declared it his Game of the Year 2020, despite the fact it released in 1993. Our recent discovery of it is all thanks … Continue reading Evercade A to Z: Pac-Attack
The Tower of Druaga: Persevere, Sir Knight - The Tower of Druaga is an important part of gaming history — yet it’s also a game that has somewhat divided opinion over the years. Back in its native Japan, it was widely loved and appreciated for its revolutionary nature at the time of its original release; in the West, however, it was lambasted for … Continue reading The Tower of Druaga: Persevere, Sir Knight
Evercade A to Z: Dig Dug II - Everyone knows and loves Namco’s Dig Dug — it’s an all-time classic of arcade gaming’s golden age. But not so many people know about Dig Dug’s official sequel. This is partly due to the fact that it didn’t leave Japan until pretty late in the 8-bit home console era, several years after its original launch … Continue reading Evercade A to Z: Dig Dug II
Warpman: Another Lost Namco Treasure - Probably the best thing about Blaze’s Evercade retro gaming platform is the fact that the releases so far have specifically eschewed hugely well-known retro titles in favour of hidden gems, lost treasures and just plain previously unlocalised titles. A great example of this can be seen on the Namco Museum Collection 2 cartridge. Have you ever … Continue reading Warpman: Another Lost Namco Treasure
Dig Dug II: Bring Out the Drill - Dig Dug is one of those retro games that is an established classic, but which relatively few people seem to be aware actually got a rather enjoyable sequel. Most of this is likely due to the fact that the 1985 arcade original was only released in Japan, and the game wouldn’t come West until the … Continue reading Dig Dug II: Bring Out the Drill