A collection of classic Interplay games for Blaze’s Evercade retro gaming handheld.
Articles about Evercade 07: Interplay Collection 2
Evercade A to Z: Claymates - Interplay put out a fair few “claymation” games in their time, of varying degrees of quality! One that was on the slightly better end of things was Claymates, an inventive and enjoyable side-scrolling platformer with some interesting level design and some peculiar mechanics. Check it out in the video below, and don’t forget to subscribe on YouTube … Continue reading Evercade A to Z: Claymates
Earthworm Jim 2: See What Sticks - With the positive reception the first Earthworm Jim had on its original release, a sequel was inevitable. But how do you follow something as chaotic and irreverent as Earthworm Jim? The obvious answer, of course, is to make it even more chaotic and irreverent, so that’s exactly what Jim’s original creators Doug TenNapel, Dave Perry and Shiny … Continue reading Earthworm Jim 2: See What Sticks
Evercade A to Z: Prehistorik Man - It’s always nice when your expectations, preconceptions and prejudices are proven wrong — particularly when the result is something you find surprisingly enjoyable. Such was the case when I first booted up Prehistorik Man from Titus, originally released for Super NES and more recently found on the Interplay Collection 2 cartridge for the Evercade retro gaming platform. Developer Titus … Continue reading Evercade A to Z: Prehistorik Man
Prehistorik Man: Titus Made Good Games Sometimes - Titus, it’s fair to say, is not one of the most fondly regarded names in classic gaming — though a fair amount of their work was at least memorable for one reason or another. That doesn’t mean it was a company completely incapable of putting out a good game, however. And in fact, when Titus … Continue reading Prehistorik Man: Titus Made Good Games Sometimes
The Brainies: Furry Balls - As we’ve seen a number of times already at this point, Blaze’s Evercade retro gaming platform is home to a wide variety of obscure titles that many people probably haven’t played — and which certainly haven’t been rereleased many times over the years. Some great examples can be found on the two Interplay Collection cartridges, which include … Continue reading The Brainies: Furry Balls
The Adventures of Rad Gravity: Creative Vision - We talk quite a lot about “video game auteurs” these days, and how modern technology allows game designers to realise their visions like never before. This sort of thing has been going on for quite some time, however — and in some respects, it’s even more impressive when a developer clearly expresses their creativity through … Continue reading The Adventures of Rad Gravity: Creative Vision