Evercade 11: Xeno Crisis and Tanglewood

Two modern games developed for old hardware hit Blaze’s Evercade retro gaming handheld.

Games included

Super Mario Bros.

just kidding, it’s Xeno Crisis and Tanglewood.

Articles about Evercade 11: Xeno Crisis and Tanglewood

Xeno Crisis: 16-Bit Mayhem - One of the most delightful things about the modern video game scene is the fact that a lot of developers are willing to go back to classic hardware and make new games. In doing so, they can create games that feel authentic thanks to their working within the limitations of the original host platform, but … Continue reading Xeno Crisis: 16-Bit Mayhem
Evercade A to Z: Tanglewood - The Evercade isn’t just about old games — it’s also about new games developed for old platforms. Tanglewood, one half of the eleventh cartridge in the system’s library, is a great example. Developed in 2018 making a specific effort to use authentically ’90s-style techniques and tools that Mega Drive programmers would have used back in … Continue reading Evercade A to Z: Tanglewood
Tanglewood: Outfoxed at Every Turn - Following the initial batch of ten cartridges for the Evercade retro gaming platform, one of the releases that people were most excited for was cartridge number 11: a double pack featuring arena shooter Xeno Crisis and platformer Tanglewood. We’ll get to Xeno Crisis in due course, but I wanted to make a point of looking at Tanglewood first. Because … Continue reading Tanglewood: Outfoxed at Every Turn


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