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8-Bit Chronicles: Twinbee

Hey Poor Player May 17, 2019

Let’s cute ’em all up! Bleeps, bloops, and pixels: the cornerstones of classic gaming. The innate addiction coded within the circuit board-powered arcade cabinets and NES cartridges render them precious artifacts, their primitive graphics and relative brevity revered even today. But why is that the case? Join Anthony on his 8-Bit Chronicles, wherein he studies the industry’s building blocks in famous coin-munchers, failed experiments, and obscure gems. Today’s review is based upon HAMSTER’s Arcade Archives release of Twinbee for Sony PlayStation 4. Welp, it took only four games for our first 8-bit classic to finally stonewall me, the culprit being none other than Konami’s Twinbee. And what a coincidence: the 1985 shooter happens to be our first Japan-only game as well. Pedantry demands a “technically”… Read More... The post 8-Bit Chronicles: Twinbee appeared first on Hey Poor Player.

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