Tag Archives: Arcade

Cover Art: Hellfire (Sega Genesis / Mega Drive)

We love shmups here at BSMH. Todays cover art is of an obscure side scrolling shooter called Hellfire. It was developed by Toaplan who made the infamous Zero Wing (“All your base are belong to us“). This cover is really typical for the shootemup genre, but cool nonetheless.

It was originally an arcade game; then later released on both the PC Engine and Sega Genesis [ Read More... ]

Famitsu Shows the NeoGeo X Portable Gaming System in Action

Japanese gaming news magazine, Famitsu, has posted a video to their youtube channel demonstrating SNK Playmore’s new portable console, the NeoGeo X Gold. The NeoGeoX Gold runs on the Linux operating system, emulating classic SNK titles. There are many units like this that emulate consoles past on Linux based portables, mostly they come out of Hong Kong. This one happens to be officially licensed and specifically designed to … [ Read More... ]

Guilty Gear Accent Core Plus R coming to Playstation Vita

A photo of an upcoming issue of Famitsu were posted online announcing Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus R will be released on Playstation Vita in Japan. Arc System Works hasn’t confirmed this release as of yet. Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus R is the latest arcade iteration of the long running Guilty Gear X series which is scheduled to hit arcades later this month. It’s also scheduled for … [ Read More... ]

Retro-Awesome: Dragon Ball Z V.R.V.S. Arcade Game


In 1994 Banpresto released Dragon Ball Z V.R.V.S. on the Sega’s System 32 arcade platform. This game featured a unique perspective from other fighting games, and showed the battle from behind your character facing toward your opponent. It was a 3d like experience, with drawn anime animations, instead of sprites, and featured full flight combat. The controls for each player were 3 buttons and their trusty joystick.

You … [ Read More... ]