Excerpt: Retro Game Challenge has been on our purchase list for quite some time now. It finally came down in price enough, and we scraped together the funds to purchase it. I am very glad we did. This Nintendo DS game is a trip through memory lane thanks to clones of well known games.
Conclusion: Concept: Play a bunch of retro-inspired games while meeting specific challenges
Graphics: Chunky, blocky, and primitive. In other words, perfect for the game
Sound: Just like the graphics, they're dated, from the funky songs to the ?
Excerpt: Live all the glory of the Golden Age of video games with Retro Game Challenge. There were tons of arcade games and home consoles everywhere back in the 1980s, and not just the Nintendo Entertainment System and Atari.
Summary: Retro Game Challenge finds you sprawled out in front of the TV popping in one cartridge after another to challenge high scores. You've been sent into the past by a game player disillusioned with modern titles, and only by meeting his challenges can you return home.
Excerpt: GameCenter CX is a Japanese video game show featuring comedian Shinya Arino, employed at the GameCenter CX Company, whose sole job is to sit around and play retro video games. He actually gets promoted - and demoted - based on his performance.
Conclusion: Once Arino's core set of challenges are cleared, each game is unlocked in a Freeeplay Mode. Here the game keeps track of a dizzying number of statistics, encouraging high-score attempts, but divorced from the focus of Arino's challenges the games suffer, revealing their inevitable shallowness.