Game Corner [Mortal Monday Month]: Mortal Kombat Trilogy (PlayStation)

To celebrate the simultaneous worldwide release of Mortal Kombat (Midway, 1992) on home consoles, 13 September 1993 was dubbed “Mortal Monday”. Mortal Kombat’s move to home consoles impacted not only the ongoing “Console War” between SEGA and Nintendo but also videogames forever thanks to its controversial violence. Fittingly, to commemorate this game-changing event, I’m dedicating … Continue reading Game Corner [Mortal Monday Month]: Mortal Kombat Trilogy (PlayStation)

Game Corner: Alien Trilogy (PlayStation)

Released: February 1996Developer: Probe EntertainmentAlso Available For: PC and SEGA Saturn The Background:Over the years, there has been a slew of media and merchandise produced based on the Alien movies (Various, 1979 to present); we’ve had action figures, comic books, crossovers with the Predator films (ibid, 1987 to present) and various other comic book characters, … Continue reading Game Corner: Alien Trilogy (PlayStation)

Game Corner: Die Hard Trilogy (PlayStation)

Released: August 1996Developer: Probe EntertainmentAlso Available For: PC and SEGA Saturn The Background:In 1996, we would be some eleven years or so away from a fourth entry in the action-packed Die Hard (Various, 1988 to 2013) film series. The third movie, Die Hard with a Vengeance (McTiernan, 1995) had just dropped the previous year so … Continue reading Game Corner: Die Hard Trilogy (PlayStation)