Hyper! Burning Rangers, wow!

Twenty one years ago Burning Rangers took the normally risky business of firefighting and disaster rescue into a visually stunning sentai-esque future, eschewing the standard-issue bulky safety equipment and enormous water-spewing hoses of their Earth-shackled counterparts for personalised skin-tight suits, don't-think-too-hard-about-it sci-fi water pistols, spaceships, and extremely catchy theme songs. These days it's mostly famous for … Continue reading Hyper! Burning Rangers, wow!

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Barking mad

If my Radiant Silvergun abilities were written up in the style of a school report, I would cross my fingers and hope to be politely described as an "enthusiastic trier" - Kimimi can't do it, bless her, but she's a determined little soul. "Good effort", "Marked improvement", "Making progress", and all of those other affably … Continue reading Barking mad

Fire Pro Wrestling S: 6Men Scramble

The last time I was vaguely aware of wrestling Saturday morning cartoons were a thing, "We Didn't Start The Fire" would've been on the radio, and... well, let's just say my knowledge of the perennially popular entertainment-sport is a little bit out of date, that's probably the most polite way to put it. B-but I've … Continue reading Fire Pro Wrestling S: 6Men Scramble

QUOVADIS 2: Wakusei Kyoushuu Ovan Rei

Who can resist 90's style sci-fi tactical action stuffed with fantastic FMV sequences, cool mech battles, character designs by Haruhiko Mikimoto (Macross, Gunbuster) and mechanical designs by Kazumi Fujita (Zeta Gundam)? Not me, that's for sure. And that's why I bought Quovadis 2 many, many, years ago. Probably. But until the other week I'd never played it, … Continue reading QUOVADIS 2: Wakusei Kyoushuu Ovan Rei