Genre: 1-on-1 Fighting Players: 1-2 Release Date: 1992 Platform: Arcade, PS2 (Japan only) Director: Takatsuna Senba Developer: Taito Publisher: Taito In 1990, game designer Takatsuna Senba led a team to create a vertical shooting game called Gun Frontier for Taito. This was Senba’s first crack at designing and producing simultaneously, as he had previously worked […]Read More Kaiju Video Games: DINO REX (1992)
Hey everyone! It’s been a while since I’ve posted (work, life, COVID, etc) but with a piece of news for Dawn of the Monsters I thought I’d share the love since we’ve got plenty of news about other kaiju games as well! And, rest assured, I do have other articles on the back-burner. 😉 WayForward […]Read More Kaiju Video Game News Roundup
Last year at G-Fest 2019 I contributed to a panel with Kevin Derendorf (of Maser Patrol), Jessica Tseang, and Steve Paszinski. It was a great panel going over the three heisei Gamera films, but sadly we forgot to record it. So now that the Arrow set is out, Kevin and I took to Skype to […]Read More Heisei Gamera Trilogy Panel with Maser Patrol!
I tend to use this blog to highlight kaiju/tokusatsu-focused video games in an attempt to showcase the strong variety and quality of kaiju/tokusatsu content out there in the interactive space. I aim to showcase the connection between the video game and tokusatsu worlds and how strong it can sometimes be. And one of the […]Read More Tokusatsu Artist/Video Game Artist
Hi all, sorry it’s been so long since my last article. I’ve been busy! And I hope you will see why with these two videos. One is the Dawn of the Monsters panel I gave alongside Marty Kugler and Michael Lambert, and the other is an HD direct-feed upload of the new footage! Enjoy! We […]Read More Dawn of the Mosnters – Kaiju Conline Panel + Brand New HD footage!
Genre: Arcade Action Players: 1-3 Release Date: 1986 Platform: Arcade, many others (see below) Director: Brian F Colin Developer: Bally Midway Publisher: Bally Midway Rampage is one of the biggest and most important kaiju video games out there. It’s not simply a notable giant monster game, it’s one of the most important and popular titles […]Read More Kaiju Video Games – History of Rampage (1986)
Sorry for the radio silence recently. I’m working on a few longer articles that are taking more research than expected. However, this new kaiju game popped up and I thought it would be great to shine a little light on it! A brand new Kaiju video game is looking for funding on Kickstarter right now! […]Read More NEWS: Kaiju Kickstarter – Kaichu: Kaiju Dating Sim
The 2010s were a really important for me as it was the decade where I changed from game player to game maker. Smack dab in the middle of the 2010s I made the switch, after being somewhat fed up with the games I was seeing and a desire to make my own. I don’t really […]Read More Ten Games of the Decade
I completely forgot to post this earlier, but the lovely folks at the Kaiju Transmissions Podcast had myself and Chris Oglio to talk about Dawn of the Monsters, game development, Seismic, and toy creation! Check it out at the link below and give these good folks a listen. It’s one of my favourite podcasts! You […]Read More Kaiju Transmission Podcast- Dawn of the Monsters Edition!
Hi all! Today’s post is a bit different than previous ones. In that it’s just a video. As covered in my Kaiju Video Games History Panel, Gamera: The Time Adventure was released in 1995 for the Bandai Playdia and, as mentioned in that panel, no one has uploaded footage of this game. . . Until […]Read More Kaiju Video Games – Gamera: The Time Adventure