Sorry for the delay on this article- my time has been taken over by other things in my life, namely Dawn of the Monsters. But here is the part 2 I’ve been sitting on for a while! Despite a roaring 70s and 80s, Kong had a quieter go in the 1990s. Toho planned to make […]Read More King Kong Video Games – Part 2
I recently had the pleasure of discussing the new Monster Hunter movie with the lovely folks at the Kaiju Transmissions Podcast! In it we discuss the history of the franchise, the movie, and lots of other neat tidbits- as well as our own takes on the film. Check it out here!: -iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/…/kaiju…/id1128609095… -Google Podcasts: […]Read More Monster Hunter Episode on Kaiju Transmissions Podcast!
Despite being an enduring pop culture icon for almost 90 years, King Kong’s appearances in the virtual world are somewhat limited when compared to his monster cohort like Godzilla, Gamera, and Ultraman. Despite this, his impact on the games medium is about as big as a 50 foot gorilla. Lets take a look at King […]Read More King Kong Video Games – Part 1
Genre: Fighting Players: 1-2 Release Date: 1994 Platform: Arcade, many others (see below) Director: Jason Leong & Pete Kleinow Developer: Atari Games Publisher: Atari Games In the early 1990s, Atari Games was trying to come up with a fighting game to capitalize on the success of Street Fighter II. Not to be confused with Atari […]Read More Kaiju Video Games – Primal Rage
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
Attack of the Friday Monsters: A Tokyo Tale (怪獣が出る金曜日) Genre: life simulation Players: 1 Release Date: March 13, 2013 (Japan), July 18 2013 (NA & Europe) Platform: Nintendo 3DS Director: Kaz Ayabe Developer: Millennium Kitchen Publisher: Level-5 This is the fourth part in a series on notable kaiju video games. Giant Japanese-style monsters and games […]Read More Kaiju Video Games – Attack of the Friday Monsters
This is the reason my updates slowed to a crawl. I’ve spent what little free time I’ve had over the last few months assembling this panel attempting to include as many kaiju video games as possible. As I explain in the video, I’m sticking mostly to non-Godzilla and non-Ultraman stuff but that still leaves me […]Read More Kaiju Video Games History – G-Fest XXVI 2019 Panel
Hi all, Sorry for the radio silence the past few months. I’ve been working on a few things: Some panels for G-Fest (one of which I will be uploading here shortly!), starting a toy company (seismic toys, check us out at @seismictoys on instagram, facbeook, and twitter!) and a brand new original Kaiju video game from […]Read More Announcing: Dawn of the Monsters!
Exploring the history of SNK’s King of the Monsters!Read More Kaiju Video Games: King of the Monsters