Category Archives: Gaming

Chomp Bites One Off: Zeus (SEGA Genesis 30th Anniversary Week special)

Welcome back to SEGA Genesis 30th Anniversary Week here at The Splintering! We certainly hope that you’ve been enjoying some of our retro gaming content celebrating the launch of our 16-bit friend! Every now and again, we at The Splintering are going to lean on our mascot, Chomp the Termite, to go out into the world of myth and fiction

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Review: “Altered Beast” (SEGA Genesis 30th Anniversary Week special)

Today, the Splintering is continuing our SEGA Genesis 30th Anniversary Week by reviewing the final SEGA Genesis launch title: Altered Beast! Happy birthday SEGA Genesis! I know pretty much everyone interested in classic gaming knows about the original pack-in for one of the greatest consoles of all time… and most people do not have the nicest things to say about

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Throwback FPS “Demon Pit” coming to PC, PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch

Tired of over-complicated, genre-bending, modern first-person shooters? “Flashlights? Fuck flashlights! Gun is flashlight!” Indie publisher Digerati May have the game for you: Demon Pit. Inspired by FPS games from the 90s, Demon Pit is described as an arcade–style arena shooter featuring numerous weapons, a “soul grapple”, and constantly changing environments. Here’s a breakdown of Demon Pit from Digerati followed by

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Review: Tommy Lasorda Baseball (SEGA Genesis 30th Anniversary Week special)

Today, the Splintering is continuing our SEGA Genesis 30th Anniversary Week by reviewing yet another SEGA Genesis launch title: Tommy Lasorda Baseball! Most retro sports games aren’t particularly sought-after by collector’s these days. Nearly every gaming convention and retro game store has girthy stacks of football and baseball games collecting dust, begging to be purchased and taken home for bargain prices.

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The horrors of “Vigil: the Longest Night” coming to PC, PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch

Glass Heart Games has unveiled Vigil: the Longest Night, a 2D action platformer with a few RPG elements, massive bosses, and a horror aesthetic similar to Bloodstained and the Castlevania series. Vigil is the first game from Taiwanese game studio Glass Heart Games, who promises “precise and technical combat as well as a rich and strong narrative.” The game itself

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Review: “Thunder Force II” (SEGA Genesis 30th Anniversary Week special)

Today, the Splintering is continuing our SEGA Genesis 30th Anniversary Week by reviewing yet another SEGA Genesis launch title: Thunder Force II! I know what you’re thinking. “If this is Thunder Force II, a sequel, then where the heck can I find the first game?” My answer is to that is two fold. First, don’t think so damn much, you’ll

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Chomp Bites One Off: the Model One SEGA Genesis (SEGA Genesis 30th Anniversary Week special – NSFW)

Welcome back to SEGA Genesis 30th Anniversary Week here at The Splintering! We certainly hope that you’ve been enjoying some of our retro gaming content celebrating the launch of our 16-bit friend! Every now and again, we at The Splintering are going to lean on our mascot, Chomp the Termite, to go out into the world of myth and fiction

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