River City Ransom…2?!Posted on February 29th, 2004 by Frank Cifaldi
Here’s something you’ve never heard of. A true sequel to one of the greatest games ever made, not to mention a personal favorite of mine, River City Ransom 2 was almost a reality, thanks to a crafty gamble by one of its biggest and most ambitious fans.
So loosen your Techno Belt, grab yourself a Merv Burger, and check out our exclusive report here.
AtariAge to Sell SaboteurPosted on February 17th, 2004 by Frank Cifaldi
Saboteur was programmed by Howard Scott Warshaw, best known for the blissfully simple Yars’ Revenge and the surprisingly complicated Raiders of the Lost Ark and E.T., all for the 2600. Saboteur is perhaps better known for being revamped into The A-Team, which also went unreleased.
That Other Survival RunPosted on February 6th, 2004 by Frank Cifaldi
Remember the classic Milton Bradley shooter, Survival Run?
Me neither. Remember publisher Data Age? Sort of? Yeah, ditto.
Well, apparently, Data Age had planned a game called Survival Run which shares nothing but its name in common with the Milton Bradley release, and a private collector by the online monicker of “dinogamer” currently holds the world’s only known copy!
Vaporware@GameProPosted on February 6th, 2004 by Frank Cifaldi
Lost Levels readers may be interested in Dan Elektro’s upcoming vaporware article for GamePro. “Vapor Trail 3.0″ will premiere in their March 2004 issue and will, if history serves, provide some great info on titles that were never meant to be.
In the interim, check out this compilation of past Vapor Trail findings. At least one of these titles will be featured in an upcoming Spotlight, see if you can guess which one.
Articles like these helped inspire Lost Levels, so we’re always happy to see these lost pieces of history getting some attention! Thanks to Slashdot for the heads up.