Retro Throwback

Killer Instinct

retro, retro gamingAbove all else, Killer Instinct was known for its emphasis on chaining combos together with players striving to hit that 20 hit ultra combo. While other fighters also had players trying to pull off combos to get an advantage, Killer Instinct was the first game to rely so heavily on combos and it spawned a bunch of games that has since tried to recapture that same emphasis like the Street Fighter Alpha series, Marvel Vs Capcom and Tatsunoko Vs Capcom to name a few. Of course, being released in 1994 on a 16 bit console, Killer Instinct is starting to look rather dated by today’s standards, but it goes without saying that for it’s time Killer Instinct had impressive visuals on a very graphic scale. Read on

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