Gaming Obscura Articles


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Gaming Obscura: Trespasser

The Jurassic Park franchise has a love/hate relationship with its video game tie-ins. From fantastic park builders and arcade shooters to the lesser known barcode collector and DVD board game,…

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Gaming Obscura: Koala Lumpur: Journey to the Edge

It’s 1998. My uncle has just handed me a wrapped package roughly the size of an encyclopedia. Beneath the shiny red paper is a cardboard box depicting a roadkill koala.…

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Gaming Obscura – SOS

In 1997, the movie Titanic was a cultural phenomenon, raking in massive box office numbers, record breaking award nominations, and shedding light on one of the more tragic moments in…

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Highlighting TechRaptor’s Series

Due to our own failings, there may be a large portion of our readers who are unaware of some of our series we have here on TechRaptor. They range from…

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Gaming Obscura: Warlocked

A real-time strategy game is usually a genre that thrived only on the PC. Console versions of RTS titles, from Command and Conquer to Halo Wars always struggled to maintain an…

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Gaming Obscura: Binary Domain

When it comes to obscure games, it is rare to discuss a title that is a recent hidden gem. In the past we have discussed some recent titles, such as…

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Horror Gaming Obscura: The Path

When a video game takes us to an imaginative world, it is often a selling point of the experience. Countless games do this with epic space battles, spell-slinging wizards dueling, and…

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Gaming Obscura: Freedom Fighters

Alternative history is often a fun way to create a new world with little effort, proposing a butterfly effect to historical events that in turn provide a new perspective of…

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Gaming Obscura: Alien Breed

The movie Alien is a major touchstone in popular cultureùa landmark horror movie with a sci-fi aesthetic. It brought to us the horrors of space in a way never shown…

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Gaming Obscura – Berserk: Millennium Falcon

In case you couldn’t tell, a good chunk of us at TechRaptor is rather ecstatic for Koei Tecmo’s upcoming Berserk Musou, a hack and slash in the vein of Dynasty Warriors set in the grimdark fantasy…