Mega Man 5

Game Data: Review Date: May 29, 2021 Release Date: December 1, 1992 Platform: NES Developer: Capcom Publisher: Capcom Genre: Linear Platformer Anecdotes: It seems that whenever I look at the rankings of the NES Mega Man titles, they always seem heavily biased toward the first half. Games 4, 5, and 6 are automatically placed at… Continue reading Mega Man 5

Dragon Quest IV

Game Data: Review Date: May 26, 2021 Release Date: October 1, 1992 Platform: NES Publisher: Enix Developer: Enix Genre: RPG Anecdotes: I’m only on the fourth game of the Dragon Quest series, and so far, I have not been impressed. The first game was awful; II was all right; and III was decent. It’s improved… Continue reading Dragon Quest IV

Adventure Island 3

Game Data: Review Date: May 25, 2021 Release Date: September 1, 1992 Platform: NES Developer: Hudsonsoft Publisher: Hudsonsoft Genre: Linear Platformer Description: A half naked guy still is trying to hop around on all sorts of terrain. Anyone’s that’s played the first two games will have a pretty good idea of how to handle the… Continue reading Adventure Island 3

Paperboy 2

Review Date: May 21, 2021 Release Date: April 1, 1992 Platform: NES Publisher: Tengen Genre: ??? Description: Paperboy or Papergirl has to deliver newspapers to subscribers while dodging all sorts of other nonsense going on in or near the street. Positives: -It was nice of Tengen to add the option to play as a Papergirl.… Continue reading Paperboy 2

Dragon Quest III

Review Date: May 19, 2021 Release Date: March 12, 1992 Platform: NES Publisher: Enix Genre: RPG Anecdotes: I got about halfway through Dragon Quest and hated the game. I got a decent amount into II, which was an improvement, but still not the greatness I had heard the series is. I didn’t complete either game.… Continue reading Dragon Quest III


Review Date: May 3, 2021 Release Date: June 1, 1991 Platform: NES Publisher: Nexoft Genre: Adventure Description: In kind of a Dragon Quest/Legend of Zelda cross, an unnamed heroine has to…oh, wait…that’s the mystery part. The danger is actually trying to do it. They’re trying to make it sound like it’s an enchanted world full… Continue reading Faria

Double Dragon III

Review Date: May 2, 2021 Release Date: February 1, 1991 Platform: NES Publisher: Acclaim Genre: Beat ‘Em Up Anecdotes: Description: I’m not really sure what the plot is, but it has something to do with Marion, who got killed in the previous game, getting captured again. Don’t try to make sense of it. Just beat… Continue reading Double Dragon III