Sailor Moon R

Game Data: Review Date: June 10, 2021 Release Date: December 29, 1993 Platform: Super Famicom Publisher: Bandai Developer: Angel Genre: Beat ‘Em Up Anecdotes: OK, I went back through the first game and beat stage 1 with each girl to find out their names. Yes, I could have easily just looked them up, but I… Continue reading Sailor Moon R

Blades of Vengeance

Game Data: Review Date: June 8, 2021 Release Date: December 1, 1993 Platform: Sega Genesis Publisher: Electronic Arts Developer: Beam Genre: ??? Platformer Anecdotes: OK, I have two words I never want to hear together again: Genesis and Platformer. This is the third one with a heroine (albeit optional in this game) and all of… Continue reading Blades of Vengeance

Castlevania: Rondo of Blood

Game Data: Review Date: June 7, 2021 Release Date: October 29, 1993 Platform: Some system I never heard of, called TurboGrafx-16 Publisher: Konami Developer: Konami Genre: Linear Platformer Anecdotes: First off, let me apologize to Castlevania fans for skipping Bloodlines. For some reason, I made a mistake doing the research and I thought Bloodlines, Dracula… Continue reading Castlevania: Rondo of Blood

Kendo Rage

Game Data: Review Date: June 6, 2021 Release Date: October 1, 1993 Platform: SNES Publisher: Datam Polystar Developer: Datam Polystar Genre: Linear Platformer Description: Armed with a kendo stick, Jo runs a bunch of stages typical of a platformer. Positives: The attempts at humorous dialogue work pretty well, although a few jokes I have heard… Continue reading Kendo Rage

Sailor Moon

Game Data: Review Date: June 5, 2021 Release Date: August 27, 1993 Platform: Super Famicom Developer: Angel Publisher: Angel Genre: Beat ‘Em Up Anecdotes: Well, this is going to be fun. Sailor Moon is a video game I’ve never played until now (hey, I actually thought this was an RPG) that’s based on an anime… Continue reading Sailor Moon

Link’s Awakening

Game Data: Review Date: June 4, 2021 Release Date: August 1, 1993 Platform: Game Boy/Game Boy Color Publisher: Nintendo Developer: Nintendo Genre: Adventure Anecdotes: Like Metroid and Kid Icarus, Zelda finally made it over to the Game Boy. Unlike the Metroid series, though, Zelda’s Game Boy entry came after the SNES iteration. This meant that… Continue reading Link’s Awakening

American Gladiators

Game Data: Review Date: June 3, 2021 Release Date: April 13, 1993 Platform: SNES Publisher: GameTek Genre: Sports Anecdotes: Yes, I was a faithful American Gladiators viewer back in the 90s. The first season was awesome. They had a guy dressed like the Grim Reaper as a referee. They have an alley-like set that really… Continue reading American Gladiators

Out Run 2019

Game Data: Review Date: June 2, 2021 Release Date: March 26, 1993 Platform: Sega Genesis Developer: Sega Publisher: Sega Genre: Racing Description: Racers have to navigate their way through 4 stages of various settings trying to reach a goal at the end. Positives: The car doesn’t flip into the air upon contact with other cars,… Continue reading Out Run 2019

Blaster Master 2

Game Data: Review Date: June 1, 2021 Release Date: March 15, 1993 Platform: Genesis Publisher: Sunsoft Developer: Software Creations Genre: Linear Platformer Anecdotes: Oh, my, it’s another Genesis platformer. I should expect excessive difficulty, bad controls, and repeating the same areas over and over. Sure enough, this game has all of those. Like the others,… Continue reading Blaster Master 2