Q*Bert 3

Review Date: May 31, 2021 Release Date: January 29, 1993 Platform: SNES Publisher: Yes, some entity or entities published it Genre: Puzzle Description: Q*Bert is on a mission to paint the floors green. He does this by jumping on them. When all boxes turn green, Q*Bert is finished with the level. He then goes on… Continue reading Q*Bert 3


Review Date: January 14, 2021 Release Date: July, 1981 Platform: Atari 800 Genre: Shooter Anecdotes: As I finish off the big four of arcade shooters, I realize that I just stumbled across the weakest of the four. I’ve played a few versions, but the Atari 800 will be the one reviewed. If you’re a big… Continue reading Asteroids


Review Date: January 13, 2021 Release Date: June ?, 1981 (must not have been this version, though; the title screen says 1982) Platform: Atari 800 (and a whole spiderweb of others) Genre: Shooter Anecdotes: Ah, good old Centipede. No other game gave me nightmares like Centipede did. This game creeped me out. Between the scary… Continue reading Centipede

Missile Command

Review Date: January 12, 2021 Release Date: April X, 1981 (my quest to find the exact date bombed) Platform: Atari 800 (and others, but the 800 version really blew up in my house) Genre: Shooter Anecdotes: In the summer of 1985, 8 year old me was up really late one night. I had no memory… Continue reading Missile Command

Space Invaders

Review Date: January 9, 2021 Release Date: March ??, 1980 Platform: Atari 2600 (and about 600 other platforms; it was multiconsole before that was a thing) Genre: Shooter Anecdotes: Being born in 1977, I was a bit young for the Space Invaders craze, but we did own a copy of the 800 version later on.… Continue reading Space Invaders