Guardian Legend

Review Date: April 12, 2021 Release Date: April 1, 1989 Platform: NES Publisher: Broderbund Genre: Shooter/Adventure Hybrid Anecdotes: Even in the NES era, during the prime years of my gaming, there were still games I had never played. There were even games I had never even heard of. Nobody knew this game at all back… Continue reading Guardian Legend

Deadly Towers

Review Date: March 10, 2021 Release Date: September 1, 1987 Platform: NES Publishers: Irem, Broderbund Genre: Adventure Anecdotes: After my brother returned Kid Icarus, he chose this game to replace it. By this point, we were used to NES games being completely unfair, ridiculously hard, and full of cheap traps. Deadly Towers did a nice… Continue reading Deadly Towers


Review Date: January 28, 2021 Release Date: Unknown date in 1983 (death count after 38 years: 15,493,275) Platform: Atari 800 Developer: Broderbund Genre: Linear Platformer Anecdotes: Spelunker is the first of a handful of games that I played on the NES. I thought the NES versions were the original, but after doing some research, I… Continue reading Spelunker