Game of Life

Information: Review Date: July 15, 2021 Release Date: September 30, 1998 Platform: PlayStation Publisher: Hasbro Developer: Hasbro Genre: Board Game Anecdotes: Back in my Monopoly writeup, I had talked about playing family board games and the age old tradition of the brother cheating and game ending board flips. This is Life, though, which doesn’t produce… Continue reading Game of Life


Information: Review Date: July 5, 2021 Release Date: December 19, 1996 Platform: SNES (or the equivalent of it in EspaƱa) Publisher: Enix Developer: Enix Genre: Adventure Anecdotes: As I scour the globe to find all sorts of games to play, I had to dive in to some games that never reached the United States in… Continue reading Terranigma

Super Mario 64

Information: Review Date: July 4, 2021 Release Date: September 29, 1996 Platform: Nintendo 64 Publisher: Nintendo Developer: Nintendo Genre: Nonlinear Platformer Anecdotes: Super Mario finally picks up the third dimension in its platformers. This was a game my little cousins all enjoyed, but I never had it and never played it. I did occasionally watch… Continue reading Super Mario 64

Princess Maker: Legend of Another World

Game Data: Review Date: June 26, 2021 Release Date: October 27, 1995 Platform: SNES Publisher: Gainax Developer: Gainax Genre: Simulation Anecdotes: These Japan exclusives clearly have a different feel and flavor to them. The games range in quality from utter crap like Lum’s Wedding Bell to pure awesomeness like Sailor Moon R. The biggest pattern… Continue reading Princess Maker: Legend of Another World

Mega Man 7

Game Data: Review Date: June 24, 2021 Release Date: September 30, 1995 Platform: SNES Publisher: Capcom Developer: Capcom Genre: Linear Platformer Description: Mega Man blah blah blah Dr. Wily blah blah blah….. Positives: The stages are fairer and less full of unfair traps and things that are impossible to see coming. The bosses, with the… Continue reading Mega Man 7


Information: Writeup Date: June 22, 2021 Game’s Date of Birth: June 5, 1995 Console: SNES Publisher: Nintendo Creator: Ape Genre: RPG Anecdotes: Looking at Twitter, it appears there is a demand there for Earthbound to hit the Switch. Nintendo posted an update with the new games that were added to the library, but Earthbound wasn’t… Continue reading Earthbound

Night Trap

Game Data: Review Date: June 19, 2021 Release Date: January 1, 1995 (for this version; the original was October 15, 1992) Platform: Sega 32X Publisher: Sega Developer: Digital Pictures Genre: Horror Anecdotes: It would be impossible to write about this game without mentioning the Senate fiasco over it back in the 90s. As everyone knows,… Continue reading Night Trap


Game Data: Review Date: June 13, 2021 Release Date: March 4, 1994 Platform: SNES Publisher: Acclaim Developer: Midway Genre: Sports Anecdotes: Back in the 90s, it became an annual tradition to watch the Bulls, especially Michael Jordan, dominate the league. If there was a Bulls playoff game that night, we were watching it. The NBA… Continue reading NBA Jam