Kid Icarus: Of Myths and Monsters

Review Date: May 13, 2021 Release Date: November 5, 1991 Platform: Game Boy Publisher: Nintendo Genre: Linear Platformer Description: Pit is back for another adventure, which is very similar to the first. Pit will climb three underground stages, go left to right across three horizontal stages, climb three overworld stages, followed by a stage where… Continue reading Kid Icarus: Of Myths and Monsters

Adventure Island

Review Date: April 1, 2021 Release Date: September 1, 1988 Platform: NES Developer: Hudson Soft Genre: Linear Platformer Anecdotes: Being of the age that grew up on the NES, I have played more than my fair share of clones. Whenever a game is successful, a bunch of similar games pop up that are similar, yet… Continue reading Adventure Island

Kid Icarus

Review Date: March 6, 2021 Release Date: July 1, 1987 Platform: NES Genre: Linear Platformer Anecdotes: As the oldest, I had a lot of influence over what games our family got, but occasionally, I put no input into it at all. My brother got to pick a game and he chose Kid Icarus. We played… Continue reading Kid Icarus

Ice Climber

Review Date: February 7, 2021 Release Date: October 18, 1985 Platform: NES Developer: Nintendo Genre: Linear Platformer Anecdotes: My brothers and I ended up owning tons of Nintendo games. My mom usually just left us alone to play, but occasionally, she’d watch, and even rarer, she’d play. There were two games she really hated (and… Continue reading Ice Climber