Quest 64

Information: Review Date: July 12, 2021 Release Date: June 1, 1998 Platform: Nintendo 64 Publisher: THQ Developer: Imagineer Genre: Don’t know, don’t care Description: ??? Positives: ??? Negatives: I played for a while and never saw an enemy. I had no idea where to go or what to do. I just hated the whole experience.… Continue reading Quest 64

Yoshi’s Story

Information: Review Date: July 11, 2021 Release Date: March 10, 1998 Platform: Nintendo 64 Developer: Nintendo Publisher: Nintendo Genre: Linear Platformer Anecdotes: I don’t know what happened to the Super Mario series. It got infected with the same virus that eventually hit the Final Fantasy series. Instead of continuing with the platformers that made the… Continue reading Yoshi’s Story

Theme Park

Game Data: Review Date: June 20, 2021 Release Date: January 1, 1995 Platform: Sega Genesis Publisher: Bullfrog Developer: Bullfrog Genre: Simulation Anecdotes: Having played and enjoyed SimCity, I thought that a similar game would work for me. I searched and found this one, where I could build my own amusement park! I figured I would… Continue reading Theme Park

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

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

Super Ghouls ‘N Ghosts

Release Date: May 15, 2021 Release Date: November 28, 1991 (I question that date, though. Thanksgiving Day doesn’t seem like a good release date.) Platform: SNES Publisher: Capcom Genre: Linear Platformer Anecdotes: I played Ghosts ‘N Goblins as a kid, and I had beaten every stage at one point or another, but I used the… Continue reading Super Ghouls ‘N Ghosts

Double Dragon III

Review Date: May 2, 2021 Release Date: February 1, 1991 Platform: NES Publisher: Acclaim Genre: Beat ‘Em Up Anecdotes: Description: I’m not really sure what the plot is, but it has something to do with Marion, who got killed in the previous game, getting captured again. Don’t try to make sense of it. Just beat… Continue reading Double Dragon III


Review Date: March 28, 2021 Release Date: May 1, 1988 Platform: NES Publisher: Acclaim Genre: Nonlinear Platformer Anecdotes: Looking around the Internet, there seems to be a general opinion that Acclaim ripped off Zelda II and pretty much copied nearly anything they could. However, Rambo was released first, as I haven’t covered Zelda II yet.… Continue reading Rambo

Super Pitfall

Review Date: March 13, 2021 Release Date: November 1, 1987 Platform: NES Genre: Nonlinear Platformer Anecdotes: This flawless masterpiece was a childhood favorite in my house. We loved trying to shoot frogs and always missing. We loved jumping into random birds to enter a dungeon. We loved getting lost in that dungeon until we quit.… Continue reading Super Pitfall