Zelda II: The Adventure of Link

Review Date: April 4, 2021 Release Date: December 1, 1988 (that’s an exact date this time, not an estimate like when I usually put the first) Platform: NES Publisher: Nintendo Genre: Nonlinear Platformer Anecdotes: Back in 1988, Nintendo enjoyed tons of success with their golden cartridge, The Legend of Zelda. Logic would dictate that they… Continue reading Zelda II: The Adventure of Link

Final Fantasy

Review Date: March 19, 2021 Release Date: December 18, 1987 (Japanese date used to keep the games in release order) Platform: NES Developer: Squaresoft Genre: Role Playing Anecdotes: My brother was a huge fan of Dungeons and Dragons. He found a game he felt was similar, so we had the Final Fantasy cartridge. However, I… Continue reading Final Fantasy

The Legend of Zelda

Review Date: March 9, 2021 Release Date: August 22, 1987 Platform: NES Genre: Adventure Anecdotes: Sometimes, a video game is just a video game. They’re released to crickets and quickly forgotten. Only people like me would remember. Zelda, of course, was not one of those games. We had the whole neighborhood collaborating on this game.… Continue reading The Legend of Zelda