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

Kid Niki

Review Date: March 15, 2021 Release Date: November 1, 1987 Platform: NES Publisher: Data East and/or Irem Genre: Linear Platformer Anecdotes: By 1987, going over to the cousins’ house to play video games was happening much less often. There was no need; we had the biggest library. We would still go for other reasons, of… Continue reading Kid Niki

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