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

Spy Hunter

Review Date: January 31, 2021 Release Date: Crash and Burn Season, 1984 Platform: Atari 800 Developer: Bally Midway Genre: Shooter Anecdotes: Every once in a while, there are games, even old games, that I have never played. I’m playing Spy Hunter blind. The only things I know in advance are that it used the Peter… Continue reading Spy Hunter


Review Date: January 10, 2021 Release Date: December 1, 1980 (although I’m questioning that now when the version I’m playing says 1982) Platform: Atari 800 Genre: Puzzle Anecdotes: Ok, it was at this point where I was happy we had the 800 while two of the sets cousins had the 2600. We had the good… Continue reading Pac-Man

Space Invaders

Review Date: January 9, 2021 Release Date: March ??, 1980 Platform: Atari 2600 (and about 600 other platforms; it was multiconsole before that was a thing) Genre: Shooter Anecdotes: Being born in 1977, I was a bit young for the Space Invaders craze, but we did own a copy of the 800 version later on.… Continue reading Space Invaders