Mega Man 7

Game Data: Review Date: June 24, 2021 Release Date: September 30, 1995 Platform: SNES Publisher: Capcom Developer: Capcom Genre: Linear Platformer Description: Mega Man blah blah blah Dr. Wily blah blah blah….. Positives: The stages are fairer and less full of unfair traps and things that are impossible to see coming. The bosses, with the… Continue reading Mega Man 7

Donkey Kong Country

Game Data: Review Date: June 18, 2021 Release Date: November 21, 1994 Platform: SNES Publisher: Nintendo Developer: Rare Genre: Linear Platformer Description: Similar to Super Mario World, Donkey Kong gets his own platformer. He gets a little help from his nephew Diddy during levels, but other members of the Kong family will appear after some… Continue reading Donkey Kong Country


Review Date: May 7, 2021 Release Date: August 23, 1991 Platform: SNES Publisher: Nintendo Genre: Simulator Anecdotes: My brother and I had a lot of fun with this game, starting with naming the towns after ourselves. My name worked well, as it was the start of a real village name, but his was a groaner-level… Continue reading SimCity

Out Run

Review Date: May 5, 2021 Release Date: August 9, 1991 (Yes, I know the arcade version was out five years earlier.) Platform: Genesis Publisher: Sega Genre: Racing Anecdotes: Every Saturday from 1984 to 1996, minus summertime, was spent at the bowling alley. The early years featured 12 lanes, a miniature golf course, and a large… Continue reading Out Run

Super Mario Bros. 2 (Eastern Version)

Review Date: February 19, 2021 Release Date: June 3, 1986 (Japan date); on a related note, dumpsters overflowed on Thursday, June 5, 1986 due to all of the broken Famicom controllers in Japan Platform: NES (but really, it’s the Famicom) Publisher: Nintendo (the Evil Sadist division) Genre: Linear Platformer Anecdotes: (Note: This is the Japanese… Continue reading Super Mario Bros. 2 (Eastern Version)