Metal Gear Review

The beginning of a masterpiece series started in 1987 on the MSX2 computer when Metal Gear was released. Developed and published by Konami with a young Hideo Kojima at the helms, the game was far ahead of its time. A few months later, a port of Metal Gear was released on the Nintendo Entertainment System,Continue reading “Metal Gear Review”

Life Force Review

Following the success of Gradius on the Nintendo Entertainment System, Konami jumped at the chance for a spin-off. Released as Life Force in North America, the space shooter was released in 1986 by Konami. Vic Viper returns and so do the Easter Island Heads. It’s once again time to defend yourself against aliens in thisContinue reading “Life Force Review”


If you made an arcade space shooter in the 1980s, you needed to stand out with the numerous clones. In 1988, developer Konami teamed up with publisher Ultra Games and released Gyruss for the Nintendo Entertainment System in North America. Gyruss was ported from arcades after a successful run. The game featured a unique perspectiveContinue reading “Gyruss”

Kirby’s Adventure

After the smash success that was Kirby’s Dreamland for the Game Boy in 1992, HAL Laboratory developed a sequel that was published by Nintendo for the Nintendo Entertainment System in 1993. King Dedede is back to his mischievous ways in Dream Land and it’s up to Kirby once again to save the land and repairContinue reading “Kirby’s Adventure”

Mega Man 6

The final Mega Man from the original series on the Nintendo Entertainment System was released in March 1994. Developed by Capcom and published by Nintendo, Mega Man 6 closed the door on a series that had seen six releases on the Nintendo. The Blue Bomber’s final mission on the Nintendo would see him take onContinue reading “Mega Man 6”

Mega Man 5 Review

Subscribe To My YouTube Channel! Dr. Wily plans world domination, Mega Man battles his robots and saves the day. Repeat. Repeat. Repeat. Repeat. Now that you are caught up from the first four Mega Man games and have discovered Capcom’s secret formula we can move on to my next review which is Mega Man 5.Continue reading “Mega Man 5 Review”

Mega Man 3 Review

Subscribe To My YouTube Channel! The Mega Man series was starting to take off after the release of the first two games for Nintendo in the late 80s. Welcoming in the 90s, Capcom released Mega Man 3 in 1990 for the Nintendo. The Blue Bomber would face new robot masters and encounter a new antagonistContinue reading “Mega Man 3 Review”

Adventure Island II Review

Subscribe To My YouTube Channel! When gamers couldn’t get enough of adventure or islands, Now Production and Hudson Soft rushed to push a sequel out for Adventure Island. In 1991, they released Adventure Island II for the Nintendo Entertainment System. Our favorite beach bum Master Higgins is back and once again he will rescue aContinue reading “Adventure Island II Review”

Adventure Island Review

Subscribe To My YouTube Channel! In 1988, platformers were all the rage with Mario-type clones. Hudson Soft began to develop its own port of Sega’s arcade game “Wonder Boy” starring Master Higgins in the game “Adventure Island” released for the Nintendo Entertainment System. Master Higgins would go on to star in a few sequels forContinue reading “Adventure Island Review”

Kid Icarus Review

Subscribe To My YouTube Channel! God of War may have popularized Greek mythology in video games but it wasn’t the first series to wade into the pool of Greek gods. In 1987, Kid Icarus was released in North America for the Nintendo Entertainment System. Developed and published by Nintendo, the action-platformer introduced us to theContinue reading “Kid Icarus Review”