Gyruss

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”

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”

Gradius Review

Subscribe To My YouTube Channel! Space Shooters were all the rage in the 80s, and Konami wanted to get in on the action. After success in the arcades, Gradius was released in 1986 in North America for the Nintendo Entertainment System. Gradius would go on to spawn numerous sequels as the weird space shooter wouldContinue reading “Gradius Review”

Super C Review

Subscribe To My YouTube Channel! After the buzz from the 1988 run-and-gun shooter for the Nintendo that was Contra, Konami decided to produce a sequel in 1990 for the Nintendo. Our heroes Bill and Lance are back shooting up anything in their path to take down more aliens. Is their adventure more or less theContinue reading “Super C Review”

Contra Review

Subscribe To My YouTube Channel! After the success of the run-and-gun arcade game “Contra”, Konami ported the game in 1988 to massive success on the Nintendo Entertainment System. The original Contra has spawned numerous sequels, some good, some…not so good. Let’s take a look at the original Contra that started it all. It’s Bill andContinue reading “Contra Review”

Mega Man Review

Subscribe To My YouTube Channel! Back in 1987, Capcom gave birth to the Mega Man series which is still going strong today. The success of the franchise is the result of clever-level designs, interchangeable weapons, and unique boss fights. Today, I’m reviewing the first Mega Man game for the original Nintendo. Let’s just get thisContinue reading “Mega Man Review”