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”

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”

Operation C

After the success of the first two Contra games on the Nintendo Entertainment System, Konami wanted to try their hands at developing a Contra game on the Game Boy. In 1991, Konami teamed up with publisher Ultra Games and released “Operation C” for the hand-held system. The Contra series is known for being extremely fast-pacedContinue reading “Operation C”

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”

Ultra Golf Review

Subscribe To My YouTube Channel! Released in 1989, the Game Boy took the United States by storm as every kid was now able to play mobile video games. In 1992, Konami developed and released “Ultra Golf” for the Game Boy.  In this Ultra Golf review, we’ll hit the links and compete in a tournament asContinue reading “Ultra Golf Review”