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”

Monster Truck Rally

In the late 80s and early 90s, Monster Trucks were as cool as it got. It was only a matter of time before someone made a Monster Truck video game which developer Realtime Associates and publisher INTV Corp did in 1991 when they released Monster Truck Rally for the Nintendo Entertainment System. I’m on aContinue reading “Monster Truck Rally”

1942

World War II is a popular setting in video games from the beginning. In 1986, Capcom developed and published “1942” for the Nintendo Entertainment System putting the player into a plane during… you guessed it 1942 over the Pacific Ocean. Would this early vertical shooter impress me or should it have perished in the war?Continue reading “1942”

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”

Alleyway

In 1989, Nintendo blew away the world by launching the Game Boy making car rides hundred of times better for all travelers. The Game Boy launched with five games available for North Americans. One of those games was “Alleyway” a brick-breaking game where the player must paddle a ball across the screen to clear theContinue reading “Alleyway”

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 4 Review

Subscribe To My YouTube Channel! If it’s not broken, don’t fix it. That was the motto for Capcom for the Mega Man series on the Nintendo. In 1992, they released Mega Man 4 where Mega Man again fights eight robot masters and foils the plans of Dr. Wily. Would Mega Man remain on top ofContinue reading “Mega Man 4 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”