Category Archives: B

Games starting with ‘B’

#582 – Snake Rattle ‘n Roll

                                                                                                                 These snakes have herped their last derp.                                                                                                                 Now I’ve seen it all.   PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: Nintendo DEVELOPER: Rare GENRE: Arcade RELEASE DATE: July 1990   Kudos to Rare for making a bat-guano crazy Marble Madness sequel that skimps on the marbles in favor of cartoon snakes. You play as … Continue reading #582 – Snake Rattle ‘n Roll

#85 – Bill Elliott’s NASCAR Challenge

                                                           Mr. Elliott is holding what fraternity brothers like to call, an American stein.                                                                                                                                          Gimme one reason to stay here…   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Konami DEVELOPER: Distinctive Software GENRE: Racing sim RELEASE DATE: April 1991   I can understand why someone would want to be a NASCAR driver: millions of dollars, … Continue reading #85 – Bill Elliott’s NASCAR Challenge

#47 – Baby Boomer

                                                                         “Best Rated Light Gun Game” by The Color Dreams newsletter.                                                                                      Chicken MilkNuggets are always good with a side of Baby.   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Color Dreams DEVELOPER: Color Dreams GENRE: Light Gun RELEASE DATE: 1989   Many of you know people or have parents that are “Baby Boomers” but do … Continue reading #47 – Baby Boomer

#109 – BurgerTime

                                                                                          Who’s the witch doctor that authorized such madness?                                                                                For hot dogs and egg yolks with legs, those buggers can move fast.   PLAYERS: 1-2 alternating PUBLISHER: Data East DEVELOPER: SAS Sakata GENRE: Arcade RELEASE DATE: May 1987   I’m pretty sure that “Ratatouille” was loosely based upon BurgerTime, and I believe … Continue reading #109 – BurgerTime

#108 – Burai Fighter

                                                                                      Covers can lie, but this one doesn’t. This game is solid.                                                                                                                                       Holy smokes, this game is hard.   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Taxan DEVELOPER: Taxan GENRE: Shoot-em-up RELEASE DATE: March 1990   So the name Burai Fighter sounds retarded. I have been known to judge in haste, though, so I discovered, through the … Continue reading #108 – Burai Fighter

#107 – Bump ‘N’ Jump

  I’m not sure you would bump cars with your girlfriend hanging out the side, but hey, the 80s were a different time!                                                                                                                                                       HOW IS THIS POSSIBLE!   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Vic Tokai DEVELOPER: SAS Sakata GENRE: Action/Racing RELEASE DATE: December 1988    Everyone knows the Burnout series, and if you don’t, … Continue reading #107 – Bump ‘N’ Jump

#106 – Bugs Bunny’s Crazy Castle

                                                     You see how the Seal of Quality is tilted, like it’s trying to run away? It’s a sign.                                                                                                                                         Is Sylvester sick? Why is he green?   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Kemco DEVELOPER: Kotobuki Systems GENRE: Arcade RELEASE DATE: August 1989    Just so you know, when you turn on the game, … Continue reading #106 – Bugs Bunny’s Crazy Castle

#105 – Bugs Bunny’s Birthday Blowout

                                                                                              SPOILER: Bugs doesn’t actually wear a tux in the game.                                                                                         Isn’t it always rabbit season in the world of Looney Tunes? PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Kemco DEVELOPER: Kemco GENRE: Platformer RELEASE DATE: September 1990   I remember when Bugs Bunny and his friends formerly known as … Continue reading #105 – Bugs Bunny’s Birthday Blowout

#104 – Bucky O’ Hare

                                              I wouldn’t have bought Bucky O’ Hare based on this cover, but trust me, it’s awesome!                                               What you should take away from this image is that the game ain’t frontin’. It’s tough.   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Konami DEVELOPER: Konami GENRE: Platformer RELEASE DATE: January 1992   I’m pretty sure I … Continue reading #104 – Bucky O’ Hare

#103 – Bubble Bobble Part 2

                                                                                                                                        Yup, that just about sums it up.                                                                                   The story of Bub and Bob actually takes place in ancient Greece.   PLAYERS: 1-2 alternating PUBLISHER: Taito DEVELOPER: ITL GENRE: Arcade RELEASE DATE: August 1993   If you pick up a sequel to a game like Bubble Bobble, you’re not looking for … Continue reading #103 – Bubble Bobble Part 2

#102 – Bubble Bobble

                                                                        “Two hungry Dino-Mights”?! Lord help us.   Monsta, monsta, give me the news…                                                        PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: Taito DEVELOPER: Taito GENRE: Arcade RELEASE DATE: November 1988   These days, the mildly cute dinosaurs Bub and Bob are more known for their legendary, outdated puzzler series, Bust-a-Move (seriously people, stop buying those games … Continue reading #102 – Bubble Bobble

#101 – Bubble Bath Babes

                                                                                                                                                     That’s right… “forplay.”                                                                                                This is for your own good.   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Panesian DEVELOPER: Panesian GENRE: Puzzle RELEASE DATE: 1991   I’ve never understood the appeal of porn in a game. There’s no guy in his right mind out there who would say, “Eh, I don’t need to actually watch porn. … Continue reading #101 – Bubble Bath Babes