Category Archives: horrible

#203 – Dragon’s Lair

  Imagine a child, who loved the arcade version, getting this for Christmas. Then imagine the dragon on the cover eating said child.                                                                                                                                     I hear ya, Bonesy.   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: CSG Imagesoft DEVELOPER: MotiveTime GENRE: Action RELEASE DATE: December 1990   Of all the important things I’m thankful for – family, … Continue reading #203 – Dragon’s Lair

#131 – Chiller

                                                                                                Dead people are just the coolest.                                                                                                    I’m chilling so hard right now.     PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: American Game Cartridges DEVELOPER: American Game Cartridges GENRE: Shooting RELEASE DATE: 1990   The Zapper is the first peripheral in a long, proud tradition of Nintendo releasing peripherals they would never … Continue reading #131 – Chiller

#125 – Caveman Games

                                                                                                                                                                         Isn’t this cover HILARIOUS?! LAUGH!     The look on the dinosaur’s face is the look I had while I played this game. Also, the sun is covered in boogers.   PLAYERS: 1-4 simultaneous PUBLISHER: … Continue reading #125 – Caveman Games

#112 – California Games

                                                                 This cover contains all the evil wrought in the 1980s. It must be destroyed.                                                                                                                                         When sidewalks fight back…   PLAYERS: 1-4 alternating PUBLISHER: Milton Bradley DEVELOPER: Epyx (ported by Rare) GENRE: Sports/Minigames RELEASE DATE: June 1989   Before Rare blew our collective gaming minds in 1994 with the graphical powerhouse … Continue reading #112 – California Games

#100 – BreakThru

                                                                                                                                                         When cadets get drunk…                                                    I was really hoping for a more midnight blue on the tank, but you can’t win ’em all.   PLAYERS: 1-2 alternating PUBLISHER: Data East DEVELOPER: Data East GENRE: Action/Shooter RELEASE DATE: November 1987   So I guess I’ve finally “broken through” to 100 game reviews!… … Continue reading #100 – BreakThru

#91 – The Blues Brothers

                              I’m shaking my head for the entire gaming populace.                                              The crappiness of Blues Brothers cannot be captured: it must be experienced.    PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Titus Software DEVELOPER: Titus GENRE: Platformer RELEASE DATE: September 1992   Jake and Elwood were on a mission from God in the original 1980 movie “The … Continue reading #91 – The Blues Brothers