Category Archives: Nintendo

#623 – Super Mario Bros. Part 1 – An Overview

                                                                                   The Lord of the Jump makes a significant, life-destroying error.                                                                   Bowser looked a lot more frightening back in the day.   PLAYERS: 1-2 alternating PUBLISHER: Nintendo DEVELOPER: Nintendo GENRE: Platformer RELEASE DATE: October 1985   The original Super Mario Bros. is one of the most analyzed and discussed games of … Continue reading #623 – Super Mario Bros. Part 1 – An Overview

#610 – StarTropics

                                                                                                                                                             Such an evocative cover.                                                                                                                                                                      Eyes up top, chief.*   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Nintendo DEVELOPER: Nintendo GENRE: Action/Adventure RELEASE DATE: December 1990   StarTropics starts off as an all-American take on the original Legend of Zelda before blossoming into its own brand of adventure funk. You are Mike Jones, a “teenage … Continue reading #610 – StarTropics

#599 – Stack-Up

                                                        Stack it up, stack it in, let me begin, I came to win, stack on me, that’s a sin.                                                                                         There were moments of cold, there were flashes of light.   PLAYERS: 1-2 alternating PUBLISHER: Nintendo DEVELOPER: Nintendo GENRE: Robot-assisted mini-games RELEASE DATE: October 1985   Stack-Up is less a game … Continue reading #599 – Stack-Up

#586 – Soccer

                                                  I’m typically a fan of the black box covers, but I can’t says I appreciate this one.                                                                                                      I wasn’t aware skipping was a large part of soccer.   PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: Nintendo DEVELOPER: Nintendo GENRE: Sports RELEASE DATE: March 1987   Nintendo’s early sports games for the NES may … Continue reading #586 – Soccer

#1 – 10 Yard Fight

                                                                                    Those players should really get their rickets looked at.                                                                                             I expect some fighting around that particular yard line.   PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: Nintendo DEVELOPER: Irem GENRE: Sports RELEASE DATE: October 1985   10 Yard Fight a.k.a the Japanese attempt to sabotage the sport of football. The year is 1985. … Continue reading #1 – 10 Yard Fight