Tag Archives: Baseball

#641 – Tecmo Baseball

                                                                                                                                                      Hi, I’m Intimidation Jackson.                                                                                                                                                  Baseball, Tecmo-style.   PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: Tecmo DEVELOPER: Tecmo GENRE: Sports RELEASE DATE: January 1989   Tecmo Bowl is considered by many retro gamers to be the best football game on the NES, so it’s not surprising that some of Tecmo’s other sports titles have … Continue reading #641 – Tecmo Baseball

#538 – Roger Clemens’ MVP Baseball

                                                        That ball’s comin’ right for you, but will you be able to hit it? Think again!                                                                                                                                                         Look at all that baseball.   PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: LJN DEVELOPER: Sculptured Software GENRE: Sports RELEASE DATE: October 1991   Just when you thought you were content with your NES baseball game collection, … Continue reading #538 – Roger Clemens’ MVP Baseball

#504 – R.B.I. Baseball 3

                                                                      Racketeering Beer Indignation is the name of my new punk band.                                                                                  The chances of that man with rickets catching the ball? 100%   PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: Tengen DEVELOPER: Tengen GENRE: Sports RELEASE DATE: 1991   Rampant Bowel Indicators? Rancid Broccoli Ideology? Or, as one of my astute readers commented … Continue reading #504 – R.B.I. Baseball 3

#503 – R.B.I. Baseball 2

                                                                                                                  Complete with a certificate of authenticity.                                                                                                                            Left foot, right foot, left foot, MARCH!   PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: Tengen DEVELOPER: Tengen GENRE: Sports RELEASE DATE: 1990   Before the days of yearly updates, sports games had sequels just like every other genre. Don’t be fooled, though: sports sequels are nothing … Continue reading #503 – R.B.I. Baseball 2

#502 – R.B.I. Baseball

                                                                                                                                                              They came to win.                                                                                              The boys are back in town. One night only. No refunds.   PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: Namco DEVELOPER: Tengen GENRE: Sports RELEASE DATE: 1988   I’m stunned that there are close to twenty baseball games for the NES. While the NES was around for nine years … Continue reading #502 – R.B.I. Baseball

#501 – Quattro Sports

                                                                                                                                                                   Covers by Generica.   PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: Camerica DEVELOPER: Codemasters GENRE: Sports RELEASE DATE: 1991   I’m not a sports fan, so having to play four sports games back-to-back is the equivalent of snuggling with Pinhead for me. The games contained in Quattro Sports range from bland to terrible, in that order. … Continue reading #501 – Quattro Sports

#391 – Major League Baseball

                                                                            “Enteractive” you say? The purposeful misspelling intrigues.                                                               That peach uniform really brings out the players’ natural blush.   PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: LJN DEVELOPER: Atlus GENRE: Sports RELEASE DATE: April 1988   There are approximately fifty trillion baseball games for the NES, and I can say, … Continue reading #391 – Major League Baseball

#370 – Little League Baseball: Championship Series

                                                              I bet that batter eats a loaf of Iron Kids bread a day.     In Little League Baseball, you are indeed playing a baseball game with kids. Not much else to say, really.   PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: SNK DEVELOPER: SNK GENRE: Sports RELEASE DATE: July 1990   There’s absolutely nothing wrong … Continue reading #370 – Little League Baseball: Championship Series

#365 – Legends of the Diamond: The Baseball Championship Game

                                                                                                               That is a serious pair of manly muttonchops.                                                                                                       Big B. Herman brings it home.   PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: Bandai DEVELOPER: TOSE GENRE: Sports RELEASE DATE: January 1992   Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Hank Aaron, Honus Wagner, they’re all here! Some of these legends are crotchety, some zombified, but all … Continue reading #365 – Legends of the Diamond: The Baseball Championship Game

#209 – Dusty Diamond’s All-Star Softball

                                                                                       I wonder how much Norman Rockwell’s understudy got paid for this…                                                                                     I can almost taste the sweat and nostalgia.   PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: Broderbund DEVELOPER: TOSE GENRE: Sports RELEASE DATE: July 1990   Other than having an long, unwieldy, and objectively stupid name, Dusty Diamond’s flaws are few. It’s … Continue reading #209 – Dusty Diamond’s All-Star Softball

#92 – Bo Jackson Baseball

                                                                                                                                                         An Andy Warhol original.                                Get used to the above screen. It will haunt you for as long as you can stomach playing this game.   PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: Data East DEVELOPER: Beam Software GENRE: Sports RELEASE DATE: October 1991   I learned something while doing research for this review: … Continue reading #92 – Bo Jackson Baseball

#66 – Bases Loaded IV

                                                            Not only is this the best Bases Loaded yet, it also has the most interesting cover.                                                                                    I’m really running out of captions here. It’s all the same crap!   PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: Jaleco DEVELOPER: TOSE GENRE: Sports RELEASE DATE: April 1993   It’s November 1993. You have a SNES, … Continue reading #66 – Bases Loaded IV