Tag Archives: Camerica

#695 – Ultimate Stuntman

                                                                                                                              Pretty sure that’s an airbrushed Arnold.                                          He wouldn’t be the Ultimate Stuntman if he couldn’t climb up a building with his bare hands.   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Camerica DEVELOPER: Codemasters GENRE: Action/Shoot-em-up/Puzzle RELEASE DATE: 1990   Ultimate Stuntman is an odd, unpolished game that manages to entertain in spite of … Continue reading #695 – Ultimate Stuntman

#616 – Stunt Kids

                                                                                                               47 nightmarish levels. Those poor snails.                                       The Stunt Kid would rather take his own life than squelch that of an innocent duck.   PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: Camerica DEVELOPER: Codemasters GENRE: Racing RELEASE DATE: 1992   Nothing says “why God why” like a horrible unlicensed rip-off of Excitebike. Stunt Kids … Continue reading #616 – Stunt Kids

#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

#500 – Quattro Arcade

  Quattro-mania swept the nation in the early ’90s. Codemasters was there to take a piece of the pie.   PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous/alternating PUBLISHER: Camerica DEVELOPER: Codemasters GENRE: Arcade RELEASE DATE: 1992   Quattro Arcade is another unlicensed four-in-one game cartridge brought to you by Codemasters. Thankfully, it’s leagues better than its hit-and-miss predecessor, Quattro … Continue reading #500 – Quattro Arcade

#499 – Quattro Adventure

                                                                    Warning: games may look more entertaining than they actually are.   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Camerica DEVELOPER: Codemasters GENRE: Action/adventure RELEASE DATE: 1991   If Quattro Adventure has taught me anything, it’s that one should always be frightened by American/European multi-carts. Play with caution.                                                                                                                  Linus Spacehead     This is the prequel … Continue reading #499 – Quattro Adventure

#419 – MiG 29 Soviet Fighter

                                                                                                                      If Thor approves, how can you say no?                                                             Heavy amounts of shrapnel and propaganda went into assembling this game.   PLAYERS: 1-2 alternating PUBLISHER: Camerica DEVELOPER: Codemasters GENRE: Shoot-em-up RELEASE DATE: 1992   Codemasters shows off their illegal programming prowess yet again in this spectacular Communist on-rails shooter. The name … Continue reading #419 – MiG 29 Soviet Fighter

#418 – Micro Machines

                                                                                                                                                                        Go get you some.                                                                                                                      The treacherous Waffle Crossing of yore!   PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: Camerica DEVELOPER: Codemasters GENRE: Racing RELEASE DATE: 1991   Leave it to Codemasters, the masters of unlicensing things, to pick up the license for Micro Machines, then make it into an unlicensed game. LICENSES, HOW … Continue reading #418 – Micro Machines

#369 – Linus Spacehead’s Cosmic Crusade

                                                                                                                                                                       Brace yourselves…                                                                                                                                    This is the tolerable part of the game…                                                                                                                                               It all spirals downhill from here.   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Camerica DEVELOPER: Codemasters GENRE: Action/adventure RELEASE DATE: 1991   Codemasters typically excels with the majority of their unlicensed games, especially Bee 52 and Dizzy the Adventurer, but … Continue reading #369 – Linus Spacehead’s Cosmic Crusade

#227 – Firehawk

                              “Twin Peaks: Firehawk with Me,” starring Agent Dale Cooper as The Flamethrower Guy!                                                                                                             Even the water is evil in this game. Destroy it!   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Camerica DEVELOPER: Codemasters GENRE: Action RELEASE DATE: 1991   After playing through several Codemasters games and only really despising one of them (The Fantastic … Continue reading #227 – Firehawk

#219 – Fantastic Adventures of Dizzy

                                                                      If this game was advertised on television, it couldn’t possibly be bad!                                                                                              I’m already reeling from how FANTASTIC this game is!   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Camerica DEVELOPER: Codemasters GENRE: Adventure RELEASE DATE: 1993   You may remember Dizzy the Egg from his previous adventures in, uh, Dizzy the Adventurer. While … Continue reading #219 – Fantastic Adventures of Dizzy

#181 – Dizzy the Adventurer

  Apparently, Dizzy came with this deck enhancer. This appears to be a 32X-like enhancement for the NES. It was definitely illegal, I’m sure. How come I’ve never heard of this???     I know this screenshot looks like everything that’s wrong with the world, but trust me, the game is simple fun!   PLAYERS: … Continue reading #181 – Dizzy the Adventurer

#82 – Big Nose Freaks Out

  Big Nose is like your rowdy uncle who only arrives at family gatherings after shooting animals and drinking heavily.                                                                                                               Caught between a hill and two kissing plants.   PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: Camerica DEVELOPER: Codemasters GENRE: Platformer RELEASE DATE: 1992   More like Dylan, the noble, intrepid, handsome Nintendo player freaks … Continue reading #82 – Big Nose Freaks Out