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#643 – TaleSpin

                                                                                                                     Baloo’s having too much fun in that plane.                                                                                       Toad Man’s stage from Mega Man 4 makes a guest appearance.   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Capcom DEVELOPER: Capcom GENRE: Shoot-em-up RELEASE DATE: December 1991   TaleSpin is the unsung game in Capcom’s Disney television quadtych on the NES. While Darkwing Duck, Rescue … Continue reading #643 – TaleSpin

#371 – The Little Mermaid

                                                                      I wonder if anybody sent in for that Mickey Mouse Club hip pack…                                                                                                                                                   Kickin’ up dust, eh Ariel?   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Capcom DEVELOPER: Capcom GENRE: Platformer RELEASE DATE: July 1991   At the tender age of six, I beat The Little Mermaid for the NES. It was the first … Continue reading #371 – The Little Mermaid

#206 – DuckTales 2

  Forgive the blurriness. Just imagine you’re viewing the cover through Scrooge McDuck’s cataract wrapped eyes.                                                                      When Easter Island heads attack, Scrooge busts out his pogo stick.   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Capcom DEVELOPER: Capcom GENRE: Platformer RELEASE DATE: June 1993   The adventures of Scroogibald McDuckleton continue in this much-improved sequel. In … Continue reading #206 – DuckTales 2

#205 – DuckTales

                                                                                                                          Scrooge McDuck: the original gangsta?                                                                  His pimp cane will find you. Even in the depths of Antarctica.   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Capcom DEVELOPER: Capcom GENRE: Platformer RELEASE DATE: September 1989   I don’t know a single Nintendo-raised child that hates on DuckTales or even finds … Continue reading #205 – DuckTales

#160 – Darkwing Duck

                                                                               I miss the halcyon days of youth and I’m not ashamed to admit it.                                                                          Believe it or not, this is a boss battle and it is hard.   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Capcom DEVELOPER: Capcom GENRE: Platformer RELEASE DATE: June 1992   “I am Darkwing Duck!” cries the Purple Fowl at … Continue reading #160 – Darkwing Duck

#133 – Chip and Dale’s Rescue Rangers 2

                                        You don’t really throw apples in the game, but this is, once again, a fantastic cover.                                         If you’re wondering, yes, this level is very similar to a level from the first game.   PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: Capcom DEVELOPER: Capcom GENRE: Platformer RELEASE DATE: January 1994   From Super Street … Continue reading #133 – Chip and Dale’s Rescue Rangers 2

#132 – Chip and Dale’s Rescue Rangers

                             That is some lovely, well-crafted box art right there. Love the red and purple borders, Capcom!                                                                                                 This is my favorite way to play.   PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: Capcom DEVELOPER: Capcom GENRE: Platformer RELEASE DATE: June 1990   Could Disney do any wrong in the late 80s/early 90s? They made … Continue reading #132 – Chip and Dale’s Rescue Rangers

#23 – Adventures in the Magic Kingdom

                                                                                                                             Breathtaking, isn’t it? Just wait…                                                                                                                    This is where the game stops being fun.                                                                                                That’s you in the pancho. Ready for danger and RAIN!   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Capcom DEVELOPER: Capcom GENRE: Platformer RELEASE DATE: June 1990   What do you think of when the word “magic” pops … Continue reading #23 – Adventures in the Magic Kingdom