Tag Archives: Famicom

Famicom Reviews: The Future is Yesterday

    THE HISTORY The NES/Famicom and its games are among the most studied and discussed pieces of gaming history today, and for good reason. The NES revived the American home console market. The Famicom was an unrivaled success in its home country of Japan. The console influenced millions of lives and created millions of … Continue reading Famicom Reviews: The Future is Yesterday

Weekend Roundup: Reviews for the Masses

  Far be it from me to shortchange anybody’s request for a game review, but… you all gave me a lot of requests; 43, if my math isn’t mistaken. There’s no way I can devote large chunks of time to each game – especially deep titles like Sweet Home, Mother, or Final Fantasy 2 and … Continue reading Weekend Roundup: Reviews for the Masses

BONUS ROUND! – Nuts and Milk (JPN)

  According to Wikipedia, this was the first third-party game to be released on the Famicom. Interesting, if true.                                                                                                                                                         Milk feels emasculated.   PLAYERS: 1-2 alternating PUBLISHER: Hudson Soft DEVELOPER: Hudson Soft GENRE: Arcade RELEASE DATE: July 1984   The combination of nuts and milk is downright ridiculous. What kind of snack … Continue reading BONUS ROUND! – Nuts and Milk (JPN)