Tag Archives: Human Entertainment

#734/#600 – World Class Track Meet/Stadium Events

                      If you have a boxed copy of this, you should come over so we can fawn over it together.     If you have a boxed copy of this, you obtained it from a sorcerer – or a scam artist. No box was ever made for this game.     Those stairs represent … Continue reading #734/#600 – World Class Track Meet/Stadium Events

#630 – Super Team Games

                                                                             The kids are all smiles… until the log decides to jump back.                                                                                                           This is as far as you’ll get without the Power Pad.   PLAYERS: 1-6 simultaneous PUBLISHER: Nintendo DEVELOPER: Human Entertainment GENRE: Track-and-field RELEASE DATE: November 1988   I don’t possess the athletic endurance of a professional runner by … Continue reading #630 – Super Team Games

#613 – Street Cop

                                                                                             I’ll be takin’ that soul of yours now. Nice and easy.                                                                                                    Copping a feel on an officer is an arrestable offense.   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Bandai DEVELOPER: Human Entertainment GENRE: Beat-em-up RELEASE DATE: June 1989   Street…? Cop…? Street Cop. In this Power Pad/controller collaboration (1989 y’all!), you guide a … Continue reading #613 – Street Cop

#600/#734 – Stadium Events/World Class Track Meet

                        If you have a sealed copy of this, you should come over to my house so we can fawn over it together.     If you have a sealed copy of this, you obtained it from a sorcerer – or a scam artist. No box was ever created for this game.     … Continue reading #600/#734 – Stadium Events/World Class Track Meet

#432 – Monster Party

                                                                                                                                                                        The gang’s all here!                                                                Wander far enough into the level and this happens. Believe it or not, this is a licensed game.   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Bandai DEVELOPER: Human Entertainment GENRE: Action platformer RELEASE DATE: June 1989   At the heart of Monster Party is a boy, a baseball bat, … Continue reading #432 – Monster Party

#414 – Michael Andretti’s World Grand Prix

                                                                          Michael Andretti came to party responsibility, hence the almost-mullet.                                                                                                                                                                              Go man, go! PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: American Sammy DEVELOPER: Human GENRE: Racing RELEASE DATE: June 1990   I’m not sure what right a hardcore F1 simulator has in being on a system like the NES. Racing simulators are designed to … Continue reading #414 – Michael Andretti’s World Grand Prix

#330 – Kabuki Quantum Fighter

                                                                                                 Until I find the righteous one… Computer Blue.                                                                                       I bet most men wish their hair was that strong and springy.   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: HAL Labs DEVELOPER: Human Entertainment GENRE: Action RELEASE DATE: January 1991   Kabuki Quantum Fighter may be one of the most over-the-top Japanese games I’ve heretofore … Continue reading #330 – Kabuki Quantum Fighter

#45 – Athletic World

                                                                                   They’re not kiddin’. You’ll need the Pad to play this one.                                                                                                                                   12 buttons? Too… much… power!!!   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Bandai DEVELOPER: Human Entertainment GENRE: Track-and-field RELEASE DATE: July 1987   Brother, can you spare a workout? Athletic World can spare several, but only if you have a Power Pad. … Continue reading #45 – Athletic World

#19 – The Adventures of Gilligan’s Island

                                                                                                      Oh, the myriad of things I hate about this cover.                                                                                                      It’s best to just slowly crawl over those spikes, Gilligan.   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Bandai DEVELOPER: Human Entertainment GENRE: Action/adventure RELEASE DATE: July 1990   I’m not exactly sure what convinced Bandai, a Japanese developer, to publish a game based … Continue reading #19 – The Adventures of Gilligan’s Island