Tag Archives: Kid

Summer Carnival ’92: Recca – By Request

                                                                                                                                          Now you’re playing with power.                                                                                                                                                          Death! It is everywhere!   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Naxat Soft DEVELOPER: KID GENRE: Shoot-em-up RELEASE DATE: July 1992   Imagine a summer carnival in 1992: carousels, fried twinkies, vomit, girls in skimpy clothing, enormous stuffed animals, glistening sweat. The carnival is a hazy fantasy that … Continue reading Summer Carnival ’92: Recca – By Request

#534 – Rock ‘N Ball

                                                                                                          What a gang of spunky adolescents. Excelsior!                                                                                                          Playing upside down in the Battle Mode. Boom.   PLAYERS: 1-4 alternating PUBLISHER: NTVIC DEVELOPER: Kid GENRE: Pinball RELEASE DATE: January 1990   Rock ‘N Ball is one of several maddeningly obscure titles in the NES library; very few people have heard of … Continue reading #534 – Rock ‘N Ball

#378 – Low G Man

                                                                                              This might be one of the best NES covers of all time.                                                                              Low G Man makes no apologies for his lack of G.   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Taxan DEVELOPER: Kid GENRE: Action RELEASE DATE: September 1990   The protagonist of Taxan’s Low G Man is neither a baller nor a … Continue reading #378 – Low G Man

#334 – KickMaster

                                Kicking an ethereal witch in space is a lot harder than it looks. Hence the closed-eye scream.                                                                                                                                Kick… kick… kick with all your might!   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Taito DEVELOPER: Kid GENRE: Action RELEASE DATE: January 1992   If the shoe doesn’t fit… kick it off because you’re the KickMaster! … Continue reading #334 – KickMaster

#309 – Isolated Warrior

  Pink was really the warrior’s choice back then. Perhaps the color warded off such disturbing creatures as that skull/brain entity in the background.                                                                        When I think of shooters and explosions, I don’t think of Lisa Frank.   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: NTVIC DEVELOPER: Kid GENRE: Action/shooter RELEASE DATE: February 1991   Isn’t … Continue reading #309 – Isolated Warrior

#244 – G.I. Joe: The Atlantis Factor

  Remember kids, whenever you’re firing a sniper rifle, make sure to yell and shoot with no regard for anything.                                                                                                                                          Thor, wait! We’re your allies!   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Capcom DEVELOPER: Kid GENRE: Action RELEASE DATE: March 1992   “If it ain’t broke, then don’t touch it because you’ll probably end up … Continue reading #244 – G.I. Joe: The Atlantis Factor

#243 – G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero

  Round about that time, old man Dickerson got his laser cannon and started blasting people for no reason at all.                                                      Large bosses – especially vehicles – are what’s on your plate. Better eat up.   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Taxan DEVELOPER: Kid GENRE: Action RELEASE DATE: January 1991   As opposed to … Continue reading #243 – G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero