Tag Archives: Novotrade

#667 – Tiny Toon Adventures: Cartoon Workshop

                                                                                                                             “Cut! Cut! This is all wrong, all wrong!”                                                                                                                                          Uh… Furball? You all right there?   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Konami DEVELOPER: Novotrade GENRE: Edutainment RELEASE DATE: December 1992   Tiny Toon Adventures: Cartoon Workshop is the type of pseudo-edutainment game one expects on the PC, not the NES. As the subtitle … Continue reading #667 – Tiny Toon Adventures: Cartoon Workshop

#498 – Qix

                                                                                    “Your Mind is Your Only Weapon”? That’s a terrible slogan.                                                                                                                This doesn’t look good. Or like anything at all.   PLAYERS: 1-2 alternating PUBLISHER: Taito DEVELOPER: Novotrade GENRE: Arcade/Puzzle RELEASE DATE: January 1991   Qix are not part of this complete breakfast, but they are pronounced ‘Kix’ (not Qu-ix) so … Continue reading #498 – Qix

#343 – King’s Quest V

                                                                                            The alternate title was “Peter Pan Becomes A Man”                                                                 The graphics leave much to be desired, but the gameplay is pure adventure, baby.   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Konami DEVELOPER: Novotrade GENRE: Adventure RELEASE DATE: June 1992   Fans of old computer games speak fondly of the King’s Quest and Space … Continue reading #343 – King’s Quest V

#300 – Impossible Mission II

                                 Contrary to the ridiculous box-art, you are not playing through a Japanese monster movie.                                              Yes, those are goofy Einstein/Wily/mad scientist heads in the background.   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: SEI DEVELOPER: Novotrade GENRE: Action/adventure RELEASE DATE: 1990   Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to navigate a dim-witted … Continue reading #300 – Impossible Mission II