Tag Archives: Ocean

#699 – The Untouchables

                                                                                                                              The gang is looking a little, er… stiff.                                                                                                                                                              Stone: “So this is my life…”   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Ocean DEVELOPER: Special FX GENRE: Shooter/Action RELEASE DATE: January 1991   The third mission in The Untouchables places you, as Eliot Ness, on the ground in the middle of a gun fight. … Continue reading #699 – The Untouchables

#532 – Robocop 3

                                                                        Matlock has had just about enough of your shenanigans, Robocop.                                                     That thug is actually cross-eyed, hence why he’s not shooting directly at Robocop.   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Ocean DEVELOPER: Probe Entertainment GENRE: Action RELEASE DATE: August 1992   “Game Over.” Finally, after three arduous treks into the 8-bit Robocop Universe, … Continue reading #532 – Robocop 3

#366 – Lemmings

                                                                       Happily committing suicide for the greater good. Communists!                                                                                                                                                                               Fireworks!   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Sunsoft DEVELOPER: Ocean GENRE: Puzzle RELEASE DATE: November 1992   Lemmings are the gaming equivalent of cheap slave labor, which is why almost every system, from the Amiga to the CDi to the friggin’ Vita, has been … Continue reading #366 – Lemmings

#482 – Platoon

                                                                                                                                                                                             Uh… really?                                                                                            Maybe you should get going, game. You ever think of that?   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: SunSoft DEVELOPER: Ocean GENRE: Action/adventure RELEASE DATE: December 1988   What confused person green lit a licensed game based off of “Platoon”? Oliver Stone’s insane Vietnam epic might make for a good film, … Continue reading #482 – Platoon

#367 – Lethal Weapon

                                     Why yes, I believe I am getting too old for this s**t. Thank you for asking, gentlemen.                                              Riggs takes on Castro’s men, singlehandedly. Oppressors of freedom must be vanquished!   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Ocean DEVELOPER: Eurocom GENRE: Action RELEASE DATE: April 1993   So many kids loved Lethal Weapon 3, … Continue reading #367 – Lethal Weapon

#329 – Jurassic Park

                                                                             This might be one of my favorite logos of all time, no foolsies.                           Don’t even bother killing those little buggers. IT AIN’T WORTH IT, GRANT! IT AIN’T WORTH IT!   PLAYERS: 1-2 alternating PUBLISHER: Ocean DEVELOPER: Ocean GENRE: Action/adventure RELEASE DATE: June 1993   “Welcome… to Jurassic Park.” Talk about … Continue reading #329 – Jurassic Park

#290 – Hudson Hawk

                                                                                                                 This is a far cry from “The Return of Bruno.”                                                                                                       That dog will throw you off a building. No joke.   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Sony Imagesoft DEVELOPER: Ocean GENRE: Action RELEASE DATE: February 1992   “Hudson Hawk” eh? According to many movie buffs, this is either one of Bruce Willis’ … Continue reading #290 – Hudson Hawk

#159 – Darkman

                                                                           Darkman enjoys looking ominous atop barely-constructed buildings.                 Your enemies are paunchy, middle-aged truck drivers. You’ll need every punch and kick at your disposal.   PLAYERS: 1-2 alternating PUBLISHER: Ocean DEVELOPER: Painting By Numbers GENRE: Action RELEASE DATE: October 1991   Ocean can proudly take its place by THQ and LJN … Continue reading #159 – Darkman

#151 – Cool World

                                                                                                        Poor Ralph Bakshi.                                    Precocious little scamps, they are. Mind their bullets or, you know, just turn the game off.   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Ocean DEVELOPER: Ocean GENRE: Action RELEASE DATE: June 1993   If there’s any film that Brad Pitt would like you to forget, it’s probably “Cool World.” And … Continue reading #151 – Cool World

#8/9 – The Addams Family/Pugsley’s Scavenger Hunt

                                                                                                                                       Ah, thank you, Thing.        Nothing’s scarier than a frolic out in “The Garden.” PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Ocean DEVELOPER: Ocean GENRE: Platformer RELEASE DATE: January 1992   The Addams Family is the epitome of average, a side-scroller that doubles as a collect-a-thon. You play as Gomez, the patriarch of the Addamses, and … Continue reading #8/9 – The Addams Family/Pugsley’s Scavenger Hunt