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#733 – World Champ

                                                                                                                                               Tike Myson takes on Mittle Lac!                                                                                                                                                                        I just wanted it more.   PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: Romstar DEVELOPER: Pixel GENRE: Sports RELEASE DATE: April 1991   I don’t expect much from boxing games that don’t have the words “Punch” … Continue reading #733 – World Champ

#688 – Twin Eagle: Revenge Joe’s Brother

                                                      The Twin Eagle font looks RPG-ish to me. This cover is just all-around terrible.                                                             Believe it or not, the screen was moving quite fast during this portion of the game.   PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: Romstar DEVELOPER: Visco GENRE: Shoot-em-up RELEASE DATE: October 1989   To paraphrase a Britney Spears … Continue reading #688 – Twin Eagle: Revenge Joe’s Brother

#659 – Thunder & Lightning

                                                                            This cover really does cover every aspect of Thunder & Lightning.                                                                                                                                      Humble beginnings for Mr. Chin.   PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous/alternating PUBLISHER: Romstar DEVELOPER: Romstar GENRE: Breakout RELEASE DATE: December 1990   Breakout begat Arkanoid which begat Woody Pop which begat Thunder & Lightning. Breakout‘s children range from “uninspired” to “further … Continue reading #659 – Thunder & Lightning

#516 – Rally Bike

  Wait… you’re racing next to the Golden Gate bridge, yet you’ve got New York City in your sights?                                                                             Not even my helper bikes could prevent my death. Some help!   PLAYERS: 1-2 alternating PUBLISHER: Romstar DEVELOPER: Visco GENRE: Racing RELEASE DATE: September 1990   You’re gonna need more than headgear and … Continue reading #516 – Rally Bike

#386 – Magic Darts

                                                         From the makers of Baseball Stars II comes Magic Darts! Look at them zoom!                                                                                                               Look at what this poor ninja is reduced to.   PLAYERS: 1-4 alternating PUBLISHER: Romstar DEVELOPER: Romstar GENRE: Darts RELEASE DATE: September 1991   Well, here’s a new one: virtual darts. There’s not a whiff of … Continue reading #386 – Magic Darts

#152 – Cowboy Kid

                            When cowboys and Indians work together, there’s nothing they can’t do!… except share land.                                                                                        Looks more like a Cowboy Young Adult.   PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: Romstar DEVELOPER: Pixel GENRE: Action/adventure RELEASE DATE: January 1992   Romstar tries so hard. First, they have the impossible task of making Baseball Stars … Continue reading #152 – Cowboy Kid

#127 – Championship Bowling

                                            Charlie Sheen, in his greatest role yet: “Rehab’s for Losers, Bowling’s for Warlocks!”                                                                                                       Splits happen. A lot.   PLAYERS: 1-4 alternating PUBLISHER: Romstar DEVELOPER: Another GENRE: Sports RELEASE DATE: December 1989   Thank God  Championship Bowling is on my reviewing plate today. Romstar developed this game, which surprised me. Remember … Continue reading #127 – Championship Bowling

#62 – Baseball Stars II

                                                                                                                        A generic cover for a missed opportunity.                                                                               Seeing this made me get my hopes up for Extreme Baseball Action.   PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: Romstar DEVELOPER: Pixel GENRE: Sports RELEASE DATE: July 1992   Does anyone actually play sports games anymore? Perhaps I’m just not friends with the right gamers. … Continue reading #62 – Baseball Stars II