Tag Archives: Software Creations

#732 – Wolverine

                                                                                  Sabretooth looks like a hairier adult version of Jonny Quest.                                                                                                                                                           Your most fearsome foe.   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: LJN DEVELOPER: Software Creations GENRE: Action RELEASE DATE: October 1991   Wolverine is a disgrace to the character it’s named after (I am aware ‘after’ is a preposition at the end of … Continue reading #732 – Wolverine

#683 – Treasure Master

                                                                                    Sharks? Oversized flies? Killer robots? Scooter’s GOT THIS!                                                                                                                                       Boy’s got quite the pep in his step.   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: American Softworks DEVELOPER: Software Creations GENRE: Adventure RELEASE DATE: December 1991   If Treasure Master is remembered at all, it’s less for its in-game “treasures” and more for its bizarre … Continue reading #683 – Treasure Master

#671 – Tom & Jerry – The Ultimate Game of Cat and Mouse

                                                                                                                    Jerry’s swim trunks really seal the deal for me.                                                  Tom’s all like, “Bang, Jerry. You’re dead.” And Jerry’s like, “Tom, bro, that’s a finger.”   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Hi-Tech Expressions DEVELOPER: Software Creations GENRE: Platformer RELEASE DATE: December 1991   Jerry will never be caught by Tom. Tom is either … Continue reading #671 – Tom & Jerry – The Ultimate Game of Cat and Mouse

#654 – Terminator 2: Judgment Day

                                                                                                                                               The judgment is in his eyes.                                                                                                                        Arnold just wants a drink, not a hullabaloo.   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: LJN DEVELOPER: Software Creations GENRE: Action RELEASE DATE: February 1992   “Terminator 2” is one of the greatest action films of all time, so its only natural that its 8-bit counterpart reek … Continue reading #654 – Terminator 2: Judgment Day

#640 – Target: Renegade

                                                                                                                                                  The bullet’s already in his fist.                                                                                                              I don’t have any change, but I can spare ya a fist.   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Taito DEVELOPER: Software Creations GENRE: Beat-em-up RELEASE DATE: March 1990   Renegade was a by-the-numbers brawler that, nevertheless, gave the player a valuable message: don’t go into the … Continue reading #640 – Target: Renegade

#590 – Solstice: The Quest for the Staff of Demnos

                                                                                                    But… you already have a staff.                                                                                               The Eyeball Robe triplets think you’ve gone far enough.   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Sony Imagesoft DEVELOPER: Software Creations GENRE: Puzzle/Dungeon-crawler RELEASE DATE: June 1990   That crazy staff of Demnos! Always … Continue reading #590 – Solstice: The Quest for the Staff of Demnos

#579 – Sky Shark

                                                       What young child wouldn’t want a game with a terrifying man on the cover?                                                              No enemies around, big plane ahead. Everything’s comin’ up Sky Shark!   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Taito DEVELOPER: Software Creations GENRE: Shoot-em-up RELEASE DATE: September 1989   Would you like to know how difficult Sky Shark is? … Continue reading #579 – Sky Shark

#570 – Silver Surfer

                                                                                                                 Silver Surfer is all chocolate underneath.                                                                                                                           Invading the local mall for a quick bite!   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Arcadia Systems DEVELOPER: Software Creations GENRE: Shoot-em-up RELEASE DATE: November 1990   Silver Surfer is a licensed shoot-em-up with a bad reputation. The Angry Video Game Nerd famously disparaged it in one … Continue reading #570 – Silver Surfer

#475 – Pictionary

                                               You’ll need excessive amounts of power to want to play this version of “Pictionary.”                                                                                                                                                                                   Heh heh heh…     Remember when you played “Pictionary” and you had to rescue people from a burning building? What a mirthful evening that was!   PLAYERS: 1-2 PUBLISHER: LJN DEVELOPER: Software Creations GENRE: Board … Continue reading #475 – Pictionary

#387 – Magic Johnson’s Fast Break

                                                I’ve always wondered how one slams and jams at the same time. Teach me, Magic!     This game should have been called Pepsi Presents: Tradewest’s Magic Johnson’s Fast Break, The Game (Sponsored by Pepsi)   PLAYERS: 1-4 simultaneous PUBLISHER: Tradewest DEVELOPER: Software Creations GENRE: Sports RELEASE DATE: March 1990   “Fast Break … Continue reading #387 – Magic Johnson’s Fast Break

#345 – Kiwi Kraze

                                                                  I’m going to guess that this game sold poorly for obvious reasons.     This is the original title and cover for Kiwi Kraze. Much, much better and more accurate to the game.                                                                                                  The bird is wearing sneakers… THAT’S ADORABLE!   PLAYERS: 1-2 alternating PUBLISHER: Taito DEVELOPER: Software Creations GENRE: … Continue reading #345 – Kiwi Kraze

#302 – Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (Taito)

                                                                                                                                                      Don’t think he won’t shoot.                                                                                  Indy’s always had it out for the Naval Reserve.             PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Taito DEVELOPER: Software Creations GENRE: Action RELEASE DATE: March 1991   Like an unearthed piece of dinosaur dung that still retains its pungent scent, so too does this twenty-year-old Indiana Jones … Continue reading #302 – Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (Taito)