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Games starting with ‘Q’

#501 – Quattro Sports

                                                                                                                                                                   Covers by Generica.   PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: Camerica DEVELOPER: Codemasters GENRE: Sports RELEASE DATE: 1991   I’m not a sports fan, so having to play four sports games back-to-back is the equivalent of snuggling with Pinhead for me. The games contained in Quattro Sports range from bland to terrible, in that order. … Continue reading #501 – Quattro Sports

#500 – Quattro Arcade

  Quattro-mania swept the nation in the early ’90s. Codemasters was there to take a piece of the pie.   PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous/alternating PUBLISHER: Camerica DEVELOPER: Codemasters GENRE: Arcade RELEASE DATE: 1992   Quattro Arcade is another unlicensed four-in-one game cartridge brought to you by Codemasters. Thankfully, it’s leagues better than its hit-and-miss predecessor, Quattro … Continue reading #500 – Quattro Arcade

#499 – Quattro Adventure

                                                                    Warning: games may look more entertaining than they actually are.   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Camerica DEVELOPER: Codemasters GENRE: Action/adventure RELEASE DATE: 1991   If Quattro Adventure has taught me anything, it’s that one should always be frightened by American/European multi-carts. Play with caution.                                                                                                                  Linus Spacehead     This is the prequel … Continue reading #499 – Quattro Adventure

#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

#497 – Q*bert

                                                                                                                                                     Q*bert, what won’t you say?                                                                                                                                                         The calm before the storm.   PLAYERS: 1-2 alternating PUBLISHER: Ultra Games DEVELOPER: Konami GENRE: Arcade/puzzle RELEASE DATE: February 1989   I’m a mid-Eighties baby, so I never touched a lot of the classic arcade-era games like Pac-Man, Donkey Kong, and Galaga until they were … Continue reading #497 – Q*bert