Hey, uh, Fester, you got some lipstick on ya. Might want to wipe that off, you’re a professional, for crying out loud. Fester will blow his horn on the streets or in the sewers. Wherever good times are had! PLAYERS: 1 … Continue reading SECOND PLAYTHROUGH – Fester’s Quest Redux
Be warned: Mario is luring you into the game with his happy-go-lucky smile. At least the clouds are happy, right? Right?! PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Nintendo DEVELOPER: Nintendo GENRE: Platformer RELEASE DATE: June 1986 Busta Rhymes once asked, “Are you prepared?” Small pause. “I hope you are prepared.” I … Continue reading BONUS ROUND – Super Mario Bros. 2 (JP) a.k.a. The Lost Levels (US and EU)
So very right. So very wrong. PLAYERS: 1-2 alternating PUBLISHER: Nintendo DEVELOPER: Nintendo GENRE: Platformer RELEASE DATE: 1986 (a slightly altered version of this article appeared on GoozerNation.com in December 2011) The original Super Mario Bros. changed gaming history, which is why it’s interesting that several different/alternate versions of the … Continue reading BONUS ROUND – All Night Nippon Super Mario Bros. (JP ONLY)
The fate of the world rests on a goofy green dragon. Shiggy, Shiggy, Shiggy, can’t you see? Sometimes your games just hypnotize me. PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: Nintendo DEVELOPER: Nintendo GENRE: Arcade RELEASE DATE: October 1984 Devil World has the fantastic distinction of being the only Shigeru Miyamoto … Continue reading BONUS ROUND! – Devil World
According to Wikipedia, this was the first third-party game to be released on the Famicom. Interesting, if true. Milk feels emasculated. PLAYERS: 1-2 alternating PUBLISHER: Hudson Soft DEVELOPER: Hudson Soft GENRE: Arcade RELEASE DATE: July 1984 The combination of nuts and milk is downright ridiculous. What kind of snack … Continue reading BONUS ROUND! – Nuts and Milk (JPN)
Greetings and happy holidays to all! I hope everyone has a great day or two off. I’ll be back the 26th with a review of Orb 3D. If we’re lucky, it’ll be my favorite NES game of all time. Until then, enjoy your families, play lots of games, and be thankful for all … Continue reading Happy Holidays!
That’s right, folks. No more clunky .blogspot.com. All you have to do is type Questicle.net and you’re home-free. It’s a minor update, but one worth sharing. Cheers, Dylan
Today, I started a Twitter account. If you get down with the tweet-ness, please check me out. https://twitter.com/SegaDoes I also put a handy dandy widget on the right-hand side of the screen. The large T will always be there every time you read a review, asking you why you aren’t following me. … Continue reading Joining the rest of society
November 1st is certainly the first day of November and the beginning of a new month entirely (arguments? I think not). It is also, for me, a time of reflection. As of this writing, I’m on review #420 (insert obligatory stoner chuckle here). If NintendoAge and Wikipedia are to be believed, I have … Continue reading November Has Come
Hello fellow Mega Man connoisseurs! Today, thanks to my E-Tank filled with coffee and determination, I have vanquished Mega Man 2 and am eager to write about it. HOWEVER, reviewing Mega Man 1 was quite the undertaking; much more so than I had originally anticipated. Couple that with a strangely busy work … Continue reading Mega Man Week has turned into Ongoing Mega Man Updates!
The original Mega Man series is one of my favorites on the Nintendo. The graphics are excellent, the music is timeless, the controls are tight, and the gameplay – oh, the gameplay. You’ll be hard pressed to find Nintendo games more frustrating – and rewarding – than the first six Mega Man games. Indeed … Continue reading Mega Man Week – 09/14 – 09/21
As of review #384, I am officially 50% done with this quest. I don’t feel the need to make a big to-do about it, but I would like to offer some (hopefully) helpful advice to those who feel they may want to review an entire system’s library, or perhaps, gaming bloggers as … Continue reading Huzzah! The Quest is 50% Complete!