Tag Archives: Adventure

#123 – Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest

                              Dracula’s like, “Hey Simon, what’cha doin’ with that whip? Can I use it? I’ll give you a dollar.”                                                              Every night’s a horrible night to be stuck playing Castlevania II!   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Konami DEVELOPER: Konami GENRE: Action/adventure RELEASE DATE: December 1988   Two sequels were released in 1988 for … Continue reading #123 – Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest

#121 – Castlequest

                                  Reasonable font, cheesy character designs, disturbing demon overlord… so far, so good.                                                                                                           Wait, what game is this?   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Nexoft DEVELOPER: ASCII Entertainment GENRE: Action-Adventure RELEASE DATE: September 1989   “Spare a key, mister? Any color will do – pink, brown, yellow, green, blue. I’m gonna need ’em all at … Continue reading #121 – Castlequest

#119 – Castle of Deceit

                                                                     This cover appears to be for a completely different game.                                                                                                     A sad day for Little Nemo. PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Bunch Games DEVELOPER: Bunch Games GENRE: Action-adventure RELEASE DATE: 1990   After looking at the cover for Castle of Deceit, you’d be forgiven in thinking that you’re either going to play … Continue reading #119 – Castle of Deceit

#89 – Blaster Master

                                                           Why aim at the monster, when the Tetris piece behind him is far more threatening?                                                                                                                                         Does Nintendo know about this?!   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Sunsoft DEVELOPER: Sunsoft GENRE: Action/adventure RELEASE DATE: November 1988   Two highly acclaimed NES games in a row?! Surely this streak will end tomorrow when … Continue reading #89 – Blaster Master

#48 – Back to the Future II and III

                                                                                                                   Don’t gaze too deeply into the rainbow, Doc!                                                                                                                                                 Pleasure Paradise… yeah.   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: LJN DEVELOPER: Beam Software GENRE: Action/adventure RELEASE DATE: September 1990   In Back to the Future II and III, Beam Software decided to stick with the movie’s stories this time around, and not have the … Continue reading #48 – Back to the Future II and III

#32 – Alien 3

                                                                      Beware the rainbow of doom on an otherwise awesome cover box.                                                                            That’s 3 minutes and 4 seconds you could use to turn off the game.   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: LJN DEVELOPER: Probe Entertainment GENRE: Action-adventure RELEASE DATE: March 1993   If there are three letters that haunt every God-fearing Nintendo … Continue reading #32 – Alien 3