The game critics? Sleepless nights, bloodshot eyes, lots of lemony sugar drinks. Ba doo boom pow. PLAYERS: 1-4 simultaneous PUBLISHER: Arcadia Systems DEVELOPER: Arcadia Systems GENRE: Puzzle RELEASE DATE: September 1990 The exclamation point in Spot: The Videogame! may seem ostentatious, but it is for the players’ benefit. … Continue reading #595 – Spot: The Videogame!
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
But Rich Uncle Pennybags! You’re going the wrong way! That hand is surprisingly fast at rolling the dice. It’s the little things. PLAYERS: 1-8 (multitap? rotating controllers? unsure) PUBLISHER: Parker Brothers DEVELOPER: Spectrum Holobyte GENRE: Board game RELEASE DATE: May 1991 Many of us grew up playing Monopoly … Continue reading #430 – Monopoly