HALLELUJAH, IT’S RAININ’ DOTS!
HE MAY OR MAY NOT LIVE IN A GARBAGE CAN
DON’T TALK THE TALK IF YOU CAN’T DONK THE DONK
HE’S FINALLY BACK TO KICK SOME TAIL!
Zoda, at his book signing. “To Mike: Deadest Wishes! MWAHAHAHAH!” Don’t forget the opium! PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Nintendo DEVELOPER: Nintendo GENRE: Action/Adventure RELEASE DATE: March 1994 Mike, the innocuous, yo-yo lovin’, all-American blank slate returns for more island hopping in the sequel to Star Tropics. This time, Mike … Continue reading #753 – Zoda’s Revenge: Star Tropics II
“Ultimate challenge” indeed. That ol’ boy needs to learn him some respect. PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Nintendo DEVELOPER: Nintendo GENRE: Action/RPG RELEASE DATE: December 1988 Zelda II is white-hot rage pockets mixed with moments of fleeting joy. It’s a jilted ex-lover employing a psychosexual hold over your thoughts, emotions, … Continue reading #751 – Zelda II: The Adventure of Link
Yoshi’s gonna get the ‘betes if he’s not careful. Well, at least he quit his medical practice. PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: Nintendo DEVELOPER: TOSE GENRE: Puzzle RELEASE DATE: April 1993 Yoshi’s Cookie is broken, has jarring difficulty spikes, and is a really stupid idea for a puzzle game. … Continue reading #748 – Yoshi’s Cookie
Yoshi’s like “Sup li’l mama.” Mario doing Yoshi’s grunt work for a change. PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: Nintendo DEVELOPER: Game Freak GENRE: Puzzle RELEASE DATE: June 1992 Today, Yoshi’s just another part of Nintendo’s legion of characters. Any time Mario throws a party, has a brawl, hosts kart … Continue reading #747 – Yoshi
Mario’s seen better days, but his hammer strikes are steadfast and true. Cinch that belt, Mario. Ya ain’t seen nuttin yet. PLAYERS: 1-2 alternating PUBLISHER: Nintendo DEVELOPER: Nintendo GENRE: Puzzle RELEASE DATE: October 1985 Mario and Luigi trade their plumber tools and jumping abilities for giant hammers and … Continue reading #737 – Wrecking Crew
If you have a boxed copy of this, you should come over so we can fawn over it together. If you have a boxed copy of this, you obtained it from a sorcerer – or a scam artist. No box was ever made for this game. Those stairs represent … Continue reading #734/#600 – World Class Track Meet/Stadium Events
Yee-haw. Wonder what’s under that blanket… PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Nintendo DEVELOPER: Nintendo GENRE: Light gun RELEASE DATE: October 1985 One of the original eighteen NES launch games and prominently featured in “Back to the Future Part II” as a point of ridicule, Wild Gunman is an antiquated shooting … Continue reading #724 – Wild Gunman
Get ’em, Toad. Well, shucks. PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: Nintendo DEVELOPER: Nintendo GENRE: Puzzle RELEASE DATE: December 1994 Wario’s Woods would probably be a minor footnote in Nintendo’s history, if it didn’t bear the distinction of being the last officially licensed title for the NES. December 10th1994 was … Continue reading #710 – Wario’s Woods