Tag Archives: Puzzle

#097 – A Boy and His Blob: Trouble on Blobolonia

                                                                  The rejected name was Zack Morris and his Marshmallow Misadventures.                                                                                                          A Boy and His Blob makes me want to sue, baby.   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Absolute Entertainment DEVELOPER: Imagineering GENRE: Platformer/Puzzle RELEASE DATE: January 1990   A Boy and His Blob is one of those games I’d imagine would … Continue reading #097 – A Boy and His Blob: Trouble on Blobolonia

#096 – Boulder Dash

            I hate to disappoint, but your character in the game looks nothing like this goofy Australian wannabe.                       This is a screenshot of the first level – one of the few levels where mild pleasure can be found.   PLAYERS: 1-2 alternating PUBLISHER: JVC Digital Studios DEVELOPER: SAS Sakata GENRE: Action/Puzzle … Continue reading #096 – Boulder Dash

#094 – Bomberman II

                                                                     The cartoonish expression on the fire in the background cracks me up.                                                                                     Bomberman goes after the logging industry, one tree at a time. PLAYERS: 1-3 simultaneous PUBLISHER: Hudson DEVELOPER: Hudson GENRE: Action/Puzzle RELEASE DATE: February 1993   In light of the first game’s ending, where Bomberman turned into Lode Runner, … Continue reading #094 – Bomberman II

#093 – Bomberman

                                                                 While the cover doesn’t represent the game in the least, it is still amazing.                                                                                                            Take that, you disgusting orange balloon puff!   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Hudson DEVELOPER: Hudson GENRE: Action/Puzzle RELEASE DATE: January 1989   It’s always interesting to play the first game in a now classic franchise. Bomberman is … Continue reading #093 – Bomberman

#040 – Archon

                                                                                                                                                                         Warning: actual game may resemble chess.                                                                                                                                                Well… I had a Water Elemental.   PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: Activision DEVELOPER: Bullet-Proof Software GENRE: Chess-esque RELEASE DATE: December 1989   Upon first glance, Archon appears to be a simple game of monster chess, Light versus Dark. On the Light side … Continue reading #040 – Archon

#022 – The Adventures of Lolo 3

                                                                            Man, global warming has really gotten out of hand in Eggerland.                                                                                                                                                That just looks like hell.    PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: HAL Labs DEVELOPER: HAL Labs GENRE: Puzzle RELEASE DATE: September 1991   Sadly, our little blue hero’s adventures have come to an end with this, the third and final chapter … Continue reading #022 – The Adventures of Lolo 3

#021 – The Adventures of Lolo 2

                                                                                                                    Lolo’s herped many a derp in his time.                                                                                                                                           Haven’t made it this far… yet.   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: HAL Labs DEVELOPER: HAL Labs GENRE: Puzzle RELEASE DATE: March 1990   Remember Super Mario All-Stars? Sure, it was cool having all the Mario games with graphical upgrades, but the real treat … Continue reading #021 – The Adventures of Lolo 2

#020 – Adventures of Lolo

  One of the many characters that needs an amazing comeback is Lolo. A new Adventures game would make a fantastic downloadable title.                                                                                                                                            The calm before the storm.   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: HAL Laboratories DEVELOPER: HAL Laboratories GENRE: Puzzle RELEASE DATE: April 1989   I’ve enjoyed many a gaming experience on my … Continue reading #020 – Adventures of Lolo