Last Action Hero Review

Author: John Legendoffzelda As the adolescent escapism-junkie Danny Madigan watches the Arnold Schwarzenegger franchise picture “Jack Slater IV”, the magic ticket in his hands begins to glow. Suddenly, he finds himself transported into the film, lying face-down on the nighttime sidewalk where he sees his hero, Jack Slater, about to …

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Congo’s Caper Review

Congo's Caper Super Nintendo review

  Author: Masamune The more video games I play, the more I can see how developers like to borrow ideas from each other. Take the original Super Mario Bros. for example. It’s the classic paragon of what a platformer should be. Off the top of your head think of some …

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American Gladiators Review

Author: John Legendoffzelda With its studio glitz, its recurring bodybuilder characters who called themselves the Gladiators, and its playground environment of red, white, and blue gym pads, the syndicated TV series American Gladiators made sports into a heightened form of escapism. Audiences could tune into an episode and see folks exert …

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Animaniacs Review

Animaniacs Review Super Nintendo

Author: John Legendoffzelda How much moving around is there in the Super Nintendo video game of Animaniacs? The Warner brothers (and the Warner sister) go into their idle animations, a dance where they shake their behinds in unison, not two seconds after the player leaves them still – that’s how …

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NBA Hang Time Review

NBA Hang Time Super Nintendo review

Author: jrsupermoore The theme song to the 90s classic sitcom “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” perfectly captures the whimsical thrill I feel whenever I reach back to the third installment of the NBA Jam series on SNES, NBA Hang Time. While it rarely gets mentioned in the same breath as NBA …

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