Street Fighter II Review

Street Fighter II Review Super Nintendo

Author: John Legendoffzelda A great video game presents immaculate execution of its ideas for interactive entertainment, and a great video game sequel uses this feat to override its existence as a follow-up. When the sequel reconfigures its established gameplay concepts with enough skill and perhaps even some accidental genius, it …

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BlaZeon Review

Blazeon Review Super Nintendo

Author: John Legendoffzelda In a regular sci-fi scrolling shooter, the sleek weaponized spacecraft being controlled by the player earns power-ups. They enhance the main weapons, or else stick close to the hull and multiply the firepower. Atlus and AI try for a novel twist on this convention with their arcade port BlaZeon, …

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Mortal Kombat Review

Mortal Kombat Review Super Nintendo

Author: jrsupermoore One of the Super Nintendo’s strengths was in converting certain arcade gallery classics into equally excellent experiences on home console. A couple examples that come to mind are Midway’s NBA Jam (1993) and Capcom’s Street Fighter II (1991). Both of these games were paramount for reinvigorating their genres, but it’s …

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