Magical Pop’n Review

Magical Pop'n Review

  Author: Masamune It’s high time I once again delve into the vast Super Famicom library and pick out a game to review for the masses. Magical Pop’n is the game in question today. Is it all that it’s hyped up to be? This is the story of a young …

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Interview With HyperPlay RPG

Interview with HyperPlay RPG

Author: Masamune There’s a relatively new fanzine that’s gaining momentum all over the globe. It’s called HyperPlay RPG and it has a special focus on RPGs from the 4th and 5th generations of gaming. I purchased the 1st 3 issues of the fanzine, liked what I read and felt I …

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Interview With Ste Pickford

Ste Pickford Interview

Author: Masamune I often wonder what makes the minds of game developers tick. How do they come up with such fanciful ideas that morph into entertaining gaming experiences? I had the delightful pleasure to interview Ste Pickford, one of the co-creators of the character Plok. Masamune: Thank you for granting …

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Soul Blazer Review

Author: Masamune One of my most beloved video game playing experiences was with Illusion of Gaia. I was totally engrossed with the storyline and I cared about the welfare of Will and his companions. I was sad when one of the protagonists died. I had so many vivid memories playing …

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Super Bowling Review

Super Bowling Review Super Nintendo

  Author: Masamune Bowling isn’t a particularly exciting sport. It’s indoors in a dimly lit arena. It’s deadly silent most of the time. Perhaps the most energetic part about it as a spectator is something like this. But that’s pretty rare. With that being said, bowling can be entertaining when …

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Killer Instinct Killer Cuts Soundtrack Review

Killer Instinct Killer Cuts review

  Author: Masamune Some of the writers at SNES Hub decided a review of the Killer Cuts soundtrack was in order since there is a review of the game. Below are my impressions of the various tracks. Track 1: K.I. Feeling This is an interesting song. It sounds like trance …

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Tomorrow’s Joe Review

  Author: Masamune If you’re looking for an arcade style boxing game for the Super NES, Super Punch Out!! is really the only game in town. Or so I thought. Another title in a somewhat similar vein exists, but was only available in Japan. Ashita no Joe, or Tomorrow’s Joe …

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Batman Forever Review

Batman Forever Review Super Nintendo

    Author: Masamune Years ago when I was in high school, I happened upon a cart of Batman Forever on the Sega Genesis laying helplessly on the sidewalk amid a gloomy, rainy day. I thought to myself ‘how could anyone be so careless as to accidentally drop a video …

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The ‘Rarest’ Super Famicom Game of All Time?

Rendering Ranger R2 article

    Author: Super Famicom Guy “Targa was intended to be a space shooting game but Softgold wasn’t sure if this would be enough to make big sales and decided to bring in the successful jump’n’shoot Turrican elements. This is why Targa (Rendering Ranger R2) became a mixture of both.” …

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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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