Riddick Bowe Boxing Review

Riddick Bowe Boxing Review Super Nintendo

Author: jrsupermoore Here’s a bit of pro boxing trivia: what rising heavyweight star in the 90s fought Evander Holyfield in three classic bouts, stealing the title belt from him in the first, giving it back in the second before reclaiming it again in the third? If you guessed Mike Tyson, …

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Jurassic Park Review

Jurassic Park Review Super Nintendo

Author: jrsupermoore “Welcome to Jurassic Park.” When Steven Spielberg and Universal Pictures brought Michael Crichton’s sci-fi novel about a live dinosaur theme-park to the silver screen, movie-goers were treated to an exciting world where the science of man was wielded against nature’s greatest predator with tragic results. In addition to …

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Tecmo Super Bowl II: Special Edition Review

Tecmo Super Bowl II Special Edition Review Super Nintendo

  Author: jrsupermoore The original Tecmo Super Bowl (1991) on the NES was one special game. For the first time ever, football gamers could play an eleven-on-eleven contest featuring real NFL teams and full rosters with real players (well, most of them anyway). In 1993, Tecmo continued its tradition of …

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Clayfighter Review

Clayfighter Review Super Nintendo

Author: jrsupermoore   Claymation is without a doubt one the most timeless methods for animating characters and setting in a story. Can you imagine the 80s without Gumby or the California Raisins? How about Christmas without Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer or The Nightmare Before Christmas? Imagine the influence Chicken Run …

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John Madden Football ’93 Review

John Madden 93 Review Super Nintendo

Author: jrsupermoore There’ something special about sports video games from the third and fourth generations that will always captivate me. With little material to develop a storyline or level structure, programmers were able to digitally immerse gamers in the thrills of being both a fan and athlete in an exciting …

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Brett Hull Hockey Review

Brett Hull Hockey Super Nintendo Review

Author: jrsupermoore I might not have spent many hours of my youth in the library reading books, but I did enjoy many a fun filled scrimmage of roller hockey with my friends in the library parking lot. Here, hard earned allowance money was spent on sticks, roller blades, knee guards — anything …

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True Golf Classics: Waialae Country Club Review

True Golf Classics: Waialae Country Club Review Super Nintendo

Author: jrsupermoore I can imagine what a 15-year old Tiger Woods must have thought after playing True Golf Classics: Waialae Country Club with his factory fresh Super Nintendo in 1991. “You can choose your own caddy!”, the young golfer might have mused. “And you can alter your foot stance, choice of club, even what …

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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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Roger Clemens MVP Baseball Review

Roger Clemens MVP Baseball Review Super Nintendo

Author: jrsupermoore They call him ‘Rocket.’ As it turns out, he earned a few other colorful nicknames during his career with four Major League Baseball teams. Regardless of some questionable lifestyle decisions, Roger Clemens will be remembered for the strikeout king that he was. His 11 All-Star appearances and 7 Cy Young …

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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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