Champions World Class Soccer Review

Champions World Class Soccer Review

  Author: jrsupermoore Having the prestigious place as the world’s most popular sport, association football itself can seem like a ball of contradictions. It’s a game of finesse and strength, strategies and inches. And then there’s the timeless question: Should a 2-0 victory be considered a blow-out or a nail-biter? …

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Bubsy in: Claws Encounters of the Furred Kind Review

  Author: jrsupermoore During the mascot boom of the early nineties, video game developers went to great lengths to create a franchise face they could cash in on for subsequent years. Accolade left its mark on the boom by releasing Bubsy the Bobcat into the world in 1993. Bubsy was …

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NBA Showdown Review

NBA Showdown review

    Author: jrsupermoore   Sometimes video game developers go through awkward phases, and the NBA Playoffs series is a classic example. Before they established the NBA Live series and never looked back, EA Sports developed and released four basketball games that focused on the excitement of the NBA Playoffs, …

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Star Trek: Next Generation: Future’s Past Review

Star Trek Next Generation review Super Nintendo

  Author: jrsupermoore Space … The final frontier. These are the voyages of the Starship Enterprise. Its continuing mission, to explore strange new worlds. To seek out new life and new civilizations. To boldly go where no one has gone before. Growing up in the 90s, there seemed to be …

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ESPN Baseball Tonight Review

ESPN Baseball Tonight review

    Author: jrsupermoore I have a pleasantly nostalgic association with watching Major League Baseball (MLB) in its native environment, the ball park. Those long walks from car to stadium my brothers, dad and I took to save a few bucks on parking was as much a gameday ritual as …

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Top Gear 2 Review

Top Gear 2 review SNES

  Author: jrsupermoore Taking you all the way from the “Land Down Under” to the “City that Never Sleeps”, Top Gear 2 (TG2) offers everything a dyed-in-the-wool racing fan needs: turbulent and challenging courses, stellar upgrade opportunities, screeching crashes and magnificent landscapes. The one or two-player Championship Circuit is such …

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FIFA International Soccer Review

  Author: jrsupermoore There’s something to be said for an atmosphere of passion in athletics. Most team sports games out there take place in the context of a particular league where the real-life players are playing for a paycheck. On the contrary, the pride of international competition is heavily displayed …

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NFL Quarterback Club

NFL Quarterback review

  Author: jrsupermoore It’s helpful to be reminded every now and again I don’t know all there is to know about sports video games. Out of pure convenience I’ve fallen into the trap of granting particular sports games poster-child status. It can be easy to do having played incredible games …

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Out of This World Review

Out of This World review

  Author: jrsupermoore Out of this World (Another World in Europe, Outer World in Japan) holds a unique place among games in the SNES library. Few designers are as highly revered for technical achievements and emotive storytelling as French designer Eric Chahi. Released on the SNES in the high-score era …

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NHL Stanley Cup Review

NHL Stanley Cup Review

    Author: jrsupermoore The Super Nintendo library was flooded with hockey games, but two released in 1993 were better than the others. NHL 94 played realistically, with the signature bird’s eye perspective Electronic Arts Sports used for NHL 98 and beyond. A favorite of sports game fans, NHL 94 …

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