King of Dragons Review

The King of Dragons Review Super Nintendo

Author: John Legendoffzelda Capcom in the 1990s was nothing if not a skilled practitioner of genre games and accordingly, their established reputation would seem less believable if their high-concept smashes didn’t come with some good also-rans. The case in point here is their Middle Ages brawler King of Dragons, a …

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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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Final Fight Review

Final Fight review Super Nintendo

  Author: Masamune Ok hardcore video game purists. I have been playing video games since the NES was churning out titles. But prior to 2014, I never played any version of the original Final Fight or its sequels. I know, sacrilege. But better late than never and this fact will …

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The Magical Quest Starring Mickey Mouse Review

Magical Quest Starring Mickey Mouse Review Super Nintendo

Author: John Legendoffzelda An inescapable cultural icon throughout the twentieth century, by the time of the early 1990s, Mickey Mouse had appeared in almost everything. Walt Disney’s and Ub Iwerks’ creation lent his image to a treasury of popular media in a series of logical extensions that eventually reached the …

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Goof Troop Review

Goof Troop Review SNES

Author: John Legendoffzelda A regular game design company may not think there could be anything much to a video game about Goof Troop. But when Capcom was making Disney games for the Super Nintendo, they weren’t just any regular game design company. They figured that adapting a 1990s TV update …

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Mega Man X3 Review

Mega Man X3 Review SNES

Author: John Legendoffzelda The original, great Mega Man X could very well have remained its own game; a strong, mature companion piece to the main Mega Man games. But that wasn’t what happened. Instead, Capcom saw a potential in X  that they no longer saw in the main series, and the …

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U.N. Squadron Review

  Author: John LegendoffZelda ScrewAttack, the most reputable of all video game journalism websites that are named after Metroid items, offered one of their more interesting opinions when they declared U.N. Squadron one of the greatest 2-D shmups ever made. In response to this decision of theirs, I say, “sure, …

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