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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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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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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Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Review

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Review Super Nintendo

Author: Antarch If you grew up in the 90s, chances are that your childhood was marked by the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. In 1993, producer Haim Saban adapted the 16th season of the Japanese television series called Super Sentai to create what came to be known in America has the …

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Super Smash TV Review

Super Smash TV Review Super Nintendo

Author: John Legendoffzelda Released in video arcades back in 1990, the satirical and gory gun-fest Smash TV only wished it could adequately contribute to the decline of western civilization. Superficially grafting the bad-future aesthetic of The Running Man onto the design of Robotron 2084, the game presented monotonous and static action supposedly made relevant by 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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R-Type III Review

R-Type III Review SNES

    Author: RushDawg R-Type III marks the first entry in the series to be developed specifically for a home console. It was also the last SNES shoot ‘em up to receive a North American release way back in 1994. By designing this sequel specifically for the SNES hardware, was …

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NHLPA Hockey 93 Review

      Author: RushDawg Electronic Arts’ NHL Hockey series is one of the longest running sports video game franchises. While the original 1991 release, NHL Hockey, was a Genesis exclusive, its sequel saw a release for both of the mainstream 16-bit consoles. Oddly enough, EA lost the NHL license …

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Ms. Pac-Man Review

Ms-Pacman review Super Nintendo

  Author: John Legendoffzelda Ms. Pac-Man is a classic, solid golden oldie of video games. But for a lot of people it may seem a little odd that it has an official version on the Super Nintendo, and the original Pac-Man does not. For other people this oddity is offset …

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Gradius III Review

Gradius III Review Super Nintendo

  Author: John Legendoffzelda Someone on the Twitter account of Internet personality Egoraptor detrimentally called Konami’s Super Nintendo beat-em-up games “quarter munchers”. Okay, they aren’t wrong, but that person kind of misrepresents a key idea about the way Konami made games back then. Konami wasn’t like Nintendo or Capcom back …

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