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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Whizz Review

Whizz Review Super Nintendo SNES Hub

Author: John Legendoffzelda By the time of Whizz, Titus and Flair Software’s isometric puzzle-platformer about a rabbit in a magician’s dapper tux, the gaming community had already entered the dregs of the Super Nintendo days. The Nintendo 64 and its intense three-dimensional capabilities had been on the market for a …

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Itadaki Street 2: Neon Sign wa Bara Iro ni Review

Itadaki Street 2: Neon Sign wa Bara Iro ni Review

Author: Indy1988 Introduction Yuji Horii is arguably one of the most important pioneers in the video game industry known chiefly for the Dragon Quest series, originally known as Dragon Warrior in North America. In addition to redefining the RPG genre into what it is now with companies modeling their games …

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Ardy Lightfoot Review

Ardy Lightfoot Review Super Nintendo

Author: Indy1988 Let’s wind the clocks back to the 90s. That decade saw almost every company in the video game industry have their own anthropomorphic animal character at one time or another. Examples are Sonic for Sega, Yoshi for Nintendo, Sparkster for Konami, and Aero the Acrobat for Sunsoft. Out …

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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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Earthworm Jim Review

Earthworm Jim Review Super Nintendo

Author: John Legendoffzelda Shiny Entertainment’s Earthworm Jim is the sort of game where environmental hazards will mix so well with the backgrounds that they can take players almost entirely by surprise. And a level’s twisty, bizarre design can confuse them further. Other times a smirking crow or a rabid, frantic …

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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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SimCity Review

SimCity Review SNES Hub

Author: GhostSweeper Now, courtesy of an anonymous donor, please welcome our new video game, Sim-Sim. Never played SimCity? What about SimAnt, SimPark, SimHealth, SimEarth, SimLife … you get where I’m going here. For every FIFA game ever made, there seems to of been a Sim game of some description. Unlike …

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Kirby’s Dream Course Review

Kirby's Dream Course Review Super Nintendo

Author: John Legendoffzelda Early in the Game Grumps’ playthrough of Kirby Super Star, an elated JonTron observes, “This Kirby is, like, the Kirby that everybody knows”. He justifiably loves the game, certainly one of Kirby’s high points in his series, but there’s some hidden significance in this. It’s a telling …

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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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