Cool Spot Review

Cool Spot Review Super Nintendo SNES

Author: John Legendoffzelda The big grudge held against advergames has been about compromising the integrity of a video game by introducing a specific consumer product to its concept, although having a game serve as a commercial isn’t bad in of itself. What’s key about this negative reaction is that the …

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The Death and Return of Superman Review

Death and Return of Superman Review Super Nintendo

Author: SNESFTW Let me start by saying I am a huge Superman fan and that is why I wanted to get this game. The Death and Return of Superman on the Super Nintendo is a game that was developed by Blizzard Entertainment and Sunsoft. The game is based on the …

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Beavis and Butt-Head Review

Beavis and Butthead Review Super Nintendo

Author: John Legendoffzelda The box art to Beavis and Butt-Head, in lieu of an ESRB rating, has a small rectangle warning that the game is “Appropriate for Ages 13 and Older”. The message is more of a statement about the title characters’ knee-jerk reputation than it is an indicator of …

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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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Road Runner’s Death Valley Rally Review

Road Runner's Death Valley Rally Review Super Nintendo

Author: John Legendoffzelda (Revieweris Nonprofessionalum) What Capcom had done for Disney, Sunsoft attempted to do for Looney Tunes: craft a series of fine games that would help those characters make an indelible impression on the video game world (at least in the early 1990s). Working with developer ICOM, they gave …

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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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