Game Reviews: Techmo Bowl (NES)

It didn’t get more real that this in 1989 in which Techmo Bowl, the first NFLPA licensed game, was released. This was around the same time I began rooting for my team, the Washington Redskins. Except in this game, I separated loyalty from awesomeness and seldom played with them. Out of the 12 teams, there wasContinue reading “Game Reviews: Techmo Bowl (NES)”

Game Reviews: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (NES)

This was the second game I ever beat on the Nintendo. Well, when I say “I” that means it was really a group effort. You see, this was a game that took a little time to beat. One couldn’t merely load a checkpoint and continue from a previous day. Nope, back in those days weContinue reading “Game Reviews: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (NES)”

Game Reviews: ActRaiser (SNES)

I got this game as a christmas gift. When I opened it, I said, “Cool, another Super Nintendo game to try out.” I thanked my Uncle and went on to play Super Mario World for the next week. To me, that is why I wanted the system in the first place. You see, Mario hadContinue reading “Game Reviews: ActRaiser (SNES)”

Game Reviews: Sim City (SNES)

I remember my first time witnessing the madness that is Sim City. I was spending the night at a friends house and the teenage babysitter basically ignored us as she stared at the screen and built a city. I walked up and smoothly asked a question on what I was witnessing. Me: What’s the game?Continue reading “Game Reviews: Sim City (SNES)”

Game Reviews: Contra (NES)

For those of you born after 1990, you do not know the awesome that is known as Contra. This was the game where you could enter the secret thirty-man code (up up, down down, left right left right, B, A, start!) and boom, you and your buddy would run the through the game blasting theContinue reading “Game Reviews: Contra (NES)”