Sunday, December 4, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 338 - Duck Hunt

 Today's video takes a look at one of the first games released in the US for the NES, Nintendo's Duck Hunt.






Saturday, December 3, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 337 - Mystery Quest

 Today's video takes a look at Mystery Quest, the American port of Hao-kun no Fushigi na Tabi, from Taxan.





Friday, December 2, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 336 - Time Diver Eon Man

 Today's video takes a look at the unreleased Time Diver Eon Man from Taito.






Thursday, December 1, 2022

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 334 - Tecmo Cup Soccer Game

 Today's video takes a look at Tecmo Cup Soccer Game, the US release of the first Captain Tsubasa game, from Tecmo.






Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 333 - Mad Max

 Today's video takes a look at Mad Max, based on the second film in the franchise, from Mindscape.






Monday, November 28, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 332 - Legacy of the Wizard

Today's video takes a look at the NES port of the fourth title in Falcom's Dragon Slayer series, Legacy of the Wizard.

 


 


 

Sunday, November 27, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 331 - Klash Ball

 Today's video takes a look at the NES port of The Bitmap Brothers' Speedball, which experienced a name change and was released as Klash Ball by Sofel.






Saturday, November 26, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 330 - Dig Dug

 Today's video takes at the Famicom port of Namco's Dig Dug.

 


 


 

Friday, November 25, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 329 - The Adventures of Rad Gravity

 Today's video takes a look at The Adventures of Rad Gravity from Interplay and Activision.

 




Thursday, November 24, 2022

Wednesday, November 23, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 327 - Crystal Mines

 Today's video takes a look at the first of three Boulderdash clones from Color Dreams / Wisdom Tree, Crystal Mines.






Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 326 - Toki

 Today's video takes a look at Taito's NES port of TAD's Toki.






Monday, November 21, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 325 - Robocop 2

 Today's video takes a look at the NES port of Robocop 2, based on the second film in the trilogy, from Ocean Software and Data East.






Sunday, November 20, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 324 - Othello

 Today's video takes a look at the NES port of Othello from Acclaim.






Saturday, November 19, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 323 - Mendel Palace

 Today's game take a look at Mendel Palace, the debut release from Game Freak.






Friday, November 18, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 322 - The Addams Family: Pugsley's Scavenger Hunt

 Today's video takes a look at the NES port of The Addams Family: Pugsley's Scavenger Hunt from Ocean Software.






Thursday, November 17, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 321 - Super Pitfall

 Today's video takes a look at Super Pitfall from Activision. In short, this game is awful in the most objective way.






Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Monday, November 14, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 318 - The Three Stooges

 Today's video takes a look at the NES port of Cinemaware's The Three Stooges from Activision.






Sunday, November 13, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 317 - Karateka

 Today's video takes a look at the Famicom port of Jordan Mechner's groundbreaking action title, Karateka.






Saturday, November 12, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 316 - Twin Cobra

 Today's video takes a look at the NES port of Toaplan's Twin Cobra, the sequel to Tiger Heli.






Friday, November 11, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 315 - Peek - A - Boo Poker

 Today's video takes a look at one of three adult themed titles from Panesian, the strip poker title Peek - A - Boo Poker.






Thursday, November 10, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 314 - Hydlide

 Today's video takes a look at the NES port of T&E Soft's early Action RPG Hydlide. It could have been so much more popular if it hadn't hit the US market AFTER The Legend Of Zelda.







Wednesday, November 9, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 313 - Snow Brothers

 Today's video takes a look at the Capcom - published NES port of Toaplan's arcade title Snow Bros.

 


 



Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 312 - The Untouchables

 Today's video takes a look at the NES version of Ocean Software's video game adaptation of The Untouchables, based on the 1987 crime drama of the same name.







Monday, November 7, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 311 - Yoshi's Cookie

 Today's video takes a look at Yoshi's second appearance on the NES in the puzzle title Yoshi's Cookie.

 


 



Sunday, November 6, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 310 - Sword Master

 Today's video takes a look at Sword Master from Athena and Activision. The "Dark Souls of the NES"






Saturday, November 5, 2022

Friday, November 4, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 308 - Battle Kid: Fortress Of Peril

 Today's video takes a look at the NES Homebrew legend Battle Kid: Fortress Of Peril from Sivak Games.






Thursday, November 3, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 307 - Lunar Pool

 Today's video takes a look at Lunar Pool from FCI / Pony Canyon and Compile.






Wednesday, November 2, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 306 - Bio Miracle Bokutte Upa

 Today's video takes a look at Bio Miracle Bokutte Upa from Konami. It was originally published for the Famicom Disk System in 1988.






Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Monday, October 31, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 304 - Sweet Home

 Today's video takes a look at Sweet Home, the Famicom - exclusive title from Capcom that served as inspiration for Resident Evil.

 


 


 

Sunday, October 30, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 303 - A Nightmare On Elm Street

 Today's video takes a look at A Nightmare On Elm Street, based on Wes Craven's legendary slasher film franchise, from LJN and Rare.






Saturday, October 29, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 302 - Dr. Chaos

 Today's video takes a look at Dr. Chaos, FCI's action adventure game that borrowed heavily from Konami's Goonies II but fell very short.






Friday, October 28, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 301 - Bram Stoker's Dracula

 Today's video takes a look at the NES port of Bram Stoker's Dracula, which is based on the 1992 film which is in turn based on the 1897 novel of the same name, from Sony Imagesoft.






Thursday, October 27, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 300 - Ghostbusters II & New Ghostbusters II

 Today's video takes a look at Ghostbusters II from Activision and the Japan and Pal Region exclusive New Ghostbusters II from HAL Laboratory. both games based on the 1989 film.







Wednesday, October 26, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 299 - Ghostbusters

 Today's video takes a look at the NES port of Ghostbusters, based on the classic 1984 film, from Activision.






Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 298 Robodemons

 Today's video takes a look at an absolute piece of garbage from Color Dreams called Robodemons.






Monday, October 24, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 297 - Shadowgate

 Today's video takes a look at the NES port of the third of Aicom Simulations' "Macventure" titles to be ported to the NES (actually the first to appear on the console) Shadowgate.






Sunday, October 23, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 296 - Ninja Kid

 Today's video takes a look at Ninja Kid, one of the first NES releases from Bandai.






Saturday, October 22, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 295 - Getsu Fuuma Den

 Today's video takes a look at Getsu Fuuma Den, the Famicom - exclusive action RPG title from Konami.







Friday, October 21, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 294 - Deathbots

 Today's video takes a look at Deathbots, the unlicensed Berzerk ripofff, from American Video Entertainment and Odyssey Software.






Thursday, October 20, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 293 - Ghoul School

 Today's video takes a look at Electro Brain's 1992 Survival Horror title Ghoul School.






Wednesday, October 19, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 292 - Jaws

 Today's video takes a look at Jaws, published by LJN, and developed by Atlus / Westone.






Tuesday, October 18, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 291 - King Kong 2: Ikari no Megaton Punch

 Today's video takes a look at Konami's Famicom - exclusive game based on 1986's King Kong Lives, King Kong 2: Ikari no Megaton Punch.