Sunday, July 3, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 184 - Klax

 Today's video takes a look at the NES port of Atari Games' Klax from Tengen.






Saturday, July 2, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 183 - Action 52

 Today's video celebrates reaching the midpoint of the year by taking a look at the infamous multicart, Action 52 from Active Enterprises.






Friday, July 1, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 182 - The Goonies

 Today's video takes a look at The Goonies, a Famicom-exclusive title from Konami.






Thursday, June 30, 2022

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 180 - R.B.I. Baseball

 Today's video takes a look at R.B.I. Baseball, the first title with an MLBPA license, from Tengen.






Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 179 - Gimmick!

 Today's video takes a look at Gimmick!, Sunsoft's marvel of a platformer that didn't make it to the US.






Monday, June 27, 2022

Sunday, June 26, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 177 - Parodius

 Today's video takes a look at Parodius from Konami (Japan) and Palcom (Europe).





Saturday, June 25, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 176 - After Burner

 Today's video takes a look at the NES port of Sega's After Burner from Tengen.






Friday, June 24, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 175 - Shockwave

 Today's video takes a look at Shockwave, the final game published by American Game Cartridges.





Thursday, June 23, 2022

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 173 - R.C. Pro Am II

 Today's video takes a look at R.C. Pro Am II from Tradewest and Rare.






Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Monday, June 20, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 171 - Castle Of Dragon

 Today's video takes a look at the NES port of Castle Of Dragon from Seta.


*This might be one of the ugliest pieces of box art I've ever seen*

 


 


Sunday, June 19, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 170 - Power Blade 2

 Today's video takes a look at Power Blade 2, the incredibly rare action sequel, from Taito.







Saturday, June 18, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 169 - The Blues Brothers

 Today's video takes a look at the NES port of The Blues Brothers from Titus.






Friday, June 17, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 168 - California Games

 Today's video takes a look at the NES port of Epyx Games' California Games, published by Milton Bradley.






Thursday, June 16, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 167 - Last Action Hero

 Today's video takes a look at the NES port of Last Action Hero from Sony Imagesoft.






Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 166 - Maniac Mansion

 Today's video takes a look at the NES port of Lucasfilm Games' groundbreaking adventure game, Maniac Mansion.

 


 



Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 165 - Captain Planet And The Planeteers

 Today's video takes a look at Captain Planet And The Planeteers, based on the 90s environmentalist cartoon series, from Mindscape.






Monday, June 13, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 164 - The Immortal

 Today's video takes a look at the NES port of Will Harvey's The Immortal from Electronic Arts.






Sunday, June 12, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 163 - Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers 2

 Today's video takes a look at Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers 2, one of the last twelve titles released for the NES, from Capcom.






Saturday, June 11, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 162 - Knight Rider

 Today's video takes a look at the NES port of Knight Rider, based on the legendary 80s TV series, from Acclaim.






Friday, June 10, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 161 - All-Pro Basketball

 Today's video takes a look at All-Pro Basketball, developed by Aicom and published by Vic Tokai.






Year of the Animal: Day 160 - Clu Clu Land

 Today's video takes a look at Clu Clu Land, one of the NES launch titles, from Nintendo.






Thursday, June 9, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 159 - Rockin' Kats

 Today's video takes a look at Rockin' Kats, the first title developed by Atlus that wasn't based on a movie or TV license.






Tuesday, June 7, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 158 - Bio Force Ape

 Today's video takes a look at Bio Force Ape, the unreleased 1992 beat em up / platformer hybrid from Seta. The story behind how we got this game into the hands of the public is as improbable as the actual gameplay.






Monday, June 6, 2022

Sunday, June 5, 2022

Saturday, June 4, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 155 - Kid Kool

 Today's video takes a look at Kid Kool from Vic Tokai.






Year of the Animal: Day 154 - Alpha Mission

 Today's video takes a look at the NES port of SNK's Alpha Mission.






Thursday, June 2, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 153 - Paperboy

 Today's video takes a look at the NES port of Atari's Paperboy from Mindscape.







Wednesday, June 1, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 152 - Laser Invasion

 Today's video takes a look at Laser Invasion, Konami's Laser Scope compatible first person action release.






Year of the Animal: Day 151 - 720°

 Today's video takes a look at the NES port of Atari's seminal arcade skateboarding title, 720°.

 


 


 

Monday, May 30, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 150 - Secret Ties

 Today's video takes a look at Secret Ties, the unreleased action game based on Takao Saito's Master Theif Sugar, from Vic Tokai.






Sunday, May 29, 2022

Saturday, May 28, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 148 - The Bugs Bunny Birthday Blowout

 Today, we take a look at The Bugs Bunny Birthday Blowout, which was created to celebrate Bugs Bunny's 50th birthday, from Kemco.






Friday, May 27, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 147 - Donkey Kong Jr Math

 Today's video is takes a look at the only educational "Black Box" title, Donkey Kong Jr Math.






Thursday, May 26, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 146 - The Incredible Crash Dummies

 Today's video takes a look at the NES port of The Incredible Crash Dummies from Sculptured Software and LJN.






Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 145 - Abadox

 Today's video takes a look at Abadox from Natsume and Milton Bradley.



* A pair of Abadox cheats *

All Power-ups

At the "Push Start" screen, press Up, Down, Right, Right, Up, Left, Right, Down, Left, Up, Start.
Simply pause and unpause the game at any time to gain all power-ups.
 

Invincibility

At the title screen press: A, A, Up, B, B, Down, A, B, Start. When you start the game press pause to become invincible.
 
 
 

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 144 - Kick Master

 Today's video takes a look at Kick Master from KID and Taito.






Monday, May 23, 2022

Sunday, May 22, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 142 - Circus Caper

 Today's video takes a look at Circus Caper from Toho Co Ltd.






Saturday, May 21, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 141 - Vindicators

 Today's video takes a look at the NES port of Atari's Vindicators.






Friday, May 20, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 140 - Dragon Spirit: The New Legend

 Today's video takes a look at Dragon Spirit: The New Legend, a remixed port of Namco's classic vertical scrolling shmup.






Thursday, May 19, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 139 - The Punisher

 Today's video takes a look at the Beam Software developed and LJN published rail shooter The Punisher.

 


 




Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 138 - Goal!

 Today, we take a look at Goal! from Jaleco and TOSE.






Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Monday, May 16, 2022

Year of the Animal: Day 136 - Chubby Cherub

 Today's video takes a look at Chubby Cherub, one of the first third party titles released on the NES in the US, from Bandai.






Sunday, May 15, 2022

Year of the animal: Day 135 - Best Of The Best Championship Karate

 Today's video takes a look at the NES port of Best Of The Best Championship Karate from Electro Brain.