Video Game Review

Review – Shadow Blasters

I don’t remember who recommended Shadow Blasters to me, but when you’ve got someone’s enthusiasm in your ear, it’s hard to pass up a cheap Genesis game. With horrible cover art that looks like a […]

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Review – Earthworm Jim 2

Yeah, just try and convince me that Earthworm Jim 2 isn’t a work of art. How else do you describe a game that abruptly casts you as a blind salamander clutching a plasma gun and drops […]

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Review – Jurassic Park (SNES)

Jurassic Park is one of those really weird licensing situations. On one hand, the movie really isn’t for children, while on the other hand, marketers were extremely quick to rush out all sorts of toys […]

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Review – Monster Party

It doesn’t feel like I’ve been collecting retro games for that long, but I guess it has been a little over 10 years. Those were the days. It seemed like there was an unending supply […]

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Review – Earthworm Jim

When I was younger, I was a massive fan of Earthworm Jim. I remember renting it for the first time, seeing the promo for the cartoon, and even managing to beat it, despite my inexperience […]

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Review – Pilotwings

When the Super Nintendo finally landed on Western shores in 1991, it brought with it three games. Super Mario World and F-Zero have gone on to be legends in their own rights, but the third […]

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Review – Celeste

It dawned on me recently that a lot of the games I played this year didn’t actually come out in 2018. I mean, you can look back through the blog and get a good account […]

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Review – The Messenger

The pixel art style was once rather contentious. Anecdotally, many of the complaints I heard were that it was simply a ploy to try and sucker people who are easily swayed my nostalgia. That may […]