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1942 (NES)
1942 was one of Capcom's first big hits. While not as popular as some of Capcom's series that would debut later in the 1980s (like Street Fighter and Mega Man), 1942 became one of Capcom's hallmark games. The graphics looked very good compared to...

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1943 The Battle Of Midway (NES)
1943 is a lot like 1942 but it has a few more features that make it a little cooler. It is still a lot of fun and very addictive. The graphics are very colorful and well rendered. The controls are easy to use and responsive enough to make the game...

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3-D World Runner (NES)
3-D Worldrunner is one of the few platformers that scrolled forward instead of left to right. It definitely made for some interesting gameplay. This game came with a pair of 3-D glasses, and during the game you could hit select to enable 3-D mode....

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7th Saga (SNES)
Story: Five thousand years ago in Ticondera, Saro defeated Gorsia because he had the power of the seven runes. Since then the runes have been separated and scattered around the world. Now Lemele, son of Saro, has become the ruler of the world after...

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Abadox (NES)
Parasitis, a planet-swallowing monster, has swallowed a hospital ship with the princess of Abadox aboard. You are Lieutenant Nazal. Your job is to fly inside Parasitis, rescue Princess Maria, and destroy parasitis from the inside. Abadox is a...

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AD&D Eye of the Beholder (SNES)
Go and destroy the beholder that is holding the town "hostage". Eye of the Beholder has a never-ending quality about it. Just when you think you have beaten a level, you can find secret areas. The game play is outstanding, almost perfectly...

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AD&D Heroes of the Lance (NES)
Based on the later parts of the Dragon Lance book Dragons of Autumn Twilight, the heroes are descending into a ruined city in search of the disks of Mishakal. Rumour has it that they are in a dragon's possession named Khisanth. This game is...

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AD&D Pool Of Radiance (NES)
This is one of the first games to incorporate the "golden box" game engine. This RPG is a good example of an excellent port from one medium to another. There were a PC and a C64 version, and the NES version featured original music, its own...

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Addams Family (Genesis)
The story of the Addams Family game was unoriginal, with the family being kidnapped. This seems to be the story for so many games, your loved one/ones have been kidnapped and you have to save them. This game had some very good looking backgrounds...

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Adventure (Atari 2600)
Adventure was one of the best selling games Atari ever had on the 2600. While the sound and graphics were very simple, the great gameplay made this game a super hit. There were three different difficulty settings, and one of them randomized the...

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Adventure Island (NES)
Adventure Island is one of the first games that comes to mind when I think back to video games of my childhood. The graphics were not that great, but the color palette was well chosen. The sprites looked cartoony, but the backgrounds were nice. The...

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Adventures of Batman and Robin (Genesis)
Mr. Freeze is going to turn Gotham into an Ice Age! Gotham's heroes, Batman and Robin, must go and stop Freeze before he makes the city a giant iceberg! Adventures of Batman and Robin had great graphics and responsive, easy-to-use controls. The...

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Adventures of Bayou Billy (NES)
You play the role of Bayou Billy (duh!) and your archenemy Gordo has kidnapped your girlfriend, Annabelle. You now must save her. But there are tough obstacles to overcome, making your quest a bit harder...OK, a LOT harder! Do you have what it...

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Adventures of Tom Sawyer (NES)
In this game, you are Tom Sawyer. You are day dreaming in class, and since you are quite the little scamp, you day dream of wild and crazy things. Like being on board a pirate ship all the way to Crazy Injun Joe's Cave. The graphics look a...

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After Burner (NES)
This huge arcade hit After Burner makes a cameo on the Nintendo Entertainment System. It's a pretty good flight simulator that makes its Sega Master System counterpart look a bit dull. The Master System's was choppy and the sound was less than...

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Air Sea Battle (Atari 2600)
This is a game that is simple and a lot of fun. All you need is one button and it's all about timing. The graphics look pretty good considering all the other 2600 games. It has bright colors and you can actually make out the airplanes, helicopters,...

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Al Unser Jr. Turbo Racing (NES)
Al Unser Jr. Turbo Racing is a typical driving game. You get to race an Indy car. The thing that stood out in this game was the responsibility of shifting gears. Most racing games do it automatically. While it was pretty much some of the same old...

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Aladdin (Genesis)
Stop Jafar from taking the Sultan's kingdom. It is your mission to outsmart Jafar and ruin his nefarious plans. Also, you must rescue Jasmine, a beautiful princess, and win her love in the process. Aladdin is one of the biggest Disney movies of...

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Alien 3 (SNES)
Alien 3 was definitely a fun game. It had an already mega-popular story because of the huge success of the Alien movies. The graphics were awesome, with great attention to shading. The game wasn't always just shoot the enemies, sometimes you had to...

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Alien 3 (Gamegear)
The Xenomorphs are fast, spit acid and are right behind YOU! Can't see very far ahead in these air ducts. Hard to breathe. Face-huggers can be anywhere. Must find the Mother alien. The closer you get the more Aliens you find... better not have them...

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Alien Syndrome (NES)
Alien Syndrome was ported from the arcade to the NES pretty well. Most aspects of the game were retained from their arcade counterparts. While the game was a little slow, it was still a lot of fun. The music was repetitive because it was the same...

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Alpha Mission (NES)
This top down shooter plays a lot like Star Force, or 1942. It's a lot of ship to ship combat with power-ups placed throughout the levels. The graphics look decent, and the music is OK, but neither are great. The sprites are drawn well, but the...

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Amagon (NES)
Amagon is another generic, hackneyed, regurgitated platformer. The graphics, while well-drawn, were poor in the choice of color palette. The sound wasn't good. The music was too high-pitched and beepy, and the sound effects were very annoying. The...

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Armor Ambush (Atari 2600)
Armor Ambus is a lot of fun. It's a lot like Combat, but you have two different tanks, and there are several types of ground that offer barriers and obstacles for the tanks to deal with. This keeps gameplay interesting. The graphics aren't great but...

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Asteroids (Atari 2600)
Asteroids is one of the biggest classic arcade games of all time. The decent graphics and sound coupled with awesome gameplay made for a huge hit among gamers everywhere. Asteroids has been ported to more systems than almost any other game. This...

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Asteroids (GBC)
Asteroids is one of the biggest arcade games of all time. Asteroids was ported to more systems than almost any other game. This port was great! They added some new ships to fly with new powers, and they made the color and graphics look great! The...

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Asteroids (Gameboy)
Asteroids is one of the many ultra mega classics in Console Classix's arsenal. This port to Gameboy is a lot of fun. The graphics are well drawn and the animation nice and smooth. The sound is reminiscent of the arcade version. The gameplay is the...

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Astyanax (NES)
Astyanax is a side-scroller with some pretty good graphics. I like the choice of color, and the sprites are well defined. The controls leave a little something to be desired, they don't respond well. The sound was pretty decent. It did have some...

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Back to the Future 2 & 3 (NES)
Back to the Future was a big hit in the theaters when it came out. Because of that, they made a few video games based on it. This is a typical example of a video game that was based on a movie. Almost every hit movie in the 80's was turned into a...

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Back to the Future Part 2 (Master System)
It's time to go back... Great Scott! Returning from the year 2015, Doc Emmet Brown has some bad news for Marty McFly... His future's in danger unless he can put things right. Guide Marty through five levels in this exciting interpretation of the...

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Bad Dudes (NES)
As the story goes, the President was kidnapped by ninjas. Now, if that wasn't stupid enough for you, here: they want a couple of semi-buff dudes to rescue him. What do we pay the secret service for? Anyway, all joking aside, this game pretty much...

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Balloon Fight (NES)
I loved this game as a child. I guess I still do. I always preferred the battle mode of the game. My brother and I would play Balloon Fight at least once a day. The arcade mode is pretty fun too. The only thing I didn't really like about it was the...

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Bandai Golf (NES)
Pebble Beach is a golf course right on California's pristine Pacific Coast. The land is a nice piece of real estate. Your goal is to play the best round of golf you...

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Bards Tale (NES)
The Bard's Tale is a very good round based rpg. It's a very long game and it has a lot of detail. The graphics aren't great, but they are good. The sounds are also pleasant without too many beeps or white noise. The controls were easy to learn...

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Barnstorming (Atari 2600)
Barnstorming is another one of Activision's triumphs. The idea for the game was inspired by the barnstorming movement in the 20's. There was a surplus of biplanes because the Air Force was using them to train their pilots. After the war, there was...

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Bases Loaded (NES)
Bases Loaded is filled to the brim with eight bit fun. The graphics were good for the time. It was the first game to be in the perspective of the pitcher. Prior to this, baseball games were usually from the batter's perspective, or an overhead view...

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Bases Loaded 3 (NES)
This installment of the vast Bases Loaded series is a pretty good one. It plays just like the first two. The gameplay is the same as it was, but the gameplay was great, so that's a good thing. They kept the controls the same so there wasn't a big...

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Bases Loaded 4 (NES)
Bases Loaded 4 is yet another addition to the series. More of the same stuff, with a little bit better graphics. Jaleco made a good game that's a lot of fun and then rode it for all it was worth. This same recipe is a little bland after four games....

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Batman (NES)
Batman is based loosely on the Michael Keaton/Jack Nicholson movie. Batman is out to stop the Joker from terrorizing Gotham City. There are some cinema scenes between levels, that show the Batmobile driving around or confrontations with the Joker....

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Batman Returns (NES)
Batman Returns is a platformer with plenty to offer. It has well-drawn backgrounds, and the animation of the sprites is quite accurate. The music was catchy and the sound effects helped the action along. Gameplay was easy to pick up and learn, and...

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Battle Blaze (SNES)
This fighter was a pretty bad game. The only thing that was good were the graphics and music. The graphics were drawn well and used bright colors. The music sounded good and wasn't repetitive, but the sound effects weren't good at all. The story...

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Battle Chess (NES)
This was a pretty good chess game. Really it was a great idea that just couldn't be handled very well by eight-bit Nintendo. The idea was to make a chess game that animates a fight scene when one player takes the other player's piece. Well, the...

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Battletoads (Gameboy)
Battletoads is a pretty fun arcade style beat-em-up game. The music was always very cool. The coolest thing about the graphics in Battletoads game, and its number one claim to fame, is the addition of huge body parts at the end of certain combos....

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Battletoads (Genesis)
Battletoads was one of my favorite games as a kid. It's a classic side scroller beat'em-up game with a couple of cool graphic twists. For instance, usually at the end of a combo, your fist or foot will get really big and deliver a devastating blow....

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Berzerk (Atari 2600)
Berzerk used to make me go berzerk as a kid. Needless to say this was one of my favorite games. In Berzerk the idea is to get through the maze without being killed. All in all, I think that this was a great game. There was a big jump that had to be...

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Bionic Commando (NES)
Bionic Commando is a pretty fun game. The graphics are well drawn, and the color palette was well chosen. The music was pretty good, but I found the sounds annoying. There were too many high pitched noises and white noise. The controls were...

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Black Belt (Master System)
Black Belt on Sega Master System is a martial arts arcade game featuring non-stop action. A home console clone of the popular side-scrolling Data East arcade game Kung Fu Master, Black Belt follows along a similar format. While scrolling through...

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Boggle Plus (Gameboy)
Boggle is a game that will keep your brain on its toes. I have enjoyed playing Boggle since I was young. This Gameboy version is a lot of fun. The graphics are OK, but that really doesn't matter in this game. The music and sound are pretty annoying...

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Boxxle (Gameboy)
Boxxle is a fun and simple game. It's easy to learn, but hard to master. The graphics in this puzzle game are pretty good, but they don't need to be. The sounds are done well, but I find background music annoying. The gameplay is where this game...

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Boxxle 2 (Gameboy)
Boxxle 2 is a fun and easy to learn puzzle game. It's almost identical to Boxxle, the only difference is the fact that it has new puzzles to figure out. The same graphics and game engine with different variables. Which is good and bad. It's good for...

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Breakout (Atari 2600)
Breakout debuted as an arcade game in 1972 and showed great success. This port to the Atari 2600 was done pretty well. The graphics are simple to draw, and the colors look nice. The controls are very simple and responsive. The sounds are a little...

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Breakthru (NES)
BreakThru is set on an island that has been taken over by the enemy. Your job is to blast your way through the six different areas of the island and give the island back to its rightful owners. Data East has been known to come up with games that...

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Breath of Fire (SNES)
Breath of fire was another great RPG by Squaresoft. Squaresoft had some of the best RPG's in classic gaming history. The graphics were bright, colorful and well drawn. The sounds effects were good and the music was catchy. After playing this game...

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Bubble Bobble (Gamegear)
Bubble Bobble started as an arcade game and was ported to many systems. This was a good port. The first time I played it was on NES, and this port has graphics and sounds that are just as good or better. The controls are real easy because there are...

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Bubble Bobble 2: Rainbow Islands (NES)
Bubble Bobble 2 is a pretty fun game. The gameplay is almost as entertaining as the first installment. The graphics are pretty good. There is a lot of use of bright colors and you can tell the animation and drawing were done by the same programmers...

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Bubsy (Genesis)
Bubsy is a cartoonish fellow for one amazingly popular game. He is by far one of the first ever well-remembered animal characters in a side scroller and probably gave Sonic a boost, and Sly and Crash a head start! This platformer has very colorful...

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Burger Time (NES)
This arcade game ported to the NES is a lot of fun to play. The controls are easy to learn and so is the gameplay. The graphics are colorful and only lack a little of the arcade's luster. The sounds are very much the same as it's arcade counterpart....

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California Games (NES)
California Games is a lot of fun to play. I especially like the hackey sack game. The BMX competition is pretty fun too. The graphics are pretty good for the NES. The back grounds looked good, and the animation was nice and fluid. The controls were...

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Castlevania (NES)
Castlevania is a cornerstone game for Konami and Nintendo. The story and gameplay of this game were uncomparable to most games of the time. Who wouldn't want to save the world from evil by defeating the infamous Dracula? Although this game was very...

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Castlevania 2: Belmont's Revenge (Gameboy)
Castlevania is one of the most popular games to date. The series is still alive and well on today's platforms. Castlevania II on the NES was one of the best RPG's on a video game console. I have never played a Castlevania game that I didn't enjoy....

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Castlevania 3 (NES)
Castlevania 3 was probably my favorite Castlevania game growing up. It returned to the gameplay in the first one. It was more like an adventure game than the RPG-like gameplay of the second one. The biggest difference was the ability to change into...

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Castlevania 4: Super Castlevania (SNES)
Castlevania has always been one of Konami's biggest series. Castlevania 4 was an excellent addition, one of the best, in my humble opinion. The graphics were well rendered and brightly colored. The sounds were upgraded with just enough of the...

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Castlevania Dracula X (SNES)
Castlevania Dracula X was a great addition to the Castlevania series. The graphics were a great deal better than that of Castlevania 4. Most of the bosses are new and harder to beat. You get to go up against a werewolf, a huge knight with an...

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Centipede (Atari 2600)
Centipede is credited as the first game to be developed by a woman. It was also one of the first arcade games to have a rather large female fan base. This port to the 2600 is good. The graphics don't look that close to the original, but that's...

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Championship Bowling (NES)
Championship Bowling is one of the only bowling games on the NES. It's a lot of fun and the graphics aren't too bad either. It lets you decide where to bowl from and how much curve you put on the ball. The controls are pretty easy to figure out. The...

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Chess Master (Gamegear)
Chessmaster is a lot of fun for fans of chess. It's also good for people that don't know how to play chess, because it has a tutorial mode. It's a little confusing at first, because when you push Start it just starts a chess game with no questions...

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Choplifter (Colecovision)
Choplifter is a pretty fun arcade style game. The graphics are very good looking, like almost all of the games on the Colecovision. The controls were a little tuff, though. You have to push a button to turn the chopper around, and how high you are...

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Chrono Trigger (SNES)
Chrono Trigger is one of the best early role playing games made. Thats why it shipped more than 2.36 million copies in Japan and 290,000 abroad. The graphics were very colorful and detailed. The controls were easy to use, and had a high...

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Clay Fighter (SNES)
Clay Fighter came out when fighters were at their peak, using cool 3D graphics in a fighting game. The result was a weird looking fighter that's lacking in game-play but overflowing with novelty. I will give Clay Fighter credit for coming up with...

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Clue (Genesis)
Clue is a classic board game that they turned into a classic video game. This game is a lot of fun to play if you like Clue. It brings back childhood memories when I try to figure out who killed Mr. Body. Was it Prof. Plum, Col. Mustard, Miss...

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Contra (NES)
Contra, the start of a very long and great series. Contra is the kinda game you can sink your teeth into. Guns, explosions, aliens, and most importantly, lots of killing. That's what a true game should consist of, and that's what Contra is all...

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Crystalis (NES)
In Crystalis the world was almost totally destroyed. The destruction caused many people of the world to be mutated. The few people that made it started to rebuild their cities and homes. You wake up from a cryogenic sleep to find the world you...

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Cutthroat Island (SNES)
Cuttthroat Island is a pretty fun game. It is somewhat based on the movie of the same name. Your quest is to help your friend escape from prison and find the buried...

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D&D: Warriors of the Eternal Sun (Genesis)
D&D Warriors of the Eternal Sun is an excellent game. Unlike most of the D&D games on the early platforms, this game was a lot of fun to play and fairly easy to control. Round based combat with the option to move your character as well as decide...

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Defender (Atari 2600)
Defender is a very entertaining game. The graphics were not very good just like most Atari 2600 games. The game-play, on the other hand, was great. The side-scrolling fun never ends, especially since you can scroll either way. There are also warps...

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Defender 2 (NES)
Defender is one of the biggest classics of all time. You get to defend the whole planet from the attack of aliens. Who could ask for more? This port onto the Nintendo was great. The graphics and controls were upgraded, but not too much so it still...

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Deja Vu (NES)
Deja Vu plays almost just like Shadowgate. It was made by the same people and even used the same engine. Deja Vu is set in a more modern time though. It was pretty cool for a point and click game. It was pretty hard though. They made it where you...

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Demon Attack (Atari 2600)
Demon Attack is one of Imagic's biggest hits. It's a lot of fun to play. The gameplay is simple, you just use your ship's cannon to destroy the demons attacking you. The graphics looked good despite the limitations of the Atari 2600. The colors were...

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Donkey Kong (Atari 2600)
Donkey Kong is one of the cornerstones of arcade history. This game spawned game after game featuring the characters, Donkey Kong, Peach, and, of course, Mario. The port from arcade to Atari on this title wasn't too bad. This game was pretty much...

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Donkey Kong (NES)
Donkey Kong has stolen Mario's girlfriend Pauline, and now Mario must rescue her from the monstrous primate, but it won't be that simple! With Donkey Kong and his antics, it will make it all the more challenging! Donkey Kong on the NES was a...

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Donkey Kong (Gameboy)
Aside from the story, this Donkey Kong is almost totally different from the rest of them. The first four stages are very Donkey Kong, but the mere fact that there are more stages than that, is not very Donkey Kong at all. This game has 100 stages,...

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Donkey Kong 3 (NES)
Donkey Kong's loose in the greenhouse and only Stanley the bugman can stop him. Armed with a can of bug repellant, Stanley must work furiously to keep Donkey Kong and all of the Buzz Bees and Bee Spies away from his flowers. Get the super spray and...

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Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble! (SNES)
This game is one of the most fun in the Donkey Kong Country series. I really like the ability to throw Dixie Kong so high. The only thing I didn't like about Kiddy Kong is that he couldn't do the hand slap like Donkey Kong used to. For the most part...

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Donkey Kong Jr. (Atari 2600)
Who's in trouble now? In Donkey Kong Jr. you're playing the other side. Shortly after Donkey Kong's first run-in with Mario, he was imprisoned by the very man that he was fighting. Now it is up to Donkey Kong Jr. to set his father free from this...

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Double Dragon 2 (NES)
Double Dragon 2 was better than its predecessor in a lot of ways. First, the storyline has escalated a great deal. The "bad guy" from the first one is now one of the heroes. In the first one, your brother had kidnapped Marian, and this time he's...

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Double Dragon 3 (NES)
Double Dragon 3 was a bit of a let-down. The graphics, story, and controls were better in the second one. Games should get better as the series goes on, but it doesn't in this case. They got rid of the "attack in either direction" way of fighting....

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Double Dragon 3: The Arcade Game (Genesis)
Only one man knows the real story behind Marion's disappearance... and he's dead! Now the Double Dragons must rely on a mysterious fortune teller to locate Marion and her ransom--the Sacred Stones of Power!With 1 & 2 player simultaneous action,...

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Double Dragon 4: Super Double Dragon (SNES)
Double Dragon 4: Super Double Dragon is a very entertaining game. I like the improvements over its predecessors. The best improvement, in my opinion, is the ability to catch a punch and throw the opponent by the arm. Another great improvement was...

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Double Dragon 5: The Shadow Falls (SNES)
With the defection of Jimmy Lee, the Shadow Master must recruit a new Second in Command... Jimmy: Good to be back on the Light Side, Bro! Let's Clean-Up this town!
--from the Sega Genesis Double Dragon 5: The Shadow Falls instruction...

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Double Dragon 5: The Shadow Falls (Genesis)
Double Dragon 5 is very different from its predecessors. This is the first Double Dragon that wasn't a side scroller. This game was actually a fighter. It's a lot like Street Fighter, or Mortal Kombat. There are three modes of gameplay, tournament,...

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Dr. Mario (NES)
Dr. Mario was one of the first games to come out that was in direct competition with Tetris. Dr. Mario offered cool music, graphics, and a different take on how the pieces were to be placed. Instead of putting the pieces together as to leave as...

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Dragon Spirit (NES)
I just heard of Dragon Spirit when I came across it in the "need to review" list. So, I loaded it and played it for a while. If I didn't have to do a review on it, I'd still be playing it. It was a very fun game. This game was unique in a couple of...

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Dragon Warrior 2 (NES)
Dragon Warrior 2 is an excellent example of an early RPG. One of the classics that started it all. As we all know, the makers of this game, Enix, went on to team up with Squaresoft, and has since then, started one of the largest gaming sagas ever,...

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Duck Hunt (NES)
Duck Hunt is one of the first home games that you could play with a light gun. While the gameplay became repetitive after only a couple of times playing, it still made for a big hit. The graphics were nice, with bright colors and well drawn sprites....

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Earth Defense Force (SNES)
Earth Defense Force is a pretty fun game. It's a side scrolling shooter, a lot like Gradius or Life Force. The graphics look great and the sounds are pretty good too. The BG music is a little annoying sometimes, but the sound effects were good....

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EarthBound (SNES)
Can four average kids save the world from certain destruction at the hands of an evil, alien invader? They might be inexperienced, but don't count them out! The four spunky kids have the fate of mankind in their hands and the weight of the world...

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Earthworm Jim (Gameboy)
Earthworm Jim on the Gameboy was the same game that was on the SNES. The graphics weren't as good, of course, but impressive none the less. There were a lot of things that were the same as the SNES version though. The levels were the same along with...

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Elevator Action (NES)
You play as a spy by the name of Agent 17. You have to steal government documents from a heavily-guarded building. You have to get their fast, though! All of the guards are on the verge of finding you and taking you out once and for...

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Excite Bike (NES)
Race your way to stardom, or build your own track and challenge your friends to beat your best time! Excite Bike was my favorite game for a better part of my childhood. Excite Bike was also a very monumental game because it was the first game to...

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Fatal Labyrinth (Genesis)
You are a young man named Trykaar. His dilemma is that he's been sent into the castle Dragonia to find a very rare artifact that can save the whole world. This artifact is the Holy Goblet (Holy Grail anyone?). You must put yourself to the test in...

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Final Fantasy Legend (Gameboy)
Eons ago, the Tower spewed forth beasts and monsters of many kinds. Adventurers set forth to end the invasions and find the legendary Paradise on the other side. It has been said that the tower in the center of the world is connected to paradise....

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Final Fantasy Legend 2 (Gameboy)
This addition to the Final Fantasy saga was a lot like its predecessor. Classic Final Fantasy game-play with a twist on character promotion. After killing a monster, he may leave some meat behind. If you eat it, you may change into something else....

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Final Fantasy Legend 3 (Gameboy)
The Pureland Saga Millenia ago a fearsome battle raged between beings who sought to become the ruler of a place known as Pureland. Unfortunately for the rest of the universe, the Purelanders were immortal. But rather than causing them to give up...

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Final Fantasy Mystic Quest (SNES)
I really liked this installment in the Final Fantasy series. Mystic Quest incorporated some very cool improvements. The gameplay has been improved, letting you choose your battles, and giving more options for exploring the territory. Another...

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Freeway (Atari 2600)
Try to get as many chickens across the road as you can. Activision's Atari games were some of the best made. This one is no different. The graphics are pretty good for the 2600, and the sounds are repetitive but pleasant. The controls are super easy...

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Friday the 13th (NES)
While at camp, six counselors have heard the legend of Camp Blood and the boy named Jason Voorhees. They actually believe the legend, a smart move on their part. Then Jason comes back to kill everyone, and even resurrected his dead mom and victims....

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Frogger (SNES)
This game was a great port of the mega classic arcade game, Frogger. The improved graphics and nostalgic game-play made this game one of the best remakes I've ever played. The sounds were wonderful and very low on the annoying factor. Frogger was...

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Frogger (Atari 2600)
This is one of the most requested games that the Atari has to offer. It is also one of the biggest cult games to date. There a ton of fan sites dedicated to the preservation of Frogger. If you've never played Frogger, give this mega classic a try!...

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Frogger (GBC)
Frogger is one of the most successful classic video games of all time. It started as an arcade game in 1981. Since then it has been ported to many different platforms, and can be found at many different websites on the Internet. This game is very...

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Galaga (NES)
Shoot and destroy alien spaceships that are attacking you in this arcade classic!

Galaga is the super smash hit sequel to Galaxian. Galaga made it to the big time as soon as it hit the arcades. People instantly fell in love. Galaga was...

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Galaxian (Atari 2600)
Galaxian is a very fun game. It reminds me of Space Invaders without the shields and the invaders moving down so fast. A lot of people don't realize that this was the predecessor to Galaga. Galaxian didn't get as big as Galaga, but it still did...

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Gauntlet 2 (NES)
Okay, so there's not much of a story here. An evil wizard has built this huge dungeon for some reason, and these four heroes have to get through it... to save the world, I guess? Anyway, it's Gauntlet. The graphics are a hair better in this edition....

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Ghosts 'n Goblins (NES)
Save your girlfriend from the demon (Asutaroto) that kidnapped her in the middle of your picnic. Not much of a story, true, but that's not the point. The point is, this is a really fun game. Ghosts 'n Goblins was a pretty good conversion from the...

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Ghouls 'n Ghosts (Genesis)
Ghouls 'n Ghosts is a sequel to Ghosts 'n Goblins, which is one of the most difficult games ever made. This installment is no different, harder than ever. There are some neat features added. The gameplay is just like its predecessor. You must save...

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Guardian Legend (NES)
Once upon a time there was a space station called Naju. Naju was invaded by a hostile alien race a sent reeling towards earth. During the trip to earth the hostiles have multiplied and converted the Najus to their evil ways. Now, the space station...

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Hoops (NES)
Play basketball in 1 on 1 or 2 on 2 games, or test your 3 point shooting skills in around the...

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Ice Climber (NES)
Two ice climbers, Nana and Popo have heard of magical vegetables on the mountain tops. So they went off in search of them, while fighting off Yetis, birds, and...

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Ikari Warriors (NES)
There was almost no story to this game. This is what the manual said: Paul and Vince are warriors with secret orders to invade an enemy nation. Working together as a team, they must fight for survival against a relentless onslaught of...

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Ikari Warriors 3 (NES)
Save the president's daughter from the evil organization that has kidnapped her. Not much of a plot, but there it is. These games weren't about that, just an excuse to kill everything in sight. Ikari Warriors 3 was not that bad of a game, unlike...

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Jaws (NES)
Based on the 1975 flick directed by Steven Spielberg, it's all about the Great White Terror of the Deep. You play a scuba diver who tries to stop the deadly shark once and for...

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Jeopardy! Deluxe Edition (SNES)
Jeopardy is one of America's most popular and longest running game shows. It was spawned as an answer to the Quiz Show Scandals of the 50's. It came to light that the quiz shows of the 50's were rigged, and this installment was to be the first fair...

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Joust (NES)
How on earth did you fall into this bizarre world? Look around you -- the sky is filled with knights astride enormous armored buzzards. These characters look mean, and the buzzards they ride don't look very friendly...

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Kid Icarus (NES)
I thought this was one of the best stories Nintendo came up with on the NES. This platformer was a lot of fun to play. While I would classify this game as a platformer, it has a few RPG elements, like the ability to gain experience. You had to "buy"...

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Kid Niki Radical Ninja (NES)
A ninja named Kid Niki is sitting in his school one day, when out of nowhere, an arrow shoots a bird! It carried a message, "WILL HELP YOU!" Now Kid Niki must get to the castle through woods and whatever, and fight baddies to get...

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Killer Instinct (SNES)
Fight and defeat your opponent by kicking, punching, using combos and special moves. Defeat you opponent, and move on to the next match, until you defeat them...

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King of Dragons (SNES)
A red dragon by the name of Gildiss, who is the King of Dragons, is brought back to life by a dark wizard, and the dragon wreaking havoc in the towns, and he always got what he wanted. So 5 warriors set off to stop the wizard and slay the...

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Kings of the Beach (NES)
Kings of the Beach is a pretty fun volleyball game. The graphics look good. The sprites are well drawn, and so are the backgrounds. There isn't much of a story, it's just you trying to be the best volleyball team you can be. The gameplay is fun...

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Kirby Super Star (SNES)
Super Star was a pretty good addition to the Kirby series. They put a lot of Kirby games into one. My personal favorite was the Samurai Kirby game. There were about eight games to choose...

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Kirby's Avalanche (SNES)
Welcome to Dream Land, a small and peaceful country situated on a far away little star. In Dream Land the local pastime is a puzzle game called "Avalanche". Kirby decided since every Dream Lander plays the game, it would be a great idea to have...

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Kirby's Pinball Land (Gameboy)
King Dedede is back! This time, Kirby's gotta battle his old nemesis in a pinball-like world. In order to get used to this world, and defeat Dedede and his three bosses, Kirby must become a pinball himself. Kirby must go through three different...

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Klax (NES)
Klax was a very cool and weird game. I liked it though. The graphics were pretty well rendered with shadows that looked pretty real. The game-play is where Klax really stands out. The ability to throw the blocks back up the board by pressing up was...

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Knight Rider (NES)
The NES Knight Rider Game Manual Reads: Your life as Michael Knight actually began with the death of Michael Long. You were once a young top detective. But while trying to chase down a gang of international criminals, you were tragically gunned...

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Lagoon (SNES)
The Lagoon Story Goes: The story takes place in Lakeland, a wealthy country filled with people that love their families. Everything was going well until the people of Lakeland noticed they had a bit of a water problem. As it turns out, a being...

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Legend of Zelda (NES)
You don't know how many times I read this "magical" story as a child. I used to pretend I really was this Link character. The Legend of Zelda was the first installment in one of the biggest video game sagas ever. If you have never played this game,...

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Legend of Zelda 2: The Adventure of Link (NES)
This is the second installment in the Legend of Zelda mega series. This game had a few big differences from its older brother. The main difference was the side scrolling combat scenes. It was an overhead view until you went into a town, dungeon, or...

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Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past (SNES)
This installment in the Zelda series was my favorite. Nintendo took it back to the original overhead view and upped the graphics. The game played a lot like the first one except it was a lot longer and there were a whole bunch of little sub quests...

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Lost Vikings (Genesis)
Lost Vikings is a different kind of platformer. It adds an element of puzzle to it by having each character have special abilities and making you figure out how to get them all out by using their abilities together. The graphics are very colorful...

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Lufia 2: Rise of the Sinistrals (SNES)
History Past
In its long history, the land of Lufia, like most civilizations, has experienced both the devastation of war and the prosperity of peace. According to Lufian legend, the ultimate disaster was averted generations ago when four...

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Lufia and the Fortress of Doom (SNES)
Lufia and the Fortress of Doom is a lot of fun to play. It's no wonder it's one of our most popular games. There is a terrific story to the game and the graphics look great. The fact that Lufia is an RPG helps it's popularity too. A lot of the...

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Lunar Pool (NES)
In this pool game, you get to play pool on the moon, hence the name, Lunar Pool. This game is a lot of fun, and was one of the first pool games on the NES, so if you like pool, give Lunar Pool a...

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Marble Madness (NES)
Marble Madness was a pretty fun and original game. The challenge rating was pretty good too. The controls were kinda weird at first, but once you get used to it, it's easy. The sounds in Marble Madness were very enjoyable. I especially liked the...

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Mario Brothers (NES)
Selling over 1.6 million copies, this arcade game port was, to say the least, very popular. The game was a lot more successfull here in the U.S. than it was in Japan. It looked just as good as it's arcade counterpart, graphically, and the sounds...

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Mario Golf (GBC)
Mario Golf is a fun golf game. This game has been on N64 and Gamecube as well. I've played them all, and this one is good even though it's the most limited system out of the three. The graphics looked great considering the fact that Gameboy had...

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Mega Man X 2 (SNES)
This was one of our favorite Mega Man games. The graphics and the gameplay are great as always. Mega Man X 2 was a very popular game in its day but it was still a little tough for CC to find. I think we got lucky and found it at a flea market...

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Metal Gear (NES)
Solid Snake has been dropped in Outer Heaven, a small country that is heavily armed , and that has become very active. Secret imformation about a walking battletank armed with nuclear weapons was acquired. NATO had immediately sent his best agent,...

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Metroid 2: Return of Samus (Gameboy)
This was the first installment of the Metroid series on a handheld. It was a pretty good game. If you like Metroid, you will definitely enjoy this game. It is played the same way all Metroid games are, you need to navigate through the mazes to find...

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Micro Machines (Genesis)
Micro Machines on the Genesis was the same as it was on the NES, except the graphics were better. It's a lot like RC Pro AM in the way that it is played. The biggest difference was that you got to choose your own opponents. There were also a lot of...

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Ms. Pac-Man (Atari 2600)
Ms. Pac-Man was a very well done sequel to Pac-Man. It had almost everything Pac-Man lacked. Ms. Pac-Man incorporated mazes that changed every few levels, the graphics were better (although they were still a little blinky), and it had the extra...

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Ms. Pac-Man (Genesis)
The Pacman series is a monster in the classic video game world. It started a new genre when it came out in Japan in 1979. Most games coming out at the time were either space shooters or pong-like sports games. This new genre appealed to both males...

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NES Open (NES)
NES Open is a pretty fun golf game. The graphics look very good for one of the early eight-bit systems. The sounds are pleasant and there isn't a whole lot of distracting background music. The controls were easy to learn, but they seemed a little...

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Ninja Gaiden (NES)
Ninja Gaiden is the first installment in a long and illustrious series. This game was super-popular in the arcade, and this is a pretty nice port. The graphics aren't as good as they were in the arcade, but the game-play is about the same. Ninja...

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Ninja Gaiden 2 (NES)
Ninja Gaiden II was a very fun game. The ability to stick to the walls and climb up them was genius. The only thing I didn't really like was that some of the special weapons were really hard to use effectively. The graphics for this game were really...

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Ninja Gaiden 3 (NES)
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Operation Wolf (NES)
This game was pretty fun and slightly addicting. I liked how they made it where people without the zapper could still play this shooter. The game also actually kept track of how accurate you were and how many bullets you wasted, and based on that,...

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Pac-Man (Atari 2600)
The Pacman series is a monster in the classic video game world. It started a new genre when it came out in Japan in 1979. Most games coming out at the time were either space shooters or pong-like sports games. This new genre appealed to both males...

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Pac-Man (Gamegear)
The Pacman series is a monster in the classic video game world. It started a new genre when it came out in Japan in 1979. Most games coming out at the time were either space shooters or pong-like sports games. This new genre appealed to both males...

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Pac-Man (Gameboy)
The Pacman series is a monster in the classic video game world. It started a new genre when it came out in Japan in 1979. Most games coming out at the time were either space shooters or pong-like sports games. This new genre appealed to both males...

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Paperboy (Genesis)
You are the paperboy, and you must deliver the newspaper to the costumers on you bike, while avoiding crashing.

Paperboy is one of the most popular classic arcade games. It's a lot of fun and the graphics are pretty good. Paperboy is a...

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Pebble Beach Golf Links (Genesis)
Pebble Beach Golf Links is a pretty good golf game. Most golf games on the earlier systems sucked. They lacked the capability for decent graphics. That's not the case here. It did still retain the hard to use interface though. In spite of this, it's...

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Pilotwings (SNES)
Pilotwings, along with F-Zero, is well-known for extensive use of the Super Nintendo's Mode 7 graphics, which allows rotation, scaling, and various other effects to be used on a flat image to create a 3D effect. This made Pilotwings one of the...

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Pinbot (NES)
Pinbot was a pretty fun game, but I think Pinbot fans were expecting a little more. The controls were done pretty well with an easy-to-learn scheme. They were also resposive enough to convert your real pinball skills over to the NES. The graphics...

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Pirates Gold (Genesis)
Your ship is attacked by pirates, and you, being the brave lad that you are, draw your sword on the captain of the pirates. After you defeat the captain, the rest of the pirates are so inspired by your swordplay, that they make you their new...

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Pokemon: Puzzle Challenge (GBC)
This puzzle game is a lot of fun and highly addictive, consider yourself warned. The graphics look very good and have bright colors. There are a lot of different sound effects for all the different combos, which makes for excellent gameplay. The...

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Pokemon: Red Version (Gameboy)
This (and Blue) is the game that started a craze worldwide! People everywhere (including me) wanted to battle and trade their favorite monsters. It became so popular that bosses and teachers decided to take away and ban trainers' Pokémon games. ...

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Primal Rage (Genesis)
"In the future... civilization died... in the cataclysms. The Draconians were born... from the death... of old earth. Who will rule the new Urth?" Primal Rage is a one on one fighting game where dinosaurs and gorillas fight each other for...

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Punch-Out! (NES)
Mike Tyson's Punch-out without Mike Tyson? Yes. This version has Mr. Dream. Mr Dream is the same as Mike, but he just looks different. Punch Out is a lot of fun even though it is not as popular as its Mike Tyson counterpart. Punch Out is one of the...

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Pyramid (NES)
In a time when Tetris was sweeping the nation, naturally there are gonna be posers. This game is definitely an attempt to grab the coat tails of Tetris and hitch a ride to fame and fortune. I'm sure you've never heard of this game though, and for...

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Q* Bert (Atari 2600)
Q Bert is a great and highly addictive game. This port to the Atari wasn't very good, like most arcade to Atari ports, but it wasn't as bad as most, either. I found this version to be easier than the NES and SNES versions. This game gets harder as...

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Q* Bert (NES)
Q bert has been captured by the Tazmanians and thrown into a time warp. To escape, he must hop his way through the deadly pyramids, changing each square to the proper color and avoiding nasty foes all the while.
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Q* Bert 3 (SNES)
Q Bert 3 is an awesome game. It's just like the first one, except the graphics and sound are better. The levels are a lot cooler, too. Q Bert was huge when it first came out, but after a while the buzz about it just kinda died down. It's still an...

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Qix (Gameboy)
Qix is a very unique puzzle game. The gameplay is one of a kind and a lot of fun. Qix started as an arcade game and has since been ported to several different platforms. This port is a lot of fun. The graphics look good, but of course this game...

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Rad Racer (NES)
This was probably the first popular racing game on the NES. I always loved the ability to change the music while you are driving. The controls were great. They were easy to learn and very responsive. Rad Racer also had a very unique feature. It had...

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RBI Baseball (NES)
R.B.I. Baseball is a pretty fun game, but it still lacked some key elements that make a baseball game fun. The graphics were mediocre, but that should do for this type of game. The sounds were quite annoying, with no way to shut them off. The...

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RBI Baseball 2 (NES)
R.B.I. Baseball 2 had a lot of improvements over the first installment. The graphics looked better. The players looked more like people instead of short fat things. The sounds were almost the same, but this time you have the option of turning them...

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Revenge of Shinobi (Genesis)
The Neo Zeed has assassinated your sensei and kidnapped your beautiful fiance, Naoko. You are Joe Musashi, the master ninja. The secrets of Shinobi are at your disposal; the art of stealth and Ninjitsu (the ninja magic). You must destroy a...

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Risk (Genesis)
Risk is probably the definitive stradegy board game, second only to chess. It's a lot of fun to play, and the Genesis version is no different. The graphics were donw welll, even though they don't really have to be. This game is definitely not about...

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River City Ransom (NES)
River City Ransom is a pretty fun game. I liked the mix between fighter and adventure. You can go into stores and talk to people to buy food, and books that will teach your charecter new techniques. The graphics on River City Ransom were pretty good...

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Road Rash (Genesis)
Road Rash was one of my favorite games on the Genesis. I never owned a copy, but a buddy of mine did. We used to play Road Rash until his parents would finally make us go outside and play. It was very addictive. What kept me going was the ability to...

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Road Rash 2 (Genesis)
Road Rash II was almost exactly the same as Road Rash. The only differences I could see were the graphics were improved a little, and the bike shop was more intuitive. Other than that it was the same game. Which means to me that it was great! The...

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RoboCop (NES)
Patrolman Murphy was gunned down in Detroit by a gang. They found what was left of Murphy, erased his memory and programmed his mind, and made him into a deadly killing machine, but they were not able to erase his memory of what the gang had done to...

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Roller Games (NES)
Roller Games is kinda corny, but it's still pretty fun. You have to roller skate around while fighting bad guys, dodging manholes, and jumping large gaps. The controls are simple and the graphics aren't too bad. They are almost just like Contra's...

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Rolling Thunder (NES)
Rolling Thunder's popularity in the arcades convinced Namco to port it to the NES, although Tengen beat them to it without obtaining the proper license from Nintendo. This game is a lot of fun and almost birthed the run and gun genre. The graphics...

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Secret of Evermore (SNES)
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Secret of Mana (SNES)
Secret of Mana was another great title by Squaresoft. Almost every game they did was good. This game featured great looking graphics and fun music. I especially like the music when you first get back to town after finding the sword. This game was...

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Shadowgate (NES)
Shadowgate was a very cool point and click game. The graphics were very good because they were almost all still. Shadowgate was super hard though. This was one of the few games that would actually let you do something that would make it impossible...

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Shining in the Darkness (Genesis)
The Kingdom Of Thornwood
"Please, Father, don't deny me. It's been one year to the day since I last visited the Shrine. I wish to meditate to honor the soul of my mother. You must let me go! I beg you!" King Drake found it difficult to...

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Shinobi (NES)
The Ring of Five, a terrorist band headed by five Ninja Assassins, has kidnapped the children of the world's leaders! The government calls upon you - Master Ninja - to rescue these helpless hostages. Armed with shuriken and a lifetime of intense...

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Side Pocket (NES)
Side Pocket is probably the best pool game for the NES. It is a lot more like real pool than most pool games on the NES, like Lunar Pool. You have a series of levels to clear, and a number of trick shots to preform in order to beat the game. Once...

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Simpsons: Bart vs. the Space Mutants (NES)
You are Bart Simpson, and you must stop the Space Mutants from invading Springfield! The Space Mutants plan to create a machine that will help take over Springfield, but this wont happen if you, Bart Simpson, can paint or hide all purple items...

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Smash TV (NES)
You are a contestant on Smash TV, a violent contest where you must survive and arena, in which tons of beasts and killer robots enter the room from all sides, all with one goal, and that is to kill you.

The purpose of the game is to shoot...

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Smurf Rescue in Gargamel's Castle (Colecovision)
This arcade-style game can be a lot of fun. The colors and graphics look great compared to the Atari version. The controls are easy to learn and responsive. The only complaint in that department from me, is the fact that the jump button is Up...

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Sonic 3-D Blast (Genesis)
Dr. Robotnik is at it again! But this time, he's got hold of all the Flickies and turned them into robots. Only Sonic The Hedgehog can save them!Sonic 3-D Blast is a lot of fun once you get used to playing a 3-D Sonic game. The graphics were pretty...

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Sonic Spinball (Genesis)
The evil scientist Dr. Robotnik has unleashed his most diabolical plot yet to turn the animals of Planet Mobius into robots. His monstrous contraption, the Veg-O-Fortress, built on Mt. Mobius, is already transforming happy creatures into mindless...

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Sonic The Hedgehog (Genesis)
Sonic the Hedgehog is Sega's number one claim to fame. As one of the biggest games ever, it carried Sega through some rough times. While the Sega Genesis sold like hotcakes, its younger brothers (Saturn and Dreamcast) flopped. Sega is now out of the...

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Sonic The Hedgehog 2 (Genesis)
The Sonic The Hedgehog 2 game manual reads:Robotnik Returns!
All was peaceful and quiet on South Island after Sonic The Hedgehog crushed the plans of the diabolical Dr. Ivo Robotnik for the first time. Far too quiet, in fact, for a hyper young...

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Spy vs. Spy (NES)
Basically in this game you must find a briefcase and items to put in it. Once you have collected them all, you must exit through a door marked with black.

Collecting these items wont be easy though. There is another spy that is trying to do...

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Star Force (NES)
Star Force is one of my favorite classic games. It's simple, yet highly addictive. Star Force starts easy enough, but as you get higher up into the levels it gets a lot harder. This game had a unique level system. The levels are based on the Greek...

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Star Fox (SNES)
The Starfox team, Fox McCloud, Falco Lombardi, Peppy Hare, and Slippy Toad live in Corneria. All was at piece. Until Dr. Andross, a very intelligent man, started doing dangerous experiments, which got him banished to Venom. Angered, Dr. Andross made...

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Star Wars (NES)
This game, although not an award winning piece, is worth playing. The graphics, although not the best, are a good size and look smooth. The sounds and music score are pretty good, though. The game-play varies from platform to first person pilot....

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Street Fighter 2 Turbo (SNES)
Street Fighter 2 Turbo is almost just like Street Fighter 2. The only difference is, you can adjust the speed of the game-play. The Street Fighter series is one of the most popular in the fighting game genre. In it's day, it was only matched by...

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Super Bases Loaded (SNES)
Super Bases Loaded is the best baseball game on the SNES. The Bases Loaded series on the NES was the best baseball game series that system had to offer. Super Bases Loaded included better graphics and sound, and a ranking system that allowed you to...

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Super Black Bass (SNES)
Super Black Bass is the second game in the Black Bass series. The original was a lot of fun and this one is too. Super Black Bass added some pretty cool features. The graphics and sound were a lot better, and they added some new lures and a fish...

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Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts (SNES)
A KNIGHT'S QUEST All hail, dauntless knight Arthur! Years ago you quelled the terrifying phantoms of the Ghoul Realm who hexed the earth, and rescued Princess Guinevere. Since that time you've journeyed far over the world seeking the powerful...

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Super Mario Bros. 2 (NES)
Super Mario Bros. 2 was a pretty fun game. It boasted a good many changes from the original. For instance, in this one you can choose to play as Mario, Luigi, Princess, or Toad. Another big difference was the ability to gain more than just two hit...

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Super Mario Bros. 3 (NES)
It wasn't long ago when Mario, Luigi, Toad and Princess Toadstool had set off on their exciting adventure to rescue the Subcon World. The characters have now arrived back at the Mushroom Kingdom, and it seems that everything is remaining...

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Super Mario Bros. and Duck Hunt (NES)
The Super Mario Bros. and Duck Hunt cartridge is one of the most abundant NES cartridges in existence today. We ourselves have many, many copies. For most of the NES's life, this was the game that came with the system. Super Mario Bros. is one of...

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Super Mario Bros. Deluxe (GBC)
Once upon a time, the peaceful Mushroom Kingdom was invaded by the Koopa, a tribe of turtles famous for their dark magic. These terrible terrapins transformed the peace-loving Mushroom People into stones, bricks, and ironically, mushrooms then set...

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Super Mario Land (Gameboy)
Super Mario Land was probably the second most played game on the Game Boy. The first being, of course, Tetris. This was a lot like the other Mario games. There were, however, a few...

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Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins (Gameboy)
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Super Mario RPG (SNES)
Super Mario RPG is a lot of fun to play. The first Mario game to be an RPG is really saying something about the popularity of RPG's. It's a little weird at first, but once you get used to it, it's a lot of fun. There are a lot of special moves to...

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Super Mario World (SNES)
Super Mario World was one of the first games released for the SNES and one of the best Super Mario games ever. More people have played Super Mario World than any other game that I know of, and that should be a testament in and of itself. I have...

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Super Sprint (NES)
Super Sprint started as an arcade game in 1986. Its popularity inspired game makers to port it to several other systems, NES included. It is a lot of fun to play. It's highly addictive, and frustrating at the same time. The graphics look pretty...

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Sword of Sodan (Genesis)
This may be the worst game I've ever had the displeasure of having to endure. It fails in almost every aspect that makes a game. The graphics looked good enough, but were animated very badly. It's a side-scrolling disaster. The sounds were bad, they...

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Tecmo Super Bowl (NES)
Tecmo Super Bowl was a pretty good football game for its time. The graphics were pretty good but not great. It did have some pretty cool cut scenes for the big plays. Tecmo Super Bowl was the poster-child for football on the NES. This was the best...

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Tetris & Dr. Mario (SNES)
Two great tastes that taste great together! Tetris & Dr Mario brings together two of the best puzzle games of all time. Tetris and Dr. Mario each feature updated graphics from the NES versions, and a few new features as well. There is some new...

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Tetris 2 (SNES)
Tetris 2 is back!
Tetris 2, the popular sequel to the megahit Tetris, is back and more fun than ever on Super NES! Tetris 2 consists of red, blue, and yellow blocks. In addition to having different colored blocks, the game also features three...

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Tetris Attack (SNES)
Tetris Attack is a very fun and addictive addition to the Tetris series. I used to play this game for hours and hours. I love the use of colors and the graphics on this game. The music was very catchy also. Tetris Attack was just a pleasure all...

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Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2000 (GBC)
The Tiger Woods series is filled with great golf games. This is definitely a nice addition to it. It has good looking graphics. The colors are bright, and the drawings have a nice amount of detail. The pics of Tiger look pretty real. The sounds are...

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Uncharted Waters (NES)
This game was a very complicated and fun game. There were a lot of things you could do from piracy to diplomacy. You could gamble in the towns or go somewhere and invest in a business. The graphics on this game were pretty good for a NES game. This...

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UNO (GBC)
Uno was a very big hit when it came out. It's a card game for all ages. It helps teach children how to count and to know their colors. This Gameboy version is a lot of fun. The graphics look good. There is a nice bright color palette. The cards are...

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Urban Strike (Genesis)
Carry out all your missions without dying and save the U.S. from certain anarchy! When Urban Strike was released it had a fairly unique idea for a helicopter game. Set in the year 2001, the drug market is running wild, criminals roam the streets,...

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Vegas Stakes (SNES)
This game is a lot of fun if you like casino games. It has roulette, craps, poker, blackjack, and slots. The graphics are well drawn and have very authentic color schemes. A lot of the graphics are still, so they have a lot more detail. The...

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Vindicators (NES)
The Vindicators Instruction Manual Reads:

"The year is 2525 and the planet Earth is in peril. Its destructiun is imminent unless you stop an attacking force of evil alien space stations. Riding inside Vindicators, the most...

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Virtual Pinball (Genesis)
Virtual Pinball is a pretty fun pinball game. It doesn't have the same feel as a pinball machine, but it's got its own take on the game. You have the ability to choose the board to play, then you can also change the background and pieces theme. The...

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Wario Land - Super Mario Land 3 (Gameboy)
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Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? 2nd Edition (GBC)
The gameshow that swept the nation is now a video game. It's a lot of fun and educational. The graphics are surprising for the Gameboy. The sound is a little beepy, but it has all the tunes from the gameshow. The controls are really simple. It has...

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Wings II-Aces High (SNES)
Wings II:Aces High is a very entertaining game. It's a lot like Pilotwings except it has a WWI theme. There are a ton of missions to complete, and several pilots to choose from. As you go through the game, your pilots get better. If you get one of...

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Wizards & Warriors (NES)
Wizards and Warriors was always one of my favorite games. I used to beat it almost every weekend. This is one of those games that never runs out of continues. The only thing they were counting on running out of was your patience. It did get...

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World Series Baseball (Genesis)
World Series Baseball is a lot of fun to play. It simulates a World Series baseball game. The graphics look very good. The controls were not very good though. When I played, my pitcher didn't have the ability to throw a ball that went straight, he...

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Xevious (NES)
Xevious is a pretty fun game. It's a lot like 1942 or Star Force. It scrolls to the top of the screen with an overhead view. The gameplay was almost the same except for the lack of level seperation and the addition of ground bombs. It's a lot of...

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Yars' Revenge (Atari 2600)
This was one of the best games for the 2600. What is a yar anyway? In a far away galaxy the people known as the Yars were attacked by the evil Qotiles. The Yars' fought back with their ships that look like giant metal insects. The Qotiles have...

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Yoshi's Cookie (Gameboy)
This puzzle game is fun and slightly addicting. The graphics look good, but they are simple shapes, so they didn't need to be stellar. The in-game sounds are a little beepy and the music is annoying, but you can turn it off. The gameplay is a...

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Zool (SNES)
Zool is a pretty fun game. It's kinda weird though. The game seems to be set in Candyland or something. Zool is like a lot of other side-scroller platforms. The use of colors and the graphics are great though. Zool is the name of your character that...

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