PlayStation–Week 5

The fifth week of PlayStation games brings back Tekken to take on Jupiter Strike, Total Eclipse Turbo, Zero Divide, and ESPN Extreme Games. Which is the best game? Tekken Released in 1995. “The last eight fighters in the Tekken tournament all have their own range of moves, something to prove, and a reason for any … Continue reading

Sega Genesis–Week 12

The twelfth Sega Genesis battle is 6-Pak versus Shove It! The Warehouse Game, Sagaia, Shadow Blasters, and Populous. Which is the best game? 6-Pak Released in 1995. “Includes the following games:Sonic the Hedgehog, Golden Axe, Streets of Rage, Revenge of Shinobi, Columns, and Super Hang-On.” -Amazon Shove It! The Warehouse Game Released in 1990. “Shove It! … Continue reading

Super Nintendo–Week 12

Our twelfth week for the Super Nintendo has Super Mario World returning against The Miracle Piano Teaching System, True Golf Classics: Waialae Country Club, U.N. Squadron, and Ultraman. Which is the best game? Super Mario World Released in 1991. “Mario is having a vacation in Dinosaur Land when he learns that Princess Peach Toadstool has … Continue reading

Game Boy–Week 12

Our twelfth Game Boy match-up is Tetris versus Daedalian Opus, Dead Heat Scramble, Dexterity, and Disney’s DuckTales. Which is best? Tetris Released in 1989. “This version of Tetris is one of many conversions of the famous block-stacking game, and was included with the Game Boy upon its release in several territories. The goal is to … Continue reading

Nintendo–Week 12

For our twelfth Nintendo face-off, we have Super Mario Bros. returning to take on Ninja Kid, Tag Team Wrestling, Commando, and  Karate Champ. Which is the best game? Super Mario Bros. Released in 1985. “The Princess has been kidnapped by the evil Bowser, and it is up to Mario and brother Luigi to save the … Continue reading

Atari–Week 12

For our twelfth week, our returning champion Breakout is taking on four other games:  Sky Diver, Superman, Video Chess, and Maze Craze: A Game of Cops ‘n Robbers. Which do you think is best? Breakout Released in 1978. “In Breakout, there is a wall of bricks along the top of the screen and your goal … Continue reading

Update on Game Description Source

From here on, I’m using Moby Games for the descriptions on games unless otherwise noted. They have more consistent information with more concise descriptions than Wikipedia does. If Moby Games happens to not have a description, I will defer to Wikipedia as my source. If you know a better source, let me know.

Winners Week 11

Here’s a quick run-down of the results of Week 11: Atari NES Game Boy Breakout: 6 votes Casino: 0 votes Canyon Bomber: 0 votes  Bowling: 0 votes Slot Machine: 0 votes Super Mario Bros.: 9 votes Metroid: 4 votes Urban Champion: 2 votes Chubby Cherub: 0 votes M.U.S.C.L.E.: 0 votes Tetris: 6 votes Bubble Ghost: … Continue reading

It’s Gotten To Be a Joke Now

One thing you’ll hear me say or read me tweet regularly is “I haven’t played that.” or something along those lines. I openly admit I haven’t played many, many games. Still, to be fair, I played a few games many, many times. It doesn’t discredit my love of gaming. I played quite a bit as … Continue reading

ONE DOWN, MANY TO GO

I finally did it. After what had to have been at LEAST 20 years, I finally managed to finish and complete Breath of Fire on the Super Nintendo. To those who have done it, of which there are many, this accomplishment probably doesn’t seem like it’s a very big deal. But you probably did this … Continue reading