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Where’s Waldo?

Okay, let’s be honest. Why the hell was this game made? I know the books were popular, but seriously, do we really need to search for this striped fuckass in video games too? Why do we always have to find him anyway? Is he lost? Why doesn’t he come find us? I want to spend […]

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NARC

Just say no – or else! If you were an 80s gamer, you’ve probably heard of this arcade classic. Or, you might remember its three-second cameo in the original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie (I, for some reason, do). The plot is simple: NARC casts you in the role of the world’s two most badassed […]

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DuckTales 2

As part of the strict community service sentence given to me after my little “incident” at the public park, I promised JGR I’d deliver reviews for the entire Disney/Capcom/Duck trilogy (see my reviews of Darkwing Duck and DuckTales. With that in mind, I bring you the final installment: DuckTales 2. If you don’t remember Disney’s […]

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DuckTales

For those of you keeping track, this is my second review for the JGR website. My first was Darkwing Duck and it brought back so many fond memories of Saturday morning cartoons that I opted to continue along these lines and tackle another game in Disney’s duck-related NES canon, DuckTales. Once again, I’ll recap for […]

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Back to the Future

If you haven’t seen the movie Back to the Future, you’re really missing out. It’s a well-made adventure/comedy about a teenager accidentally sent back in time by a harrowing turn of events, and the machine created by the Doc, played by Christopher Lloyd (still deep in “Reverend Jim acting mode”). It’s also the movie that […]

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1942

The year is 1942, and the world is at war. You play as an American fighter ace who embarks on a solo mission to defeat the entire Japanese air force. Hmm… a Japanese company making a game about a lone American single-handedly destroying all of Japan’s national defense? Well, I suppose it’s like Takagi said […]

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