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Flashback: The Quest for Identity

Mix equal parts of They Live and Total Recall, add in a healthy dose of style, and you get this awesome action/adventure scroller. You play as Conrad Hart, a man who has just evaded imprisonment and been shot down over the jungles of Saturn’s moon, Titan. You have no recollection of your own identity or […]

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Shaq Fu

Shaq Fu is not the kind of game most gamers will naturally gravitate toward. Instead it’s one of those things that tugs at the same part of us that causes people to curiously tilt their head at car wrecks or turn around and search for the animal they just hit to see just what their […]

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The Terminator (SNES)

I would consider myself something of a fan of the original Terminator film. And if you’ve read the Genesis review, you know how they screwed that one up. Therefore, it is with great delight that I present you with this little gem; a much better attempt at a scrolling game based on the first film. […]

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Cliffhanger

It amazes me how developers can screw up formula games. Take the side-scroller; you have hundreds of examples demonstrating clearly what works. You have a mold of general rules, clear cases of what plays best – practically a damn template of how to make a good game. Yet designers still take this template, start to […]

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Batman Returns

Gotta hand it to Konami – they know how to make some good games. There haven’t been an impressive number of good Batman titles, but both Batman and Robin and this game (also both made by the big K) are among the best of any system. Holding true to the Batman sequel, Batman Returns has […]

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Revolution X

Aerosmith must have hired a pretty tenacious marketing manager in the mid-90s, because they were damn near everywhere.  Every other episode of Saturday Night Live – they there were as the musical guest.  They popped up in Wayne’s World 2, where they were treated as some kind of rock gods.  And of course, this game […]

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