Sid Meier’s Pirates!: Live the Life
 

Sid Meier's Pirates!

Arrrrrrrrrrrrrrr!

 
Constantine
 

Constantine

It's John Constantine, ass hole.

 
Final Fantasy
 

Final Fantasy

Da-da-da,-da-da, dah-da-daaa!

 

Press Your Luck

If you’ve ever seen Whammy or Whammy 2000 or whatever in the hell it’s called on Game Show Network, now you know the original from whence it came. If you’ve ever heard the phrase “Big Bucks, Big Bucks, No Whammies,” but never knew the reference – now you do. And now, through the magic (…magic?) […]

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Alone in the Dark

Alone in the Dark is long-credited with being the first true “survival horror” game. If you’re unsure of what this genre entails, all I have to say is Resident Evil. If you’re not familiar with either game, “survival horror” generally describes a type of adventure where you are alone in some kind of terrifying/haunted situation, […]

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Bad Dudes

Bad Dudes is another one of those games where you stroll around, causing trouble and picking fights – a “fighting game,” if you will. As with most of Data East’s wares, this one began its life as a coin-op, and made the jump to just about every home system available. And as should be obvious […]

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Shadow Man

To understand the genesis of Shadow Man, you must first understand why Acclaim suddenly became so interested in comics. Shadowman was a title of Valiant Comics, that Acclaim pretty much bought up to convert into a video game – same trick they pulled with Turok: Dinosaur Hunter. Why? Not sure; part of wanting to branch […]

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Leisure Suit Larry in the Land of the Lounge Lizards

As I mentioned in my review of the Maniac Mansion NES port, I loves me the adventure games. Exploring a fully-developed world of interactive objects and, more importantly, unique characters (I’m looking at you Myst) while slowly unraveling an interesting story is my idea of the perfect electronic experience. Throw a healthy dose of humor […]

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The Price is Right

In the some 35 years PIR has been on, it has never changed. I mean, they still use the same cards, backlit transparencies, and number lights from the 70s, instead of updated digital whatsits. Even Bob, is still up and looking pretty good, and people still manage to be ridiculously excited when they make it […]

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