Super Mario Bros. 2
 

Super Mario Bros. 2

I'mma back!

 
Bubble Bobble
 

Bubble Bobble

Hop'n'bop'n'pop.

 
Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
 

Super Mario RPG

Final Fantasy: Mario Quest

 

10 Yard Fight

Back in 1985, Irem released this game, which has the distinguished honor of being the very first football game for the NES. It fit in with the simplistic, arcade versions of every popular sport that the Big N was pushing out during the console’s early year, despite not simply being named “Football.” Of course, then […]

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Deja Vu

Another PC adventure port from your friends at ICOM, the same group behind Uninvited, Deja Vu casts you as – ready for this? – an enigmatic hero who has lost his memory! What originality! I say it in jest though, because the game actually isn’t half bad. I intentionally won’t give away much of anything […]

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Advanced Dungeons & Dragons: Heroes of the Lance

You know kids, being a JGR reviewer isn’t all giggles. I mean it’s true, you get to review games and make sarcastic, biting comments about them, and then people will come along, read your stuff, and laugh with you. But we here at JGR also do retro gamers a big fat favor sometimes, almost like […]

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Airwolf

Once upon a time in the 80s, there was a government of a certain large western power. This government decreed that to meet the stringent demands of modern warfare, a new weapon must be crafted – the Mach 1 plus attack helicopter, codenamed Airwolf. The man asked to test this finely crafted Ferrari of air […]

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Haunting: Starring Polterguy 

Haunting: Starring Polterguy

“Beetlejuice! Beetlejuice! …uhh Genesis!” And upon the utterance of these fateful words, deep in Electronic Arts’ software development labs, the afterlife belched forth this game. Almost a twisted version of The Sims, and one of the more original games made in the 16-bit era, Haunting casts you as a dead rocker’s ghost, and tasks you […]

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Tomcat Alley

Okay gentlemen, it’s time to face a fundamental truth. Something you learned from the age of five, and remains just as true today as it did then; Fighter jets are totally fucking awesome. Top Gun knew this. The Discovery Channel knows this, which is why they show those specials on them all the time. And […]

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