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

 

Double Dare

The show Double Dare came out on Nickelodeon in the late 80s. The basic premise was that two teams of kids played against each other in both physical and mental challenges. The physical challenges always proved messy, and this show started the network’s strange affinity for green slime. Later, the company Gametek, on a quest […]

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Bill and Ted’s Excellent Video Game Adventure

I love Bill and Ted. This franchise has it all. Free-wheelin’ time-travelin’ excitement, damsels in distress, a phone booth, two completely different but equally cool glimpses of the future, air guitar, a trip to Hell complete with a demonic grandma, and of course, evil robot twins. Damned if I don’t ALWAYS love a good bunch […]

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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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Remote Control

“It’s his basement, his rules, and a shitty rip-off of his game show!” Remote Control was MTV’s first attempt at a game show, making its first run in 1987. Like a wild and hip teenage Jeopardy, it played out more like a party and was very successful for its time. Ken Ober was an excellent […]

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Star Trek: Deep Space Nine – Crossroads of Time

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, spin-off of a spin-off, basically parked the anthology-mobile in favor of a contained serial set on a single, gateway space station near a time of war. I’m not a Star Trek buff in general, but I did watch a few episodes of this series long enough to decide I wasn’t […]

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