Home Alone (SNES)
 

Home Alone (SNES)

No nut shots here.

 
AeroFighters Assault
 

AeroFighters Assault

I'm coming in, hot!

 
Rise of Nations + Thrones and Patriots Expansion
 

Rise of Nations

Building Rome in a day.

 

Duck Hunt

If you’re looking for something to apply the term “classic” to, well, here ya go. One of the first games for the NES was this little gem. It was released in 1985 as part of the “Deluxe Bundle,” sharing the package space with the quirky R.O.B. and the Zapper light gun required for play. The […]

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Home Alone

True to the last 45 minutes of the film, the game follows young Kevin McAllister as he tries to stop two bumbling crooks from ripping off houses on Christmas Eve. Some original elements keep this game from being standard side-scrolling fare, but still barely makes the game worth your time. Depending on what you thought […]

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Mad Max

The time is the not-too distant future in a post-apocalyptic Australia. Nuclear weapons haven’t destroyed the world this time around, it’s good old fashioned warfare that torched the nations’ stockpiles of crude oil. Without fuels, civilization crumbles into decay. You play as Max, a nomad in the Australian outback, stuck wandering the wastes where patched-together […]

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Batman

Movie-based titles on the NES have not had a favorable history on this site, with lackluster attempts such as Robocop 2 and Darkman. Therefore, it is a refreshing surprise to find one that doesn’t just flat-out suck. Batman is a solid attempt to take elements from the movie and comics, and infuse them into a […]

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Total Recall 

Total Recall

This game is something of a classic for video game reviewal. As the story goes, Electronic Gaming Monthly gave the game such an awful score that Acclaim threatened to pull all advertisements from the magazine in a bitter rage of childish revenge. It’s made a disgraceful number of “Worst Games Ever” lists. In fact, no […]

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Die Hard (NES)

The 1988’s Die Hard set a new precedent for adventure films. It’s fitting then, that this totally underrated game based on the film should bring new ideas to adventure games. Die Hard is certainly not like anything you’re used to playing, and the focus is not so much on the action as it is on […]

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