Browsing all articles tagged with arcade.

Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out 

Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out

For JGR’s 200th review, we take on Mike Tyson. And lose.

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Top Gun 

Top Gun

Ruthless NES cockpit shooter, with the infamous carrier landing minigame.

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Paperboy

Paperboy is one of the more unique arcade games I can remember, getting away from the predominate space fighter or scrolling fighter genres of the 80s. You play as a paperboy delivering the morning edition from his bike. The arcade cabinet had a set of bike handlebars for a controller (trés chique!) as well as […]

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Renegade

One of my quasi-regular readers asked me what I was working on next for the site. I told them that I had been playing Renegade, the earliest of the real Final Fight/Double Dragon kind of brawlers. The conversation then went like this: Them: “Oh? How is it?” Me: “It’s kinda fun, but not really.” And […]

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Tempest 2000

Both the Jaguar I bought and its corresponding section on the site have laid dormant for far too long. Just as in my youth, I got very excited about Alien vs Predator, and then quickly forgot about the rest of the system (but hey, so did the market!) I’ve finally felt mildly ashamed enough about […]

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Jackal

Never let it be said that I do not take requests. Jackal is a Konami title playing off the 1980′s common themes of U.S. patriotism and hostage rescuing. Like 1942, I must again ask what interest a Japanese company has in these concepts. Also, why was hostage rescue such a big game premise for the […]

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