Browsing all articles tagged with minigames.

The Three Stooges

So, I load up the Three Stooges ROM and the first thing I see is the Ghostbusters II logo, complete with creepy music. “Great,” I think, “Somebody obviously misnamed this thing. Now I’ve got to go hunt around for the real game.” But as I’m debating whether or not to just play something else, who […]

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Kirby’s Adventure

First you draw a circle, then you dot the eyes. Add a great big smile and presto, it’s Kirby! Those are the detailed instructions at the beginning of Kirby’s Adventure, the full color sequel to Kirby’s Dreamland for the Gameboy, and they couldn’t be more accurate. Simple you say? That’s because Kirby is simplicity itself: […]

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Barbie Super Model

Why am I reviewing a game created for little girls ten years ago? Well, first, I’ve never played it before. Second, I was kind of curious how a “girl’s game” would turn out. I was expecting a game about glitter and ponies, but I was NOT expecting such a featureless title. I even hesitate to […]

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California Games

Surf, sand, and some wicked beach sports – all packaged in one game, ripe for your enjoyment. Or so the designers of this game would like you to believe, and what they’re hoping will draw you to the game, but how “extreme” can you really get by playing a video game? Thus the point of […]

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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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Back to the Future

If you haven’t seen the movie Back to the Future, you’re really missing out. It’s a well-made adventure/comedy about a teenager accidentally sent back in time by a harrowing turn of events, and the machine created by the Doc, played by Christopher Lloyd (still deep in “Reverend Jim acting mode”). It’s also the movie that […]

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