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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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RoboCop 2

No… no.. dear God, no! THEY MADE MORE! The same team that was behind the stinkfest Darkman has to be behind this game as well. It simply reeks of them. Now I thought the fact that Darkman existed was bad enough, but now we find out they were allowed to make MORE games!? Do you […]

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Demolition Man

Simon Phoenix, the most evil and ruthless criminal in Los Angeles, has broken out of cryostasis to wreak havoc upon a peaceful utopian society of the 21st century. Taking Stallone’s role from the flick, you play as the old-fashioned cop John Spartan. You sent Phoenix to the cryo-pen back in 1996, and you’ve been thawed […]

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Legend of Kage

This is a title most of you probably have never heard of. It’s another ninja action side-scroller, but a very unique one. Its arcade action is fast and unforgiving and its acrobatics quite enjoyable, two things that set it apart from other titles. The Legend of Kage starts out like reading a page from the […]

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Darkman

Director Sam Raimi’s film Darkman is a gritty look at humanity and revenge, with a main character who is transformed into something he never expects and doesn’t deserve, and yet must find a way to cope accordingly. Somewhat like a pulp comic, it is dark, serious, and thought-provoking. Ha ha, like hell it is. This […]

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