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Mission: Impossible

Mission: Impossible presents an interesting quandary for me: Is it wrong to dislike a game for what it isn’t? On its own, the game is a decent action romp with a reasonable use of the show’s license. Yet while playing it, I was focused almost entirely on what the game could have been, had some […]

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Metal Gear

Metal Gear. Where do I start? This is the U.S. version of the game that began the series that would spawn, in my opinion, the best Playstation game, and one of the best games of all time: Metal Gear Solid. It shows, too. All the elements are there, most notably the emphasis of stealth over […]

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Airwolf

Once upon a time in the 80s, there was a government of a certain large western power. This government decreed that to meet the stringent demands of modern warfare, a new weapon must be crafted – the Mach 1 plus attack helicopter, codenamed Airwolf. The man asked to test this finely crafted Ferrari of air […]

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Midnight Raiders

Reading casually through this site, you might think that every game for the Sega CD based on live-action, full motion video, was a horrible one. Not true. There are some so truly awful that they are real blights on the gaming community as a whole. We’re talking pestilence here. We are talking games so bad […]

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Phalanx

It’s story time here at JGR, and today’s tale finds myself along with the legendary Static_A_Matic standing in the local Funcoland looking for victims, by which I mean new games to review. Laying in the bin, we come across a game adorned with a picture of an old prospector with a banjo on the cartridge. […]

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The Hunt for Red October

I loved the movie The Hunt for Red October. It was the first movie that made me feel like a badass just for watching it, and began my obsession with reading any Jack Ryan book that leaked out of Tom Clancy’s brain. So when I saw that there was an SNES version, I jumped all […]

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