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Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past 

Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past

Static moves on to the next Zelda in the series, and discovers another gem.

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Zelda II: The Adventure of Link 

Zelda II: The Adventure of Link

Static struggles with betrayal, as the Zelda series abandons the gameplay of the original for something much more RPG and confusing.

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Sweet Home 

Sweet Home

Japanese-only release that really sets the standard for a great 8-bit horror RPG.

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Jackal 

Jackal

Save POWs and get them to the extraction point in what is basically Choplifter in a Jeep.

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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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Bill and Ted’s Excellent Video Game Adventure

I love Bill and Ted. This franchise has it all. Free-wheelin’ time-travelin’ excitement, damsels in distress, a phone booth, two completely different but equally cool glimpses of the future, air guitar, a trip to Hell complete with a demonic grandma, and of course, evil robot twins. Damned if I don’t ALWAYS love a good bunch […]

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