Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out!! is the story of Little Mac, a 107 pound underdog from the Bronx who wants nothing more than to be the World Video Boxing Association’s champion. The 17-year-old must fight his way through the ranks of three circuits before facing the man himself, Mike Tyson. Along the way, he’ll face ten different […]
Destiny of an Emperor centers on the wars for unification in second century China, as fictionalized in the novel Romance of the Three Kingdoms. You guide Liu Bei and his allies as they attempt to bring peace back to China. The game differs from other RPGs in that instead of each character having hit points, […]
Alpha Mission (ASO: Armored Scrum Object in Japan) is a vertical scrolling shooter arcade game created by SNK in 1985. It was later ported to the NES/Famicom in 1986. The game spawned a more successful sequel in 1991, Alpha Mission II for the Neo-Geo arcade and console platform.
Altered Destiny offers solid puzzle gaming for adventure fans and a number of problems that keep it from being on par with the classics of the genre. As evidenced by the introduction sequence, Altered Destiny strives for a wacky humorous effect that, after the opening, seems to be only sporadically humorous, as if the developers […]
The first commercially successful arcade video game, Pong was created by Atari founder Nolan Bushnell and refined by his employee, Al Alcorn. The cabinet housing the game has two analog rotary controllers for maneuvering vertically moving paddles located on the left and right hand sides of the screen. Pong is a two-player competitive game, allowing […]
The coppers. We all say we hate them. Whether it’s getting a speeding ticket or being pelted with tear gas, we bemoan their “necessary evil”-like existence. Yet we have literally dozens and dozens of movies about the police, hundreds of cop shows on television, and thousands of novels about those boys in blue. So with […]
Ugh. King’s Quest 1: Quest for the Crown (VGA REMAKE) is a game that never should have been made. Sierra On-Line, in an attempt to revitalize it’s line of Quest games created King’s Quest 1: Quest for the Crown (VGA REMAKE) among others, and the project was quickly dropped and scrapped. This is probably a […]
Klax is an idea that sounds dumb at first but is actually fun. In fact it’s so much fun that you could almost forget Tetris while blissfully playing through it. Many titles in the genre have used stacking objects as a basic premise, but Klax comes up with something so classy and stylish that it […]