Where kids came to trade in their games for $3 and buy pre-owned ones for $50 with nice colorful cases. The good 'ol days!
When all it took was a video game slip to purchase your favorite video game
The days of where we could find NES and SNES games for a few dollars are gone...thanks to the RESELLER. A RANT.
Join me as I suffer through every single NES game known to man! Prepare yourself!
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
And you know what? I was damn right. How could I possibly continue to ignore the gaming systems that stayed with me through those 21 hour car rides from New York to Florida during those family vacations to Disney World? That moment of pure bliss where I finally made it back to the hotel room after a full days worth of walking around, only to relax in the comforts of an air conditioned room, with my good 'ol Gameboy at my side.
Who can forget that horrid speakers that made the sound feel as if it were scratching your very ear drums. Or the equally horrible green screen that you could only view at a certain angle. And don't even get me started on trying to play this game at night. It's one of the few reasons why your gameboy turned into a transformer with the magnifying screen, speaker expansion, button additions. Just look at this monstrosity!
Monday, November 24, 2014
Friday, November 21, 2014
Title : Super Ghouls 'N Ghosts
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
I was never a fan of the powerpad. It seemed gimmicky, and it never worked. Probably because you most likely broke it after the first time you used it by stamping on those circles as hard as you can. Not to mention the flimsy plastic that ripped apart at the edges, exposing all the delicate inner circuitry of this massive, plastic, beast. Hell, you couldn't even fold it up without potentially damaging what was inside. The one I have in my house right now is an absolute disaster, and I'm surprised it registers any commands at all. Still, for some reason, it ends up being a blast to play it. ONLY....AND ONLY when you play with friends.
Because staying at home, alone, playing with a powerpad is just depressing.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Burning Force was originally a Japanese-only arcade released back in 1989, but was quickly ported over to the Master System and Genesis in 1990. Hell, it even made it's way over to the Virtual Console in 2009 so the game obviously had a bit of a following. I cant say that I'm surprised either, it's a doozy. It's a fast paced thrill ride that takes shooters to the next level.
I must say, I was always impressed with shooters that incorporated 3D elements, especially when done right. Even with 3D Worldrunner on the NES, I was surprised at how decent it was. Especially on an 8-bit system. It's probably because they are attempting to do something different, and 3D was all the rage back then.
Friday, November 14, 2014
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Monday, November 10, 2014
Friday, November 7, 2014
Thursday, November 6, 2014
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Yeah, I absolutey despise this box art. If I saw this game on shelves when I was a kid, I would have just laughed and tossed it on to the floor. Who would want to buy this crap? It can come off as two things. A measly attempt of trying to be "Bad ass", or one of those "lesson-learned" games where it has some moralistic value of "you can be bad on the outside, by you're a softy on the inside."
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Monday, November 3, 2014