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4 Score

Amagon NES Review – Never trust wildlife

Everyone has that game that you just vaguely remember renting or playing as a kid,  You didn't play it a lot, but just enough to form a very low ...
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9 Score

Blades of Steel NES Review – FIGHT!

As someone who played ice hockey for a number of years, I have a certain affinity for this sort of game.  Similarly, I played the hell out of Ice ...
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8 Score

Micro Machines NES Review – The Smaller They Are, The Better They Are!

Nintendo was notorious for the control they exerted over their game developers in the cartridge days, and in the NES it was due to the inclusion of ...
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3 Score

Golf NES Review – Not exactly a hole in one for the NES

Just like Lee Carvallo's Putting Challenge, this is one of those games that makes you incredibly happy you didn't play $50 for it back in the mid ...
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7 Score

Zelda II: The Adventure of Link NES Review – That weird family member no one likes to talk about

Ask any Nintendo gamer what their least favorite Zelda is, and they'll likely say Zelda II: The Adventure of Link.  It's also, however, probably ...
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5 Score

StarTropics NES Review – When good controls go bad

Playing StarTropics is similar to the experience of slamming your head repeatedly in a car door.  It is exactly the sort of game that I would have ...
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9 Score

DuckTales NES Review – The First Trillion is the Hardest

I have long suspected just due to the sheer stress involved in diving into a large pile of gold coins that Scrooge McDuck's spine must be made of ...
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9 Score

Life Force NES Review – Fantastic Voyage: Zelos Edition

First, let's get some naming conventions out of the way.  Salamander was the Japanese arcade game that was ported to the NES as Life Force. ...
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