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Super Ghouls’n Ghosts SNES Review – Controller Genocide, Round 2

Video game franchises are typically known for certain things.  The Metroid and Castlevania games are known for their non-linear gameplay and ...
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Zelda: A Link to the Past SNES Review – As it turns out, my childhood was missing something…

I grew up as a child, fat and happy (ok, lanky and happy) with my NES, never terribly jealous that I didn't have an SNES like some of my friends. ...
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Super Metroid SNES Review – The Definition of a Genre

This game, more than any other, makes me wish I owned an SNES as a kid.  I adored the original Metroid growing up and this game would have been ...
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TMNT 4: Turtles in Time SNES Review – Cowabunga!

Beat'em up games are prominently featured in most of my favorite arcade memories as a child.  Between the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles arcade ...
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Disney’s Aladdin SNES Review – A diamond in the rough of license games

License games can be such a crap shoot - but in the early 90's, Disney really had it down.  Duck Tales, Rescue Rangers, Lion King, and Aladdin are ...
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Gradius III SNES Review – Yes, even the SNES has sprite limitations

Sometimes you design things to push the limit of your hardware even when you know it affects gameplay.  Then sometimes, you make a sequel and even ...
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F-Zero SNES Review – Where we’re going, we don’t need physics

I thought most billionaires, when they got bored, did the 'normal' thing and started hunting other humans for sport.  Apparently, in the future ...
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