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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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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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Super C NES Review – Finally, a decent flamethrower!

Guess what maggot?  Think you've got Contra down with your precious 30-life Konami Code??  Well, it's time to try it again, this time with only ...
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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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Castlevania NES Review – Who needs 8-direction attacks?

This castle doesn't need Simon Belmont, or any member of the Belmont clan.  Hell, this castle doesn't even need Van Helsing.  What (or who) this ...
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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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Rush’n Attack NES Review – Winning the Cold War with nothing but a knife and some serious balls

Hrm, Rush'n Attack, Rush'n Attack...sounds vaguely familiar.  It's almost like the title is trying to get something across without actually saying ...
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Gradius NES Review – The game that birthed the Konami code

Am I the only one who can't get over how much the side profile of the Vic Viper looks like the Vipers from Battlestar Galactica?  I can't find any ...
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