Retro Review: Tetris (Game Boy)

One of the greatest games ever created, certainly the most addictive. I don’t know of anyone who has not played this game in some form and if you owned a Game Boy this was probably the game you played more than any other.

Super Mario Bros. 2

When Nintendo released Super Mario All-Stars in 1993 on the SNES, it came with a game known as ‘Super Mario Bros: The Lost Levels’. This was the original sequel to Super Mario Bros. but it was deemed too difficult and too similar to the original for the west. This was shelved in favour of what […]

Alex Kidd in Miracle World

It’s amazing how most gamers tend to have fond memories of games they had played when they were younger, even when they weren’t that great. This is particularly true for games which came with the system you bought as you inevitably played them a lot if they were good or not. One game I have […]

Uniracers AKA UniRally

UniRacers, known as UniRally here in the UK, was a fantastic two player racing game which was released on the Super NES in 1994. I played the game a lot when I was younger with my brother and in my opinion, it was one of the best games for the system. Strangely, I also played […]

Would the Nintendo 64 have been more popular if it had used CDs?

As I mentioned last week, I’m a big fan of the Nintendo 64. The follow up to the Super NES had a great library of games and boasted 4 controller ports on the console whilst it’s rivals only had 2. Over 30 million Nintendo 64s were sold worldwide. Which is just slightly more than the […]

Road Rash

I was 11 when I got my NES for christmas (which I loved). Within the next year my older brother got the Sega Mega Drive (Sega Genesis). It was a great console whose graphics were much more advanced than the ageing Nintendo. My bother mostly had sport games for the system. It came bundled with […]

GoldenEye 007

The Nintendo 64 was a great machine. Nintendo chose to stay with cartridges with the 64 instead of rivals which were using CDs because of piracy concerns. However, they still managed to grab a large part of the games market and the system had some fantastic games. I have a lot of fond memories of […]