Reviews


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Below is the ever-growing list of games that I’ve either completed or at least given a valiant effort in attempting to play.

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Contra

Is this game better known for being fun, difficult, or because of the Konami Code? (Which was a necessary evil when trying to beat it back in the day!) Regardless, I tend to think Contra was pretty groundbreaking. While arcade style games were all the rage, Contra took the shooter …

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GoldenEye 007

This was the game to have back when I was in high school! Between this and Perfect Dark, it was the sole reason to buy an N64 when PlayStation was starting to dominate the landscape. (And the Sega Genesis already trolled Nintendo as a “kiddie” system.) There was a lot …

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Super Metroid

One of my favorite games of all time has been consistently regarded as one of the greatest video games ever made. I became a Metroid fan early on as my mother picked up a copy of the game, likely recommended to her by someone at whatever store she was shopping …

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Bad Dudes

Ninjas have kidnapped the President. That’s all you need to know about Bad Dudes, which plays on the steroid-infused action hero of the era in which it was made. You can play as one of two “bad dudes” complete with a tank top and baggy pants plus bulging muscles. Like …

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Super Mario Bros.

This wasn’t really a bucket list item, as any child who grew up with a Nintendo in their living room had (and beat) this game multiple times. I just wanted a quick Sunday stroll down memory lane and to play from 1-1 through 8-4 with no warp zones. This game …

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Super Mario World 2: Yoshi’s Island

This one took awhile to complete, but it brings back some memories… both good and bad. The good: incredible graphics, especially for a Super Nintendo title. Solid gameplay with high replay value. Plus, it’s Mario and an extension of the same Koopa/Mario story, so what’s not to like? I’ll tell …

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