Category Archives: NES

Article: “Nintendo 64 Controller” Famiclone Systems: The Super Joy III and Power Joy Pirate Consoles

This is an improved, rewritten upgrade of a post I wrote in 2012 when I got the Power Joy system described below.  These things are pretty interesting pirate game units, and it’s cool to have a few of them. 🙂 … Continue reading

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List: Looney Tunes Games

Looney Tunes is my favorite cartoon series ever.  No other cartoon, Western or Eastern, matches its brilliance.  And because of its lasting popularity, there have been many Looney Tunes games over the years.  This list should include all of them.  … Continue reading

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Opinion List: My Favorite Console (TV or Handheld System) Games By Platform (lists for each system) & A list of how much I like each console relative to the others I own

This post is a purely opinion-based list of my favorite games for each of the consoles I own.  This is only a console list — I will do a PC list separately because it’d be too hard to do them … Continue reading

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Opinion List: My Favorite Game For Each Platform I Have (No Late Ports Included) & For Each Platform (True Exclusives Only)

Inspired by this NeoGAF thread, I wrote up this list: http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?p=171036686  First I made the list from the thread, and then second a list of only true exclusives, that is games that are only available on that platform and no … Continue reading

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List: Hudson & NEC’s 3rd & 4th-Gen Platformers: Watching Hudson Shift Platformers from TG16 to Nintendo

I love platformers, so I was wondering, why did Hudson give up on platformers on their own console?  And just how bad was this switch, anyway?  So, here’s a list of all Hudson platformers on 3rd and 4th generation consoles, … Continue reading

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NCS Masaya Games List: Their Background and Games By Genre, 1987-2000

Introduction & About NCS Masaya That is, all of NCS Masaya’s games from their start until the original NCS Masaya died in late 1999, and also Bandai’s two WonderSwan games from early 2000 that use Masaya licenses.  NCS Masaya was … Continue reading

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Rolling Thunder (NES) Strategies

This post has a few clarifications from the review that I will edit in, but mostly is focused on some strategies for how to get past harder parts of the final part of the game, Story 4.  These strategies will … Continue reading

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Rolling Thunder (NES) Review – One of the ’80’s Best Games!

I just finished this game yesterday and wrote this up today.  Sorry about the delay on finishing the formatting improvements for the PS1 summaries list, but I will do that soon.  Playing Rolling Thunder took precedence!  It’s an amazing game, … Continue reading

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List: Compile’s Shmups

Compile was one of the best shmup developers of the late ’80s to early ’90s, but unfortunately, when the genre took a downturn in 1993, they abandoned the genre.  Thus, while Compile itself didn’t shut down until the early 2000s, … Continue reading

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Lists: 3 or 4 Player Multiplayer Shmups and Borderline Shmups

First, a note – I just added Horror Story to the previous list, because it’s a two player co-op run & gun.  Go see that list for more.  But on to this new one, of 3+ player multiplayer shooters! Yes, … Continue reading

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