Double Dragon. Technos (1988) Nintendo

Double Dragon didn’t actually get a PAL release according to Wikipedia, which is news to me, as I swear blind I played this as a kid so I am a little confused. Anyhow, Double Dragon II was one of the first games we reviewed, so I am going to punch and kick my way to inevitable death on the Wii Virtual Console version. Continue reading

Wild Gunman, Nintendo R&D1 (1988) Nintendo

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I am scraping the barrel now on the Light Gun front, but like any good artist I need to suffer for my art rants. Released ’84 in Japan, ’85 in the US, before finally making its way to PAL in ’88 when I was but a bairn, but even a a wee kiddy-winkle I thought it was odd that it wasn’t Wild Gunmen. Continue reading

Double Dragon 2: The Revenge. Technōs Japan. (1988) Nintendo.

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I was surprised about this one, as a kid it was a frustrating ballache, with many a tantrums thrown at its behest.

I couldn’t remember if it was a good game though. Just because I sucked at it as a child doesn’t mean it sucked.

So, has father time been fair to it? Continue reading