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Pit-Fighter. Atari Games (1990) Arcade

I’m going to do something slightly different here as I have played Pit-Fighter in the arcade, on a Master System, on the Genesis and on the Super Nintendo so I will collectively review them all and give them all a

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Posted in Arcade

Fiendish Freddy’s Big Top O’Fun. Gray Matter (1990) Commodore 64

Oh Lord the depths I plumb to find games I have vague recollections of, and what nightmare fuel have I unleashed upon untold millions with that boxart!? But since I have a tonne of time on my hands and temporary

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Posted in Commodore 64

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Palcom (1990) Nintendo

The original TMNT game gets a lot of bad press, and I am fairly sure this is entirely down to an Angry Video Game Nerd video way back in the day, as almost everybody that bangs on about it being

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Posted in Nintendo Entertainment System

The Secret of Monkey Island. LucasArts (1990) PC

I’ll cover the Special Edition of Secret of Monkey Island, AND the Original in this review as they are the same game; except the remake has better graphics, better music, better sound FX, and better voice acting. On top of

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Posted in PC

Golden Axe. Sega AM1 (1990) Sega Genesis

Like Altered Beast, Golden Axe is always top of the list of “Oh you should totally play Golden Axe” when you say you’re getting into Retro Gaming.  

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Posted in Sega Genesis

Altered Beast. Sega (1990) Sega Genesis

Altered Beast is one of those games that everybody that starts retro gaming thinks that they want to play. The game starts well, and everyone loves the werewolf form, but how many people have actually played it recently, or actually

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Posted in Sega Genesis

Mad Dog McCree. American Laser Games (1990) Arcade

I am going to do a top Light gun Games list soon, and to do that I want to get a few games out of the way. So apologies to the many people who don’t like On-Rails shooters as much

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Posted in Nintendo Wii
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