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Art of Fighting. SNK (1992) Neo Geo

I try to not suck at Fighting Games (I always suck) I really do. But despite my suckatude I do try to look beyond my incompetence and score things fairly. So here we go, Art of Fighting.

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Posted in Neo Geo

Soccer Brawl. SNK (1992) Neo Geo

I’m back and have been summoned out of exile to review a crappy football (soccer) game and oh boy do I have the game for that!

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Posted in Neo Geo

Bucky O’Hare. Konami (1992) Arcade

Oh lord I think I am in love! I honest to god love classic arcade games in their original format. I did at the time and as an aging grump bag I can really appreciate the difference in quality between

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Posted in Arcade

Home Alone. Sega of America (1992) Sega Genesis

In the immortal words of Noddy Holder IT’S CHRIIIIIIIIIIIIIISSSSSSSSSSSSMMMAAAAAAASSSSSSS, and what better way to treat our dedicated readers to a game I woke up on Christmas day in 1992 to play? Well, technically I woke up to Lego, but a

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Posted in Sega Genesis

Musya: The Classic Tale of Japanese Horror. Jorudan (1992) Super Nintendo

I sent Matt on a buying spree for me when he was in Boston, MA. I gave him a budget and a remit to buy things you don’t see for sale in the UK and that is how I got

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Posted in Super Nintendo

Empire of Steel. Flying Edge (1992) Sega Genesis

Known as Steel Empire everywhere other than PAL, and coming as a recommendation I set about building my empire, in steel…

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Posted in Sega Genesis

The Addams Family. Ocean Software (1992) Super Nintendo

One of the challenges of attempting to review Retro Games is the ability to take off your own nostalgia glasses. Just because you loved a game when you were 8, doesn’t mean that you have to still like it. And

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Posted in Super Nintendo

Golden Axe II. Sega AM7 (1992) Sega Genesis

All right, so I didn’t like Golden Axe. I thought it was bland, the combat wasn’t very interesting and what little fun there was is exhausted after 5 minutes of playing. So with 2 whole years between this release and

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Posted in Sega Genesis

Darkwing Duck. Capcom (1992) Nintendo

Did you know Darkwing Duck isn’t actually set in the DuckTales universe ? I know Launchpad McQuack is here, but, according to the creators¬†(source), they are separate. And on that bombshell. Let’s get dangerous, with the¬†crimefighting mallard!

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Posted in Nintendo Entertainment System

Bucky O’Hare. Konami (1992) Nintendo

The site has become a bit Capcom heavy, so I am going to try upping the Konami output for the month with Konami Month. I don’t remember Bucky O’Hare. I knew of it as a kid, and I had some

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Posted in Nintendo Entertainment System
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