Snowboard Kids

Published by Atlus Co., Ltd. Developed by Racdym Released Mar 15, 1998 Platform Nintendo 64 Released in 1998 for the Nintendo 64 Snowboard Kids was a superb downhill snowboarding game with gameplay comparable to Super Mario Kart. This game has much to enjoy, firstly the graphics are lovely with chunky cartoon sprites and very colourful backdrops presented in that awesome soft crayon style that the Nintendo 64 excels in. The soundtrack is also really good especially considering that this game is on cartridge and not disc. The gameplay is solid gold and…

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Super Nintendo Super Punch Out

Published by Nintendo of America Inc. Developed by Nintendo R&D3 Released Oct 01, 1994 Also For Wii, Wii U  Released in late 1994 for the Super Nintendo Super Punch Out is the sequel to the legendary Mike Tyson’s Punch Out on the original Nintendo and whilst this game is not as good as the earlier release it still has much to offer. Firstly the graphics are superb, big chunky sprites and cartoony graphics which are displayed from a “Behind the back” camera angle (including a fantastic transparency effect where you can see through your fighter…

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Daytona USA 2001

Published by Hasbro Interactive, Inc. Developed by Amusement Vision, Ltd. Released Mar 13, 2001 Platform Dreamcast Released in late 2000 for the Sega Dreamcast Daytona USA 2001 is essentially a top quality compilation featuring the best bits of the original Daytona USA and Daytona USA Championship Circuit Edition. This game has all the tracks from both the earlier Daytona games including Three Seven Speedway, Desert City and Dinosaur Canyon plus some completely new tracks such as Mermaid Lake and Rin Rin Rink. The graphics are fantastic, massively improved over the original games with huge…

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Sega Touring Car Championship

Published by SEGA Europe Ltd. Developed by Sega AM9 R&D Division Released 1997 Also For Arcade, Windows Released for the Sega Saturn in 1997 Sega Touring Car Championship is a very good conversion of the arcade game of the same name and whilst this is not in the same league as Sega Rally or Daytona USA it still has much to offer. For starters the graphics are excellent with big chunky cars and very attractive tracks with textbook Sega blue skies, the soundtrack is also typically high class. There are 3 courses to complete which are…

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N.O.M.A.D.

Published by Ocean Software Ltd. Developed by Ocean Software Ltd. Released 1986 Platforms Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum N.O.M.A.D from OCEAN           I do not usually have time to do any reviews as busy with interviews and the back end of site but the Spectrum has been neglected far too long from any reviews. I am going to review N.O.M.A.D on the Spectrum. I was lucky to get a Spectrum +3 for Christmas from my parents and it came with 2 Disks with games on…

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Mortal Kombat

Published by Midway Games, Inc. Released Aug 02, 1992 Platforms Amiga, Arcade, DOS, Game Boy, Game Gear, Genesis, SEGA CD,SEGA Master System, SNES Trivia:  Name a game that sold TWICE as many copies on the Sega Genesis than its Super Nintendo counterpart? MORTAL KOMBAT! EXCELLENT! Ok I am NOT going into a techno fit here (although tempting). But one of the first if not THE first game to develop the ESRB rating for future ratings (at least for the NTSC region…GEG is American, folks 🙂 )  Looking back this game is/was a…

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Virtua Tennis

  Published by SEGA of America, Inc. Developed by Hitmaker Released 2000 Also For Arcade, N-Gage, Windows Released in late 2000 on Sega’s Dreamcast Virtua Tennis is a fantastic pick up and play sports game converted from the arcade game of the same name. This game has much to enjoy, the graphics are superb with massive and chunky sprites and fantastically well detailed tennis courts with excellent crowd animations (look out for the guy in the awesome tweed jacket). The sound effects are also excellent particularly the sound of the ball bouncing, the…

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Primal Rage

Published by Time Warner Interactive, Inc. Developed by Atari Games Corporation Released 1995 Also For 3DO, Amiga, Arcade, DOS, Game Boy, Game Gear, Jaguar,PlayStation, SEGA 32X, SEGA Saturn, SNES Released in the Arcades in 1994 Primal Rage is an above average one on one beat em up in the style of Mortal Kombat with the added bonus of using Dinosaurs! The game has 7 Dinosaurs/Beasts to use including 2 Ape like creatures, 2 Tyrannosaurus Rex like creatures and a Velociraptor. All of them play similar and mainly use the same moveset’s but it was a…

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