Dyna-Blaster Aka Bomber Man

Published by Ubi Soft Entertainment Software Developed by Hudson Soft Company, Ltd. Released 1991 Also For Atari ST, DOS, Sharp X68000, TurboGrafx-16 The consoles and arcade smash hit Dyna Blaster: now on your computers… Place your bombs skillfully to protect you from the enemies. Collect the icons to get more bombs and larger or programmed explosions.   64 levels, various and colourful screens. Up to 5 players (with Adaptor which is included)   Review: I owned this game on the Amiga 500. And I had never played Bomber Man and…

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Pssst

Published by Ashby Computers and Graphics Ltd. Developed by Ashby Computers and Graphics Ltd. Released 1983 Platform ZX SpectrumPSSST Robbie the robot sits in his garden, fetching the old bag of compost to help his prize Thyrgodian Megga Chrisanthodil grow. Then suddenly the whole garden is invaded by the most devilish, destructive insects you could imagine. But Robbie is prepared! Equipped with three spray cans of the latest insect repellent, smoke and streamers, Robbie fights to keep the deadly garden pests at bay. All he has to do is figure…

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BUBBLE BOBBLE

  Published by Firebird Software Ltd. Developed by Taito Corporation Released Oct, 1987 DESCRIPTION Bubble Bobble is a 2 player single screen Platform shoot’em’up and puzzle game. OVERVIEW Bub and Bob are little dinosaurs who can blow bubbles and jump around a lot. The idea of the game is to jump around the screen catching the baddies in bubbles and then popping them, turning the baddies into fruit or other such pick-upable item. To catch a baddy inside a bubble, simply shoot the bubble into the baddy. The bubbles have…

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Mikie

Published by Imagine Developed by Konami Corporation Released 1986 Also For Amstrad CPC, Arcade, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Electron, SG-1000 Overview: In school, Mikie has decided to take a message to his girl-friend in the schoolyard. This is far from an easy task though – which is where you come in… Mikie has to go through five different areas: the classroom, locker room, canteen, gymnasium and schoolyard. In each area he must collect all the hearts on the screen before moving on to the next one. Each time he collects…

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The legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time

Published by Nintendo of America Inc. Developed by Nintendo EAD Released Nov 23, 1998 Also For Wii, Wii U     A dark time is approaching in Hyrule. The storm clouds of evil are gathering over the land, and malevolent forces are poised to strike at the most sacred and powerful artifact of all, the mysterious Triforce. The only thing standing between chaos and destruction are two youths, an elfin boy from the magical Kokiri Forest, and the young princess of legend, Zelda. Do you have what it takes to…

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ATV Simulator

Published by Codemasters Software Company Limited, The Developed by Codemasters Software Company Limited, The Released 1987 Also For Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64 Music: David Whittaker, Concept: Tim Miller, Program: Digital Persuasion, Genre: Motorcycle Sports, Number Of Players: 1 or 2 INTRODUCTION You must complete each course in the time limit without running out of fuel to qualify for the next course. At the start of the race use the left/right controls to run to your ATV. Then jump onto it and start riding. Use the up/down controls to wheelie and…

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Super Metroid

Published by Nintendo of America Inc. Developed by Intelligent Systems Co., Ltd., Nintendo R&D1 Released Apr, 1994 Also For New Nintendo 3DS, Wii, Wii U Super Metroid made it’s appearance for the Super Nintendo in 1994. This action adventure game picks up where it’s predecessor “Metroid” for the NES left off. Our heroine, Samus Aran delivers the metroid to a research station to be observed by the scientists there. Pretty much the SECOND Samus departs the station, a distress signal beckons her back. Upon returning Samus discovers the place has…

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Hurrican – A Turrican Clone – Free Download

Hurrican is a real retro Indie game based on Turrican. When originally being interviewed by this site I was asked if I would like to see a game reviewed. I said “Do a review on Turrican”. Has it been done? Tut Tut!! What was Turrican you may ask. Well read this. “The lost colony of Alterra is a completely man-made lifeworld abandoned long ago in a nearby galaxy. Alterra is actually five colonies in one. Each self-contained habitat has been separately bio-engineered by a powerful ecosystem generation network known as…

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Earthbound (Mother 2)

Publishers: Nintendo, Ape Inc Released: Super Nintendo 1995 Wii Virtual Console 2013 Earthbound, also called Mother 2 is an RPG released for the SNES in 1995. It begins in a 1950’s style town called Onett. One of Onett’s residents, a 13 year old boy named Ness is awakened one night by a meteor crashing near his home. Upon investigating the crash Ness meets an insect named Buzz Buzz. Buzz Buzz informs Ness that he is from the future and warns him that the planet is ruled by an evil alien…

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Ms.Pac-Man

Published by Atarisoft Developed by General Computer Corporation, Midway Released 1985 Also For Android, Apple II, Arcade, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 7800, Atari 8-bit, BlackBerry, Commodore 64, Game Boy, Game Gear, Genesis, iPhone, iPod Classic, Lynx, NES, Palm OS, PC Booter, PlayStation 4, SEGA Master System, SNES, TI-99/4A, VIC-20, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox One Overview: Meet the Queen of the Video Games! Gobble up dots, eat energy pills and delicious fruits, but beware of the ghosts.       GAME PLAY: Ms PAC-MAN scores points by eating the dots…

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