Currently writing essays on the games and game consoles often referred to as "The Worst of All Time." Rather than just explaining what makes them bad though, I try to explore the context of their creation and the circumstances that lead to their infamy.
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Monthly Archives: February 2016
“Castlevania: Adventure on the Go!” A review of Castlevania’s first outing on the Game Boy — not to mention, one of the first two platformers for the handheld, period. Does the game successfully miniaturize the vampire-killing experience?
“Off the Radar Scope.” A look at one of Nintendo’s earliest failures in the games industry. But was it really a failure? Includes a brief overview of Nintendo’s other early video game output, and the helping hands provided by Ikegami Tsushinki.
“Is Pit-Fighter Truly the Pits?” An in-depth look at a digitized fighter predating Mortal Kombat, marketing itself a graphical powerhouse. But did it have the impressive and innovative gameplay to match?
“In Defense of E.T. on Atari.” In our first article, we attempt to clear up the myriad misconceptions that surround the infamous 1982 release, and determine who is truly to blame for Atari’s sad fate.