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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Category Archives: Game Reviews
“Indigo Prophecy 451°.” A deep dive into the mind of David Cage, and an exploration of his studio’s sophomore effort. Was Indigo Prophecy a work of art worthy of its praise, or has the hype been overblown from the very beginning?
“The Not-So Super Mario Bros. Special Show.” The Mario game Nintendo would like you to forget. Did Hudson Soft drop the ball in handling the precious license, or did they perhaps hit too close to home for the Big N’s comfort?
“The Struggle Isn’t over Till the Clock Tower Says Two.” The horror comes home in Human Entertainment’s follow-up to the Scissorman saga. But does it cut as deep without the series standard trademarks on-hand?
“WCW’s Backstage, All-Access Pass to Assault.” World Championship Wrestling’s final video game gave us a glimpse into a wrestling promotion on the brink of death. A study of an ill-advised spin-off game, and the struggling promotion who lent it it’s branding.
“In Thy Battle for the Kingdom Come, Arthur is Done.” Could this vintage ValuSoft release be a cool bargain, or is its cruelty matched only by Morgan LeFay herself? A classic GameSpot review may have given us a pretty good clue.
“A Tribe Called Quest 64.” Reviewing the N64’s “first authentic Full Polygon RPG,” and exploring why it was ultimately only one of just a few for the cartridge-based console. Is young Brian’s journey a quest worth accepting?