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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“Come on and Slam, and Welcome to Sonic Jam.” Sonic the Hedgehog’s debut on a non-Sega console may not have been quite the triumph fans had hoped for. What exactly went wrong with this outing on the Tiger Game.com — other than the fact it’s a game for the Game.com?
“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?
“Dr. Jekyll’s and Mr. Hyde’s Hour Of The Wandering Monstrosity (Give or Take 15 Minutes)” What evil must lurk within the heart of man for this game to receive the reputation which it has? Is it fair for this farrago to be deemed a failure?
“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?