Tag Archives: Genre: Platformer

Sonic Jam (Game.com)

“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?

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Haunted Castle

“Haunted Castle in the Sky.” We return once again to Dracula’s demon castle with whip in hand and a chest full of hearts. But have we finally come upon a curse too powerful for the Vampire Killer?

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The Transformers: Mystery of Convoy

“We Gonna Roll Out This Transformers Comvoy ‘Cross the U-S-A.” Is there more to this Japan-exclusive title than meets the eye, or is it truly one of the defining kusogÄ“ games of its era?

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Super Mario Bros. Special

“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?

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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

“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?

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Castlevania: The Adventure

“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?

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