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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“Hong Kong 97, Number One Super Game.” Finally, one of gaming’s great mysteries finally revealed… or have the answers been right in front of us this whole time? The story of one man’s mission to make “the worst game possible.”
“Oh Ikki, What a Pity, You Don’t Understand.” We travel back to feudal Japan in search of what is considered to be the world’s first kusogē. Needess to say, we don’t find much there, so we fast-forward a bit to 1985 instead.
“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.