March 31, 2020

Happy 20th Birthday, Tekken!

The game was released for Sony PlayStation on 3/31/1995.

The series has been universally acclaimed and commercially successful, having shipped more than 49 million units.

Tekken is one of the best-selling video game franchises of all tim...

March 30, 2020

Released in 2001, The Simpsons Wrestling is a fighting video game based on the animated television series.

The game is loosely based on professional wrestling games, but more closely resembles a beat-'em-up.

The game is played in two modes: a tournament-style single-...

March 9, 2020

“Kenny wasn’t like the other kids.
TV mattered, nothing else did.
The girls said "yes," but he said "Noooooo"
Now he's got his own game show!”

It’s his basement, his rules, and his game show. The quizmaster of 72 Whooping Cough Lane, Ken Ober!

Remote Control was a TV...

March 4, 2020

BurgerTime is a 1982 arcade game created by Data East for its DECO Cassette System.

The game's original title, Hamburger, was changed to BurgerTime before its introduction to the US.

The player is chef Peter Pepper, who must walk over hamburger ingredients located ac...

March 3, 2020

Spy vs. Spy is a two-player, split-screen game, based on Mad magazine's long-running cartoon strip about the slapstick antics of two spies trying to kill each other with improbably elaborate traps and weapons. ⁣

The object of the game is to collect various secret ite...

February 24, 2020

To graduate from Monster Academy, three young monsters - Ickis, Oblina, and Krumm - need to pass their Monster Midterm Exam.

Per the orders of headmaster Gromble, the three monster hopefuls need to scare a certain number of people to pass.

Aaahh!!! Real Monsters is a...

February 21, 2020

Did you know Yuppies in the 1980s had their own video game?

Released in 1989 for the NES, the Wall Street Kid must prove himself worthy of a $600 BILLION DOLLAR inheritance by taking $500,000 in seed money and turning it into $1M.

The Wall Street Kid does this by inv...

February 20, 2020

Total Recall was released in 1990 and 1991, by Ocean Software for the ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, and Amstrad CPC and the Nintendo Entertainment System.

In a tie-in with the NES game, the August 1990 issue of Nintendo Power promoted Total Recall with the Rekall slogan o...

February 19, 2020

Todd's Adventures in Slime World is a side-scrolling platform video game first released for the Atari Lynx in 1990, with Sega Mega Drive/Genesis and PC Engine CD versions following in 1992.

Todd is a galactic explorer who, while in the Andromeda sector, discovered a s...

February 17, 2020

Released for the NES on March 29, 1991, Totally Rad follows the story of Jake, an apprentice magician working for Zebediah Pong. ⁣

He is training when some strange people attack and kidnap his girlfriend, Allison. ⁣

Jake goes on a quest to find out where they came...

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