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...

February 12, 2020

Imagine buying a video game and getting a free toy inside!⁣

The Micro Machines 64 Turbo games came with a bonus Micro Machine that we’re positive players eventually lost in messy rooms or to younger siblings.⁣



Did you own this #game? Do you still have the Micro Mac...

February 11, 2020

Happy Belated Birthday, Mario Kart 64!

Released February 10, 1997.

Here are few random facts about the beloved game.

Bananas are avoidable hazards: I’s possible to prevent spin-outs? If you hear your wheels start to squeak, use the brake (B Button) to negate the sli...

February 11, 2020

Bad Street Brawler was released for the Commodore 64, MS-DOS, and the NES.⁣ ⁣⁣

The NES version was one of only two NES games specifically designed for use with Mattel's Power Glove.⁣⁣
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The player plays the character Duke Davis, who goes from stage to stage beating u...

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