In today’s video I dive in and analyze The Legend of Zelda for the NES. Enjoy!Read More
The Legend of Zelda was introduced to North American gamers in the fall of 1987, and was an immediate hit for the NES. The popularity of the Zelda series has not waned since, and continues to be a system seller for Nintendo.Read More
Zanac is a vertically scrolling shooter developed by the legendary programmers at Compile and released for the North American Nintendo Entertainment System in 1987. Compile of course is responsible for the excellent Aleste series of video games, so I was excited to take a look at their earlier work.Read More
Fantasy Zone II: The Tears of Opa Opa was released for the Sega Master System in 1987 and is a sequel to Sega's arcade hit Fantasy Zone from the year prior. At first glance this appears to be a shmup, but the gameplay has more in common with Defender, than a true side scrolling shoot-em-up.
Out Run is yet another arcade hit from Sega originating from the 1980's. It was designed by Yu Suzuki and was his follow-up to Hang-On. Like most of Sega's arcade titles of the era, the game was ported to the Master System, in 1987.Read More
Enduro Racer for the Sega Maser system is a unique little arcade conversion for the Sega Master System. Instead of hacking the title down for the limited 8-bit power, they remade the game from scratch. So how does this little isometric title hold up? Check out our video!Read More