Retro Face/Off: Disney's Aladdin (Genesis/SNES)

Retro Face/Off: Disney's Aladdin (Genesis/SNES)

Disney’s Aladdin was released on both the Sega Genesis, and the Super Nintendo, in November of 1993, about a year after the film debuted in theatres. Unlike most Disney platformers of the era, these two games were developed by different companies, and are essentially completely different games.

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Video Review: Super Mario Bros. 2 (Super Nintendo)

Video Review: Super Mario Bros. 2 (Super Nintendo)

The American version of Super Mario Bros. 2 was released in 1988. The game was a critical and commercial success, becoming one of the best selling games on the original NES system. It was also released in 1993 for the Super Nintendo, as part of the All-Stars game pak. Of course as kids, we didn’t know this was a reworking of the Japanese title Doki Doki Panic, but that’s a story for another time.

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Video Review: Super Game Boy Review

Video Review: Super Game Boy Review

The Super Game Boy was released in 1994 and is a hardware device allowing you to play original Game Boy games on a television through your Super Nintendo game console. In addition to simply playing Game Boy games, developers could program their carts to take advantage of the additional features offered by the hardware.

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