Author: Michael

Lover of all things retro since 1989

Got to Love Shooters. Gradius NES

Gradius NES Island Heads

Gradius for Nes is one of the First Shooters I Ever Played. Shooters are a genre I’m actually quite good at, which helps seeing as they are some of my favorites. I first remember playing Gradius probably around 5 years old and being absolutely terrible at it. It was actually so difficult that it actually …

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Never Seen Someone Actually Beat Mike Tyson?

Nes Buyer's Guide

Have you never seen someone beat Mike Tyson??? I feel like everyone has played Mike Tyson’s Punch Out!!! at some point, but how many of us actually made it to Mike? What about landing a single punch once you made it that far? Well for those of you that have never managed the seeming impossible …

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Dracula is Back! Super Castlevania IV

Dracula is Back! Super Castlevania IV

Dracula is Back! Dracula is back yet again. I do like Castlevania but it is not my favorite series. Ive played a good portion of the games but not all, nor were most all the way through (Symphony of the Night is an exception, Ive finished that quite a few times). Super Castlevania 4 is …

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Life is Like a Hurricane, Here in Duckburg! Ducktales NES!

Life is Like a Hurricane, Here in Duckburg! Ducktales NES!

Ducktales Woo-oo! Let me start off saying that Ducktales is one of my favorite cartoons. I actually have a Ducktales t-shirt I wear quite regularly. Much like the cartoon, Ducktales for the Nes does not disappoint. It is a Capcom made Disney game, so if you know anything about that then you know they were …

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Shaq-Fu….Just don’t play it…

Shaq-Fu....Just don't play it...

Just don’t play Shaq-Fu… Ok you have been officially warned. This game is bad, very bad. I wont go and say it is unplayable because its isn’t. It just suffers from slow play, unresponsive control, and the fact that Shaq is under powered compared to the other opponents. The easiest was I found was to …

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I Ain’t Afraid of No Ghosts! Hi-C Ecto Cooler Returns!

I Ain't Afraid of No Ghosts! Hi-C Ecto Cooler Returns!

I Ain’t Afraid of No Ghosts!! Ecto Cooler Returns!! I was so excited to hear about the Ghostbusters reboot coming out, and even more so the limited re-release of Hi-C Ecto Cooler. Let me start off by saying Ecto Cooler is absolutely delicious. That’s all there is to it, if you were just wondering if …

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Retro Game Review! Super Punchout Snes Review!!

Super Punch out

Welcome to my Super Punchout SNES Review! On this Retro Game Review we will be covering our first Super Nintendo Game! I have decided that the only right way to do and start with one of my favorite SNES games…..Super Punch-Out!! Now there is no Tyson this time…and it is also a completely different game …

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Retro Toys and Games Spotted at Target

Retro Toys and Games Spotted at Target

I was in Target yesterday. Wandering around looking at stuff we found ourselves in the toy section. There were 2 end caps full of retro toys and games. All of these games of course are still available of course as their modern day equivalents.  These are all modeled after their older and retro counterparts. For …

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First Day of Football? Sounds Like Time for Tecmo Super Bowl!

First Day of Football? Sounds Like Time for Tecmo Super Bowl!

Welcome to Another Retro Game Review! Today many people are excited as it is the first day of regular season football, I felt like that made it a perfect time to review Tecmo Super Bowl for the Nes. Its crazy really to think that anyone would be playing a sports game 25 years later. I …

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