While I’m finishing up the NES book, writer James Swift of Uncommon Journalism has graciously offered to pen some Sega-themed articles for the site. Expect them once a week for the next while! Unless you’ve been living under a rock trapped underneath an even larger rock, you’re probably well aware that the Super […]
Wonder Boy III: Let’s Get Silly 16-Bits of Disappointment
Anime characters run headlong into danger, and also, maybe, perhaps, their destiny! That ape is really upset by the skull-throwing torso, as we all should be.
I’ll have what that child’s having. PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Taito DEVELOPER: Aisystem Tokyo GENRE: Arcade platformer DIFFICULTY: Moderate RELEASE DATE: 10/05/90 – (JP) After the dinosaur brothers Bub and Bob destroyed the villainous Super Drunk at the end of Bubble Bobble, their prehistoric flesh dissolved to reveal that they were human after […]
After fey overlord Michael Jackson conquered earth, he set his sights on the moon. More of a moonstroll, really. PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Sega DEVELOPER: Sega GENRE: Action platformer DIFFICULTY: Adjustable RELEASE DATE: 08/25/90 – (JP) 08/90 – (US) 02/91 – (EU) Outside of the Jackson 5 and not including […]
The ghostly aura around the lettering is perfect. An otherwise great cover ruined by all the trademark crap. Couldn’t they have put that on the back? PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Sega DEVELOPER: Sega (with uncredited help by Compile) GENRE: Platformer DIFFICULTY: Above-average RELEASE DATE: 06/30/90 – (JP) 08/90 – (US) 12/90 […]