Jetpac

Jetpac is an arcade-style shooter made by Ultimate Play the Game for the ZX Spectrum and the VIC-20. Ultimate Play the Game later became known as Rare, a company responsible for a number of hits. One of those hits was Donkey Kong 64 for the Nintendo 64. As an unlockable bonus minigame on DK64 you could play Jetpac. This is the version I’ve played and will be the basis for this little review. Continue reading “Jetpac”

Donkey Kong (NES & N64)

The arcade hit Donkey Kong famously had its first true appearance unaltered for home consoles on the Nintendo Switch, but there have been a number of ports attempting to replicate the experience between these two releases. Today I’d just like to talk about two of them. Continue reading “Donkey Kong (NES & N64)”

Thoughts on Super Mario Maker Coming to Nintendo 3DS

Super Mario Maker has been quite popular on the Wii U. In fact, it’s the very thing that made me NEED to get a Wii U sooner rather than later. I’ve since acquired the system and the game. Needless to say I’m beyond pleased, but I’ll save all my gushing for the upcoming review. Not too long ago (though perhaps a bit to long at this point to be all that newsworthy), Nintendo announced in their Nintendo Direct that Super Mario Maker would be coming to the Nintendo 3DS. This gave me mixed feelings. Continue reading “Thoughts on Super Mario Maker Coming to Nintendo 3DS”

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D is a Nintendo 3DS remake of the original Ocarina of Time for the Nintendo 64. For this review I will be assuming you’ve either seen my review of the original, seen some other coverage of such, or have experienced it yourself like so many others. I’ll be focusing on this version’s changes as well as my first time experiences with the master quest mode. With all of that out of the way, let’s see how Ocarina of Time, often considered one of the greatest games of all time, goes about keeping up with the times. Continue reading “The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D”

Duke Nukem 64

Duke Nukem 64 is the Nintendo 64 port of the PC game Duke Nukem 3D, a classic first person shooter. If you don’t know already, Duke Nukem 3D is one of the big name pioneers of the first person shooter genre, alongside titles like Doom and Wolfenstein 3D. The story of the game takes place immediately after the events of Duke Nukem II, although you don’t need to know anything about the two previous platformer adventures to keep up. On his way back to Earth, aliens shoot down Duke’s spaceship. Continue reading “Duke Nukem 64”