The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening

The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening is an installment in the Legend of Zelda series of action adventure games on Game Boy. If you’d like to know more about what a Zelda game is like then you can check out my review on the first title The Legend of Zelda. Link’s Awakening was originally planned to be a Game Boy port of the Super Nintendo game The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past. However, due to some history lesson I don’t know all the details on it became its own game. Basically, you are sailing in a storm and end up shipwrecked on the shore of a mysterious island. You awaken in the house of the people that found you unconscious on shore. From this point on, it’s up to you to figure out where exactly you are and how to leave the island. Continue reading “The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening”

Metroid: Zero Mission

Metroid: Zero Mission is a remake of Metroid for the Game Boy Advance. It is a metroidvania style of game where you explore a large alien world full of hostile lifeforms. The mission is to destroy the Mother Brain that is controlling the planet. Continue reading “Metroid: Zero Mission”

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”