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”

Mega Man 5

Mega Man 5 is a 2D run and gun platformer developed by Capcom for the Nintendo Entertainment System. As this is the fifth installment in the Mega Man franchise I will be assuming you’re either familiar with the previous titles or have been keeping up with my reviews so I can avoid repeating myself too much. The story of this one seems to be following up more on the reveal from the third game, oddly enough. A group of robots has started causing trouble in the world. What a surprise. The twist is that this time Proto Man is behind it. It’s up to Mega Man to defeat the eight master robots and confront his long lost brother leading the charge. Continue reading “Mega Man 5”

Mega Man 4

Mega Man 4 is a 2D run and gun platformer developed by Capcom for the Nintendo Entertainment System. This is the fourth installment in the series so if you’re not up to speed then be sure to check out the previous reviews. The game starts with an opening cinematic recapping the events of the previous three games. This time the plot is quite simple. Mega Man seeks to keep the peace, but a new villain, Dr. Cossack, decides to build his own robots to take out Mega Man. It’s up to you to fight for your life and stop them. Continue reading “Mega Man 4”