There are more games featuring ninjas, about ninjas, or with ‘ninja’ in the title than there were actual ninjas throughout all of human history . Konami’s Zen: Intergalactic Ninja for the NES is totally one of them. And you need to play it, or the eco-terrorists win.
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Playing detective and solving crimes is always fun. There is a reason that television shows like Matlock, Law & Order, CSI, Murder She Wrote and more are so popular. People like solving crimes and following the complex stories that surround the mystery. Gaming is no different really. Gamers enjoy the occasional good mystery- just look […]
Nintendo Virtual Boy owners are used to having limited games to play but thanks to indie developers, that list is slowly growing. While not complete, Mario Combat is on its way, inching closer to an official release. Basically this is a limited variation on Yoshi’s Safari for the Super Nintendo mixed with some Doom graphics […]
While the developer behind Flappy Bird has decided to take his ball and go home, indie developers have taken the opportunity fully in hand to fill the void. There is no doubt that this is using Mario sprites (it is not quite known for sure if the original did the same).
Since the Nintendo Virtual Boy was a 3D system, it would seem that there should have been more 3D racing games on the platform. Sadly, this merging of game genre and hardware went uncapitalized on. That has not stopped indie developers from taking a shot at correcting this situation though. Welcome Zpace Racers, a recent […]
Side scrolling action games is arguably what built the powerhouse that is known as the Nintendo Entertainment System. There is a plethora of them, not only on the NES but most systems up to the 16-Bit era after which everything changed to “polygons this” or “polygons that”. Indie developers have kept the flame alive though, […]
Renegade, the classic arcade brawler that has a technological prequel to Double Dragon, is now available on the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS Virtual Consoles. While not remembered as the best brawler, Renegade did spawn a few unofficial sequels, was ported to several platforms and has a certain charm in its simplicity.
This is a series that is similar to how Fire Emblem was handled, North American gamers didn’t get a taste till the early 2000′s. Fire Emblem came over on the Game Boy Advance for the first time while gamers on this side of the pond had to wait for Sega’s ill-fated Dreamcast to receive an […]
While Sunman was never officially released, it did see release through the popular, prototype releasing, The Lost Levels website. Originally created by Sunsoft for the Nintendo Entertainment System, Sunsoft had to change the game around moderately due to losing the Superman license prior to release. Thanks to hackers, we can now play the game as […]
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