Category Archives: NES

How Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade Became a Gaming Classic

Blockbuster action adventure movie Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade was released in the summer of 1989. Starring the titular archaeologist as he and his friends face off against the Nazis, The Last Crusade made almost $300 million at the

Koei Rocks Turn Based Strategy with Gemfire for NES – Today in History – March 31st, 1992

Koei will forever be linked to deep turn-based strategy games for most retro gamers. This company brought some of the longest, and hardest, strategy games ever to the Nintendo Entertainment System (later the Super NES and the Sega Genesis). While

Piko Interactive Announce Pre-Orders for New Games

Piko Interactive, the independent publishing company that won’t quit, has just announced another round of cool games for classic consoles. For those that do not know who Piko Interactive is, maybe you have heard of some of their releases including

Game Hack: God of War on NES

Everyone knows that God of War is a Sony owned intellectual property, one that would probably never be made available on a Nintendo system. That hasn’t stopped some ingenuitive game hackers who have created a God of War game on

Today in History: February 13th, 1990- Batman Swooped Onto the Nintendo Entertainment System

When this game hit the home console market, it represented many things- most importantly of which was that it was breaking the trend of “licensed crap” that had been plagueing systems at the time. Batman on the Nintendo Entertainment System