Category Archives: Super Nintendo

WWF Royal Rumble Review on Super Nintendo

Wrestling games are quite a conundrum of gaming. Some developers get it just right while others have trouble figuring out what exactly a “squared circle” is. While not perfect, for the time, LJN’s WWF Royal Rumble for the Super Nintendo,

Populous Review

Sure, today playing god in a game is nothing new.  We have plenty of options if this is your one and only goal in your electronic entertainment.  Back in the late 80’s and early 90’s though, options were much more

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

RPM Racing II Becomes Rock n Roll Racing on Super Nintendo – Today in Retro Gaming – June 4th, 1993

Sometimes doing these historical articles we come across a tidbit of information that is not widely known.  Sure, the hardcore of the hardcore know it but for the most part, the average fan will learn something new.  One such tidbit

Great Circus Mystery Gets Magical on Sega Genesis – Today in Retro Gaming – June 2nd 1994

When you think back to the 16-Bit era, what is it that stands out to you the most?  Is it the plethora of original titles that fans got?  Is it the many quality licensed games that were released?  For me,

Mario and the Gang Go Turn Based with Super Mario RPG: Today in History – May 13th, 1996

Mario was not a character that was content with sitting on his laurels when it came to adventuring around the gaming world. Mario has been a doctor, kart racer, played many sports and of course has championed the saving of

Samus Returns in Super Metroid on Super Nintendo: Today in History- April 18th, 1994

A product of Nintendo R&D1 led by Gunpei Yokoi (R.I.P.), Super Metroid is the only outing on the Super Nintendo for Samus Aran and the little aliens called Metroids. This being the third game in the Metroid seris, gamers were

Zelda: A Link to the Past Brings Time Travel to SNES: Today in History- April 13th, 1992

Even gamers that do not own a Nintendo console or hand held are aware of the Legend of Zelda series of games. The Zelda series has transcended the world of a single manufacturer into the whole world of gaming. The