Game Review

Review: Double Dragon II – The Revenge

I recently discussed the classic arcade/NES title, Double Dragon. So, I figure I’ll go ahead and touch on some of the sequels that it spawned. The first is, of course, Double Dragon II – The...

Review: Double Dragon

There’s always a first time for everything. For me, Double Dragon was the first time I had ever seen a “beat ’em up” game. For all I know, it may have actually been the first...

Review: Metal Gear

  I have waited a long time to write this review. As a kid, one of my favorite games on the NES was the stealth-based, military-themed Metal Gear. Usually it takes me a little before...

Review: Mega Man 10

Finally, we have the most recent installment in the original Mega Man series, Mega Man 10. After the success of MM9, it was decided to follow up the game with a sequel.  So as you...

Review: Mega Man 9

    As my week of vacation comes to a close, I bring you the next installment in the original Mega Man series; Mega Man 9. This game was released nearly a decade after Mega...

Review: Mega Man & Bass

Next up in the series, we have Mega Man & Bass. This is a title that was originally released in 1998 for the SNES as a Japanese exclusive. As you probably know, by 1998 most...

Review: Mega Man 8

Finally, we come to the last game in the Mega Man Anniversary Collection; Mega Man 8. Originally released for the Sony Playstation and later, the Sega Saturn, Mega Man 8 represents the first 32-bit title...

Review: Mega Man 7

I was originally going to put my marathon of Mega Man games on hold for a while and continue to focus on other 8-bit titles instead. But, considering that it’s Mega Man’s 25 anniversary, I...

Review: Mega Man 6

  This is the final Mega Man game for the original NES. It’s important to realize that while Rock Man was still very popular in Japan, the sales of Mega Man 5 in the US...

Review: Mega Man 5

So here we are, Mega Man 5. At this point, the series has jumped the shark. Five games, the exact same format – it’s getting old. As usual there are some little additions that keep...