Happy 30th Anniversary to the Legendary Nintendo Entertainment System (1985)

This has been quite a year for nostalgia.  Twenty years of Microsoft Windows 95, 30 years of the Back to the Future franchise as well as the Back to the Future Day Wednesday October 21, 2015 as seen in Back to the Future Part II.  Not to be overlooked is 30 years of the Nintendo … More Happy 30th Anniversary to the Legendary Nintendo Entertainment System (1985)

Game Genie Video Game Enhancer (Galoob, 1990)

NES games were tough to beat. Even to this day there’s a term in the gaming community called “Nintendo Hard” to describe a particularly difficult game. Sometimes the game was challenging but fair such as Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out. Other times the game was prohibitively lengthy without a save or password feature as is the case … More Game Genie Video Game Enhancer (Galoob, 1990)

M.C. Kids (NES, 1992)

Back in 1992 Virgin Games released McKids for the Nintendo Entertainment System. The game was basically just an advertisement for McDonald’s restaurants with most of the gameplay elements revolving around imagery from the franchise. One thing I never understood is that the game is actually titled M. C. Kids. I’ve never eaten an M. C. … More M.C. Kids (NES, 1992)