Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last 20 years, you’ve undoubtedly played Paperboy. A little slice of Americana that was put into digital form, it gave youths everywhere free reign to smash people’s windows without having to worry about consequences. Thankfully, Tengen gave Genesis owners a port that was very faithful to the original, and we have a full review that shows how they compare.
Every time a company tinkers with an arcade classic, my heart sinks. Lamentably, it seems to have hit solid bedrock with Paperboy 2, a game that tries to improve upon a formula that needed no tweaking at all. The result? Pure mediocrity.
Snow Bros.; Possibly one of the most bizarre yet unoriginal arcade style games to be ported from the arcade to the Mega Drive. Don’t get me wrong though just because this game isn’t original doesn’t mean that it is a travesty! In fact Snow Bros is possibly one the most addictive two player games on the Mega Drive, due to its insane length and extremely durable gameplay.
Genre: Maze Developer: General Computer Corp. Publisher: Tengen Players: 1-2 Released: 1991 You’d think that a 10+ year-old port of a 20+ year-old game would be a pretty direct translation. Well, in the case of Ms. Pac-Man on the Genesis, you would be wrong. I’m not going to bore you with the details on the basics of Pac-Man, as pretty […]
Tengen, A subsidiary of Atari games, was never known from making very good games. While they had some successful games on the NES, They never really got too far. After Sonic’s debut, many companies thought that the best way to sales was to make their own platform mascot game. That led to many sub par titles, such as Aero the Acro-Bat and Zool. Where does Awesome Possum stand? Well…. don’t get your hopes up.