Double Dragon (NES Review)

The arcade hit Double Dragon makes it to the 8-bit! Hooray? Question mark intended as this port has me so confused I need to talk it through with you good people…   Firstly, congratulations to Technos for scaling this down to the NES. The original arcade cab version displayed 384 colours on screen, three-hundred and … Read more

Mega Man (NES Review)

  The evil scientist Dr Wily (sure) is threatening the world and must be defeated! Who best to do it?  Step forward Mega Man! And thus, our review of Mega Man on the NES.  Originally an android called Rock (hence the Japanese name Rock Man) created by Dr Light, he’s transformed into Mega Man, a … Read more

Aladdin (NES Review)

  I’ve been pretty impressed by the versions of Aladdin I’ve seen on 8/16-bit.  Regardless of the gameplay, the success of any Disney franchise is colourful graphics which is where I thought the NES would fall flat on its face.  But as you can see from the screenshots, Virgin and Nintendo have done a really … Read more