Bionic Battler

August 10, 1990

A clumsy, primitive, first-person maze shooter. It’s not very fun. But man, that box art is something else, huh?

Dead Heat Scramble

April 20, 1990

An interesting, albeit failed, attempt to find a workable format for racing within the cramped confines of the Game Boy hardware. This top-down offroad-ish game doesn’t quite pull off its ambitions thanks for fussy controls and annoying track design.

Fist of the North Star: 10 Big Brawls for the King of the Universe

December 22, 1989

Here’s what you need to know about Fist of the North Star, if you’re unfamiliar with the concept: It’s based heavily on the Road Warrior/Mad Max movies. And it’s written by a guy who adopted the nom de plume Buronson. Yes, that’s how you write “Bronson” in Japanese. As in, Charles Bronson. In other words, […]