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Earthworm Jim 2

Whoa, Nelly!

Inevitably after the huge success of a game, a sequel isn't too far round the corner and it's the same in the case of Earthworm Jim…

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Breath of Fire II

When people are asked about role-playing games (me included) the usual response is along the lines of Final Fantasy, Secret of Mana and Phantasy Star…

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Seiken Densetsu 3

"Seiken Densetsu 3" ("The Legend of the Holy Sword 3") is the sequel to the famous SNES game "Secret of Mana"…

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Jim Power: The Lost Dimension in 3-D

     With all the hip talk of 3D games being the future of video games, it's time to take a journey back to 1993, a year where one of the very first 3-D games came out: Jim Power: The Lost Dimension in 3-D…

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Super Castlevania IV

Konami's Castlevania series has always been a seminal part of many a retro gamer's passion for past glories, and I'm certainly no exception…

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Super R-Type

Find out if Irem’s SNES update of its classic shooter was as good as the arcade original.
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Biker Mice From Mars

Couldn't really say I was a huge fan of the cartoon but there was something about this game that had me and my sister hooked for months…

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Sonic Wings

Sonic Wings is a japanese top down arcade shooting conversion of Aero Fighters for the Super Nintendo…

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NHL 96

I have never been a sports game fan due to that I ususally get bored of the game and that I get disappointed by the game itself…

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Illusion of Time

Although the SNES is considered by many to be Mecca for RPG fans, and rightly so, at its peak we European gamers were pretty starved…

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International Superstar Soccer Deluxe

International! Superstar! Soccer! DELUXE! Music to my ears, memories come flooding back of a misspent youth trying to score goals from thirty yards out, bamboozling my friends with step overs and keepy ups, and trying desperately to figure out how I'd just elbowed an opposing centre back in the face…

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Dragons Lair

I first saw ‘Dragons Lair’ being played I was very young, and probably about two foot tall…

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Robocop 3

Remember all those pointless, but entertaining boyhood debates, redundant and irrelevant as they were it was always fun to go head to head with friends picking two imaginary characters, bands, or beast, and then make them battle…

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Super Back To The Future 2

Since I have seen a lot of reviews saying how terrible the video game versions of the Back to the Future movies are, I decided to put the vgMasters-SpotLight on a little known rare gem of a game that is Super Back to the Future Part II…

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Super Punchout!!

Super Punchout for the SNES is my favorite of the Punchout series by far and is one of those games that has so many opponents that only the perfectionist obsessed will ever truely master it…

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Paperboy 2

Paperboy 2 takes the formula of the original Paperboy and adds in new features to try and make it a more fun experience…

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Hagane

Quick, name a popular ninja franchise that got three games on the NES, and absolutely no sequels in the 16-bit years? If you said Ninja Gaiden, you'd technically be right (Ninja Gaiden Trilogy doesn't count, mates…

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Super Scope 6

After the huge success of the NES Zapper, Nintendo released a follow up “gun” for the SNES entitled the Super Scope and super it was…

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Goof Troop

I’ve never been a particular aficionado of Disney games – SMS Castle of Illusion aside – but I’ve always thought that Goof Troop was one of Disney’s – and the SNES’ – unsung heroes…

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Harvest Moon

Before The Sims came and revolutionised gaming with real-life simulation, back in 1998 the SNES had Harvest Moon…

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Contra III:The Alien Wars

After the huge success of Contra and Super Contra for the NES it was only a matter of time before the SNES got a Contra game too…

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Batman Returns

Few superheroes have been as mistreated and misrepresented in video games as The Dark Knight except, maybe, Superman, Aquaman, Spider-Man, Captain America, Iron Man…

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Ghost Sweeper Mikami: Joreishi wa Nice Body

The above screenshot illustrates how it's best not to expend too much effort on capturing the perfect image of yourself wearing a black miniskirt whilst riding a speeding cat in a game when your face is about to collide with a steel grate…

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Violinist of Hameln (Hamelin no Violin Tamaki)

If ever a time capsule were to be filled with Super Famicom games that capture the essence of the greatest ever games machine, this treasure that the Japanese predictably kept to themselves should be a contender for future generations to unearth…

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