WHY I LOVE...

Dark Forces

Star Wars made a big impact on Darran Jones. Star Wars: Dark Forces managed exactly the same thing as well.
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Mrs Mopp

As a kid in the 80s, despite my pocket money depending on it, I don't remember ever wanting to do the house work…

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Banjo-Kazooie

After the kidnapping of Banjo the honey bear’s sister by the evil witch Gruntilda, he and his feathery compatriot Kazooie must leave their home at Spiral Mountain to rescue her, simple right? Wrong…
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Mission Impossible

Mission Impossible provides a different experience to the other third person action and shooter releases on N64…
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Wipeout 64

Often overlooked in 'Best of' and 'Top 50' charts, Psygnosis' N64 edition of this game should definitely not be ignored…

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La Abadia del Crimen

Relatively unknown, this fantastic Spanish game from Opera Software and the genius of Paco Menendez recreates in a masterful way the novel by Umberto Eco "The Name of the Rose" pushing the Amstrad CPC to its limit…
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Dino City

You and your sister get sucked into a television screen and have to rescue some professors' macguffin…

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Clock Tower

This game is such a mis-match of nonesense and awesome I’m really not sure if I love or loathe it.
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Carnival

Carnival is another one of those early memories I have of video games and the Atari 2600 console…
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Bowling

Bowling may very well be one of the most simple games for the Atari 2600 (and that’s saying something) but it is also one of the more recognizable sports titles for the console as well, and just so happens to hold some fond memories for me.
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Berzerk

Berzerk was one of those iconic arcade titles before it hit the Atari 2600 in August 1982…
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Demon Attack

Probably one of the more overlooked shooters in the Atari 2600’s library, Demon Attack could very well be dismissed by gamers at first glance as a near copy of Phoenix, but I feel this is doing a huge discredit to the quality of game players can find in Demon Attack…
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Aero the Acro-Bat 2

Sometimes in life, there comes a time when a dreaded sequel comes to fruition which more often than not fills people with dread.
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Aero the Acro-Bat

During the 16-bit console war of the early 90s, every company was trying to get a piece of the action…

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Super Bonk

I think it is safe to say that the TurboGraphx-16 is one of 'those' consoles which has got predominantly a cult following…

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Mach Rider

Video-games and futuristic settings are normally a match made in heaven. The imaginative and infinite possibilities setting a game in the future allows go as far as gaming programmers want.
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Smash Ping Pong

Some time or another during the history, every sport has been ported onto a video-game console…

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Dragon Crystal

Role playing games like Zelda allow you to roam the countryside and dungeons, killing monsters, finding objects and solving puzzles.
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Black Belt

Before purchasing Black Belt, the only games I had played were on the memorable Sega Cards…

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Crush, Crumble and Chomp!

When I was still young (around the early Nineties), I played this game on the Commodore 64 called Rampage, a popular coin op that was converted by Activision The idea of playing as a monster smashing up buildings seemed to excite me…

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Shadowman

The Nintendo 64 was often wrongly regarded as a machine for kids, whilst the PS1 was the choice for the older gamers.
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Zombies

Zombies is a great horror title released for the SNES & Megadrive!
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StarTropics

StarTropics is by far the most under-appreciated forgotten gem on the NES…

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