• Dear Readers: Keeping Up

    Dear Readers, Atari released its "Video Computer System" (known by most as the regular ol' Atari) to American audiences in 1977. The next mainstream home console, the original Nintendo, came out eight

  • Friday the 13th (NES)

    The movies don't suck, while the video game completely does.

  • Rocket Ranger (NES)

    It's up to America to save the day, and incidentally, the entire planet.

  • Captain Skyhawk (NES)

    I was not that surprised when I learnt that this game was made by Rare, along with Snake Rattle 'n' Roll and Marble Madness; they were a kind of company that seemed to enjoy pushing the limits of the

  • Jeopardy! (NES)

    Its only fault is that some of the questions now are so dated that they're almost unanswerable.

  • Ice Hockey (NES)

    In a world of ultimately customizable hockey games, it's refreshing to have a game like Ice Hockey.

  • Wall Street Kid (NES)

    You'll have a great time playing Wall Street Kid. I'm as shocked as you are.

  • Adventures in the Magic Kingdom (NES)

    You know what? I don't care what any of you cynical angsty youngsters think.

  • Peter Pan and the Pirates (NES)

    If the name of this game looks familiar, congratulations—you are one of maybe five people in the whole world who remember that old Fox cartoon Peter Pan and the Pirates.  This Nintendo title really