Category Archives: Games

Ninja Gaiden

Ninja Gaiden was a Nintendo NES released by Tecmo in 1989 based on the popular arcade game of the same name.  However, in Japan it was called Ninja Ryukenden and in some regions, Shadow Warriors. The original arcade version played … Continue reading

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Skate or Die!

Released in 1987 by Electronic Arts, Skate or Die is a skateboarding event game in the style of old school Epyx event based games. Players can compete against each other or the Nintendo NES in a series of skateboarding events … Continue reading

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Nintendo Pro Wrestling

Released in 1986, before games were licensed by WWE, WCW and MMA, Pro Wrestling was the second wrestling game released on the Nintendo Entertainment System and would go on to be ranked 172 of the top 200 Nintendo games by … Continue reading

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Castlevania

  Released for the Nintendo NES in 1987, Castlevania became one of Konami’s most treasured franchises.   The game focus’ on central character Simon Belmont who comes from a family bloodline of Vampire Hunters.  Simon must go through this side-scrolling game … Continue reading

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Metroid

Released in 1986 by Nintendo, Metroid was a game chronicaling the adventures of bounty hunter Samus Aran whom fights Space Pirates. It was the first game to feature a female main charecter and became one of the most popular Nintendo … Continue reading

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Legend of Zelda

Released by Capcom in 1986, Zelda became one of Nintendo’s most cherished franchises.  Over the years Nintendo has released 15 spin-offs of the popular game over numerous consoles.  The original NES game sold over 16.5 million cartridges and is still … Continue reading

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Bubble Bobble

Originally released as an arcade game, Bubble Bobble was introduced to the Nintendo NES in 1986 by gaming company Tatio.  It’s an action game in which two twin dragons named Bub and Bob, trap enemies with their bubble’s over the … Continue reading

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