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Chance Deus Ex Machina
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Get ready for a lesson in economics Where to begin with this pile of mess. From a little digging around their seems to be evidence that this Gameboy title based on the Mousetrap board game was completed in 1990 two years before it was released. Believe it o...

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Navy Seals
Winners don't drink Fanta  Remember that 1990 film Navy Seals ?   The one with Charlie Sheen  and Michael Biehn ? Ringing any bells ? Nope, me neither but anyway they made a game from it. I am sure Navy Seals do not dress like that This is by the once might...

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Gamera: daikaikiju Kuchu Kessen
Get ready for flying prehistoric turtles Though this game was released in 1995, it reminded me of buying games circa early nineties. To set the scene, back then a game cartridge for the Gameboy cost £25 the equivalent of apx. £40 today. At the time I had a ...

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Malibu Beach Volleyball
Unforgiving  I can't help but wonder what future anthropologists will make of the sport beach volleyball. Before it became an olympic sport the most common association with it was nudist camps. So you'e gone from a game where everyone played in the nude to ...

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The Hunt for Red October
Vodka at the ready From the experience of playing games based on a movie   so far whilst writing this blog it has been a big bag of disappointment. So can this gameboy version of  Hunt for Red October   raise the stakes or are we going to sink to the bottom...

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Franky, Joe & Dirk: On the Tiles
Let your eyes adjust Slider Puzzles; Trick to them is to know where the blank square is and get the top left piece in place. Then to complete, do the outside edges which will then leave you with a smaller puzzle. Repeat these steps each time reducing the si...

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Booby Boys
Snigger  Moving onto the Gameboy for the next round of reviews and to start with this Japan only release Booby Boys Pot Holes, that universal pain It's an action game where you need to find treasure chests which are scattered around the place. Once you have...

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Ai Cho Aniki
You most definitely need some wine with this game. For the final game in this first look at PC Engine games is the sequel to the infamous Cho Aniki .   Steroids, you have been warned I know what you might be thinking from looking at the screenshots  but to ...

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Terra Cresta II
Wings people, the logo has wings.  The thing with shmup   games - and a reason why I am not particular keen on them is the fact that there are just too many of them. For a game of this genre to attract my interest, it has either got to advance the genre or ...
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