“Mario Bros.” “The Legend of Zelda”, “Mega Man 2”, “Castlevania”, “Metroid”, “Punch Out”, “Ninja Gaiden”, “Dr. Mario” and, oh, so many more! As for the controllers, they would be exactly the same as classic Nintendo’s controllers and if you already owned some of those controllers they would work just as well.
I took my new baby right on home and unloaded the box on my living room carpet. I couldn't help but immediately notice that some games were missing, especially one game I particularly had my eye on called “Pitfall”. I later learned that a nephew had come and taken some games he wanted before my neighbor sold the system to me. Blast that nephew! I really wanted “Pitfall”.
|A color version of "Leisure Suit Larry".|
|Bart skateboarding along the Great Wall.|
|The overhead view of "Jackal".|
I loved the ninja turtles growing up and this game was essentially taking the cartoon and enabling you to play it as a video game. In other words, you were kind of interactively engaging with the cartoon. That’s how good the graphics were!
|The opening menu screen for "Mega Man 2".|
To be continued...
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