Paperboy

Mindscape (December 1988)

Who thought your childhood paper route could have been this fun? Paperboy was just the game to bring some fun to the monotony of delivering papers to all of the people on your street. In my case it gave me a much more exciting ...

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Bubble Bobble

Taito (1988)

This is the kind of game that everyone loves, and pretty much everyone has played. People have noted that the version of Bubble Bobble that is most like the arcade is the Master System version. However ...

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Metroid

Nintendo R&D1 (August 6th, 1986)

You can’t think of the 8-Bit N.E.S. without remembering Metroid.  Nintendo has created some fantastic franchise series and this is probably my favorite.  The story, controls and even the graphics (for the time) were ...

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River City Ransom

Technos Japan (April 25th, 1989)

The first time I ever read about River City Ransom was in an old issue of Nintendo Power. It looked terrific. It had great graphics, a neat story, and a fighting system that resembled a juiced-up Double Dragon.

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N.E.S.

Kid Icarus

Nintendo R&D1 (1987)

Kid Icarus is one of the best games on Nintendo’s 8-bit machine period. Everything about Kid Icarus is top notch from the awesome level design, interesting enemies and great music. It is platform gaming nirvana!

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