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The Hyperstone Heist - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - In-depth Sega Genesis Review

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - The Hyperstone Heist Sega Genesis, 1992 Konami $54.95 *My video review for The Hyperstone Heist *Next article *Previous article *Alphabetical list of writings *Game shown as designed in a 4:3 aspect ratio *If pics show artifacting, zoom in/out (Ctrl + Ctrl -) - CRT interlace effect As a kid I was such a fan of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles that I somehow managed to convince my mom to shove her way into the mob of holiday shoppers in order to get their highly sought after action figures. Sorry about that, mom. Originally made into comics, a Saturday morning cartoon came out of it and was so wildly popular that it spawned three movies at the time, an original album (I've got it) to go along with the movie soundtracks, a concert tour for that album, and many years later it would be rebooted to similar success. Add onto all of that a series of video games from Konami that may very well just be the things that have held up the

Sid Meier's Pirates! - In-depth Written Amiga Review With Pics

Sid Meier's Pirates! MicroProse Software Inc. Amiga, 1990 (Original C64 1987) $44.95 My video review for Pirates! on the Amiga My friend Gaming Jay's video for Pirates! *Next article *Previous article *Alphabetical list of writings *Game best played in NTSC mode with 4:3 aspect ratio While there may be many games that we love and come back to time and again, how often do we appreciate the different versions of a game? We usually find ourselves playing the version we grew up with, perhaps even ignoring the best version in favor of nostalgia. If we had no prior experience with said game, we'll ignore the lesser looking versions, even if that might be the original, completely missing out on their charm. How often do we love a game so much that we want to experience as many versions as possible? Sid Meier's Pirates! (referred hereafter as Pirates) is a game I have to have for every system it supports, and I truly love all of the many ports and rem