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Cool Stuff 1: Nintendo Golf
The Many Variations of Nintendo's 8-bit Golf Games
Golf games have existed nearly as long as video games themselves, and nearly every system has had some variation of the sport released as a game. Nintendo is no exception, and their 8-bit offering of the sport has gone through numerous releases and revisions! Over at the Nerdly Pleasures blog, Great Hierophant has meticulously chronicled http://nerdlypleasu...
Willow: The Computer Game
Rating: D Not many people remember the movie Willow these days it seems, and perhaps for good reason; in retrospect, it was rather mediocre. Despite some big names associated, it was met with mixed reviews when it came out and time hasn't helped its cause. Still, at the time, I was young and absolutely adored the film regardless of any shortcomings; so when Mindscape came out with their computer adaptation of the movie I immediately plunked down my hard earned cash. Unfortunately, while the movie may had so...
Marketing and Ad Blockers
The Ads You Want to See!
Advertisements are a part of video game history; viewing flyers, magazine ads, product catalogs, and so on can provide a lot of insight into what the market was like at the time. Sometimes the artwork was amazing and worth preserving just by itself, but perhaps more often the results are ridiculous and very much a product of the era and provide amusement only in an MST3K fashion. Either way, it's noteworthy! We've been adding scans of numerous advertisements to games here at PixelatedArcade; nearly 1000 have been posted as of this writing, with many more to come! One issue, however,...