Tag: Beaten 2019

  • The Zork Anthology (PC/GOG)

    The Zork Anthology (PC/GOG)

    (Review archived from January 30, 2019) In some ways it’s a bit unfortunate that text adventures fell out of favor as graphical processing became more and more advanced, and consequently (I would imagine) due to the idea that graphical adventure formats were more palatable ‘to the masses’. After all, even in the modern age, no…

  • Rocket Knight Adventures (Genesis)

    Rocket Knight Adventures (Genesis)

    (Review archived from January 26, 2019) Despite the fact that Rocket Knight Adventures is a Konami title, I can’t help but draw mental comparisons to some of the better known Treasure games released for Sega systems. And because Treasure was actually formed by ex-Konami employees, I can’t help but wonder whether that connection actually has…

  • Super Mario World (SNES)

    Super Mario World (SNES)

    (Review archived from January 21, 2019) I try to kick off each year with a bona-fide classic. For me this serves as a means of ‘level-setting the playing field’ in terms of any other games I play during the year, and as a reminder of what truly great games are capable of. It’s a tradition…