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Blades of Steel

Blades of Steel

Nintendo Game Boy - Released - 1991

Based on the arcade game, Blades Of Steel is a hockey arcade action game (gameplay doesn't require the need to worry about statistics or provide the ability to customize teams.) Two players can play against each other, or one player against the computer. In one player mode there are single game and tournament mode options. From time to time a fight may break out, which will provide a close up view of the two players. The player has control during the miniature fight game sequence, with the loser having to spend time in the penalty box. The referee will break up fights that go on too long, and...

Cyber Stadium Series: Base Wars

Cyber Stadium Series: Base Wars

Nintendo Entertainment System - June 1, 1991

While maintaining basic baseball elements of pitching, batting, fielding, and base running, Base Wars adds a fighting element to the game featuring four robot classes; a traditional cyborg that looks more like an android, a tank, a flybot, and lastly a motorcycle. A player's robots can be upgraded with new and advanced weaponry and repaired with money earned for game wins during tournaments.

Defender of the Crown

Defender of the Crown

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - July 1, 1989

The player assumes the role of a Saxon (Wilfred of Ivanhoe, Cedric of Rotherwood, Geoffrey Longsword or Wolfric the Wild) and tries to fight off the Norman hordes and wrestle for control of England. Eventually, the player must fight for control of all territories, and those controlled by other Saxons if they became your enemy. The player must amass armies and fight for control of opponents' castles.

Gyruss

Gyruss

Nintendo Entertainment System - November 18, 1988

It's A.D. 2500 and mankind has penetrated the galaxy's fringes, establishing colonies of peace from Mercury to Pluto. Suddenly, the tranquility of the Milky Way erupts into a frothing fury as armadas of alien deathships swarm into our solar system like killer bees preying on an innocent bystander. No one is spared. Even beloved Mother Earth is stung. These vicious cosmic Visigoths are war starved Gyrusians. And, led by the immortal Genghis Khan (whom they recruited from Mongolia centuries ago), they're out to trash civilization. With our galactic fleet flattened, you're the lone space...

Kings of the Beach: Professional Beach Volleyball

Kings of the Beach: Professional Beach Volleyball

Nintendo Entertainment System - January 1, 1990

Sun-bathed beaches from San Diego to Sydney are yours to conquer, as you challenge heavy-hitting volleyball superstars in world championship style competitions. From the opening serve to match point, the sand-blasting never stops. And to survive each grueling round, you must spike, crush, block and make daredevil returns. Timing and positioning are critical in this slam-fest, complete with aces, kills, digs and the dreaded hammer spike. Teamwork is crucial as well, since up to four players can compete at once. So hold nothing back, and bury your opponents in the sand. Because if your tandem...

Metal Gear

Metal Gear

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - December 22, 1987

Outer Heaven leader CaTaffy has activated the ultimate super weapon: Metal Gear! Responding to the crisis, covert unit "Fox Hound" is called into action, and that's where you come into play. Trained in hand-to-hand combat and skilled in every weapon known to man, you're Fox Hound's lethal fighting machine, code named "Solid Snake". But on this mission you better be sly as well, to surprise heavily-armed enemies, busting 'em up quietly and rescuing their hostages before alarms are triggered. Plus you gotta maintain radio contact with Commander South, who'll feed you crucial info on Metal Gear's...

Mission: Impossible

Mission: Impossible

Nintendo Entertainment System - September 1, 1990

Need we say more? Ultra® Dares you to defy the impossible. But if you accept, be forewarned. You and your trio of Impossible Mission Force agents will infiltrate a six level maze of unthinkable danger. A fortress of international evil designed to sap every ounce of your brains and brawn. At each turn you must fend off snipers and fire bomb maniacs. Elude spy cameras and robot sentries. Escape from countless enemies in hot pursuit. All in your desperate search for booby-trapped clues, secret ID cards and life-saving switches. Any why? Because the worldwide terrors known as the...

Motocross Maniacs

Motocross Maniacs

Nintendo Game Boy - January 19, 1990

This is pure insanity. And to take the checkered flag, you'll need sheer intensity to throttle past hundreds of obstacles, including the Head Spinning Loop and the Sky Riding Ramp. You'll also need precision skills to refuel with Nitro Turbo Boosts that'll power you to victory! There are 8 championship tracks and 3 ultra-challenging levels (Rookie, World Class and Daredevil) to choose from. You can even race against the clock or computer. Or attach your Video Link and spit some mud in the face of a friend. So get down and dirty in an off-road rad race where speed and courage are the difference...

Nemesis

Nemesis

Nintendo Game Boy - Released - January 1, 1990

Nemesis is the first entry in the long-running Gradius series on the Game Boy. Its side-scrolling shoot'em up gameplay follows the series template closely. Players control the Vic Viper through five levels, most based on levels in earlier entries, for a kind of 'greatest hits' of the series. There is a cave level (as in level 1 of the original Gradius), the mandatory Moai stage, a Gigeresque organic level, a graveyard (similar to bonus stages in the MSX and PC Engine version of the original Gradius) and a high-tech base. Besides the classic core ship in the first level, all boss enemies are...

Nightshade

Nightshade

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - January 1, 1992

The shadows of doom grow long as the ancient Egyptian villain Sutekh envelops Metro City with a wave of crime. But Sutekh's seedy underworld is about to be infiltrated by a superhero unlike any the world has ever seen. A superhero who can melt into the darkness like a phantom. By day this brave new crimefighter is a common ordinary citizen. But when night falls, he is cloaked in a secret identity to seek out and destroy the dark forces that lurk on midnight streets. Who is this man the press calls Nightshade? Only you can answer that... for he is you! Every night you solidify your superhero...

Operation C

Operation C

Nintendo Game Boy - Released - January 8, 1991

YOU'RE UP AGAINST A COLD BLOODED SNAKE OF AN ENEMY. Red Falcon had devoured a portion of this planet and now the vile Black Viper has come from deep space for seconds. But he hasn't come alone. Viper's transported a battalion of battletron tanks, stealth subs, laser cannons, and annihilating androids. And he's seized a secret naval lab to develop a new breed of supreme alien being. So Scorpion stands alone against biological experiments gone bad like towering tarantulas and venomous vesty flies. His mission: level the lab before Viper transforms earth into an alien nation. Although he...

Pirates!

Pirates!

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - October 1, 1991

Modern warfare is no match for the fierce realism of six historically accurate severteenth century pirate raids along the Spanish Main. Aye, matey! That's why plundering and pillaging are back in style, as you command the role of a high seas high-jacker. Either an English Buccaneer, Dutch Adventurer, Spanish Renegade or French Explorer, each with a different skill level and strategic impact. As a swashbuckling scoundrel, you'll barter with enemy merchants, trade for hidden treasure maps, negotiate with unscrupulous governors and forge alliances with monarchs who'd just as soon stab you in the...

Q*bert

Q*bert

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - February 1, 1989

Q*bert is an isometric platform game with puzzle elements where the player controls the titular protagonist from a third-person perspective. Q*bert starts each game at the top of a pyramid of cubes, and moves by jumping diagonally from cube to cube. Landing on a cube causes it to change color, and changing every cube to the target color allows the player to progress to the next stage.

Silent Service

Silent Service

Nintendo Entertainment System - December 1, 1989

You are now a member of the Silent Service, the US Navy Submarine command. For a long while after Pearl Harbor, you are the only forces capable of striking back at the Japanese in the Pacific. Take one of the "fleet boats" and go on extended patrols of up to 2 months from Hawaii, Australia, or New Zealand. Set your difficulty/realism level and time period (early means less tech for juicier targets, later means tougher escorts, more tech, lousier targets). Contend with factors like dud torpedoes, maximum depth, and more.

Skate or Die!

Skate or Die!

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - December 1, 1988

Hop on your souped-up board and cruise into the wildest multi-event contest ever dreamed of by man or beast. Three of these twisted trials are cut from the concrete courses of pro competitions. Each pits you head to head with a friend, shooting ramps or racing downhill, while going for rock n' rolls, hand plants, aerials, rail slides and methods! Then blast into "Mad Max on Wheels", dueling to the death with Bionic Lester, the dirtiest dude in the jam and joust. And finally "Skate and Destroy", a challenge that'll turn you into a Samurai skater, karate chopping your way through a tough alley...

Ski or Die

Ski or Die

Nintendo Entertainment System - January 1, 1990

Ski or Die is a winter-themed extreme sports game in which the player can competes in 5 different events.

Snake's Revenge

Snake's Revenge

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - April 13, 1990

After his ironclad plan to rule the world rusted away, crazed Colonel Vermon CaTaffy went psycho. Unfortunately, your two best friends took the brunt of his frenzy and lost their fight to live. As nutty as ever, CaTaffy has sought asylum from the world's premiere bad guy - Higharolla Kockamamie. Grateful to this 'Rolla Radical, the Colonel has donated the biggest, baddest Ultra-Sheik Nuclear Attack Tank to his fellow madman's world dominating cause. Now your mission is to not only save Earth, but to inflict revenge. It's a job you'll definitely take personally as you infiltrate a nation of...

Star Trek: 25th Anniversary

Star Trek: 25th Anniversary

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - February 1, 1992

When a big mistake in the warp experiment tears a hole in the fabric of space, the original crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise must take the damaged ship back to the scene of the accident. Blast through four stunning levels as Captain James Kirk, commanding the likes of Mr. Spock, Scotty, Chekov, Uhura, and Sulu. Use photon torpedoes, tricorders, hand phasers, transporters, and more, as you explore vast planets and encounter new species. Packed with familiar faces like Dr. McCoy, the infamous Harry Mudd, and others, the game uses actual dialogue and stories from the fabled television series to...

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - May 12, 1989

Carnivorous robots chow-down in China Town, while brutal Ninjitsu Warriors, blood descendants of the deadly "Foot" Clan, bust-up bystanders from the Bronx to Broadway. Police SWAT Teams can't stop them, but the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles can! 'Cause, powered by slices of pizza, they're always ready to rumble - with nunchukus, Katana Blades, and a party bus loaded with Anti-Foot Clan Missiles. So team up with the turtles, Raphael, Leonardo, Michaelangelo and Donatello, then switch on the tortoise radar, following your map and sixth sense past savage traps and secret sewage passages. Knock...

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Commodore 64 - Released - 1990

Fresh from the classic comics come heroes in a half shell! Obsessed by revenge, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are out to rescue lovely April O’Neil, who’s been captured by SHREDDER-a maniac more menacing than an army of mind altered Bruce Lees. But if they’re to succeed, you must command the role of each turtle (one at a time, of course), rumbling through six New York territories patrolled by Ninjitsu Warriors, blood descendants of the deadly Foot Clan. Along the way you’ll encounter Mouser infested sewers, criminally polluted rivers and villainous streets run by the terrorist team...

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

MS-DOS - Released - 1990

Fresh from the classic comics come heroes in a half shell! Obsessed by revenge, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are out to rescue lovely April O’Neil, who’s been captured by SHREDDER-a maniac more menacing than an army of mind altered Bruce Lees. But if they’re to succeed, you must command the role of each turtle (one at a time, of course), rumbling through six New York territories patrolled by Ninjitsu Warriors, blood descendants of the deadly Foot Clan. Along the way you’ll encounter Mouser infested sewers, criminally polluted rivers and villainous streets run by the terrorist team...

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Arcade Game

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Arcade Game

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - December 12, 1990

Yo! After being treated like garbage by the Ninja Turtles, Shredder has trained a new, more merciless breed of Foot Soldiers to inflict his revenge: A clan of over 700 Taekwondo turtle terminators who have once again captured April O'Neil to use as turtle bait. Fortunately you don't have to face these freaks of torture alone. For the first time ever, two dudes or dudettes can join forces and double-team Shredder, kicking shell while covering each others tails. But to survive you've gotta fight through 8 action-packed arcade levels, including Vinnie's Valet "Stalking" Lot and the Soho Sewer...

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Fall of the Foot Clan

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Fall of the Foot Clan

Nintendo Game Boy - Released - August 2, 1990

In cahoots with exiled alien zap master Krang, the evil Shredder has once again kidnapped the dashing damsel of the news desk, April O'Neil. To rescue this ravishing reporter, you must return to the sewers and dredge forth those reptiles with a penchant for pizza and all the nifty knifework of a chop suey chef. You'll control every move of Leonardo, Michaelangelo, Donatello and Raphael as they arm themselves with head-rattling Nunchakus, back-stabbing Sai Swords, and liver-lashing Katana Blades. Of course, this once in a light year adventure will really start rumbling the nanosecond you bust...

World Circuit Series

World Circuit Series

Nintendo Game Boy - March 1, 1992

World Circuit Series is a Racing game, developed and published by Konami, which was released in Japan in 1991.

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