Category Archives: Early 1989

Super Daisenryaku (04/29/1989)

To say I was obsessed with wargames as a young teenager would be an overstatement, but it’s still a little closer to the truth than I’d like to admit. Bolstered largely by a broadband connection on the family computer that … Continue reading

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Tommy Lasorda Baseball [Super League] (04/22/1989)

It took the better part of a month, but we’ve finally reached the point where games are unremarkable or otherwise not exactly worth the novella that previous entries received. In fact, the two most interesting things to say about Tommy … Continue reading

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Phantasy Star II (03/21/1989)

In certain ways, it’s both very obvious that Phantasy Star II: Fantashī Sutā Tsū Kaerazaru Toki no Owari ni (which apparently translates literally to something akin to At the End of the Time Which Can Never Be Returned To, which … Continue reading

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Alex Kidd in the Enchanted Castle [Alex Kidd Tenkuu Mashiro] (02/10/1989)

It took five entries before arriving at a game that received different different box art in the various regions, and it’s hard to really tell which one is worse. The western Alex Kidd has the eerie displaced eyes of a … Continue reading

Posted in Early 1989, Platformer | 7 Comments