Monday, September 1, 2014

"VS: BALLOON FIGHT" NINTENDO ARCADE [1984]

Several games by Nintendo as well as Konami and a couple other companies were first released in a dual screen "VS" arcade series, like Ice Climber and The Goonies (Goonies II for NES was the sequel) as well as the Nintendo classic Balloon Fight.

One of the most thumb-tiring games with a PC controller and it's easier on the Nintendo platform if you have the turbo button on your NES controller.  When recording this video, I cut off the right side of the screen so I wouldn't confuse myself LOL!!

Oh, and don't fly to closely to the water below!

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Sunday, August 31, 2014

HERE WE GO AGAIN!

It's not Black Rebecca Black paternity testing another guy for a change - and like this guy said "MAAAAN You know I'm not gonna be the last guy to be present!".   What a motley lineup of NOT-the-Father's on that screen! LOL

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Maury Povich is becoming more like The Price Is Right!

PLAYING FOR THE FIRST TIME THE ORIGINAL "RETURN OF THE JEDI" + "EMPIRE STRIKES BACK" ARCADE GAMES - AND SUCKING BADLY AT BOTH!

I'd never played any of the original Star Wars coin-op arcade machines before but thanks to my library of roms for many early platforms can give them all a try.  I didn't miss out on much with Return Of The Jedi arcade because I'd gone through three credits and sucked big time X3.  Damn those Ewok booby traps!  Fuck THIS game, I prefer the SNES Super Star Wars Trilogy!

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And if THAT wasn't bad enough, I tried the original Empire Strikes Back arcade game too and sucked just as badly as I did ROTJ.  The best thing about them both is the recreation of the Ewok theme and "Lando's Palace" from the John Williams score at the "game over" screen of ESB.  

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Saturday, August 30, 2014

Friday, August 29, 2014

COIN-OP ARCADE GAMING: Q*BERT'S QUBES [1983]

Like the pinball game Q*Bert's Quest, the sequel to the original called Q*Bert's Qubes wasn't seen in many arcades around the video game industry crash of 1983, but it got a home platform release for Atari 2600 and Colecovision (the latter being the better home gaming port).  

I'd just finished playing/recording this coin-op arcade gameplay tonight, the first two levels plus bonus rounds.  As you can see, the objective is totally different than the original with all new enemies but if you liked the original like I always have, it's addictive once you get the hang of it.  

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BADASS RUSSIAN TODDLER BOY EATS RAW ONION

I knew Russian guys were pretty damn tough but so are the toddlers!  Eating a raw onion like an apple! LOL

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