Category: Old School

Xbox: Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow

Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow

Pandora Tomorrow was my introduction into the Splinter Cell universe and thank God it was because it is greatly improved over the original in almost every way. It’s still frustrating and with large amounts of trial and error but it’s

PS3: Mortal Kombat II (PSN)

Mortal Kombat hit arcades in 1991 and with it came a mixture of excitement and controversy. Creating a game were you had to beat your opponent to a bloody pulp and then perform a graphic “Fatality” on them was bound

N64: Pokemon Snap

Pokemon Snap

Pokemon Snap is a game that revolves around taking pictures of Pokemon yet somehow still manages to become fun and enjoyable. Released June 30, 1999 Published by Nintendo Developed by Hal Rated E for Everyone Reviewed by: Overrated_Hero | Contributing

Amiga: Fiendish Freddy’s Big Top O’ Fun

Fiendish Freddy’s Big Top O’ Fun

This was a rather obscure game, released at a time when sports event titles such as California Games began to enter the fray. Funnily enough Fiendish Freddy broke the mould before it ever really had a chance to set; with

SNES: Donkey Kong Country

Donkey Kong Country

Donkey Kong Country was the first of a 3 game series released by Rare back in 1984, this was their chance to get back on the map after releasing some less than impressive titles under the name of Ultimate. The

N64: ClayFighter 63 1/3

ClayFighter 63 .3

ClayFighter 63 1/3 is an unforgettable experience but sadly for all the wrong reasons. The unoriginality of this game reaches whole new levels, they didn’t just steal traits from one rival title but a multitude of fighters; Street Fighter, Killer

PS2: Winning Eleven: Pro Evolution Soccer 2007

Winning Eleven Pro Evolution Soccer 2007

Pro Evolution Soccer 6 was a guaranteed success even before its release; as long as Konami didn’t completely destroy the superb gameplay found in previous installments then they couldn’t go far wrong. The real challenge would be taking an already

PS2: Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance

Mortal Kombat Deadly Alliance

Mortal Kombat was once the king of all fighting games, it pulverized the competition with it’s memorable characters, inventive moves and some pretty gruesome fatalities. The series however began to get a little stale and following the release if Mortal

PS2: Guitar Hero 2

Guitar Hero 2

Harmonix have teamed up with RedOctane once again to bring you one of the most anticipated sequels I can remember for quite some time. Guitar Hero surprised everyone after the majority of people labeled it a failure even before it’s

PS2: Guitar Hero

Guitar Hero

Rhythm games by their very definition are dull and repetitive, thankfully every so often one breaks down the stereotypical barriers set by poor titles that have gone before it; Guitar Hero is one of those games. Harmonix have made some