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Tetris Blast

Having secured the rights to Tetris, Nintendo wasn’t shy about expanding/exploiting the concept in various other puzzle games. Known as Bombliss in Japan, Tetris Blast…

Tetris 2

A sequel to the system-selling puzzler was an absolute given, of course, and looking back on Tetris 2 all these years later, it’s admirable just…

Harvest Moon

Only the second in the series of life-sim farming games following the debut game on Super Nintendo, Harvest Moon sees you visited by an apparition…

Kirby’s Dream Land

Kirby’s Dream Land was and remains an exceptionally charming platformer, although you might find that the pink puff’s debut Game Boy adventure feels a bit…

Super Mario Land

Super Mario Land was impressive when it was first released for the Game Boy the sequel made this original seem inadequate by comparison, but it’s…

Mega Man IV

Mega Man IV (4) improves on its source material to an unbelievable degree considering the hardware its running on. Alternate routes, optional pickups, a store…

Bionic Commando

Because of its complete break away from genre convention by emphasising swinging over jumping, Bionic Commando is one of those games that you either love…

Parodius

Originally an arcade parody of the company’s Gradius series, Parodius showcases Konami’s lighter side by taking the former’s shooting gameplay and mixing in characters from…

Donkey Kong Land

Going by that instruction book story, the idea that this game would prove Donkey Kong Country was more than just a pretty face is demonstrated…

Motocross Maniacs

A side-on motocross platforming game from Konami, Motocross Maniacs blends classic Excitebike-style controls with tricky courses to negotiate that position it as a precursor to…

Catrap

Something of hidden gem in the Game Boy catalogue, Catrap is a platform puzzler credited with being the first game to have a ‘rewind’ feature.…

R-Type

As with any port to the Game Boy, cuts are inevitable, but this still delivers an authentic R-Type experience. A slower speed, fewer enemies on…

Bubble Bobble

Bubble Bobble is a platform game by Taito, first released in arcades in 1986 and later ported to home systems. The game, starring the twin…

Mega Man III (3)

The sinister Dr. Wily has taken control of an off-shore oil rig to drill to the center of the Earth. By reaching the molten core,…

QIX

QIX is the story of… aw, forget it. The eShop download screen has more of a story than QIX does, but that’s a good thing.…