One of my all-time favorite basketball players is Anfernee Deon “Penny” Hardaway. I never had the chance to watch him play live in his prime, but thanks to all the highlight reels that are uploaded on YouTube I get the opportunity to watch his game. On the court this guy was like no other, a […]
Welcome to part two (of two) of my list of underappreciated games for the Nintendo 64. If you’ve only played the more famous games for the console, such as Star Fox 64, Super Smash Bros., and The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, you might want to check out these lesser-known titles. Read Part 1 […]
Critics of the Nintendo 64 often say that the console has nothing really good to offer outside of a few triple-A first-party titles like Mario Kart 64, Super Mario 64, Goldeneye 007, and Pilotwings 64. While the system does indeed have its share of stinkers (Superman: The New Adventures, anyone?), there are a number of […]
We continue our look at the far-famed black box titles for the NES with this fourth and final installment in this series. We’re covering nine more games, including a little platformer starring a certain Italian plumber.
As the heat finally begins to break here in Texas, I can’t help but think of one thing: the spooky season is just around the corner! Halloween (and the months leading to it) is a cause for celebration in the Steffens household. It’s not simply the cooler temperatures or sweet treats, it’s that the very […]
We continue our look at all 30 NES black box titles with this penultimate post, which includes such favorites as Mario Bros. and Popeye. These early games for the console continue to resonate with our bidders and with gamers in general, and they are easily recognizable not only by the box coloring but also by […]
In our previous post, we covered 10-Yard Fight, Baseball, Clu Clu Land, Duck Hunt, Excitebike, and Golf. Here are eight more black box NES games, including a quartet of titles in the Donkey Kong series.
Why are NES Black Box games so collectible? A four-part series that reviews all 30 original Black Box games for NES. In part one, Brett Weiss introduces the Black Box games, and reviews six games in the series.