Classic Home Video Games 1985-1988: NARC

Classic Home Video Games 1985-1988: NARC

Publisher: Acclaim.  Developer: Rare, Platform Shooter, 1 Player 1990 Based on Williams’ 1988 arcade game, NARC for the NES was approved by Just Say No International, which was a product of the Reagan-era War on Drugs.  Players, as Max Force, must battle their...
Classic Home Video Games 1985-1988: Rolling Thunder

Classic Home Video Games 1985-1988: Rolling Thunder

Publisher: Tengen.  Developer: Tengen, Platform Shooter, 1 player 1989. Despite skinnier characters, less colorful graphics, and lack of two-player alternating mode, Rolling Thunder is an excellent port of Namco’s 1986 arcade classic.  On a mission to rescue the...
Classic Home Video Games 1972-1984: Pressure Cooker

Classic Home Video Games 1972-1984: Pressure Cooker

Publisher: Activision. Action, 1 or 2 players (alternating) 1983 The delightful game has players maneuvering an animated chef around a colorfully detailed kitchen (it includes a fiery oven), catching instantly recognizable burger parts (tomatoes, onions, lettuce and...

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