Remembering Kobe Bryant in NBA Courtside (1998)

Remembering Kobe Bryant in NBA Courtside (1998)

Even as a young upstart, Kobe Bryant looked like a superstar in the making. It is not much of a surprise then that the former Los Angeles Laker already had a video game to his name at the tender age of 19. In 1998 Nintendo released the Left Field Productions-developed...
Chase the Chuck Wagon for the Atari 2600

Chase the Chuck Wagon for the Atari 2600

When I started collecting Atari 2600 games in the nineties, Chase the Chuck Wagon was the Holy Grail. There were entire Geocities pages dedicated to its rarity complete with lists of the privileged few who owned a copy, those either lucky enough to find it in the wild...
Nintendo 64 Chronicles [9] Dark Rift & Starfox 64

Nintendo 64 Chronicles [9] Dark Rift & Starfox 64

#17 : Dark Rift Yet another fighting game joins the ranks on the Nintendo 64, but we still don’t have our first native fighting game, with all the released ones being re-released titles. Dark Rift comes from a cancelled fighting game that was intended for the...
Bit Quest II for the Atari 2600

Bit Quest II for the Atari 2600

After the conclusion of the first Bit Quest game, the evil Baron von Darkbit turned his back on forty years of video game tradition and, instead of recapturing the Princess for the sequel, captured the Hero. In Bit Quest II it’s up to the Princess to defeat the...