In the mid-to-late 1980’s, at a time when the Nintendo Entertainment System had taken its place as most beloved home video game system, odd and unnecessary licenses began sprouting up all over the video game landscape. Manufacturers thought that by tacking a popular name and character onto a mediocre game, sales would go through the roof. They were mistaken.

Remember “Yo Noid!,” the abysmal platformer featuring the Domino’s Pizza mascot? Or how about “Back to the Future”? Had Doc Brown and Marty known that game was on the horizon, they probably would have stayed in the ’50s! – Read the rest of the article here from Classic Gamer Magazine (courtesy of Old School Gamer)!

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