Sometimes, you turn on a game with zero expectations. But as soon as you hear that first level music, you think to yourself, “Hell yeah, I want to play the rest of this game!” That first impression alone can hook someone into a game and unexpectedly result in a long play session. Sometimes, that one song can even represent a whole series (see the trope Level 1 Music Represents).
It is the year 2020 and cyberpunk ‘Murika is under the tyranny of drug kingpin Pitbull! Agent Shadow, you must conduct a Raid 2020!
Being one of game designer Shigeru Miyamoto’s early landmark titles, The Legend of Zelda remains to be one of the best NES games of all time.
Amazon’s Running Diet is a free promotional NES game released in 2017 starring a plump amazon trying to shed off a few pounds. Sorry, wat.
Fire Emblem Gaiden is the black sheep entry of the series, just like with many NES/Famicom games at the time. Does it deserve a remake?