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NEStalgia

By Michael Esposito

NEStalgia is a chronological exploration of EVERY NES game released in North America. Join us and play along on our journey to EVERY Nintendo Entertainment System game.
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249 - The Uncanny X-Men
249 - The Uncanny X-Men
Professor Xavier and his Uncanny X-Men are all that stand in the way of the rampage of Magneto and his henchmen. The X-Men: Wolverine, Cyclops, Storm, Colossus, Iceman and Nightcrawler, are ready to fight Magneto. Support NEStalgia directly by becoming a member of our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/Nestalgia  Members at the $5 and above level get access to our brand new show NEStalgia Bytes. A look at the famicom games you can play without any Japanese knowledge! For More NEStalgia, visit www.NEStalgiacast.com
56:22
November 25, 2022
248 - Silent Service
248 - Silent Service
You are now a member of the Silent Service, the US Navy Submarine command. For a long while after Pearl Harbor, you are the only forces capable of striking back at the Japanese in the Pacific. Take one of the "fleet boats" and go on extended patrols of up to 2 months from Hawaii, Australia, or New Zealand. Set your difficulty/realism level and time period (early means less tech for juicier targets, later means tougher escorts, more tech, lousier targets). Contend with factors like dud torpedoes, maximum depth, and more. Support NEStalgia directly by becoming a member of our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/Nestalgia  Members at the $5 and above level get access to our brand new show NEStalgia Bytes. A look at the famicom games you can play without any Japanese knowledge! For More NEStalgia, visit www.NEStalgiacast.com
01:10:02
November 18, 2022
247 - Short Order / Eggsplode
247 - Short Order / Eggsplode
"Short Order", is a Simon-like game in which you are given an order and need to make the burger exactly as the order says. "Eggsplode" is a game in which you must destroy bombs that a fox is placing underneath chicken nests before they explode without destroying the chickens or their eggs. Support NEStalgia directly by becoming a member of our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/Nestalgia  Members at the $5 and above level get access to our brand new show NEStalgia Bytes. A look at the famicom games you can play without any Japanese knowledge! For More NEStalgia, visit www.NEStalgiacast.com
43:56
November 11, 2022
246 - Shadowgate
246 - Shadowgate
Shadowgate is an adventure game set in a fantasy world. Players take the part of an adventurer sent to the ancient keep of Shadowgate on a quest to find a mystic artifact known as the Staff of Ages and stop the evil Warlock Lord from summoning a horrific demon known as the Behemoth. However, Shadowgate has become infested with the Warlock Lord's demonic minions, not to mention the castle's still functional booby-traps. Support NEStalgia directly by becoming a member of our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/Nestalgia  Members at the $5 and above level get access to our brand new show NEStalgia Bytes. A look at the famicom games you can play without any Japanese knowledge! For More NEStalgia, visit www.NEStalgiacast.com
01:19:33
November 04, 2022
245 - RoboCop
245 - RoboCop
RoboCop is a side-scrolling action game that consists of six stages. These six assignments include locations at the streets of Old Detroit, city hall, a warehouse, O.C.P. headquarters, the steelworks, and the board room. RoboCop dispatches his enemies with punches and a handgun (a special issue Auto-9) that has an infinite amount of ammo. RoboCop is not invincible though, as he can only take so many hits before his power runs out. Support NEStalgia directly by becoming a member of our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/Nestalgia  Members at the $5 and above level get access to our brand new show NEStalgia Bytes. A look at the famicom games you can play without any Japanese knowledge! For More NEStalgia, visit www.NEStalgiacast.com
45:16
October 28, 2022
244 - Knight Rider
244 - Knight Rider
Based on the television show of the same name, Michael Knight and his special talking car K.I.T.T, aka the Knight Industries Two Thousand, are contacted by Devon with another mission. A U.S. military site has been raided and the P.I.V. bomb stolen by terrorists. By following their projected route, KITT and Michael must race across the roadways of the United States. Support NEStalgia directly by becoming a member of our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/Nestalgia  Members at the $5 and above level get access to our brand new show NEStalgia Bytes. A look at the famicom games you can play without any Japanese knowledge! For More NEStalgia, visit www.NEStalgiacast.com
58:43
October 21, 2022
243 - Ironsword: Wizards & Warriors II
243 - Ironsword: Wizards & Warriors II
The mighty warrior Kuros has defeated the evil wizard Malkil in the previous game. However, Malkil did not perish, and has now taken the shape of the four elements: water, wind, air and fire. Support NEStalgia directly by becoming a member of our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/Nestalgia  Members at the $5 and above level get access to our brand new show NEStalgia Bytes. A look at the famicom games you can play without any Japanese knowledge! For More NEStalgia, visit www.NEStalgiacast.com
59:24
October 14, 2022
242 - Dig Dug II: Trouble in Paradise
242 - Dig Dug II: Trouble in Paradise
It is Dig Dug's job to protect 72 different tropical islands from his arch rivals, Pooka and the fire breathing Fygar. Played from an overhead point of view. Support NEStalgia directly by becoming a member of our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/Nestalgia  Members at the $5 and above level get access to our brand new show NEStalgia Bytes. A look at the famicom games you can play without any Japanese knowledge! For More NEStalgia, visit www.NEStalgiacast.com
29:04
October 07, 2022
241 - Cybernoid: The Fighting Machine
241 - Cybernoid: The Fighting Machine
There are three asteroids, hidden among thousands, where various  minerals and precious gems were stored. It was believed the riches would  be safe there, until the Zoggians discovered them! Now you have to fly  an experimental spacefighter, the Cybernoid, into battle to recover the  asteroids. The Cybernoid is equipped with standard laser blasters,  missiles, and the ability to pick up other weapons along the way.
34:21
September 30, 2022
240 - Championship Bowling
240 - Championship Bowling
Championship Bowling plays like a standard 10 frame ten-pin bowling game with the objective to knock down as many pins with the bowling ball as possible. Support NEStalgia directly by becoming a member of our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/Nestalgia  Members at the $5 and above level get access to our brand new show NEStalgia Bytes. A look at the famicom games you can play without any Japanese knowledge! For More NEStalgia, visit www.NEStalgiacast.com Show Notes Longplay Wii Bowling Scary Bowling Animations How to Oil a Bowling Lane
37:40
September 23, 2022
239 - The Battle of Olympus
239 - The Battle of Olympus
The Battle of Olympus is an action game with light role-playing elements. It is set in ancient Greece and casts the player in the role of Orpheus, whose girlfriend, Helene, has been kidnapped by the demonic ruler of the netherworld called Hades. Orpheus must consult the powerful gods and have their help in order to defeat Hades and free Helene. Support NEStalgia directly by becoming a member of our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/Nestalgia  Members at the $5 and above level get access to our brand new show NEStalgia Bytes. A look at the famicom games you can play without any Japanese knowledge! For More NEStalgia, visit www.NEStalgiacast.com
01:05:13
September 16, 2022
238 - Archon
238 - Archon
There's a board. There are pieces with varying powers, squares to move into and an opponent to conquer. But the squares keep changing. And once you decide where to attack, the board explodes into a battlefield. Support NEStalgia directly by becoming a member of our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/Nestalgia  Members at the $5 and above level get access to our brand new show NEStalgia Bytes. A look at the famicom games you can play without any Japanese knowledge! For More NEStalgia, visit www.NEStalgiacast.com SHOW NOTES Archon Archon II: Adept Chess Chess 2 Quidditch
55:31
September 09, 2022
237 - All-Pro Basketball
237 - All-Pro Basketball
You’re just a basket away from victory. There are only seconds remaining in the game, and you’ve got the ball. But you’re facing a tough zone defense that’s bent on keeping you from scoring. Support NEStalgia directly by becoming a member of our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/Nestalgia  Members at the $5 and above level get access to our brand new show NEStalgia Bytes. A look at the famicom games you can play without any Japanese knowledge! For More NEStalgia, visit www.NEStalgiacast.com SHOW NOTES All-Pro Basketball Longplay Double Dribble Jordan V Bird Hoops Portopia Serial Murder Case
38:52
September 02, 2022
236 - To The Earth
236 - To The Earth
Use your Zapper Light Gun to Blast Deadly UFO’s Hurling Meteors, and Angry Aliens on a Cosmic Battlefield! Support NEStalgia directly by becoming a member of our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/Nestalgia  Members at the $5 and above level get access to our brand new show NEStalgia Bytes. A look at the famicom games you can play without any Japanese knowledge! For More NEStalgia, visit www.NEStalgiacast.com SHOW NOTES To The Earth Cirque Verte Nester Gun.Smoke Gumshoe Cowboys vs Planes
48:49
August 26, 2022
235 - Tetris
235 - Tetris
This version of Tetris is one of many conversions of the famous block-stacking game, as well as the best-known (but not the only) version on Nintendo's first home console. The goal is to place pieces made up of four tiles in a ten-by-twenty well, organizing them into complete rows, which disappear. As rows are cleared, the pace of the game increases, and the game ends if the stack reaches the top of the well. Support NEStalgia directly by becoming a member of our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/Nestalgia  Members at the $5 and above level get access to our brand new show NEStalgia Bytes. A look at the famicom games you can play without any Japanese knowledge! For More NEStalgia, visit www.NEStalgiacast.com SHOW NOTES Tetris Longplay Tengen Tetris Famicom Tetris (Bulletproof) Tetris NES Commercial
01:01:13
August 19, 2022
234 - 720 Degrees
234 - 720 Degrees
You're a skateboarder in Skate City, one of the largest skateparks ever built. Ollie off of ramps, grind on rails, and swerve past pedestrians as you bust out tricks. Support NEStalgia directly by becoming a member of our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/Nestalgia  Members at the $5 and above level get access to our brand new show NEStalgia Bytes. A look at the famicom games you can play without any Japanese knowledge! For More NEStalgia, visit www.NEStalgiacast.com
39:47
August 12, 2022
233 - Wheel of Fortune Junior Edition
233 - Wheel of Fortune Junior Edition
Support NEStalgia directly by becoming a member of our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/Nestalgia  Members at the $5 and above level get access to our brand new show NEStalgia Bytes. A look at the famicom games you can play without any Japanese knowledge! For More NEStalgia, visit www.NEStalgiacast.com SHOW NOTES Longplay Previous Wheel of Fortune episode Wheel of Fortune Junior Edition Box Art Wheel of Fortune Family Edition Box Art Vanna touching the letters
31:05
August 05, 2022
232 - Twin Eagle
232 - Twin Eagle
Twin Eagle is a vertically scrolling arcade style shooter. You control a helicopter, and need to earn points by shooting or bombing the various (and numerous!) enemies you'll encounter. Planes, helicopters, tanks, anti-aircraft guns, foot soldiers, and more will all be trying to bring your mission to an abrupt end! Support NEStalgia directly by becoming a member of our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/Nestalgia  Members at the $5 and above level get access to our brand new show NEStalgia Bytes. A look at the famicom games you can play without any Japanese knowledge! For More NEStalgia, visit www.NEStalgiacast.com SHOW NOTES Longplay Australia Version Arcade Game The Rescue Mission Digitized Photos
31:48
July 29, 2022
231 - The Three Stooges
231 - The Three Stooges
Stars of television and cinema, and now stars of their own video game. Join Moe, Larry & Curly (in no particular order) who must collect $5000 to try and save an orphanage and the young children who live there from the evil banker, all while keeping pie out of their face. Featuring platform level designs based on classic Stooge scenes from their many TV episodes and movies and level objectives re-living many of their antics plus original Stooge voices and Stooge trivia. Support NEStalgia directly by becoming a member of our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/Nestalgia  Members at the $5 and above level get access to our brand new show NEStalgia Bytes. A look at the famicom games you can play without any Japanese knowledge! For More NEStalgia, visit www.NEStalgiacast.com Show Notes Longplay GBA Version Cancelled GB Version PSX Version Wario Ware Defender of the Crown Opening
36:25
July 22, 2022
230 - Stealth ATF
230 - Stealth ATF
Stealth ATF is a flight simulator in which you pilot a F-117A, a.k.a. Nighthawk in several missions. In every mission's beginning and ending the player has to take off and land the plane respectively, from a side view. Failing to land after completing the target objectives means failing to succeed in mission and thus having to replay it. Support NEStalgia directly by becoming a member of our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/Nestalgia  Members at the $5 and above level get access to our brand new show NEStalgia Bytes. A look at the famicom games you can play without any Japanese knowledge! For More NEStalgia, visit www.NEStalgiacast.com Show Notes Longplay Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk F-35 Top Gun Gameplay Imagineering Disney Imagineering
41:53
July 15, 2022
229 - Romance of the Three Kingdoms
229 - Romance of the Three Kingdoms
Based on the events of the Three Kingdoms era in China (3rd century), and on Luo Guanzhong's famous novel Sanguo Yanyi, the game casts the player in the role of one of the many warlords rivaling for control after the Yellow Turban Rebellion. Support NEStalgia directly by becoming a member of our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/Nestalgia  Members at the $5 and above level get access to our brand new show NEStalgia Bytes. A look at the famicom games you can play without any Japanese knowledge! For More NEStalgia, visit www.NEStalgiacast.com SHOW NOTES Longplay Beginner's Guide to this Game Nobunaga Episode The Book Series Romance Of The Three Kingdoms XI
45:45
July 08, 2022
228 - Jeopardy Junior Edition
228 - Jeopardy Junior Edition
A conversion of the popular TV game show for younger players ages 7 and up. Up to three players can take part in the three-round trivia contest where the answers are given and the contestants must supply the correct question. Support NEStalgia directly by becoming a member of our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/Nestalgia  Members at the $5 and above level get access to our brand new show NEStalgia Bytes. A look at the famicom games you can play without any Japanese knowledge! For More NEStalgia, visit www.NEStalgiacast.com SHOW NOTES NES Longplay Checkout Lane James Holzhauer Ken Jennings Host Aaron Rodgers Host Clip Show
32:27
July 01, 2022
227 - Godzilla: Monster of Monsters
227 - Godzilla: Monster of Monsters
In the year 2XXX A.D., Earth is under attack from the aliens of Planet X. Armed with monsters of terrible destructive force, the invaders establish bases on every planet of the solar system. These monsters include the foes Gezora, Moguera, Baragon, Varan, Hedorah, Gigan, Mecha-Godzilla and King Ghidora. To combat the menace, Earth sends two of it's own monsters, Godzilla and Mothra, in order to drive back the invaders of Planet X. Support NEStalgia directly by becoming a member of our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/Nestalgia  Members at the $5 and above level get access to our brand new show NEStalgia Bytes. A look at the famicom games you can play without any Japanese knowledge! For More NEStalgia, visit www.NEStalgiacast.com SHOW NOTES NES Longplay Godzilla 2 Godzilla GB Godzilla Destroy All Monsters Melee Godzilla Creepypasta Kyoei Toshi Gameplay Godzilla VS Tree Godzilla Dropkick
56:30
June 24, 2022
226 - Goal!
226 - Goal!
Goal! is a soccer game for one player against the computer, two players against each other, or two players against the computer. Gameplay is from an angled overhead point of view, with the screen scrolling to follow the action. Several game options are available, including tournament mode, world cup mode, and a goal shooting competition.  Support NEStalgia directly by becoming a member of our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/Nestalgia  Members at the $5 and above level get access to our brand new show NEStalgia Bytes. A look at the famicom games you can play without any Japanese knowledge! For More NEStalgia, visit www.NEStalgiacast.com Show Notes Goal! Longplay Goal! Two Goal! (SNES) NES Soccer Episode Mobygames list of Soccer games Fifa  Winning Eleven Winning Eleven Seven
52:19
June 17, 2022
225 - Casino Kid
225 - Casino Kid
You are Casino Kid, a nameless youth who has 500$ in his pocket and is ready to face the best poker and blackjack players in the casino to increase this amount significantly. You move around a large casino room and talk to people. Some people will just chat with you, while others will challenge you to a game: either blackjack or poker. In the beginning, most people won't agree to play with you. You'll have to defeat the opponents in a particular order in order to be able to win all blackjack and poker games and to face the Final Opponent. Support NEStalgia directly by becoming a member of our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/Nestalgia  Members at the $5 and above level get access to our brand new show NEStalgia Bytes. A look at the famicom games you can play without any Japanese knowledge! For More NEStalgia, visit www.NEStalgiacast.com Show Notes Casino Kid Longplay $1,000,000 Kid Longplay $1,000,000 Kid Manga
42:19
June 10, 2022
224 - Who Framed Roger Rabbit?
224 - Who Framed Roger Rabbit?
Roger Rabbit's, a living breathing cartoon, has been framed for the murder of Marvin Acme. The motive is that his wife, Jessica Rabbit had been photographed playing patty-cake with him. Obviously this kind of affair is enough to drive a man, or rabbit, into killing. But he didn't do it and now there seems to be some kind of mystery surrounding Marvin Acme's last will and testament... and with it, ownership of Toontown. In order to clear his name, Roger has enlisted the help of Eddie Valliant, no-nonsense detective. Together they'll need to search through Hollywood, Toontown, the Wilderness and Toontown in an effort to find the pieces to Marvin's original will and stop the evil Judge Doom and his henchmen, the Weasels. Support NEStalgia directly by becoming a member of our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/Nestalgia  Members at the $5 and above level get access to our brand new show NEStalgia Bytes. A look at the famicom games you can play without any Japanese knowledge! For More NEStalgia, visit www.NEStalgiacast.com SHOW NOTES Who Framed the Longplay? Who Played as Roger Rabbit? Who Played the Opening Movie Sequence? Who Read Roger Rabbit? Who Promoted Roger Rabbit?
57:39
June 03, 2022
223 - SKY SHARK
223 - SKY SHARK
The battles of World War II were non-stop blood baths on the sea and in the skies. No squadron has more kills than yours and no one in your squadron is better than you. That's why they call you Sky Shark. Support NEStalgia directly by becoming a member of our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/Nestalgia  Members at the $5 and above level get access to our brand new show NEStalgia Bytes. A look at the famicom games you can play without any Japanese knowledge! For More NEStalgia, visit www.NEStalgiacast.com SHOW NOTES Sky Shark Longplay Flying Shark Gameplay Same! Same! Same! 1942 Red Planes
38:40
May 27, 2022
222 - SESAME STREET ABC
222 - SESAME STREET ABC
This game is divided into two parts: Letter-Go-Round: By catching and matching letters on a spinning ferris wheel children practice letter recognition and matching, simple spelling and word formation. Ernie's Big Splash: Children can help Ernie find his rubber duckie for his bath by building a pathway from duckie's soap dish to Ernie's bathtub. This helps children practice planning, predicting and problem-solving. Support NEStalgia directly by becoming a member of our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/Nestalgia  Members at the $5 and above level get access to our brand new show NEStalgia Bytes. A look at the famicom games you can play without any Japanese knowledge! For More NEStalgia, visit www.NEStalgiacast.com SHOW NOTES Sesame Street ABC Longplay
39:42
May 20, 2022
221 - Prisoners of War
221 - Prisoners of War
The enemy is unstoppable. They maintain vigilant guard over their front lines! The only way to defeat them is to get behind their lines. But how? By allowing a soldier to get captured, perhaps he could escape and single-handedly defeat the enemy forces in his way.  Support NEStalgia directly by becoming a member of our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/Nestalgia  Members at the $5 and above level get access to our brand new show NEStalgia Bytes. A look at the famicom games you can play without any Japanese knowledge! For More NEStalgia, visit www.NEStalgiacast.com SHOW NOTES NES Longplay Arcade SNK 40th Anniversary Collection NES Ending Collection
47:24
May 13, 2022
220 - NFL
220 - NFL
Based on professional football as played in the National Football League, NFL was the first 8-bit console game to carry the official NFL license. There is no NFLPA license, though, which means the 28 real teams are included, but no player names or faces. Support NEStalgia directly by becoming a member of our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/Nestalgia  Members at the $5 and above level get access to our brand new show NEStalgia Bytes. A look at the famicom games you can play without any Japanese knowledge! For More NEStalgia, visit www.NEStalgiacast.com SHOW NOTES NFL Longplay Tecmo Bowl Episode Intellivision NFL
36:21
May 06, 2022
219 - King's Knight
219 - King's Knight
King's Knight is a fantasy-themed top-down shooter where four heroes have to unite to defeat a dragon and rescue a princess in despair. It was one of the first games published by Square Soft (now one-half of Square Enix). Support NEStalgia directly by becoming a member of our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/Nestalgia  Members at the $5 and above level get access to our brand new show NEStalgia Bytes. A look at the famicom games you can play without any Japanese knowledge! For More NEStalgia, visit www.NEStalgiacast.com SHOW NOTES King's Knight Longplay Konami's Knightmare King's Knight: Wrath of the Dark Dragon Final Fantasy XV Movie
41:15
April 29, 2022
218 - Hollywood Squares
218 - Hollywood Squares
Two contestants play a version of tic-tac-toe, with "celebrities" filling in for the squares. The selected celeb is asked a question, answers it, and the contestant must agree or disagree with their answer. A correct guess captures that square. After three games, the winning contestant picks a key and a car out of two separate pools, hoping to match the two up and win the car. Support NEStalgia directly by becoming a member of our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/Nestalgia  Members at the $5 and above level get access to our brand new show NEStalgia Bytes. A look at the famicom games you can play without any Japanese knowledge! For More NEStalgia, visit www.NEStalgiacast.com SHOW NOTES Hollywood Squares NES Longplay Hollywood Squares Wii Hollywood Squares TV Show
41:05
April 22, 2022
217 - Fester's Quest
217 - Fester's Quest
Fester's Quest takes the skeletons out of the closet for a trip to outer space. If "space games" are your thing, here's the spaciest one yet! With Lurch, Pugsley, Thing, and the rest of the Addams crew at his side, Uncle Fester leads the way in the wildest, wackiest alien shoot-'em-up ever! The action is manic, the graphics explosive, and the story is guaranteed to leave you howling. So find out for yourself how much fun going crazy can be. Get "Fester's Quest." At your favorite dealer now!  Support NEStalgia directly by becoming a member of our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/Nestalgia  Members at the $5 and above level get access to our brand new show NEStalgia Bytes. A look at the famicom games you can play without any Japanese knowledge! For More NEStalgia, visit www.NEStalgiacast.com SHOW NOTES Fester's Quest Gameplay Addam's Family TV Show Addam's Family Movie Cousin Itt
01:01:39
April 15, 2022
216 - DuckTales
216 - DuckTales
Duck Tales for NES is a traditional platform game in which the player takes the role of greedy Scrooge McDuck in search of treasures around the globe. He counts on his three nephews and on other Duck Tales characters to help him in his quest through inhospitable places such as the Amazon rainforest, the African mines, the Himalayas, Transylvania (where he meets Dracula Duck) and even the Moon. Support NEStalgia directly by becoming a member of our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/Nestalgia  Members at the $5 and above level get access to our brand new show NEStalgia Bytes. A look at the famicom games you can play without any Japanese knowledge! For More NEStalgia, visit www.NEStalgiacast.com SHOW NOTES DuckTales Gameplay DuckTales 2 DuckTales: The Quest for Gold DuckTales Remastered DuckTales TV Show Opening Scrooge McDuck Dell Comics
01:14:33
April 08, 2022
215 - Castlequest
215 - Castlequest
The object of the game is to navigate through Groken Castle to rescue Princess Margarita. It is the sequel to The Castle Support NEStalgia directly by becoming a member of our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/Nestalgia  Members at the $5 and above level get access to our brand new show NEStalgia Bytes. A look at the famicom games you can play without any Japanese knowledge! For More NEStalgia, visit www.NEStalgiacast.com SHOW NOTES Castlequest The Castle Prince of Persia
42:40
April 01, 2022
214 - The Black Bass
214 - The Black Bass
In The Black Bass (originally Black Bass II) the player is an angler in a Black Bass fishing tournament. In this tournament, the player starts out on Lake Amanda as a rating C class angler in 200th position. Support NEStalgia directly by becoming a member of our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/Nestalgia  Members at the $5 and above level get access to our brand new show NEStalgia Bytes. A look at the famicom games you can play without any Japanese knowledge! For More NEStalgia, visit www.NEStalgiacast.com SHOW NOTES Black Bass NES Gameplay Black Bass Famicom (different game) Blue Marlin NES Super Black Bass Bassin's Black Bass Black Bass with Blue Marlin PSX
01:10:39
March 25, 2022
213 - Bad Street Brawler
213 - Bad Street Brawler
The city has gone wild! Chaos stalks the streets in the guise of new wave gangsters and motorcycle madmen. Only you can save the day. Only you are tough enough, fast enough, mad enough - and only you look good enough in gold spandex trunks to save the streets of our fair city from the swarms of human (and otherwise) vermin who threaten our grandmother's safety. Support NEStalgia directly by becoming a member of our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/Nestalgia  Members at the $5 and above level get access to our brand new show NEStalgia Bytes. A look at the famicom games you can play without any Japanese knowledge! For More NEStalgia, visit www.NEStalgiacast.com SHOW NOTES Bad Street Brawler How a Power Glove Works How a Power Glove ACTUALLY works Neil Patrick Harris Ringling Barnum and Baileys Sweet Bro and Hella Jeff Web Comic
38:55
March 18, 2022
212 - Back to the Future
212 - Back to the Future
In Back to the Future, 80s teen Marty McFly is mistakenly send 30 years into the past where he disrupts his own parents from meeting. Faced with extinction at the hands of a temporal paradox, Marty must find a way to reunite his future parents and make it back to his own time. Support NEStalgia directly by becoming a member of our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/Nestalgia  Members at the $5 and above level get access to our brand new show NEStalgia Bytes. A look at the famicom games you can play without any Japanese knowledge! For More NEStalgia, visit www.NEStalgiacast.com SHOW NOTES Back to the Future Gameplay Back to the Future MSX (before NES) Universal Studios on GameCube Back to the Future: The Game Simpsons' Larry the Looter Game
57:33
March 11, 2022
211 - Air Fortress
211 - Air Fortress
The Federation of Intergalactic Powers is under threat by gigantic fortress spaceships which have suddenly appeared and destroyed nearby civilization. When conventional defense tactics fail, the Federation looks to find a specially selected person, Hal Bailman and equip him with a special "Lightship". Support NEStalgia directly by becoming a member of our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/Nestalgia  Members at the $5 and above level get access to our brand new show NEStalgia Bytes. A look at the famicom games you can play without any Japanese knowledge! For More NEStalgia, visit www.NEStalgiacast.com SHOW NOTES Air Fortress Gameplay
01:13:50
March 04, 2022
210 - The Adventures of Dino Riki
210 - The Adventures of Dino Riki
Somewhere in the land of dinosaurs, a hero known as Dino-Riki sets out to battle against the beasts of the ancient times and prove man's right to survival amongst evolution. Support NEStalgia directly by becoming a member of our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/Nestalgia  Members at the $5 and above level get access to our brand new show NEStalgia Bytes. A look at the famicom games you can play without any Japanese knowledge! For More NEStalgia, visit www.NEStalgiacast.com SHOW NOTES NES Longplay Adventure Island
51:11
February 25, 2022
209 - Jordan VS Bird: One on One
209 - Jordan VS Bird: One on One
Two of the greatest icons of the Golden Age of the NBA match up in this game. On one side, the spectacular dunks of Michael Jordan of the Chicago Bulls; on the other, Larry Bird's incredible accuracy from the outside.  Support NEStalgia directly by becoming a member of our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/Nestalgia  Members at the $5 and above level get access to our brand new show NEStalgia Bytes. A look at the famicom games you can play without any Japanese knowledge! For More NEStalgia, visit www.NEStalgiacast.com SHOW NOTES Jordan V Bird Longplay Dr. J V Bird Why MJ wasn't in NBA games
54:48
February 18, 2022
208 - Flying Dragon: The Secret Scroll
208 - Flying Dragon: The Secret Scroll
Set off on a journey to complete the mystical Mandara Seal and activate its magical powers. Face tough challengers, and use six different types of fighting techniques to your advantage. Work your way to the World Tournament, and defend the world from the legions of darkness!  Support NEStalgia directly by becoming a member of our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/Nestalgia  Members at the $5 and above level get access to our brand new show NEStalgia Bytes. A look at the famicom games you can play without any Japanese knowledge! For More NEStalgia, visit www.NEStalgiacast.com SHOW NOTES NES Longplay Kid Niki Radical Ninja Shanghai Kid Flying Warriors Hiryū no Ken III: Go-nin no Dragon Ultimate Fighter Hiryuu no Ken S - Golden Fighter Flying Dragon (N64)
46:11
February 11, 2022
207 - Faxanadu
207 - Faxanadu
You are the elves’ last hope. Outside the town walls lurk monsters with the power to destroy anything in their path. Inside the walls, water and time are running out. Soon the ancient elf town of Eolis will vanish into eternity. Only you can save Eolis. No one else dares to venture beyond the walls, onto the World Tree, where towns and fortresses precariously await the whims of fate at the hands of the Evil. Support NEStalgia directly by becoming a member of our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/Nestalgia  Members at the $5 and above level get access to our brand new show NEStalgia Bytes. A look at the famicom games you can play without any Japanese knowledge! For More NEStalgia, visit www.NEStalgiacast.com Show Notes Faxanadu Longplay Xanadu Dragon Slayer Legacy of the Wizard Xanadu Next Tokyo Xanadu World Tree
01:25:50
February 04, 2022
206 - Dragon Warrior
206 - Dragon Warrior
Once upon a time, the Balls of Light illuminated the kingdom of Alefgard, keeping its winters short and sustaining its peace. However, a man who could tame dragons and hence known as a Dragonlord, became corrupted by his magical studies. He attacked the Tantegel Castle and stole the Balls of Light, causing monsters to roam the land. A valiant hero named Erdrick, who had obtained the Balls of Light for the kingdom in the first place, attempted to defeat the Dragonlord and disappeared without trace. Many years later, during the reign of King Lorik XVI, the Dragonlord abducted Princess Gwaelin, carrying her to Castle Charlock. One day, a knight appears in front of the king, claiming to the be the descendant of Erdrick. He is entrusted with the mission to vanquish the Dragonlord, as the prophet Mahetta has predicted.  Support NEStalgia directly by becoming a member of our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/Nestalgia  Members at the $5 and above level get access to our brand new show NEStalgia Bytes. A look at the famicom games you can play without any Japanese knowledge! For More NEStalgia, visit www.NEStalgiacast.com SHOW NOTES Dragon Warrior Longplay Dragon Warrior on MSX Dragon Warrior on Gameboy Color Dragon Warrior on SNES Akira Toriyama Alternate Endings of Dragon Warrior Dragon Quest Builders
01:31:08
January 28, 2022
205 - The Bugs Bunny Crazy Castle
205 - The Bugs Bunny Crazy Castle
Honey Bunny has been taken captive and Bugs Bunny is off to rescue her. Bugs has to contend with those rascals Daffy Duck, Sylvester, Wiley Coyote, and Yosemite Sam who intend to stop him from completing this task. Support NEStalgia directly by becoming a member of our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/Nestalgia  Members at the $5 and above level get access to our brand new show NEStalgia Bytes. A look at the famicom games you can play without any Japanese knowledge! For More NEStalgia, visit www.NEStalgiacast.com SHOW NOTES Longplay THE Bugs Bunny Crastle 2 (Joe and Mike played) Crazy Castle Series
41:51
January 21, 2022
204 - Bad Dudes
204 - Bad Dudes
KIDNAPPED! the headlines scream. The nation is paralyzed in shock. Is it possible? The President kidnapped? Without a moment's hesitation you know who's responsible — the Dragon Ninja. As Blade or Striker, a.k.a. the BAD DUDES you take to the streets to rescue the President. Support NEStalgia directly by becoming a member of our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/Nestalgia  Members at the $5 and above level get access to our brand new show NEStalgia Bytes. A look at the famicom games you can play without any Japanese knowledge! For More NEStalgia, visit www.NEStalgiacast.com SHOW NOTES Bad Dudes Bad Dudes Arcade Two Crude Dudes Bad Dudes Failed Kickstarter
52:57
January 14, 2022
203 - The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
203 - The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Tom Sawyer's famous literary exploits come to life in this adventure where you play Tom Sawyer (or Huck Finn in a 2 player game). The adventure begins in Tom's dream while he sleeps in school. Support NEStalgia directly by becoming a member of our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/Nestalgia  Members at the $5 and above level get access to our brand new show NEStalgia Bytes. A look at the famicom games you can play without any Japanese knowledge! FOR MORE NESTALGIA check out www.NEStalgiacast.com SHOW NOTES The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Longplay Huckleberry Finn Square's Tom Sawyer (warning racist depictions in this game)
53:03
January 07, 2022
202 - Thundercade
202 - Thundercade
Terrorism has reached new heights. AATOM (Atomic Age Terrorist Organization of Miracali) has constructed their own nuclear power plant, and threaten the world with atomic terror. The world powers have decided to initiate operation THUNDERCADE to stop AATOM. Equipped with a high-performance combat motorcycle, sidecar cannons, and backed by a precision B-7 bomber, you set out on the dangerous mission. Support NEStalgia directly by becoming a member of our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/Nestalgia  Members at the $5 and above level get access to our brand new show NEStalgia Bytes. A look at the famicom games you can play without any Japanese knowledge! FOR MORE NESTALGIA as well as show notes and links check out www.NEStalgiacast.com SHOW NOTES Thundercade Longplay Knight Rider
32:44
December 31, 2021
201 - Super Dodge Ball
201 - Super Dodge Ball
This ain't elementary school and it sure as heck ain't gym class. This is Super Dodge Ball. Control your team of six players to pummel the opposing team into submission using only the ball and your team's unique skills. Each player has his own special attacks and each team has their own unique attributes. Support NEStalgia directly by becoming a member of our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/Nestalgia  Members at the $5 and above level get access to our brand new show NEStalgia Bytes. A look at the famicom games you can play without any Japanese knowledge! FOR MORE NESTALGIA check out www.NEStalgiacast.com SHOW NOTES Super Dodge Ball Longplay Super Dodge Ball Arcade Super Dodge Ball Arcade Remake Kunio Kun ESPN The Ocho Super Dodge Ball Advance Super Sushi Pinball
55:22
December 24, 2021
200 - Strider
200 - Strider
The Striders are a global organization of infiltration specialists who work to combat villainy and keep the world safe. From their orbital space station, the Blue Dragon, they are able to quickly reach anywhere in the world. Support NEStalgia directly by becoming a member of our Patreon! Members at the $5 and above level get access to our brand new show NEStalgia Bytes. A look at the famicom games you can play without any Japanese knowledge! SHOW NOTES NEStalgia Patreon Strider Longplay Strider Arcade Genesis Port Strider II Strider 2 Strider (Reboot) Osman Strider in MVC Namco X Capcom THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING US THROUGH 200 EPISODES :)
02:08:11
December 17, 2021
199 - Defender of the Crown
199 - Defender of the Crown
Strategy is vital in this chivalrous charade, and smarts will protect your hide better than armor as you command the role of a brave Saxon knight destined to avenge King Richard's murder. To reclaim the crown and conquer the heart of a beautiful maiden, you must outwit and outmaneuver hords of medieval marauders and Norman no-goods. SHOW NOTES Defender of the Crown Longplay Play Defender of the Crown for free! Defender of the Crown 2 Robin Hood: Defender of the Crown Defender of the Crown: Heroes Live Forever Nidhogg Gameplay
01:28:08
December 10, 2021
198 - Cobra Triangle
198 - Cobra Triangle
Cobra Triangle is a single-player boat-racing game that lets you do more than race. It borrows the power-up system from the shoot 'em up genre but keeps the emphasis more on maneuvering than shooting. SHOW NOTES Cobra Triangle Longplay R.C Pro AM Episode Diddy Kong Racing Rare Replay Xbox Game Pass
01:12:43
December 03, 2021
197 - Baseball Stars
197 - Baseball Stars
Player, manager, owner... You can do it all in Baseball Stars! Make your own team and leagues; hire, fire, and trade players: develop your players from inexperienced rookies into veteran pitchers and hitters. Play against a friend or challenge the computer - you'll never have to worry about being rained out again! Show Notes Baseball Stars Longplay Baseball Stars 2 Arcade
59:48
November 26, 2021
196 - Track and Field II
196 - Track and Field II
Track & Field II is a game that allows the player to have an experience based around the Summer Olympic games. Playable events include fencing, the triple jump, swimming, diving, skeet shooting, pole vaulting, Tae Kwon Do, hammer throwing, canoing, archery, hurdles, and the horizontal bar.  SHOW NOTES T&F2 Longplay International Track and Field New International Track and Field
51:59
November 19, 2021
195 - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
195 - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
With April O'Neil held hostage by The Shredder's thugs, Bebop and Rocksteady, once again, it's up to the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to come to her rescue! Play as all four of the turtle heroes, rescue April, and then rescue your sensei Splinter from Mecha-Turtles clutches, and then go after The Shredder deep in the bowels of The Technodrome itself. SHOW NOTES TMNT Longplay TMNT Mirage Comics Fire Freak TMNT and Daredevil share the same origin TMNT (2012 Series) Rise of the TMNT
01:02:59
November 12, 2021
194 - Street Cop
194 - Street Cop
You play a cop who must chase down and catch the criminals. The game takes you through the streets of a city, where you must turn corners and keep running to catch the bad guys. You use the NES power pad to run through the streets, faster you run faster the cop will give chase. You use the controller to use your nightstick to apprehend the criminal. SHOW NOTES Street Cop Longplay Power Pad DDR Game (Bootleg)
47:04
November 05, 2021
193 - Shooting Range
193 - Shooting Range
The objective is simple: shoot the red and white targets on the character's heads and watch your energy level. SHOW NOTES Shooting Range Longplay Shooting Range Wikipedia Entry Bandai Hyper Shot Machine Gun (Mike got the name wrong) Konami Laserscope
39:09
October 29, 2021
192 - Nobunaga's Ambition
192 - Nobunaga's Ambition
Nobunaga’s Ambition is a game set in Japan’s Warring States period, a turbulent age when feudal warlords battled for control of the country. As the ruler of a fief, the player chooses his or her own path to conquest: Will you wage war on your neighbors or rely on diplomacy? Use economic sanctions or send ninja assassins? Use all of your ingenuity and resources to unite Japan under your banner!  SHOW NOTES Nobunaga's Ambition NES longplay Nobunaga's FAQ Paradox 4x strategy Games Nobunaga's Ambition on Game Boy Nobunaga's Ambition on SNES Nobunaga's Ambition Franchise
01:02:27
October 22, 2021
191 - MONSTER PARTY
191 - MONSTER PARTY
You are a young boy with a baseball bat named Mark. On your way home from a baseball game, you encounter a monster named Bert. Bert needs your help in saving his planet from the evil monsters. You learn how to fuse with Bert and become a monster fighting gargoyle. You'll spend most of the game attacking bad guys by swinging your bat at them or volleying their fire. SHOW NOTES Monster Party Longplay Monster Party Prototype
50:53
October 15, 2021
190 - MEGA MAN 2
190 - MEGA MAN 2
He's Back! And this time the evil Dr. Wily (once the supreme power in the universe) has created even more sinister robots to mount his attack. But as MegaMan, you've also grown in power and ability. Can you save mankind from the evil desires of Dr. Wily? SHOW NOTES Mega Man 2 Longplay Mega Man 2 Gameboy Mega Man 2 Tiger Electronics MM2 NES 30th Anniversary Cart Mega Man 1 Episode
01:36:07
October 08, 2021
189 - Hydlide
189 - Hydlide
The young knight, Jim, has a tough challenge: He must avenge the death of the King and save Princess Ann by destroying the devil Boralis and his monstrous companions. Jim comes face-to-face with many forms of evil—water dragon, vampire, zombie, sea monster, a moving forest, and fire balls. But the King's sword and shield are what he needs to conquer Boralis. SHOW NOTES Hydlide Hydlide II Super Hydlide Virtual Hydlide Black Onyx Tower of Dragua Legend of Zelda episode Lawn Mower Simulator
53:59
October 01, 2021
188 - HOOPS
188 - HOOPS
Gym rats, beware! HOOPS takes you out to the asphalt, where basketball is a half court game of fast hands, faster moves and slam-jam-thank-you-Sam dunks! SHOW NOTES Hoops Longplay NYC Basketball Court 1970s Double Dribble NBA Jam NBA Street
35:42
September 24, 2021
187 - Guerilla War
187 - Guerilla War
A tropical island (specified as Cuba in the Japanese original) is being  oppressed by a dictator, but fortunately one or two brave US soldiers  (Ernesto "Che" Guevara in the Japanese version) are on hand to restore  justice. March through the rivers, swamps and forests to overthrow the  dictator (specified as Batista in Japan) in this evolution of the Commando style. SHOW NOTES Guerilla War Longplay Guerilla War Arcade Ikari Warriors Episode Commando Episode
56:21
September 17, 2021
186 - Desert Commander
186 - Desert Commander
Somewhere in a nameless desert, two opposing nameless armies take to the battlefield to destroy the other. Through the strategy of their commanders and the diversity of their units, each side seeks to gain the advantage over the other. There are 5 campaigns total and can be played either VS the computer or a second player. SHOW NOTES Desert Commander Longplay General Patton General Rommel Fire Emblem on Famicom Famicom Wars Into the Breach Xcom How many rivers are in Africa? North and South Superman Episode Spy Vs Spy (an Essential Game)
50:48
September 10, 2021
185 - California Games
185 - California Games
California Games was the original "Extreme Games" – what today's generation might call "X-Games in the sun". Players can select sponsors (absent in some versions) and compete in events such as skateboarding, footbag, surfing, roller skating, flying disc (frisbee) and BMX. The surfing event is ranked by judges, which give a score to help the players improve their routine. SHOW NOTES California Games Gameplay California Games II Skate or Die Episode Guitar Hero S-Ranking
01:04:20
September 03, 2021
184 - Airwolf
184 - Airwolf
Airwolf is a side-scrolling shooter based on the 1980s TV series of the same name. A division of the CIA builds itself a hi-tech helicopter in secrecy and codenames it "AirWolf". Armed with advanced weaponry, it is able to stand up to most types of enemy resistance. Given missions by intelligence agent Archangel, Airwolf is sent around to world on top-secret missions to quell trouble. SHOW NOTES Airwolf NES Longplay Airwolf TV Series Our Top Gun Episode Airwolf Arcade Game Airwolf II (The Game) Airwolf II (The Episode) Super Airwolf Jan-Michael Vincent on Rick and Morty
51:58
August 27, 2021
183 - The Adventures of Bayou Billy
183 - The Adventures of Bayou Billy
Your best girl Annabelle has been kidnapped by the evil Gordon, the "gangster king of Bourbon Street", and as Bayou Billy it is your job to get her back! Bayou Billy is an arcade action game with three different types of gameplay: fighting, shooting, and driving. SHOW NOTES Bayou Billy Longplay NES Action Set Intellivoice Mad City Famicom Captain N: Game Master Episode Archie Comics Bayou Billy Series
01:15:13
August 20, 2021
182 - Operation Wolf
182 - Operation Wolf
A group of desperate terrorists is keeping hostages in their jungle fortress. As a member of the elite tactical squad Operation Wolf, you must invade their hideout, destroy their operations, and get the hostages out alive! Maneuver through a series of missions and fight off soldiers, patrol boats, helicopters, and more. SHOW NOTES Operation Wolf NES Longplay Arcade Gameplay Time Crisis House of the Dead VirtuaCop Mad Dog Mcree Operation Thunderbolt Operation Wolf 3 Operation Tiger
52:38
August 06, 2021
181 - Taboo: The Sixth Sense
181 - Taboo: The Sixth Sense
Turn the Nintendo Entertainment System into a tarot card deck with Taboo: The Sixth Sense. Write down a questions via the controller, and after a shuffling of cards, the game will attempt to predict your future. SHOW NOTES NES Longplay Tarot Mystery for Super Famicom
47:59
July 30, 2021
180 - Predator
180 - Predator
IF IT BLEEDS, WE CAN DESTROY IT. You’d better. Or it will be your blood that spills in the jungle. As Major “Dutch” Schaefer, you face a deadly alien creature that skins men alive and collects human skulls-just for the thrill of the hunt. It shows no mercy. It knows no pain. And now the Predator that wasted all your men is coming after you. SHOW NOTES NES Longplay Movie Trailer Predator 2 - Genesis 1992 Predator: Concrete Jungle - 2005 PS2 Predators - Mobile 2010 Mortal Kombat X Predator: Hunting Grounds - 2020 PS4
51:49
July 23, 2021
179 - Mystery Quest
179 - Mystery Quest
Mystery Quest is a modified version of Hao Kun no Fushigina Tabi. The player is Hao, an apprentice wizard who finally has a chance to prove himself. The Great Wizard has challenged Hao to seek out his four hidden talismans which he has placed in four different castles. SHOW NOTES NES Longplay Hao Kun no Fushigina Tabi Final Fantasy MYSTIC QUEST
35:30
July 16, 2021
178 - Mappy Land
178 - Mappy Land
Mappy, the police mouse, has prepared all kinds of wonderful birthday  presents for his girlfriend, Mapico. But the big cheese in the feline  world, Nyamco , has ordered his clowder to hide the presents throughout  Mappyland. SHOW NOTES NES Longplay Mappy in Smash Mappy Arcade Game Hopping Mappy Mappy Kids Bubsy 3D UP Intro
31:45
July 09, 2021
177 - Legacy of the Wizard
177 - Legacy of the Wizard
Long ago, an evil dragon named Keela was imprisoned inside a magical dungeon. However time has passed and the magic that sealed the dragon away is weakening. The Drasle family decides that it's time to destroy the dragon once and for all. However only one weapon is capable of doing this, the Dragon Slayer, which is itself sealed away by four magical crowns. The Drasle family decides to take on this quest, and will use every member of the family in order to accomplish it. SHOW NOTES NES Longplay Dragon Slayer Franchise Legacy of the Wizard Map
58:11
July 02, 2021
176 - The Guardian Legend
176 - The Guardian Legend
In the far future, Earth is a peaceful place with very few worries. To ensure it stays that way, a top secret project was authorized: the creation of the guardian suit. It's a suit of flight armor that allows the guardian to survive any environment. It's a good thing too, because a giant space station is spotted on a collision course with Earth. SHOW NOTES The Guardian Legend Longplay Compile Shmups Zanac episode JENOVA Guardic Super Star Force Sigma Star Saga
01:15:52
June 25, 2021
175 - Fist of the North Star
175 - Fist of the North Star
A platform "beat-'em-up" game based on the animé series Hokuto no Ken. According to the story mentioned in the manual, Kenshirou, the main character, has to save the people from the evil Emperor Heaven. The game itself, however, features no story whatsoever, but a lot of platform action instead. You have to run quickly through the levels (there is a time limit), punching and kicking your enemies, causing them to fly away or to explode, occasionally meeting a boss, visiting secret areas behind doors and collecting various power-ups.  SHOW NOTES Fist of the North Star Longplay Hokuto no Ken Fist of the North Star: 10 Big Brawls for the King of Universe Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise Fist of the North Star Movie for free on YouTube
44:04
June 18, 2021
174 - Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
174 - Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is based on the Robert Louis Stevenson novella "Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde", which follows a respected doctor who develops a serum that transforms him into the embodiment of his darkest thought and desires. He becomes a slave to his alter ego and is ultimately destroyed by it.  SHOW NOTES Dr. Jekyll Longplay Magnavox Odyssey Romeo and Juliet Game AVGN Dr. Jekyll Jekyll and Hyde (2001)
34:30
June 13, 2021
173 - Amagon
173 - Amagon
In Amagon, your mission is to investigate a dangerous, monster-infested island. As Amagon, you begin the game with only a machine gun and a limited amount of ammo to protect yourself from the inhabitants of the island. Gameplay is an arcade style platform game with six levels, each with a variety of creatures and a large boss at the end. SHOW NOTES Amagon Longplay American Sammy Amagon, Arkansas
40:50
June 06, 2021
172 - The Adventures of Lolo
172 - The Adventures of Lolo
The lovely princess Lala was kidnapped by the Evil Demons of the Empire.  You are Lolo, a round ball-like creature (just like the princess  herself), and your mission is to sneak into the empire castle and to  liberate the princess. SHOW NOTES Lolo Longplay Eggerland Eggerland 95 Solomon's Key Lolo and Lala in Kirby
42:21
May 28, 2021
171 - World Games
171 - World Games
Get ready - get set - get psyched! The World Games are here! And you're a star athlete in this awesome international competition! Go for the gold as you challenge the world's best athletes on their home turf! SHOW NOTES Caber Toss Vitamins Looney Tunes Log Rolling Epyx Skifree
53:49
May 21, 2021
170 - Ninja Gaiden
170 - Ninja Gaiden
Players take the role of Ryu Hayabusa, a rising warrior in his family's clan whose main role in the world is to protect the Dark Dragon Blade from getting into the hands of evil. Ryu Hayabusa travels to America to seek vengeance for his father's death. SHOW NOTES Ninja Gaiden NES Longplay Ninja Gaiden Arcade Ninja Gaiden Trilogy SNES Ninja Gaiden OVA Ninja Gaiden XBOX The Messenger Ninja Gaiden Master System (Different game)
01:20:38
May 14, 2021
169 - Marble Madness
169 - Marble Madness
Steer your marble through each course as fast as you can without losing control! SHOW NOTES Marble Madness Longplay Marble Madness Arcade Marble Madness Gameboy Marble Man: Marble Madness 2 Marble Madness Arcade OST Marble Madness GDC Convo Mark Cerny Super Monkey Ball Knack
01:04:46
May 07, 2021
168 - Kung-Fu Heroes
168 - Kung-Fu Heroes
Kung-Fu masters Jacky and Lee return to their kingdom from a long trip. They discover that in their absence, Princess Min-min has been kidnapped and the 10 treasures of the kingdom stolen. Jacky and Lee must fight their way into eight different castles in order to defeat the monsters and rescue the princess. SHOW NOTES Kung-Fu Heroes NES Longplay Chinese Hero Gameplay Chinese Hero (Sammy)
33:51
April 30, 2021
167 - John Elway's Quarterback
167 - John Elway's Quarterback
Select your team's home city (there is no NFL or NFLPA license, so there are no real teams or players) and then battle the opposing team for four 15-minute (accelerated real-time) quarters. SHOW NOTES John Elway's Quarterback NES Longplay Quarterback Arcade Gameplay Elway's Steakhouse
40:02
April 23, 2021
166 - DANCE AEROBICS
166 - DANCE AEROBICS
It's time to get up and get physical with Nintendo's DANCE AEROBICS. You and all your friends will have a blast working your way through 12 levels of aerobic conditioning and 64 separate aerobic routines. SHOW NOTES Dance Aerobics Longplay Power Pad Advertising
42:09
April 16, 2021
S05 - NEStalgia Game Jam
S05 - NEStalgia Game Jam
In this special BONUS EPISODE of NEStalgia we’re doing a deep dive into the 25 games submitted for the 2021 NEStalgia Game Jam. You too can play all these games in the link below. Congrats to all the developers on this terrific achievement! LINK TO THE GAMES
01:37:55
April 10, 2021
165 - Ultima Exodus
165 - Ultima Exodus
This is the ultimate role playing fantasy game. You put together a team of any four characters — assume their identities and powers — to conquer the evil Exodus who has created havoc in Britannia. Hostile forests, high mountains, and dangerous oceans all stand in your way as you destroy monsters, search for gold, find clues, and explore dungeons to discover the hiding place of Exodus. SHOW NOTES Ultima Exodus Longplay Ultima 3 PC Super Mario World Black Fuzzy Fallout New Vegas Survival Mode The Ultima Exodus Exploit  Ultima Exodus Floor Battle What is Exodus? How Gamers Killed Ultima Online's Virtual Ecology Was Lord British assassinated in Ultima Online?
02:20:35
April 09, 2021
164 - TECMO BOWL
164 - TECMO BOWL
Organize your own roster and write your own game plan. Match your gridiron skills against the computer or another player. From the snap, total control of every pass, block, run and tackle is in your hands. Tecmo Bowl. The game of guts and glory!  SHOW NOTES Tecmo Bowl Longplay Tecmo Bowl vs RBI (GREAT WEBSITE) Tecmo Bowl Arcade Tecmo Super Bowl II: Special Edition Tecmo Super Bowl III: Final Edition Tecmo Bowl: Kickoff (Nintendo DS) Family Fun Football Tecmo Bowl Throwback Buffalo Bills Season Tickets
01:14:00
April 02, 2021
163 - Q*Bert
163 - Q*Bert
No one ever said it was going to be easy hopping the irresistible Q*bert from cube to cube and staying out of harm's way. Especially when he's trying to avoid creeps like Coily and Ugg. SHOW NOTES NES Longplay Arcade Version Q*Bert's Qubes Q*Bert 3 (which really should be called Q*Bert Qubed) Q*Bert PSX Q*Bert Rebooted Q*Bert TV Show (yes, really) Q*Bert Bedsheets for only $225 The Making of Q*Bert
54:37
March 26, 2021
162 - GYRUSS
162 - GYRUSS
It’s A.D. 2500 and mankind has penetrated the galaxy’s fringes, establishing colonies of peace from Mercury to Pluto. Suddenly, the tranquility of the Milky Way erupts into a frothing fury as armadas of alien deathships swarm into our solar system like killer bees preying on an innocent bystander. No one is spared. Even beloved Mother Earth is stung. SHOW NOTES Gyruss Longplay Pronunciation Back of the Box story Gyruss Arcade Contra: Legacy of War Konami Collector's Series: Arcade Advanced Dance Dance Revolution Ultramix 2 - Gyruss Song
57:27
March 19, 2021
161 - Friday the 13th
161 - Friday the 13th
Based on the popular movie franchise, Friday the 13th casts you as one of six camp counselors (three girls or three boys) at the infamous Camp Crystal Lake, and you are tasked with destroying Jason Voorhees once and for all. SHOW NOTES Friday the 13th Longplay A VERY in-depth guide to Friday the 13th Jason X Friday the 13th - Commodore 64 1985 Jason in Mortal Kombat X Friday the 13th: The Game Friday the 13th: Killer Puzzle
56:15
March 12, 2021
160 - Bandai Golf: Challenge Pebble Beach
160 - Bandai Golf: Challenge Pebble Beach
Play one of the world's most difficult and challenging golf courses on your Nintendo! Super-realistic play lets you control every aspect of playing real golf!  SHOW NOTES Bandai Golf Longplay The very complicated manual Pebble Beach
41:50
March 05, 2021
159 - WWF Wrestlemania
159 - WWF Wrestlemania
WWF Wrestlemania is a wrestling game using the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) license. The game features six popular WWF wrestlers:Hulk Hogan, André the Giant, "Macho Man" Randy Savage, The Honky Tonk Man, Bam Bam Bigelow, and "The Million Dollar Man" Ted DiBiase. SHOW NOTES NEStalgia Game Jam WWF Wrestlemania Longplay The Mega Powers Wrestlemania V Macho Man Theme Bonesaw is Ready! Wrestlemania 2000 WWF No Mercy WWF Smackdown! WWE Legends of Wrestlemania
47:38
February 26, 2021
158 - Tecmo Baseball
158 - Tecmo Baseball
Manage your own team to the series championship. Even create your own All-Star Game! It's your call - from the starting lineup to the bottom of the ninth. Every diving catch. Every base-stealing slide. Every pitch, hit and run! SHOW NOTES Tecmo Baseball Longplay Tecmo Baseball Manual Tecmo Super Baseball You can't say Super Bowl IS NES BASEBALL HAUNTED?
49:40
February 19, 2021
157 - STAR SOLDIER
157 - STAR SOLDIER
A strange and evil presence is lurking in space. Crushing everything in its path, destroying spaceships full of innocent people, the brutal Starbrain is threatening the entire Galactic Empire. SHOW NOTES Star Soldier Longplay Star Soldier Manual Star Force Gameplay Star Force Episode Takahashi Meijin Interview Super Star Soldier Final Soldier Soldier Blade Star Parodia Star Soldier: Vanishing Earth Star Solider (2003) Star Soldier R
58:21
February 12, 2021
156 - Sesame Street 123
156 - Sesame Street 123
This math-based learning title for Ages 3 to 6 featuring Sesame Street characters. Sesame Street 1 2 3 includes a compilation of 2 previously released games. SHOW NOTES Sesame Street 1-2-3 Longplay Sesame Street Location (Upper West Side somehow) Sora's Keyblade was originally Riku's
41:29
February 05, 2021
155 - BOMBERMAN
155 - BOMBERMAN
Bomberman was a robot in a bomb making factory who longed for his freedom. Rumors circulated that escaping to the surface would allow the robot to become human. Getting out would be the trick. Each room is inhabited by monsters that must be neutralized and the exit itself hidden underneath bricks. SHOW NOTES Bomberman Longplay Bomberman Manual Shinichi Nakamoto and his 72 hour port List of Bomberman games Super Bomberman 2 (The one Mike recommends) Bomberman Act Zero Trailer (THE EDGE!!!)
01:05:38
January 29, 2021
S04 - BEST OF 1988
S04 - BEST OF 1988
Once again, it's time for the best of celebration! Season 4 (1988) is officially complete and now Mike, Sean, Joe, and Sam will recap the highlights and reveal the TOP 10 GAMES of 1988. Who will take the #1 spot?
01:52:28
January 22, 2021
154 - Zelda II: The Adventure of Link
154 - Zelda II: The Adventure of Link
The land of Hyrule is in chaos. As Link you'll be sent on a treacherous journey to return six precious Crystals to their origins in six stone statues. Only by defeating the guardians of the six palaces will you gain passage to the seventh Palace, take on the ultimate challenge that awaits you and wake the Princess Zelda from her sleeping spell. On your way, helpful villagers you encounter will offer clues and secret messages invaluable in your quest. As you guide Link through the levels of Hyrule, close-ups and overviews will enhance your video vision.Are you up to the challenge? SHOW NOTES Zelda II Longplay 2 hour Legend of Zelda 1 episode Tadashi Sugiyama Development Interview Shigeru Miyamoto's 'Bad' Game Dark Link OOT fight Adventure of Link in N64 engine?
01:56:59
January 15, 2021
153 - XENOPHOBE
153 - XENOPHOBE
Xenos. The very name strikes fear into every colonist's heart. A distress call is received from space stations orbiting your homeworld, then silence. A single ship escapes, piloted by a battered man who tells the tale of pods that hatch into acid-spitting Xenos. A small band of engineers has been dispatched to combat the Xeno threat before it takes over all the space stations and, eventually, your homeworld.  SHOW NOTES Xenophobe Longplay Xenophobe Arcade Xenophobe Lynx Commercial ALIENS affect on Video Games Why are Aliens green?
39:20
January 08, 2021
152 - Superman
152 - Superman
WHEREVER THERE'S TROUBLE IN THE GREAT CITY OF METROPOLIS, SUPERMAN SOARS INTO ACTION. THE INCREDIBLE HERO FROM THE DOOMED PLANET FIGHTS AN NEVER-ENDING BATTLE AGAINST ALL MANNER OF EVIL MEN AND MONSTERS WHO THREATEN OUR WORLD'S SAFETY AND SECURITY. SHOW NOTES Chibi Superman Longplay Superman on Atari 2600  Superman: The Game The good Superman 1988 game Superman 64 (New Adventures of Superman) Superman Returns Game All Star Superman Jay Falk Zodd gets his neck snapped Spider-Man 2 Arkham Asylum Infamous Superman Theme Song Batman Theme (1989 film) - FF7 Overworld Theme
54:18
January 01, 2021
151 - Skate or Die
151 - Skate or Die
Smokin' the half-pipe: Roar down the ramp and fly up the other side. Live on the edge where yo go for rock'n rolls, hand plants, leg plants, rail-slides, even methods. Get airborne for 720's, ollies, front & backside aerials, and tweaks. SHOW NOTES Skate or Die Longplay 720 Rodney Dangerfield EA vs Epyx vs Atari Ski or Die Skate or Die 2 Skate or Die: Bad 'N Rad Skate or Die: Tour de Thrash Cancelled Reboot in 2002
42:25
December 25, 2020
150 - ROBOWARRIOR
150 - ROBOWARRIOR
THANK YOU FOR LISTENING TO 150+ EPISODES OF NESTALGIA You're Zed, half man, half cyborg. The one-man battalion with a human heart and a computer's brain.  SHOW NOTES Robowarrior Longplay Bomber King full Theme Song The Bomberman connection Blaster Master Jr. Zed's dead baby Tips and Tricks Magazine
54:22
December 18, 2020
149 - RAMPAGE
149 - RAMPAGE
FEELING FRUSTRATED? WANT TO CUT LOOSE? THEN GO ON A RAMPAGE! SHOW NOTES Rampage NES Longplay Rampage Arcade Rampage Atari Lynx Version Developer Tweet Rampage: World Tour Rampage 2: Universal Tour Rampage Through Time Rampage Puzzle Attack Rampage: Total Destruction Rampage Movie Trailer Spy hunter film Tetris trilogy War of the monsters Godzilla: Destroy All Monsters Melee Pacific Rim Trailer
58:02
December 11, 2020
148 - Platoon
148 - Platoon
IN the jungle, everything is invisible. Including the enemy. Suddenly, a firefight explodes all around you. That's jungle combat as you saw it in the movie Platoon. Now, Sunsoft's Platoon takes you right into the action, You'll fight for your life against deadly guerrillas and hidden snipers, always on guard against the booby traps and napalm air strikes that could end it all in an instant. Jungle combat, as close as you'll ever want to get to the real thing. You've got it right in the palm of your hand. SHOW NOTES Platoon NES Longplay Platoon RTS Platoon Trailer Golgo 13 Episode
01:02:48
December 04, 2020
147 - Paperboy
147 - Paperboy
Hop on your bike for a free-wheeling ride up the avenues of not-so-typical suburbia. There are papers to be delivered, robbers to be foiled, and fame and fortune to be won as you brave the mean streets. Avoid motorcycles, tricycles, traffic, tires, gratings, curbs, dogs, skateboarders, breakdancers, bad guys, and other hazards as you deliver to your customers. Earn bonus points by hitting targets along the obstacle course at the end of your route. With superb animation and sound effects, Paperboy brings home all the thrills, spills, challenge, and excitement you loved in the arcades.  SHOW NOTES Paperboy Longplay Paperboy Arcade Tour Paperboy 64 Mike's favorite version of Paperboy GDC lecture on Paperboy by Co-Creator
52:56
November 27, 2020
146 - OTHELLO
146 - OTHELLO
A Minute to Learn…A Lifetime to Master Black and White. The battle of opposites…as old as time itself…comes to life in Othello. Its origins are part Western, part Eastern. Othello is face-paced, as easy to learn as checkers, yet as fascinating as chess. SHOW NOTES Othello NES Longplay History of Reversi Othello AI Othello World Championships First Computer Chess Match EVER  Pictionary OST (but still listen to the episode)
56:49
November 20, 2020
145 - Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
145 - Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
So you want to wear Indy's Stetson hat? Dress up in his beat up leather jacket? Snap his trusty bull-whip? And go on the most exciting adventure of your life? Well, here's your chance! Penetrate deep into the Temple of Doom to free enslaved children and recover the sacred Sankara Stones. Fight your way through treacherous caverns, twisting tunnels, narrow ledges and fiery chasms. Take on Thuggee guards, giant spiders and dive-bombing bats. Survive all this and you'll meet the evil High Priest, Mola Ram, on the dangling rope bridge for a battle to the death! SHOW NOTES Temple of Doom Longplay Temple of Doom Arcade Raiders of the Lost Ark 2600 Young Indiana Jones Trailer Indiana Jones and his Desktop Adventures Indiana Jones and the Staff of Kings
01:04:45
November 13, 2020
144 - BLADES OF STEEL
144 - BLADES OF STEEL
Blades of Steel are in reference to the blades on their skates, not the sticks they use to shoot the puck. SHOW NOTES Blades of Steel Longplay Blades of Steel Manual ICE HOCKEY EPISODE NHL Video Game Power Rankings (Bleacher Report)
44:11
November 06, 2020
143 - CASTLEVANIA II: SIMON'S QUEST
143 - CASTLEVANIA II: SIMON'S QUEST
Castlevania was a cake walk compared to this bloody curse. You thought you had the Prince of Darkness defanged - eh, Simon Belmont? Well think again, 'cause according to a damsel in distress, evil Count Dracula has left a horrifying curse in his wake. And the only hope you have of ending the terror is to destroy his missing body parts! Talk about your frightening quest, searching a maze of mansions, graveyards and dark eerie forests - each guarded by man-eating werewolves, fire-throwing zombies and other devilish demons. Your grim chances are kept alive in Transylvania, where cowardly villagers offer clues to the whereabouts of Dracula's remains. And where you'll purchase magic weapons, including silver knives and flame whips. But beware the night. For when the sun disappears, Dracula's curse grows deadlier. And your chances grow dimmer and dimmer.  SHOW NOTES CASTLEVANIA EPISODE Castlevania 2 Tiger LCD Castlevania 2 Tiger Watch LOOK WHAT THEY DID TO MY BOY AVGN The Maze of Galious
57:35
October 31, 2020
142 - BUMP 'N' JUMP
142 - BUMP 'N' JUMP
Bump 'N' Jump is an action racing game played from a top down point of view. As you race through the treacherous and ever changing roadways, the numerous enemy cars will be trying to bump you off the road. You need to make sure you bump the cars out of the way before you get bumped and crash into the sides yourself! SHOW NOTES Bump N Jump Longplay Manual Spy Hunter Episode 240 Quarters Robert Moses City Connection Visual
33:30
October 23, 2020
141 - Bionic Commando
141 - Bionic Commando
Get set for rapid fire action as you're transformed into the Bionic Commando. This best-seller from Capcom is a dynamic adaptation of the original arcade classic. Expect an onslaught of challenges and extraordinary graphics when you battle enemy forces in their futuristic lands. Your powerful extending bionic arm and incredible arsenal of weapons gives you all you need to become an unstoppable one-man army. SHOW NOTES Bionic Commando NES Longplay Bionic Commando Manual Bionic Commando GameBoy Bionic Commando: Elite Forces Bionic Commando ReArmed Bionic Commando ReArmed 2 Bionic Commando (2009) World of Power Commando
54:30
October 16, 2020
140 - SUPER TEAM GAMES
140 - SUPER TEAM GAMES
Super Team Games is a side scrolling game where two players compete in races on an obstacle course. The game utilizes the Nintendo Power Pad; to control your on screen character you will need to run in place on the Power Pad to make your character run, and actually jump to make him jump. SHOW NOTES Super Team Games Longplay PowerPad Commercial Tony Hawk Shred Wii Fit NES DDR Might Exist? Eyetoy Demo Nintendo Power #3 Active Life (Spiritual Successor on Wii)
47:33
October 09, 2020
139 - SUPER MARIO BROS / DUCK HUNT
139 - SUPER MARIO BROS / DUCK HUNT
Hot off the heels of our Super Mario Bros. 2 episode we finally take the time to review Super Mario Bros. 2! SHOW NOTES Episode 4 - DUCK HUNT Episode 17 - SUPER MARIO BROS. NES ACTION PACK Super Mario Bros. 2 Japan Longplay World D
51:06
October 02, 2020
138 - DR. CHAOS
138 - DR. CHAOS
The warp zone experiments of the brilliant Dr. Chaos have gone horribly wrong. They've unleashed armies of bloodthirsty creatures, trapping him in his remote research facility. Now only his brother Michael can rescue him. To succeed, Michael must brave a haunted house filled with vicious monsters. Can he fight his way through dangerous passageways? Track down the concealed weapons? Find the secret vials of strength? And assemble the ultimate weapon, Canbarian? SHOW NOTES Dr. Chaos Longplay The Real Dr. Chaos
48:55
September 25, 2020
137 - Cobra Command
137 - Cobra Command
The most advanced Cobra attack helicopter ever built is at your command! You'll fly alone into a deadly no-man's land where enemy choppers, tanks, soldiers, cannons, and warships are all aiming to blast you out of the sky. Helpless hostages are counting on your to rescue them, as you make your way to enemy headquarters for your final assault! Show Notes NEStalgia Twitter Cobra Command Longplay Choplifter Munich Massacre
39:23
September 18, 2020
136 - BUBBLE BOBBLE
136 - BUBBLE BOBBLE
Bubble Bobble is the story of two humans, Bub and Bob who wander into the mysterious cave of monsters and magically turn into dinosaurs. The only way to transform back is to reach the end of the cave... SHOW NOTES Bubble Bobble NES Gameplay Update Day - Nirvana The Band The Show Bust-A-Move MTJ Interview Rainbow Islands Bubble Bobble Part 2 Bubble Symphony Final Bubble Bobble
57:49
September 11, 2020
135 - BLASTER MASTER
135 - BLASTER MASTER
The New York sewers were never like this! You've fallen down a hidden manhole into a world of creatures so terrifying they’d scare the rats away. You can panic and perish, or blast your way through an endless maze of tunnels, searching for the secret passages to your escape. And that’s the easy part. Because the Masters of the Caverns lay waiting - prehistoric creatures so powerful, so gigantic, they literally fill your screen! So load your arsenal and get ready for Blaster Master.  SHOW NOTES Blaster Master NES Gameplay Blaster Master 2 Blaster Master Boy Blaster Master: Blasting Again Blaster Master: Overdrive Blaster Master Zero Blaster Master & Scholastic April Fools! Yoshiaki Iwata Interview
01:17:33
September 04, 2020
134 - ANTICIPATION
134 - ANTICIPATION
Bored with board games? Tired of pursuing trivia? Had your fill of ethical questions? Then you’re ready for ANTICIPATION. This zany, unpredictable, totally wacked-out video board game begins with a giant connect-the-dots puzzle. Suddenly, a video pencil starts connecting the dots and, before you know it, you’re in a maddening race against the clock, trying to solve the puzzle.
47:38
August 28, 2020
133 - SUPER MARIO BROS. 2
133 - SUPER MARIO BROS. 2
This time it's a fierce action-packed battle to free the land of Subcon from the curse of the evil Wart. It's up to you, along with Mario, Luigi, Toad and the Princess, to fight your way through bizarre multi-level worlds and find him! This time you've got a brand new kind of power - plucking power - and now anything you find can be a weapon. But beware! You've never seen creatures like these! Shyguys and Tweeters! Ninji and Beezos! And you've never had an adventure like this! Only cunning and speed can save you now... SHOW NOTES Super Mario Bros. 2 Gameplay Doki Doki Panic Super Mario Bros. 2 Japan Super Mario All-Stars (SMB2) BS Super Mario USA Power Challenge Super Mario Advance Super Mario Bros. Super Show (Mouser Clip) The Story of Super Mario Bros. 2 
01:15:12
August 21, 2020
132 - SPY VS SPY
132 - SPY VS SPY
The black spy and the white spy are out to outsmart each other before the time bell rings. Find the needed objects (money, passport, secret plans and airport door key) by searching rooms in the embassy, which include desks, file cabinets and other furniture. Foil your opponent by setting creative booby traps in the various rooms (a bomb in a dresser drawer, for instance). Traps can be disarmed with objects found in rooms (a water bucket from a firebox on the wall will disarm the bomb in the prior example). When all the items are together in the secret briefcase, head for the airport door. SHOW NOTES Spy VS Spy Longplay Spy vs Spy II: The Island Caper Spy vs. Spy III: Arctic Antics Spy vs Spy (2005) Mountain Dew Commercial Spy vs Spy (TV Show) Mad Magazine #60 (First appearance of Spy vs Spy)
54:40
August 14, 2020
131 - Seicross
131 - Seicross
Two different tribes existed on planet Colura, the Petras and the Basrah. The Basrah were aggressors and eventually drove the Petra underground. However many Petra survivors were trapped on the surface of the planet. To that end, a rescue bike named the Gilgitt Petras was created. It must venture up to the surface and save as many Petras as possible. SHOW NOTES Seicross Longplay Seicross Manual BASED ON A TRUE STORY TRON LIGHT CYCLE
35:11
August 07, 2020
130 - RACKET ATTACK
130 - RACKET ATTACK
This is no amateur hour. This one's for keeps. The national finals. Will you play tough enough to hear the umpire call "point, set, match!" A million eyes bore into you from the stands. Moments to start... RACKET ATTACK SHOW NOTES Racket Attack Longplay Racket Attack Manual Moero 6!! Shin Moero!! Pro Yakyuu Moero 7!! Juudou Warriors Tennis Elbow Manager 2
46:17
July 31, 2020
129 - PAC-MAN
129 - PAC-MAN
One of the most popular and influential games of the 1980's, Pac-Man stars a little, yellow dot-muncher who works his way around to clear a maze of the various dots and fruit which inhabit the board. SHOW NOTES Pac-Man NES Tengen and Nintendo Lawsuit Super Bowl Pac-Man Ad Baby Pac-Man (pinball/arcade) Professor Pac-Man Pac-Man World Pac-Man Championship Edition DX Pac-Man Championship Edition DX NES VERSION! Pac-Man TV Show Pac-Man Fever (song) Pac-Man Cereal
50:15
July 24, 2020
128 - MILLIPEDE
128 - MILLIPEDE
Millipedes, cousins of the Centipede, are all over the garden. This will ruin anything trying to grow there unless they are stopped. But there are other insects as well; spiders, bees, dragonflies and earwigs. Nature is dangerous. Luckily, there's a bug zapper that can shoot arrows at these insects and destroy them. SHOW NOTES Millipede NES Longplay Millipede Manual Centipede (Arcade) Centipede 1998 (PC) Centipede Infestation (Wii) HAL and IBM? IBM Millipede Memory
35:38
July 17, 2020
127 - MICKEY MOUSECAPADE
127 - MICKEY MOUSECAPADE
One of Mickey's friends is in trouble, and Mickey and Minnie Mouse are on a rescue mission! Mickey Mousecapade is an action platform game. In order to reach your goal (and find out which of Mickey's friends is in trouble), you'll need to jump and climb your way through various levels which take place in different locations (including a fun house, a treacherous sea side, a pirate ship, and a castle). SHOW NOTES Mickey Mousecapade NES LongPlay Famicom Version IGN rates it 89th Best NES Game Hidden Mickey on the cart Bugs Bunny or Mickey Mouse or Garfield or Ghostbusters?
46:15
July 10, 2020
126 - MAGMAX
126 - MAGMAX
An alien menace has attacked the worlds of civilization and laid waste to their planets. However before the being conquered, a group of scientists has managed to create one last weapon and hidden it underground. The name of the weapon is Mag Max and only it might be able to defeat the alien invaders. Mag Max however is incomplete and for security reasons, his component parts are scattered across the land. Through their collection, Mag Max's strength increases. SHOW NOTES MagMax Longplay Arcade Archives Port LUFTRAUSERS
40:17
July 03, 2020
125 - JOUST
125 - JOUST
Climb into a suit of armor and grab your lance--you're entering the medieval world of JOUST! Fly your faithful ostrich steed into battle against the fearless Buzzard Riders. But hold on tight--they'll knock you off your bird if they can! SHOW NOTES Joust NES Longplay The Making of Joust Joust 2: Survival of the Fittest Cancelled Joust N64 Game Joust Movie Details
39:18
June 26, 2020
124 - GHOSTBUSTERS
124 - GHOSTBUSTERS
Catch those ghosts, and confront the ominous Marshmallow Man. Use your Laser Stream Throwers, ectomobiles and lots of other ghost-catching gear. So come on. Show 'em how they do it downtown.  SHOW NOTES Developer Interviewer Japanese Ending to Ghostbusters Ghostbusters NES Longplay THE REAL GHOSTBUSTERS - Arcade 1987 Extreme Ghostbusters Ghostbusters - 2009 360/PS3 Ghostbusters - 2016 PS4/XBONE
01:03:00
June 19, 2020
123 - DONKEY KONG CLASSICS
123 - DONKEY KONG CLASSICS
In DONKEY KONG you’ll duck barrel bombs and flaming fireballs as you help Mario save his girlfriend Pauline from the clutches of Donkey Kong. In DONKEY KONG JR., you’ll join forces with these madcap monkeys to help Donkey Kong Jr. rescue his father from Mario’s prison. Are you ready for laughter? You’d better be. Because this double dose of monkey business will have you rolling in the aisles!  Show Notes Donkey Kong Classics Menu Episode 18 - Donkey Kong Episode 19 - Donkey Kong Jr. Chrono Trigger Versions Cranky Kong is Donkey Kong More evidence Cranky Kong is Donkey Kong Donkey Kong Jr. Cereal
47:07
June 12, 2020
122 - 1943: The Battle of Midway
122 - 1943: The Battle of Midway
The most crucial and decisive battle of World War Ills about to be fought. .. by you! Enemy forces are descending upon Midway Island. Enemy bombers, dive bombers, and zeros are roaring over the island like a typhoon. The surrounding Pacific waters are teeming with enemy aircraft carriers. SHOW NOTES Manual 1943 NES Gameplay The Battle of Midway (For true immersion) 1943: The Battle of Midway Mark II 1941: Counter Attack 19XX: The War Against Destiny 1944: The Loop Master
45:11
June 05, 2020
121 - XEVIOUS: THE AVENGER
121 - XEVIOUS: THE AVENGER
The Xevians are returning to claim the Earth as their own. Only you and your sensational Solvalu super ship can hope to penetrate their defenses and save the planet. Battle your way through air and ground targets, avoid the menacing flying mirrors, and destroy the immense Mother Ship. SHOW NOTES Xevious Longplay Scramble Super Xevious Xevious: Fardraut Saga 3 Part Novelization Xevious 3D/G Lost Xevious Film Nintendo Power Sep/Oct 88
52:12
May 29, 2020
120 - WHEEL OF FORTUNE
120 - WHEEL OF FORTUNE
Based on the popular Merv Griffin-produced TV game show of the same name. The goal is to solve for the missing letters in the given place, person, thing, phrase, etc. Spin the eponymous wheel for money, guess consonants, buy vowels, and try to solve the puzzle. SHOW NOTES Wheel of Fortune Longplay MOST Wheel of Fortune Video Games Pat Sayjak on the Rugrats
29:49
May 22, 2020
119 - MILON'S SECRET CASTLE
119 - MILON'S SECRET CASTLE
Milon lives in the land of Hudson, where people use music to communicate with each other. However, Milon does not possess this ability. One day, he decides to visit Queen Eliza, who lives in Hudson's Secret Castle, but finds that the people have been robbed of their musical instruments and the castle overtaken by the Evil Warlord from the north region. Milon must explore the depths of the mazelike castle while defeating monsters that roam its corridors. SHOW NOTES Manual Milon's Secret Website Milon's Secret Game Boy Game DoReMi Fantasy: Milon's DokiDoki Adventure Milon no Hoshizora Shabon: Puzzle Kumikyoku Saturn Bomberman 10-Player Famicom Rocky Manga
48:06
May 15, 2020
118 - LEE TREVINO'S FIGHTING GOLF
118 - LEE TREVINO'S FIGHTING GOLF
Never before in a home format have so many options been available to a player of video golf. - U.S National Video Game Team SHOW NOTES U.S National Video Game Team Lee Trevino Documentary Nassau Game Rules Lee Carvallo’s Putting Challenge Trevino LCD game Tiger Electronics Top Players Golf - 1990 Neo Turf Masters - 1996
58:41
May 08, 2020
117 - JEOPARDY
117 - JEOPARDY
What is Rare’s faithful NES recreation of the long-running international quiz show? Up to three contestants can play at once! SHOW NOTES NEStalgia Jeopardy Game
58:57
May 01, 2020
116 - JACKAL
116 - JACKAL
Your brothers-in-arms are hostages behind enemy lines, and you're their only hope for freedom. But the firepower you'll face to rescue them is awesome. Cannons, tanks, submarines and snipers will blast you with horrific cross-fire, while jet fighters zero in from above. SHOW NOTES Jackal Longplay TOP GUNNER Red Fortress (FDS Jackal) Jackal Rebirth (Cancelled Wii game)
44:45
April 24, 2020
115 - GOLGO 13: TOP SECRET EPISODE
115 - GOLGO 13: TOP SECRET EPISODE
He's Golgo 13, the legendary agent who's never failed on a mission. Now, he's facing his toughest challenge: to recover a stolen vial of "Cassandra G", the deadliest weapon in the history of biological warfare. But he can't do it without your help. SHOW NOTES Golgotha Golgo 13 Intro Golgo 13 Longplay Golgo 13 manga The Mafat Conspiracy Longplay Golgo 13 Live Action Movie Golgo 13: The Professional (‘83) Vic Tokai
01:04:53
April 17, 2020
114 - Galaga: Demons of Death
114 - Galaga: Demons of Death
You are on your first Combat Mission and must outsmart and destroy the Galagan fleet. A foolish moove could cost you the battle - and the planet!  SHOW NOTES Galaga NES Longplay Galaga Strategy Tips from a Pro Galaxian Gaplus Galaga '88 Galaga: Destination Earth Galaxian3 TOUR (need to see it to believe it)
48:11
April 10, 2020
S097 - SONIC THE HEDGEHOG
S097 - SONIC THE HEDGEHOG
I am the Eggman, that's what I am I am the Eggman, I got the master plan I am the Eggman, that's what I am I am the Eggman, with the master plan
55:52
April 01, 2020
112 - WORLD CLASS TRACK MEET
112 - WORLD CLASS TRACK MEET
This action packed game turns your home into an exciting stadium! With the performance of the Power Pad, this will dare you to increase your phsyical ability and surpass your athletic goals. SHOW NOTES NES Advantage NES MAX Street Fighter 1 Sid Meier's Pirates! R-Type NES Conversion PC-Engine Master System Games Fantasy Zone Alex Kidd Space Harrier Wonder Boy OutRun AfterBurner
47:36
March 27, 2020
111 - LIFE FORCE
111 - LIFE FORCE
You've saved the innocent people of Gradius from the vile Bacterions. But now an even deadlier plague has slimed into the neighborhood. It's Zelos, an all-engulfing, planet-eating alien who's hungering to take a bite out of you!  SHOW NOTES Manual NEStalgia Gradius Episode Salamander II Salamander Arcade Version Life Force Anime (FULL EPISODE)
01:08:58
March 20, 2020
110 - LEGENDARY WINGS
110 - LEGENDARY WINGS
Legendary Wings is an arcade shooter influenced by Greek mythology.  A  heroic figure from ancient times thrust into a strange futuristic world,  you must fight your way through six levels to defeat "The Devil" and  save the day. SHOW NOTES Legendary Wings Longplay Michelle Heart - Marvel vs. Capcom: Clash of Super Heroes Namco x Capcom Michelle Heart - Project X Zone 2
46:58
March 13, 2020
109 - IRON TANK
109 - IRON TANK
The Date: June 5, 1994. The United Forces are preparing for their final assault on the Normandy Coast. The Mission: Establish a beachhead, break through the front lines, and infiltrate and destroy enemy headquarters. SHOW NOTES Iron Tank Gameplay Colonel Ralf TNK III Gameplay Guerilla War
32:31
March 06, 2020
108 - GAUNTLET
108 - GAUNTLET
GAUNTLET, the arcade phenomenon, is finally available as a Nintendo Game Pak! Choose one of four legendary characters as your hero: Thor, the Warrior; Thyra, the Valkyrie; Merlin, the Wizard; or Questor, the Elf. The unique two-player option lets you compete against a friend; or join forces to defeat hordes of swarming monsters and to collect food, treasure and magic potions. SHOW NOTES Gauntlet Commercial Creator Ed Logg on Gauntlet Gauntlet NES Gameplay Gauntlet Arcade Gameplay Gauntlet Legends Gauntlet Dark Legacy Gauntlet: The Third Encounter Gauntlet III: The Final Quest Gauntlet: Seven Sorrows Gauntlet: Slayer Edition
52:44
February 28, 2020
107 - DEFENDER II
107 - DEFENDER II
Alien marauders are attacking your planet. They're kidnapping resident humanoids and turning them into mutants! Y ou pilot your ship along the planet surface, blasting away. But first you go for the Landers--the most treacherous of the aliens. SHOW NOTES STARGATE DEFENDER I The Joy of Difficult Games - Defender Defender 2000 Defender Strike Force
31:35
February 21, 2020
106 - BASES LOADED
106 - BASES LOADED
Here’s voice, action and graphics so real, you’ll believe you’re in the lineup. The characters look like real baseball players, not cartoons. The action moves at the same pace as a real game. Sounds real, too! The crack of the bat, the calls of the ump, the roar of the crown when you score. SHOW NOTES TV Baseball in the 80s Game Boy version of Bases Loaded Super Bases Loaded Super Bases Loaded 2 Super Bases Loaded 3 Bases Loaded '96: Double Header
42:32
February 14, 2020
105 - R.B.I BASEBALL
105 - R.B.I BASEBALL
Move up to the big time with R.B.I. BASEBALL. Only R.B.I. BASEBALL has rosters and player stats _officially_ licensed from the Major League Baseball Players Association for MVPs like Reggie Jackson and Cy Young winners like Roger Clemens. These stats make all the difference on every play. It's time to stop playing with no-names and step up to the plate with superstars in R.B.I. BASEBALL! SHOW NOTES R.B.I Baseball Fan Site Pro Yakyuu Family Stadium Atari Games vs Nintendo Lawsuit - Gaming Historian RBI Baseball 20 First Look! Major League Baseball Rules
44:12
February 10, 2020
104 - METAL GEAR
104 - METAL GEAR
As FOX-HOUND's (an elite black ops unit) newest recruit, going by the codename of Solid Snake, your mission is to infiltrate Outer Heaven and rescue your missing comrade, Grey Fox (who was captured after a failed infiltration), while gathering intelligence on Metal Gear. 
01:14:26
January 31, 2020
103 - DOUBLE DRAGON
103 - DOUBLE DRAGON
Billy is faced with his greatest challenge. His girlfriend, Marian, has been kidnapped by the Black Warriors, the savage street gang of the mysterious Shadow Boss! Using whatever weapons come to hand – knives whips, bats, rocks, oil drums, even dynamite – Billy must pursue the gang through the slums, factories and wooded outskirts of the city to reach the hideout for his final confrontation with the Shadow Boss… his brother Jimmy!
01:04:22
January 24, 2020
102 - RAMBO
102 - RAMBO
John Rambo is a Special Forces solder that is currently spending time in military prison, well until Colonel Trautman decides that Rambo is the ideal solder to be sent on a special mission. Rambo’s mission is simple, go to Vietnam and photograph the POW camp there. SHOW NOTES Back of the Box Manual Ending Sequence Rambo (1985 video game) Rambo (2008 video game) Rambo: First Blood Part II (Master System video game) Rambo: The Video Game Evolution of Rambo Games
37:26
January 17, 2020
101 - CITY CONNECTION
101 - CITY CONNECTION
DRIVE FOR YOUR LIFE! Race your speed demon car from New York to Tokyo. Tour city after city on the way and make points. With the cops and the enemy on your tail. SHOW NOTES Manual Flohwalzer “Highway Star” by Deep Purple. 1985 Honda City Hatchback Auction City Connection Commercial Cruisn' Cruis'n Franchise City Connection Rocket 
34:52
January 10, 2020
100 - MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL
100 - MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL
You choose your starting line-ups. You make managerial decisions. You pitch, catch, hit. This is Real baseball…for Real baseball fans!
01:05:29
January 03, 2020
099 - IKARI WARRIORS II: VICTORY ROAD
099 - IKARI WARRIORS II: VICTORY ROAD
Our heroes from lkari Warriors are back! And this time, they're up against the most fearsome enemy of all — the monstrous Stonehead and his army of bizarre, inhuman creatures!
01:26:59
December 27, 2019
098 - FREEDOM FORCE
098 - FREEDOM FORCE
MISSION: Neutralize Extremist Element! The fate of the airport is in your hands.  SHOW NOTES Back of the Box Manual VS FREEDOM FORCE
49:00
December 20, 2019
097 - R.C. PRO-AM
097 - R.C. PRO-AM
Grab your controller and pull up to the starting line. It's you against four other all-star racers in this thrilling Nintendo R.C. racing competition! SHOW NOTES NINTENDO FUN CLUB ISSUE #5 RETURN OF DONKEY KONG CHAMPIONSHIP PRO-AM SUPER R.C. PRO-AM R.C. PRO-AM II Back of the Box Manual
47:06
December 13, 2019
096 - ICE HOCKEY
096 - ICE HOCKEY
It’s fast skatin’, hip checkin’, high scoring action. Lead your team into center ice, over the opponent’s blue line. Pass over to the point and set-up for the tip in – Score! FOR MORE NESTALGIA as well as show notes and links check out www.NEStalgiacast.com
39:48
December 06, 2019
095 - DRAGON POWER
095 - DRAGON POWER
Goku and Nora are on a quest to find seven crystal balls. By finding all of these crystal balls, the Dragon Emperor will grant them one wish. It won't be easy though, there are rumors of a mysterious army that is also looking for them. FOR MORE NESTALGIA as well as show notes and links check out www.NEStalgiacast.com
01:07:40
November 29, 2019
094 - TOWN & COUNTRY SURF DESIGNS: WOOD AND WATER RAGE
094 - TOWN & COUNTRY SURF DESIGNS: WOOD AND WATER RAGE
O.K. dudes, the time has come to really get radical. You and the rest of "DA BOYS," T&C's famous group of skate and surf crazies, can kick out and pull off some awesome maneuvers together. FOR MORE NESTALGIA as well as show notes and links check out www.NEStalgiacast.com
45:22
November 22, 2019
093 - GUN.SMOKE
093 - GUN.SMOKE
IT'S HIGH NOON. YOU'RE ALONE. YOU'RE QUICK. OR YOU'RE DEAD. It's a bad day at Hicksville. In Gun.Smoke, you're lightnin' quick, gun-totin' Billy Bob. Come home to find your peaceful mining town overrun by no-good varmints. So you'd best be gettin' to work.
01:13:49
November 15, 2019
092 - CONTRA
092 - CONTRA
You’re about to come face to face against Red Falcon, the cruelest life-form in the galaxy. If you succeed, well…it doesn’t matter, because I doubt you will.
01:29:04
November 08, 2019
091 - RENEGADE
091 - RENEGADE
The city is under siege. A gang of hoodlums has taken over and is destroying everything in its wake. Like a pack of rats, they're skittering through the subways, lurking along the dockside and plotting more destruction in the dark places of the inner city. Only you can protect the helpless townspeople from their brutal attack. Back of the Box Manual Target: Renegade Renegade III the final Chapter  Super Dodge Ball  River City Ransom  Nintendo World Cup.
48:59
November 01, 2019
090 - KARNOV
090 - KARNOV
The Treasure of Babylon has been kept secretly for centuries in the tranquil city of Creamina. But the peace of the city has come to a gruesome end with the vicious attack of a greedy dragon. Back of the Box Manual Bad Dudes Vs DragonNinja Fighter's History KARNOV’S REVENGE The Bull that appeared in the bonus rounds in Karate Champ secret boss if the player completes the game on the Normal setting or above without losing a round. Street Slam Shantae and the Pirate's Curse
56:47
October 25, 2019
SPECIAL 003 - BEST OF 1987
SPECIAL 003 - BEST OF 1987
Welcome to the BEST OF 1987 episode. If you've been with us from the beginning, enjoy this special episode to look back on all the 1987 episodes. If you're brand new, welcome to a great introduction of the NES in 1987. SHOW NOTES: NES Australian Commercial Zelda Commercial 1 Zelda Commercial 2 THE WORST GAME OF 1987 Winter Games THE TOP 10 GAMES OF 1987 10. Rygar 9. Raid on Bungeling Bay 8. Slalom 7. Kid Icarus 6. Stinger 5. Metroid 4. Mega Man 3. Castlevania 2. Mike Tyson's Punch Out 1. The Legend of Zelda
02:12:58
October 18, 2019
089 - WIZARDS & WARRIORS
089 - WIZARDS & WARRIORS
You are Kuros, a powerful knight who enter the woods of Elrond. Legend says that a powerful wizard named Malkil has has gone completely mad during his years and turned his powerful magic to the dark side. FOR MORE NESTALGIA as well as show notes and links check out www.NEStalgiacast.com
01:08:49
October 11, 2019
088 - MEGA MAN
088 - MEGA MAN
It's MEGA MAN versus the powerful leaders and fighting forces of Monsteropolis - that strange multi-layered land of robot-like Humanoids created by the wrongly-performed experiments with human beings by Dr. Wily. FOR MORE NESTALGIA as well as show notes and links check out www.NEStalgiacast.com 
02:23:42
October 04, 2019
087 - SIDE POCKET
087 - SIDE POCKET
Chalk up your favorite cue stick and challenge your friends to the ultimate game of skill... pool! It takes a pretty cool dude to sink the tough shots on this pool table. FOR MORE NESTALGIA as well as show notes and links check out www.NEStalgiacast.com 
59:21
September 27, 2019
086 - TOP GUN
086 - TOP GUN
The F-14 jet engines roar as you launch off the carrier deck into the wild blue yonder on a mission to save us all from World War III. FOR MORE NESTALGIA as well as show notes and links check out www.NEStalgiacast.com 
01:15:54
September 20, 2019
085 - SUPER PITFALL
085 - SUPER PITFALL
Pitfall Harry returns to adventuring! Harry’s mission: to recover the famed Raj Diamond, and also to rescue his niece Rhonda and loyal lion sidekick, Quickclaw. FOR MORE NESTALGIA as well as show notes and links check out www.NEStalgiacast.com 
52:17
September 13, 2019
084 - STAR FORCE
084 - STAR FORCE
Hope you know the Greek alphabet! And like SHMUPS! And like US! Because it's time to hear us talk about the latest game in our never ending library, STAR FORCE. FOR MORE NESTALGIA as well as show notes and links check out www.NEStalgiacast.com 
36:13
September 06, 2019
083 - KID NIKI: RADICAL NINJA
083 - KID NIKI: RADICAL NINJA
Kid Niki must rescue his beloved Princess Margo who has been kidnapped by the Stone Wizard. You are equipped with a Spinning Sword to clear any minions that stand in your way. FOR MORE NESTALGIA as well as show notes and links check out www.NEStalgiacast.com 
59:55
August 30, 2019
082 - THE KARATE KID
082 - THE KARATE KID
You are Daniel-San, student of the martial arts. Your options are to fight one-on-one against Chozen or play an exciting game progressing through four different stages and three bonus stages. FOR MORE NESTALGIA as well as show notes and links check out www.NEStalgiacast.com 
57:40
August 23, 2019
081 - JAWS
081 - JAWS
This can't be! There has never been a Great White in these warm tropical waters before. NEVER! This is more than a coincidence... this shark appears to be possessed... as if it's hunting you down... like it's personal. FOR MORE NESTALGIA as well as show notes and links check out www.NEStalgiacast.com 
48:13
August 16, 2019
80 - GOTCHA! THE SPORT!
80 - GOTCHA! THE SPORT!
It's just you now... you're alone... no one to turn to for help. Sure the odds are against you, but this is when you can really show your stuff. You've got your Nintendo® Zapper® in your hand and a pretty good supply of paint pellets. FOR MORE NESTALGIA as well as show notes and links check out www.NEStalgiacast.com 
30:21
August 09, 2019