Video Game Reviews: 1985 – 1989

Below is a list of video games we’ve reviewed and indexed. This list is for video games released between the years 1985 – 1989.

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1989

Adventures of Lolo (NES) (Puzzle) (58%) [2013/2014]
Alleyway (Game Boy) (Action/Puzzle) (52%) [2020]
Altered Beast (Sega Genesis) (Beat ’em Up) (78%) [2021]
Bad Dudes (NES) (Fighting/Action) (74%) [2013/2014]
Castle of the Winds (PC – 16 Bit) (RPG) (75%) [2013/2014]
Cobra Triangle (NES) (Action) (76%) [2013/2014]
Double Dragon (Atari 7800) (Beat ’em Up) (44%) [2019]
Dragon Warrior (NES) (RPG) (62%) [2016]
Ghouls ‘N Ghosts (Sega Genesis) (Adventure) (66%) [2021]
Golden Axe (Sega Genesis) (Beat ’em Up) (72%) [2021]
Jinks (Atari 7800) (Puzzle) (66%) [2019]
Kung-Fu Master (Atari 7800) (Beat ’em Up) (54%) [2019]
Last Battle (Sega Genesis) (Beat ’em Up) (62%) [2021]
Marble Madness (NES) (Racing) (86%) [2013/2014]
Mean 18 Ultimate Golf (Atari 7800) (Golf) (84%) [2019]
Mega Man 2 (NES) (Action) (90%) [2013/2014]
Planet Smashers (Atari 7800) (Top Down Shooter) (58%) [2018]
Q-Bert (NES) (Puzzle) (48%) [2013/2014]
Rampage! (Atari 2600) (Action) (28%) [2017]
Space Harrier II (Sega Genesis) (Third Person Shooter) (72%) [2021]
Super Hang-On (Sega Genesis) (Racing) (74%) [2022]
Super Mario Land (Game Boy) (Adventure) (64%) [2020]
Super Thunder Blade (Sega Genesis) (Third Person Shooter) (58%) [2021]
Tetris (Game Boy) (Puzzle) (98%) [2013/2014]
Tetris (Sega Genesis) (Puzzle) (58%) [2022]
Tomcat: The F-14 Fighter Simulator (Atari 7800) (Flight Simulator) (30%) [2019]
Xenophobe (Atari 7800) (Side Scrolling Shooter) (76%) [2018]
Zoom! (Sega Genesis) (Puzzle) (64%) [2022]

1988

1943 – The Battle of Midway (NES) (Action) (68%) [2013/2014]
Ace of Aces (Atari 7800) (Flight Simulator) (46%) [2019]
Classic Concentration (DOS) (Game Show) (32%) [2013/2014]
Commando (Atari 2600) (Top Down Shooter) (60%) [2018]
Contra (NES) (Action) (80%) [2013/2014]
Crack’ed (Atari 7800) (Shooting Gallery) (60%) [2018]
Crossbow (Atari 7800) (Shooting Gallery) (60%) [2018]
Dark Chambers (Atari 7800) (Action/Dungeon Crawler) (60%) [2013/2014]
Donkey Kong (Atari 7800) (Adventure) (66%) [2013/2014]
Donkey Kong Jr. (Atari 7800) (Adventure) (56%) [2018]
Double Dragon (NES) (Action, Beat-em Up) (52%) [2013/2014]
F-18 Hornet (Atari 7800) (Flight Simulator) (50%) [2019]
Might and Magic II – Gates to Another World (16-Bit DOS) (RPG) (58%) [2024]
Rampage (Atari 7800) (Action) (54%) [2019]
Super Huey UH-IX (Atari 7800) (Helicopter Flight Simulator/FPS) (54%) [2018]
Super Mario Bros. 2 (NES) (Adventure) (82%) [2013/2014]
Super Skateboardin’ (Atari 7800) (Puzzle) (64%) [2019]
Tank Command (Atari 7800) (Top Down Shooter) (56%) [2019]
Tower Toppler (Atari 7800) (Adventure) (46%) [2018]
Water Ski (Atari 7800) (Water Skiing) (46%) [2018]
Zelda II – The Adventure of Link (NES) (RPG) (82%) [2013/2014]

1987

Ballblazer (Atari 7800) (Sports) (66%) [2019]
Burger Time (NES) (Survival/Puzzle) (50%) [2013/2014]
Centipede (Atari 7800) (Top down shooter) (66%) [2013/2014]
Choplifter! (Atari 7800) (Action) (44%) [2019]
Desert Falcon (Atari 7800) (Shooter) (70%) [2019]
Food Fight (Atari 7800) (Action) (80%) [2013/2014]
Galaga (Atari 7800) (Top Down Shooter) (44%) [2018]
Gauntlet (NES) (Action/Dungeon Crawler) (62%) [2013/2014]
Joust (Atari 7800) (Action) (70%) [2019]
Lunar Pool (NES) (Pool/Sports) (74%) [2015]
Mario Bros. (Atari 7800) (Action) (56%) [2013/2014]
Mega Man (NES) (Action) (66%) [2016]
Might and Magic: Book One – Secret of the Inner Sanctum (16-Bit DOS) (RPG) (58%) [2024]
Xevious (Atari 7800) (Top Down Shooter) (66%) [2013/2014]

1986

1942 (NES) (Action) (34%) [2013/2014]
Asteroids (Atari 7800) (Top Down Shooter) (66%) [2013/2014]
Gremlins (Atari 5200) (Action) (70%) [2019]
Impossible Mission (Atari 7800) (Action/Adventure) (64%) [2013/2014]
Jr. Pacman (Atari 2600) (Survival) (46%) [2018]
Ms. Pac Man (Atari 7800) (Action) (68%) [2013/2014]
Pole Position II (Atari 7800) (Racing) (84%) [2019]
Rescue on Fractalus! (Atari 5200) (FPS) (50%) [2019]
Robotron 2084 (Atari 7800) (Action) (56%) [2013/2014]
Tetris (NES) (Puzzle) (80%) [2013/2014]
The Legend of Zelda (NES) (Action Adventure) (74%) [2017]

1985

Duck Hunt (NES) (Simulate Shooter) (72%) [2013/2014]
Excitebike (NES) (Racing) (88%) [2015]
Hogan’s Alley (NES) (Simulated Shooter) (70%) [2013/2014]
Ice Climber (NES) (Action) (62%) [2013/2014]
Super Mario Bros. (NES) (Adventure) (80%) [2013/2014]

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