Tag: d

Disney’s DuckTales

A mostly good, if a bit shaky, conversion of the beloved NES platformer.

Dragon Slayer I

A seminal action RPG comes to Game Boy, despite some original design choices making it terribly ill-suited for the platform.

Dr. Mario

Nintendo had huge success with Tetris, so rather than wait for another hit to come across their desk they rolled their own. It’s OK… but it’s no Tetris.

Double Dragon

A loose adaptation of the NES game, which in turn loosely adapted the arcade original. Nearly a brilliant rendition but for one critical flaw: Its absolutely wretched difficulty…

Dexterity

SNK makes its Game Boy debut with a game remarkably similar to partner developer ADK’s arcade classic Make Trax. Hmm!

Daedalian Opus

Dear Vic Tokai, if you have to include an IPA pronunciation guide for your game’s title on the box, maybe use a different name? Especially when that cumbersome…

Dead Heat Scramble

An interesting, albeit failed, attempt to find a workable format for racing within the cramped confines of the Game Boy hardware. This top-down offroad-ish game doesn’t quite pull…

Castlevania: The Adventure

Back in the ’80s and early ’90s, no series could sell me on a platform like Castlevania. I loved the NES trilogy, and when early screens of sequels…