Overview / Review of Mindscape’s 1990 NES game, RoadBlasters.

As port of one of Atari’s bigger arcade hits of the late 80’s, Mindscape’s RoadBlasters brings home the futuristic violence of the 1987 coin-op classic. Combining rally racing with vehicular combat, RoadBlasters provides fifty tracks, replete with explosive obstacles and throngs of erratic drivers that attempt to render your ride a smoldering pile… Continue reading

Captain Planet and the Planeteers

Overview / Review of Mindscape’s 1991 NES game, Captain Planet and the Planeteers.

Captain Planet and the Planeteers, the wildly popular cartoon series from the 1990s, succeeded in selling its left wing environmentalist agenda to kids by disguising itself as an exciting and well-produced sci-fi superhero adventure. Based on the first season of the television show, Captain Planet and the Planeteers for the NES closely mirrors… Continue reading