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66. Wolverine

Wolverine (1991, NES) by LJN

Current Any% Leaderboard (speedrun.com)

GAMES FROM THIS EPISODE OF AVGN:
-Wolverine (NES)
-The Uncanny X-Men (NES)
-Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (Genesis)
–X-Men (Genesis)
-Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (NES)
-X-Men (Arcade)
-Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Arcade Game (Arcade)
-Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: T...

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69. The Transformers: Mystery of Convoy

Transformers: Mystery of Convoy (1986, Famicom) by Takara

Current Speedrun.com Leaderboards (any%)

I know it’s totally cliché but I care not: this game was much, much more than meets the eye.  This was a fun speedrun, and despite its’ flaws, I enjoyed this Trial far, far too much.

Transformers: Convoy No Nazo (as it’s known in Japa...

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64. Alien vs. Predator

Alien vs. Predator (1994, Jaguar) by Atari

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GAMES FROM THIS EPISODE OF AVGN:
–Alien vs Predator (Jaguar)
-Tempest 2000 (Jaguar)
-Cybermorph (Jaguar)
-Doom (Jaguar) (another version of Doom is reviewed here for 32x)
-Attack of the Mutant Penguins (Jaguar)
-Kasumi Ninja (Jaguar)
-Super Mario Bros ...

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62. Milon’s Secret Castle

Milon’s Secret Castle (1987, NES) by Hudson Soft

Current 100% Leaderboard (Speedrun.com)

A common theme I’ve noticed with a good chunk of the games in the AVGN Trials is that I am afraid of them, yet once I pick them up, I discover that, beneath the layers of notoriety and difficulty that most games offer players in casual settings, ...

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61. Michael Jackson’s Moonwalker

Michael Jackson’s Moonwalker (1990, Genesis) by Sega

Current Any% Leaderboard (Speedrun.com)

Some games are full of memes.  Jokes.  Humor.  Sometimes, the laughs write themselves.  And yes, let’s just get it out of the way: Michael Jackson’s Moonwalker could be called “Meme: The Video Game” at first glance...

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60. Sunday Funday: The Ride

Sunday Funday: The Ride (1995, NES) by Wisdom Tree

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GAMES FROM THIS EPISODE OF AVGN:
Sunday Funday: The Ride (NES)
-Bible Adventures (NES)
-King of Kings: The Early Years (NES)
-Super Noah’s Ark 3D (SNES)
-Exodus: Journey to the Promised Land (NES)
-Noah’s Ark (NES, PAL)
-Joshua (NES)
-Cr...

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68. T2: The Arcade Game

T2: The Arcade Game (1992, SNES) by LJN

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GAMES FROM THIS EPISODE OF AVGN:
T2: The Arcade Game (SNES)
-Terminator 2: Judgment Day (SNES)
-Terminator 2: Judgment Day (NES)
-Terminator 2: Judgment Day (Game Boy)
-The Simpsons: Bart vs the World (NES) (also shown in this episode, but not chosen)
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57. Hotel Mario

Hotel Mario (1994, Philips CD-i) by Philips Interactive Media

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GAMES FROM THIS EPISODE OF AVGN:
Hotel Mario (CD-i)
-Zelda: The Wand of Gamelon (CD-i)
-Link: The Faces of Evil (CD-i)
-Zelda’s Adventure (CD-i) (Also shown in the other 2 CD-I game episodes, but wasn’t chosen)
-Stickybear Reading...

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67. The Terminator

The Terminator (1993, Sega CD) by Virgin Games

Current Any% Easy Leaderboard (speedrun.com)

GAMES FROM THIS EPISODE OF AVGN:
The Terminator (Sega CD)
-The Terminator (NES)
-The Wizard of Oz (SNES)
-The Terminator (SNES)
-Super Star Wars (SNES)
-Terminator 2 (NES) (also shown in this episode, but not chosen)

The opening credit craw...

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54. Dick Tracy

Dick Tracy (1990, NES) by Bandai

Current Any% Leaderboard (speedrun.com)

This game is impossible.  That is what I was told.

I gotta say, casually, this game is pretty damned hard.  The clues are abstract and hidden behind tough enemies, the guns are hard to aim, the ammo is limited...

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