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125. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles in Time

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles IV: Turtles in Time (1992, SNES) by Konami

Current Any% Co-Op (No Wrong Warp) Leaderboard (speedrun.com)

Some games are just legendary and tons of fun, and stand out on their own merits.  Others are simply just “good for a licensed game” or “fun BUT X or Y is wrong”, etc...

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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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185. The Immortal

The Immortal (1990, NES) by Electronic Arts

Current Any% Leaderboard (speedrun.com)

Some games have all the graphics, and no gameplay.  Others play like Popeye or Pac-Man, with rudimentary graphics, repetitive music, and archaic gameplay...

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174. Virtual Hydlide

Virtual Hydlide (1995, Saturn) by Atlus

Current Any% (Set Seed) Leaderboard

Jim is a solitary fellow, leading a life of simple tastes and honest means...

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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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59. Link: The Faces of Evil

Link: The Faces of Evil (1993, Philips CD-i) by Philips Interactive Media

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GAMES FROM THIS EPISODE OF AVGN:
Link: The Faces of Evil (CD-i)
-Zelda’s Adventure (CD-i)
-The Legend of Zelda (NES)
-Zelda: The Wand of Gamelon (CD-i)
-The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past (SNES)
-Hotel Mario (CD-i...

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128. Adventure Island

Adventure Island (1987, NES) by Hudson Soft

Current Any% Leaderboard (Speedrun.com)

Tina, Y U Do Dis?

Why would you allow yourself to be kidnapped by a cliché monster and force your boyfriend, the brave Master Higgins, to travel via skateboard over dangerous cliffs, oceans, and flaming skulls to fight a cat monster luchalibré wrestle...

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42. Bomb Squad

Bomb Squad (1982, Intellivision) by Mattel

Current 2 Digits Leaderboard (speedrun.com) (filter for Level 1)

GAMES FROM THIS EPISODE OF AVGN:
Bomb Squad
-Frogger (Intellivision)
-Sub Hunt
-Space Battle
-Mission X
-Utopia
-Masters of the Universe: The Power of He-Man
-Vectron
-Tron: Deadly Discs
-Thin Ice
-Advanced Dungeons & ...

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159. The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening DX

The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening DX (1998, Game Boy Color) by Nintendo

Current Any% No WW/OoB Leaderboard (speedrun.com)

GAMES FROM THIS EPISODE OF AVGN:
The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening DX (Game Boy Color)
-Pokémon: Red Version (Game Boy)
-Metroid 2: Return of Samus (Game Boy)
-The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages...

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104. Nintendo World Championships

Nintendo World Championships (1990, NES) by Nintendo & Square

Current Any% (25 lines) Leaderboard (speedrun.com)

If you haven’t heard the legend of the Nintendo World Championships, I’ll give you the Cliff’s Notes version: the NWC was a competition held in 1990, and lots of prizes were given away...

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