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164. RoboCop

RoboCop (1989, NES) by Data East

Current Any% Leaderboard (speedrun.com)

GAMES FROM THIS EPISODE OF AVGN:
RoboCop (NES)
-RoboCop 2 (NES)
-RoboCop 3 (NES)

Dead or Alive, you’re going to press select!

RoboCop was a sensation...

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193. The Incredible Crash Dummies

The Incredible Crash Dummies (1994, NES) by LJN

Current Speedrun.com leaderboard (any%)

LJN, you bastardly rainbow company of doom… every time you seem to learn your lessons and take a step forward, you get hit by an enemy and get knocked 100 steps back into a wall, where your head flies off reversing your controls as you get pounded...

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124. The Adventures of Bayou Billy

The Adventures of Bayou Billy (1989, NES) by Konami

Current NES Leaderboard (Speedrun.com)

Some games have a single, fatal flaw that takes it down from a potential gem to an average game (titles like Double Dragon, Castlevania II, or Adventure Island come to mind), or even completely ruin it altogether...

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194. Final Fight: Streetwise

Final Fight: Streetwise (2006, X-Box) by Capcom

Current Any% Leaderboard (speedrun.com)

GAMES FROM THIS EPISODE OF AVGN:
Final Fight: Streetwise (PlayStation 2)
-Final Fight (Arcade)
-Final Fight: Revenge (Saturn, JP)

I’ve played a bit of more modern-esque titles in the AVGN Trials.  By modern-esque, I’m talking games that sh...

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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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56. Frankenstein: The Monster Returns

Frankenstein: The Monster Returns (1991, NES) by Bandai

Current Any% Leaderboard (speedrun.com)

GAMES FROM THIS EPISODE OF AVGN:
Frankenstein: The Monster Returns (NES)
-Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein (SNES)
-The Adventures of Dr. Franken (SNES)
-The Legend of Zelda (NES)

Average.

That’s the best way to describe Frankenstein on NE...

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154. The Adventures of Gilligan’s Island

The Adventures of Gilligan’s Island (1990, NES) by Bandai

Current Any% Leaderboard (speedrun.com)

Obscure games based on outdated or obscure TV shows and movies seems to be a hidden specialty of the NES. There are a lot of games that just seem so… strange, that they even exist...

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73. Ghostbusters: The Video Game

Ghostbusters: The Video Game (2009; Remastered 2019, Switch) by Atari and Mad Dog Games

Let me be frank here: Ghostbusters for NES is an awful, awful game...

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95. Altered Beast

Altered Beast (1988, Genesis) by Sega

Current Beat the Game (Single Player) Leaderboard (speedrun.com)

GAMES FROM THIS EPISODE OF AVGN:
Altered Beast (Genesis)
-Wall Street Kid (NES)
-Toki (NES)
-Killing Time (3DO)
-Ninja Gaiden II: The Dark Sword of Chaos (NES)
-Last Action Hero (NES) (also shown in this episode, but was no...

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163. Snoopy’s Silly Sports Spectacular

Snoopy’s Silly Sports Spectacular (1990, NES) by Kemco

Current Bronze Leaderboard (speedrun.com)

The Nerd did it again, lending his persona to Pat the NES Punk for the 8th Annual NES Marathon...

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