Chronicler of the gross and creepy Bogleech
presents a look at the bosses of classic NES weirdfest Monster Party
and the sprites recently discovered in a ROM dump from a Japanese prototype cart.
Super Mario Bros. Crossover 2.0
is out! An expansion on the original game, which let you play as various NES characters transplanted into Super Mario Bros., but using the rules and abilities of those characters from their original games, version 2 offers more special abilities, more characters, and your choice of audiovisual "skins" based on four Mario games from the NES, SNES, and Gameboy, along with one based on Demon Returns
. There's even instructions for playing with a gamepad!
For more information, see the Super Mario Bros. Crossover Wiki
or watch the exciting Super Mario Bros. Crossover trailer!
It's not Friday and it's not Flash. Eric David Ruth
makes downloadable PC games which generally ape the style of old-school console games. He's got quite a bit of attention recently for Pixel Force Left 4 Dead
, which attempts to recreate Left 4 Dead as it would have been on the NES.
Douglas Crockford, who oversaw the porting of Maniac Mansion to the NES, would like for you to know how the game changed in the porting process and why