Tetris is one of the greatest game of all time. And Here’s the game that dared to call itself Tetris 2. Is it worthy of the “2”. We also learn that Tetris 2 was called Tetris Flash in Japan, because Japan already had a different Tetris 2!
Spanky’s Quest was recently added to the Nintendo Switch Online service. It was heralded as a forgotten gem of the Super Nintendo library, but the real forgotten gem was the Game Boy version of Spanky’s Quest.
Spanky’s Quest (Game Boy) differs quite a bit from its Super Nintendo sequel, and THAT WAS A GAME is here to bring you all the details!
Have you ever wanted to play a Mario game, but don’t like playing as Mario? Back in 2014, Nintendo released an official ROM hack of the original Super Mario Bros. 1 to replace Mario with Luigi. It’s a fun, official take on the original Mario, going right-to-left with Luigi’s classic floaty jump physics.
Wario jumps up to a 3D platformer for Wario World, from Treasure and Nintendo. Is Wario World a forgotten gem or a rough diamond?
There’s all these rumors abound that the Super Mario Odyssey team is making a new Donkey Kong game. Let’s flashback to a time when they actually did make a Donkey Kong game, and you controlled it with bongos!
SOMEbody once told me Shrek 1 turns 20 years old this week, which means it’s high time to find the weirdest Shrek game out there: Ogres & Dronkeys. It’s a pet simulator from WayForward (yup, that awesome WayForward) where you raise Shrek & Fiona and Donkey & Dragon’s children.
If one Kirby is good, then ten Kirbys are great! Kirby Mass Attack is a touchscreen-only DS game where you lead a party of ten Kirbys to swarm enemies and destroy obstacles.
If it sounds like a Pikmin platfomer, you’re not wrong!
Also Kirby Mass Attack has cool minigames like a spaceshooter, RPG, and a pinball game as big as Kirby’s Pinball Land.
Wario’s back to his villainous ways as he travels to Bomberland and attempts to turn Bomberman & his friends into his evil minions. In reality, it’s just a Bomberman game that was reskinned to have Wario!
THAT WAS A GAME returns to explore that time Princess Peach got her own spinoff game where she defeated enemies by crying into their mouths!
The 1980’s arcade classic Dragon’s Lair was updated for Gamecube and the original Xbox in 2002 as a cel-shaded 3D platformer.
Released before The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker, Dragon’s Lair 3D: Return to the Lair has janky controls and incredibly cheap deaths, but an incredibly cool art style that evokes the original game.