Category Archives: SNES A Day

SNES A Day 156: SimEarth: The Living Planet

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Approximate Release Month: February 1993
Genre: God game/simulation
Developer: Tomcat System
Publisher: FCI

SimEarth: The Living Planet is ambitious, but lacks the kind of grounding that made the previous game in the series so approachable.

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Guest Post: The Case of the Dead Batteries

There’s nothing worse than turning on a device and realizing the batteries are dead. This situation is far worse when you’re eight-years-old, and the dead batteries are blamed on you. The Super Scope for the SNES required a whopping six AA batteries. That’s not cheap. Continue reading Guest Post: The Case of the Dead Batteries

Guest Post: Late to the A Link to the Past Party

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I was afraid that it would be hard to go back to a game seven years older than the first Zelda game I had completed: The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time. While the adjustment to the combat was initially difficult, I found that there’s a lot to like about The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past. Continue reading Guest Post: Late to the A Link to the Past Party