Most VHS games come off as less than they intend to be, but watching this VHS presentation of 1992’s “Nightmare” I can’t help but catch a chill. Nightmare’s a 3-to-6 player board game fueled by the Gatekeeper, your host on the VHS tape. Unlike other VHS board games where you fast forward and rewind to…
It’s a quick video but there’s so much to love about this 1986 commercial for A Mythology of Light: The Mirror of Palthena on the Famicom System (or Kid Icarus on the Nintendo Entertainment System in the US)!
First cool thing: it features an adult playing and not a kid! In 1986!
Second cool thing: the practical effects of Medusa destroying the temple!
Third cool thing: the Famicom endpage logo animation!
Here’s the ad: