SNES Reviews

Super Castlevania IV (Wii Virtual Console / Super Nintendo)

Super Castlevania IV (Wii Virtual Console / Super Nintendo)

Castlevania goes super

Every now and then you play a game that simply changes your life. To me, Super Castlevania IV is that game. I recall playing it at a friend's house and regardless of the slow pace of the first few levels, it had a real impact on me. The game was quickly purchased and hasn't left my collection since. If your Castlevania...

Donkey Kong Country (Wii Virtual Console / Super Nintendo)

Donkey Kong Country (Wii Virtual Console / Super Nintendo)

Worth going bananas over still?

Much fuss was made about Donkey Kong Country when it was first released, and with good reason - the CGI visuals were a cut above what SNES owners were used to at the time and the game seemed to give the Super Nintendo a much needed second wind. Donkey Kong Country is a side-scrolling platformer. Using DK and Diddy,...

F-Zero (Wii Virtual Console / Super Nintendo)

F-Zero (Wii Virtual Console / Super Nintendo)

From zero to Mode 7 hero

Before WipEout, there was F-Zero. Nintendo's futuristic racer was one of the first SNES releases, but shows very little sign of aging — in fact, it feels just as fresh and fun today as it did all those years ago. Graphically, the Mode 7 effects have obviously lost some of their edge when viewed today but the visuals are...

SimCity (SNES)

SimCity (SNES)

The famous simulation in which one takes the role of a mayor and must help a new city thrive and become a megalopolis.

Before ‘The Sims’ there was SimCity. This game was on most home computer systems at the time but the SNES port with its exclusive features and additional scenarios ranks as one of the better versions. The SimCity series has never been one to be taken lightly, however the SNES..