18 September 2010

Retro Game of the Day! Contra: Operation C - by Ron Alpert

The early GameBoy years were bizarrely interesting. As the novelty of "a portable game system" wore off, the games developed for it needed to have some extra "oomph" built into them to merit attention; otherwise, the lower tech just made it hard to be terribly excited about these games which, while decent, were getting harder to love when compared to what was happening on the console systems (especially as 16-bit machines were captivating gamers' attentions).

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