A woo hoo! In Volume #8 of Nintendo Power, the September/October 1989 issue, we’re going on a treasure hunt with the iconic mallard Scrooge McDuck in DuckTales, a masterful title from Disney and Capcom. Not only will we get a good glimpse of the game and a hefty dose of strategy and tactics, but we’ll also look at a few other 1989 classics, like Dragon Warrior, Roger Rabbit, and Fester’s Quest. There’s also a nice section in this issue formally debuting a little thing called GameBoy. Check it out below!
Here’s what’s inside…
- A look at our featured game, the cover story, DuckTales
- A few of my favorite musical tributes to DuckTales music
- Reviews and memorable moments from classics like Dragon Warrior, and Who Framed Roger Rabbit?
- Kick off the launch of the Gameboy with an in-depth review
- Preview Willow, River City Ransom, Batman, and NES Play Action Football
- Check out one of Saturday morning’s greatest band of heroes, with Captain N!
- …and much much more
A few games mentioned…
- Dragon Warrior
- Fester’s Quest
- Roger Rabbit
- River City Ransom
- NES Play Action Football!
- Bad Street Brawler
Top 10 Games (as ranked in the NES 30)…
- Zelda II – The Adventure of Link
- Super Mario Bros. 2
- Ninja Gaiden
- The Legend of Zelda
- Blaster Master
- Castlevania II– Simon’s Quest
- Legacy of the Wizard
- Bionic Commando
- Guardian Legend
Songs featured in this episode…
Azureflux – Eat My Chips (Bandcamp)
WiiGuy – The DuckTales Theme (YouTube)
The OneUps – The Hardest Working Duck in Show Business (Loudr.fm)
The Advantage – The Moon Theme (Duck Tales) (Bandcamp)
The OneUps – The African Mines theme (Duck Tales) (Bandcamp)
The Advantage – Willow (Live) (Bandcamp)
Articles/Links referenced in this episode…
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Check out these videos for DuckTales, including WayForward’s way awesome remake!
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