the Nes classics series is, like the other nes classics games, a direct port
of nes donkey kong for the Gba. i already have a couple of these, namely
castlevania and ice climbers, and have been thinking about getting doctor
marrio, but as I said I was put off donkey kong by the lack of levels, given
it's the same price as a gba game.
As regards emulation, I've always found that a litle hit and miss. i've
emulated stuff that I can't get else where, like the original turrican
series, and used mame to play some of my favourite arcade games like ninja
turtles, original double dragon and simpsons, but haven't done more than
Atari emulation might be fun though, sinse I do miss playing games like
joust, berzerk and yars' revenge.
Again though, there are some pretty awsome retro remakes out there, and they
have the advantage of being made by fans of the originals to work on todays
machines, which helped a lot (the fan produced mega man games I mentioned
for instance are pretty awsome).
when I get back to my flat and my desktop in september, and thus have a
large enough screen to make it worth while, I'll look around and see what I
Beware the grue!
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