The Gamer Diaries

The Nintendo 64 era was upon us, yet James and I continued to persevere with the Super Nintendo. The internet was providing us with a plethora of ROMs that we could download and try on the Super Wildcard. James and I had enjoyed The Legend of the Mystical Ninja, otherwise known as Ganbare Goemon in Japan, but we now had access to the sequels. While the original title was a 2.5D game, the sequels varied in their approach. The second and third games in the series began as traditional platformers, though the fourth title is similar to the first. The sequels introduce a giant mecha Goemon, making it feel like it was inspired by the Super Sentai / Power Rangers series. They were a little confusing, but quite fun.

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