Game Shelf: Mortal Kombat II Gameboy

mortal kombat 2 ii classically trained For this edition of my Game Shelf I’ll be taking a look at Mortal Kombat II (MK2) for the Game Boy. Yes, the tiny black-and-white (well, greenish yellow) handheld wonder.

The short version of this is: It’s surprisingly good.

It’s rather ambitious to think that it’s a high-quality fast-paced five button arcade fighting game like MK2 could be successfully translated to the Nintendo Game Boy – a monochrome two button (Ok, technically, four button) handheld system, but that is exactly what we are dealing with.

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Game Shelf: Mega Man 2 NES

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This is the heading where I will share with you some of my favorite games. This is not a formal review, as much is it is a commentary on what games I have really enjoyed playing.

Do you have a game that you just love going back to and replaying? When you think back to a game that has a lot of good memories for you, what game comes to mind?

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