Darkwing Duck

Darkwing Duck

Darkwing Duck might be my favorite Disney cartoon of all time.  Only the Aladdin TV series comes close (it’s a god damn crime it isn’t on DVD yet).  Part of that stems from my lifelong love of comic books of...
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DuckTales

DuckTales

It’s hard to believe DuckTales is Capcom’s first actual Disney game as it really set a high bar.  That it turned out so good comes as no surprise; Capcom were on fire with the NES.  The fact that DuckTales is...
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Magical Quest starring Mickey Mouse

Magical Quest starring Mickey Mouse

In the dark age of licensed games for the NES Capcom showed that you could create a more than respectable title if you actually gave a damn about the license.  In some cases like DuckTales they created classics.  As the...
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Aladdin

Aladdin

Aladdin was the movie event of 1992 and with good reason.  The film was amazing, both story wise and in its animation.  The following year the video game blitz would occur with every viable platform seeing some version of the...
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Chip & Dale’s Rescue Rangers

Chip & Dale’s Rescue Rangers

I almost feel bad for the kids of today.  Back in the day the Disney afternoon was a solid two hour block of cartoon goodness that everyone rushed home to watch.  Just imagine DuckTales, Darkwing Duck, and Talespin one right...
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The Lone Ranger

The Lone Ranger

Towards the end of the NES life Konami released licensed games targeted at western gamers rather than sequels to their intellectual properties.  Tiny Toon Adventures, Mission Impossible, and Bucky O’Hare were among this crop but they even had obscure li...
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Hook

Hook

Movie licensed video games were on average absolutely dreadful during the 8 and 16-bit era.  Sure you could blame this on the films publishers chose to create tie-ins to; I don’t think anyone expected Beethoven’s 2nd to light up the...
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Happily Ever After

Happily Ever After

As much as we all loved Disney’s animated films during the early 90s there is a brief window that no one ever talks about.  In the mid-80s Filmation, the fine creators of such classics as He-Man and Fat Albert decided...
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Batman

Batman

Movie licensed video games are bad.  Even at a young age I knew this was a fact.  After suffering through the likes of ET for the Atari 2600, Back to the Future, and especially Rambo it didn’t take long for...
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Castle of Illusion starring Mickey Mouse

Castle of Illusion starring Mickey Mouse

Capcom usually gets the majority of the praise when the discussing Disney licensed titles.  And rightfully so I might add.  At a time where LJN and Ocean basically treated any license they bought like garbage Capcom showed that if you...
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