100th Review Special, Part 7: Let the Good Times Roll

We are now finished with the red and yellow tiers; the only ones left are the green tiers. In this post, I’ll be looking back over the games I’ve awarded a 7/10. The key difference between this tier and the one directly preceding it concerns my stance when asked whether or not I’d recommend a game. A 6/10 is a game I would have some reservations about recommending even if I think it’s technically good overall. There are no such reservations from this point onward; these are all games that were able to earn my seal of approval.

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Blast Corps

Blast Corps Box

Blast Corps was released for the Nintendo 64 in 1997. It was one of Rare’s first games on the platform. The nineties was a golden age for the company; at the time, they were for games such as Killer Instinct, Battletoads, and the Donkey Kong Country series. Blast Corps was doomed to be overshadowed, having been released between Goldeneye, the game that revolutionized console first-person shooters and Donkey Kong Country 3, a swansong game for the Super Nintendo. It’s a bit of a shame because Blast Corps is one of the most unique games ever created.

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