glockstararmani's Friday The 13th (Nintendo Entertainment System) review

Jason Goes to Hell

Imagine a wooden barrel full of juggling balls, each one of those balls representing a movie or IP license. To sum up LJN's business plan during the late 80s and early 90s, they pretty much picked up every one of those balls at once, attempted to juggle them, and dropped them all on the first try.

This game's not HORRIBLE, but it's not playable enough to be considered 'good', at least not by my weird and unpleasant standards. The 2-and-a-half stars I gave it are for nostalgia alone. Also, I don't know if it's just me, but I find it hilarious how the box art depicts a blood-stained Jason, ready to bash someone's head in like cantaloupe with his hatchet...while behind him is a lovely colourful tye-dye wallpaper that looks like a rainbow threw up in a candy store. It's like somebody accused the box artist of not knowing what juxtaposition is, and the artist set out to prove that person wrong BIG time.

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