And a Happy New Year.
Since it's release some 25 years ago, Home Alone has risen in stature, from stupid movie about a child nearly murdering two hapless goons to holiday classic. However, no one seems to remember that Home Alone 2: Lost in New York for Nintendo was a virtual nightmare, which makes the release of this 8-bit remake of Home Alone all the stranger.
This video, which certainly has its charms, should not be watched by anyone who couldn't get through the first freakin' level of Home Alone 2 for Nintendo. Not that I'd want to. Look at this, who'd want to get past the first level of this game:
But then you get into the hotel and you make it to the elevator, but when you press the elevator button nothing happens, and Hanukkah is ruined. Ugh. What gives. Then you have to return the game to the store and buy Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Manhattan Project, which is a better game, but still how do you beat this part:
Would you look at that? I'm rambling about Home Alone 2 again.
You know what? Just watch the video. Relive the horror of one of the worst games I've ever played, while you get all warm and fuzzy about the original Home Alone.