Things I Hate: Ice Climber (NES)

Ice Climber NES Boxart

While playing Super Smash Bros. Melee, it was hard to ignore the Ice Climbers (Popo and Nana) who were playable characters that I never heard of. Then a few years later I unlocked their only adventure Ice Climber as an unlockable NES game in Animal Crossing on Gamecube. And I was extremely disappointed.

Ice Climber NES Nintendo

The game kind plays likes one of their stages in Melee, but more slow and stiff. I don’t know if playing co-op would of been any better, but I just was playing alone as Popo.

Popo and Nana Ice Climber NES Nintendo

I guess there was a reason why most Melee players never heard of Ice Climber at first. This was obviously one of Nintendo’s lackluster titles. I might give a sequel a shot if they decided to make one (I doubt it) but it’s just aged far too badly.

Published by Adam (Neko Random)

Nerdy guy who loves video games, movies, history, tv, and trivia.

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