September 22nd, 2011 | By: Ian Gonzales
I hate when pop culture vultures call my peers and me “the Nintendo Generation.” Yes, we grew up playing the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) and probably know more about the Triforce than any religion we were raised in, but that’s not all we are. If that were so, Video Power would have been a fondly remembered classic as opposed to being a footnote.
Any American kid growing up in the 1980s and early 1990s knew what the NES was. So it made sense that children’s television magnate Haim Saban would want to get in on the trend – hence the birth of Video Power. (more…)