Thank goodness for
Nintendo's Power Pad. Without it, children around
the world would be five, even ten pounds heavier!
All right, nobody actually used this thing, and games
like Athletic World may have been the reason why.
The object of Athletic World is to finish a variety of
races, avoiding the obstacles in your path. It's
challenging, but also pretty simplistic.
FACT: Athletic World was the first game
designed for the Power Pad, back when Bandai was
manufacturing it. When parents complained that
their children were getting large and lazy after
spending too many hours playing NES games, Nintendo
responded by distributing the Power Pad themselves,
along with several of their own games for the pressure