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Paladin (Dark Age of JRPGs)

Paladin (or “The Paladin“, as written in-game) is an early action-RPG released by Bothtec in 1985. Various Japanese sites indicate

HG101 Digest Vol. 3: The Guide to Retro Horror

Cover artwork by Rusty Shackles Coming October 2018, just in time for Halloween! Hardcore Gaming 101 is proud to present The

Top 47,858 Games of All Time Episode 115: Steins;Gate

DIRECT DOWNLOAD Join the HG101 gang and special guest Nickrox (!) as they add a recent classic of the Visual

Top 47,858 Games of All Time Episode 114: Killer Bees

DIRECT DOWNLOAD Join the HG101 gang as they add another game to their ever-growing list of Top Games. This Friday’s

Twisted – The Game Show

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series 3DO Party Game Trilogy

The year is 1993, and you’re one of the relatively few but proud new owners of a 3DO. The first

Club 3DO: Station Invasion

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series 3DO Party Game Trilogy

For all the faults of the 3DO, it couldn’t be said that it didn’t try to appeal to a wide

Zhadnost: The People’s Party

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series 3DO Party Game Trilogy

By 1995, the end of the 3DO was more than evident. Even with the launch of the Playstation being several

Top 47,858 Games of All Time Episode 113: Hitman: Blood Money

DIRECT DOWNLOAD Join the HG101 gang as they add another game to their ever-growing list of Top Games. This Friday’s

Wild Riders

Sega/Wow Entertainments’s Wild Riders is part of the company’s long line of intense arcade racing games, but it’s got a

Cool Riders

Cool Riders looks and feels a lot like OutRunners, one of the sequels to OutRun, except it features motorcycles rather

Kujaku Ou

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Kujaku Ou

While little-known in the West, Makoto Ogino’s Kujaku Ou (or Peacock King) was a popular and critically-acclaimed manga series in

Kujaku Ou 2

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Kujaku Ou

For their second Kujaku Ou game, publisher Pony Canyon went with a different developer, Atelier Double. The choice was a

SpellCaster

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Kujaku Ou

Though SpellCaster was one of the more popular Master System games, few knew at the time that the original Japanese release

Mystic Defender

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Kujaku Ou

Many places on the Internet refer to Mystic Defender as the sequel to SpellCaster. Technically, this isn’t exactly true. It

HG101 at the Long Island Retro Gaming Expo and A Video Game Con

The Long Island Retro Gaming Expo is this weekend, on Saturday and Sunday, August 11th and 12th. Myself and Xerxes