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HG101 Digest Vol. 3: The Guide to Retro Horror is now available!

Our latest book is now available, just in time to get you in the Halloween mood! To Purchase: Paperbacks US

Top 47,858 Games of All Time Episode 132: Skygunner

DIRECT DOWNLOAD Join the HG101 gang as they rank and discuss that one PS2 game where 8-year-olds fly death-gliders (and

Mega Man 11

This entry is part 13 of 38 in the series Mega Man

The departure of Keiji Inafune from Capcom left multiple franchises under his watch floating in limbo. Most striking was the

Creepy Castle

The article is featured in HG101 Digest Vol. 3: The Guide to Retro Horror. Please check it out! Those few

Top 47,858 Games of All Time Episode 131: Dynasty Warriors

DIRECT DOWNLOAD Join the HG101 gang as they rank and discuss that one Dynasty Warriors that’s called Dynasty Warriors but

Shadow Blasters

Released in the early days of the Genesis, Shadow Blasters is an obscure side-scroller with a few bright ideas. In

Speed Rumbler, The

Capcom’s The Speed Rumbler is very much inspired by Mad Max and Road Warrior. Taking place in a vaguely post-apocalyptic

Top 47,858 Games of All Time Episode 130: Too Human

DIRECT DOWNLOAD Join the HG101 gang as they rank and discuss Silicon Knight’s not exactly noble failure Too Human. This

Kickle Cubicle

Grid-based puzzles have been around for centuries. The classic sliding-tile puzzle, often seen at infuriating moments in video games, was

Kitty on Your Lap

It’s common to see games take on reputations more concerned with the idea the game represents than with its actual

Top 47,858 Games of All Time Episode 129: Ultima VII

DIRECT DOWNLOAD Join the HG101 gang as they rank and discuss the Ultimate Ultima. This Friday’s Patreon bonus game will

428: Shibuya Scramble

Chunsoft is one of the great pioneers of Japanese storytelling. In 1991, they developed and published Otogirisou (“St. John’s Wort”), a

Top 47,858 Games of All Time Episode 128: Star Ocean: The Second Story

DIRECT DOWNLOAD Join the HG101 gang as they rank and discuss “JRPG Star Trek”. This Friday’s Patreon bonus game will

Lost Eden

Released in early 1995, Lost Eden is an adventure game by Cryo (makers of the incredible Dune; the quasi-adventure game,

Dragon Lore II: Heart of the Dragon Man

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Dragon Lore

So technically the hero, Werner, got inducted into the Dragon Knights at the end of the first Dragon Lore, but