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Wing Commander: Academy

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Wing Commander

  The prolonged development time of Strike Commander made Origin realize they could not capitalize exclusively on bigger titles. The

New Patreon Exclusive Postcards!

Here’s our second batch of retro game-themed postcards featuring originally commissioned artwork, created exclusively for our Patreon donors! Our first

Top 47,858 Games of All Time Episode 247: Samurai Shodown

Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the best fighting game to take place in early spring 1788.

Papers, Please

Papers, Please is many things. Papers, Please is one of the first games to come up in any discussion about

Top Speed

Sega’s 1986 arcade racer OutRun was a technical marvel, featuring brilliantly lush graphics, a stellar soundtrack, and super smooth scaling

Crime City

Crime City is basically Taito’s take on side-scrolling action games like Namco’s Rolling Thunder and Sega’s Shinobi. The goal, per

Top 47,858 Games of All Time Episode 246: Breakdown

Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank Namco’s First Person Puncher for the original Xbox

Top 47,858 Games of All Time Episode 245: Broken Sword: The Shadow of the Templars

Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the classic adventure game that’s like a Dan Brown novel but with more clowns.

Solomon’s Key (Spinoffs / Ripoffs)

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Solomon's Key

Zipang (ジパング ) – PC Engine (1990) For some unfathomable reason, the 1990 Japanese fantasy samurai film Jipangu/Zipang spawned not

Monster Rancher Explorer

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Solomon's Key

Monster Rancher Explorer is yet another reinvention of the original 1986 Solomon’s Key, and yet another example of a popular

Solomon’s Key

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Solomon's Key

For some reason Japanese retro gamers often fondly remember old arcade games that are nowadays seen as ridiculously difficult, frustrating

Fire ‘n Ice

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Solomon's Key

Solomon’s Key 2 is a follow-up that came out in 1992 but only for Nintendo’s 8-bit console. North American NES

Top 47,858 Games of All Time Episode 244: EVO: The Search for Eden

Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the SNES game about a mermaid who evolves into a goat-rhino who evolves into a man who kills a giant space amoeba and then gets lectured by the sun.

Top 47,858 Games of All Time Episode 243: Klonoa: The Door to Phantomile

Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the PS1 platformer that introduced the world to Namco’s favorite long-eared cat.

Dingo

Rareware has always been a developer that’s been proud of its history. Even in a gaming environment that’s slowly forgotten

Guacamelee! 2

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Guacamelee

With Metroidvanias being one of the more popular genres to appear in independent gaming, Guacamelee definitely stood out as one

Top 47,858 Games of All Time Episode 242: Dragonstomper

Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank this secret ancestor to the console RPG genre.

RoboCop

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Robocop

RoboCop is one of the defining action movies of the 80s. It tells the story of heroic police officer Lt.

RoboCop 2 (Arcade)

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Robocop

Ocean retained the RoboCop license for all of the subsequent console and computer versions, none of which were very good.

Top 47,858 Games of All Time Episode 241: South Park: The Stick of Truth

Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank this surprisingly cromulent JRPG based on an American cartoon

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