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Jung Rhythm (Japanese Video Game Obscurity)

Jung Rhythm (じゃんぐリズム ) Developer: Altron Platform: Saturn Release date: 1997 This article is part of our Japanese Obscurities feature.

Zoom Panel on Nintendo History at the Chester Public Library

This Tuesday, April 13th at 6:30 EST I’ll be giving a Zoom panel on the history of Nintendo characters in

Top 47,858 Games of All Time Episode 389: Shadowrun (SNES)

Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the SNES adaptation of the classic cyberpunk, sword and sorcery RPG.

Jimmy and the Pulsating Mass

There are many Earthbound-inspired games, all with their own interpretation of what made Earthbound special. Was it the modern day

Black Out!

Ever since the Atari Jaguar was declared to be an open platform by Hasbro Interactive in 1999, a slew of

Captain Tsubasa II

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Captain Tsubasa

After releasing Captain Tsubasa for the NES in 1988 and inaugurating the “Cinematic Soccer” concept, Tecmo had a busy time

Planet Dob (Japanese Video Game Obscurity)

Planet Dob Developer: Microvision Release Date: 1999 Platforms: PlayStation This article is part of our Japanese Obscurities feature. We put

Captain Tsubasa

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Captain Tsubasa

  Captain Tsubasa is one of the most famous Japanese manga and anime series worldwide, and as such, has spawned

Monkey Puncher

The Taito developed Monkey Puncher is a part virtual pet and boxing simulation game released in the year 2000.  While

Top 47,858 Games of All Time Episode 388: Harmful Park

Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank another low print run, Japan-only, PS1 cute-em-up that will probably be worth more than a Bruegel sketch someday.

Aviary Attorney

You may already know about the French Revolution, but you may not have realized there were actually several French revolutions.

Top 47,858 Games of All Time Episode 387: Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace

Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank one of, like, nine official video game adaptations of the first Star Wars prequel. It does all the things that aren’t done by the other eight.

Shadows of the Tusk

Shadows of the Tusk Developer: Hudson Release Date: 1998 Platforms: Saturn This article is part of our Japanese Obscurities feature.

Wild Woody

Generally speaking, it’s easy enough to find the appeal in something even if it’s not for you, but it’s hard

Ninjatown

Remember Electronic Gaming Monthly? If Famitsu is THE gaming magazine of Japan, then EGM was its closest western equivalent. Their

Top 47,858 Games of All Time Episode 386: Metal Slug

Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank this classic Neo-Geo run-and-gun, the first and arguably best game in the venerable Metal Slug series.

PaRappa the Rapper: Other Media

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Parappa the Rapper

MilkCan – Make it Sweet! (1999) / PJ & Parappa – I Scream! (1999) Um Jammer Lammy enjoyed a lot

NeoGeo Pocket Color Selection Vol. 1

While the Neo Geo Pocket Color was trounced by the Game Boy Color when it was initially released, it’s seen

Top 47,858 Games of All Time Episode 385: Rise of Nations

Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the innovative, Civ-flavored real-time strategy game that was just in time to be too late.

PaRappa the Rapper 2

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Parappa the Rapper

By late 2001, the rhythm-action genre was making waves round the world, with Konami putting out about a dozen hugely

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