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Hybris

Way back in 1988 the Amiga was only beginning to carve out its niche in Europe as the home gaming computer. Sure,

Battle Squadron

Riding on the success of Hybris, and distancing themselves from a rushed, rather terrible beat-em-up Sword of Sodan released in the meantime, Cope-Com

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series The Old Republic

Before Bioware was the juggernaut it is today, it was a small studio that found a talent for creating RPG

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series The Old Republic

Obsidian and Bioware will forever be two studios intertwined and compared. Before Obsidian became what it is, there was Black

Top 47,858 Games of All Time Episode 95: Tecmo Super Bowl, Hani on the Road

Join the HG101 gang as they talk Bo Jackson and archaeology. Bo knows Kofun period funerary rites. Patreon bonus for

Complete Guide to the Famicom Disk System in the latest Storybundle

It’s again time for the triannual video game themed Storybundle, and for this, you can get digital copies of our

HG101 Presents: Japanese Video Game Obscurities has been successfully funded on Kickstarter!

Earlier this week, funding this book was completed via Kickstarter. Of course, if you already pledged via Unbound, then you’re

Kaze Kiri Ninja Action

Kaze Kiri is a surprisingly experimental game. You would probably expect a single-plane beat-em-up with a ninja theme to play

Sengoku Turb

This entry was written for the Japanese Video Game Obscurities book, which is currently being crowdfunded on Kickstarter. The campaign

The Three Great She-Devils of Square

Among the Japanese RPG fanbase, there’s a specific term for a set of female characters largely disliked by the audience:

Catacombs 3D

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Catacombs

Part Two: The 3-D Quadrilogy Catacomb 3-D: The Descent / Catacombs 3 – PC(1992) By the time the Catacomb series

Catacombs

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Catacombs

Part One: The 2-D Quadrilogy In the year 1990, programmer John Carmack was working at the offices of Softdisk, a

Holy Umbrella: Dondera no Mubou!

This entry was written for the Japanese Video Game Obscurities book, which is currently being crowdfunded on Kickstarter. The campaign

Top 47,858 Games of All Time Episode 94: Cave Story, 999

DIRECT DOWNLOAD Join the HG101 gang as they get tore up on red flowers then awake the next morning with

Lunar: Dragon Song

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Lunar

For a number of years, between 1997 and 2003, the Lunar series was caught in legal limbo. The issues began

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