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We recently hit out Patreon goal for weekly feature columns, most of which have been part of the Japanese Video

Sid & Al’s Incredible Toons

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Incredible Machine, The

After the success of the original game, one would assume that its creators would go on to make a sequel,

Celebrate the 35th Anniversary of the Famicom Disk System with 50% off our Complete Guide ebook!

The Famicom Disk System is 35 years old this month! Released on February 21, 1986, it was home to numerous

Top 47,858 Games of All Time Episode 378: Killer Instinct

Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the 1994 Nintendo-Rare-Midway fighting game where a skeleton fights his way to Hollywood stardom.

Majoriko Inbizone (Japanese Video Game Obscurity)

Majoriko Inbizone (魔浄理子 淫靡界 – インビゾーン) Platforms: PC-88 Developer: Natsume / Dynamic Planning Release Year: 1988 This article is part

The Incredible Machine / The Even More Incredible Machine

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series The Incredible Machine

A staple of any fine comedy — the incredibly complicated machine made of all kinds of wacky parts that somehow

Metal Walker

The explosion of Pokemon’s popularity during the late 90s and early 2000s would go on to affect video game discourse

Top 47,858 Games of All Time Episode 377: The Outfoxies

Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank Namco’s forgotten 90s arena fighter that predated Smash Bros.

Project Warlock

We are in a golden age of classic FPS send-ups, from the haunting DUSK to the revival of DOOM. Indie

Top 47,858 Games of All Time Episode 376: The Flintstones: The Rescue of Dino & Hoppy

Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank Taito’s first NES Flintstones game that shows Fred Flintstone to be the savage killer that we always suspected he was.

Super Solvers: Midnight Rescue!

The Learning Company created many of 90’s kids’ favorite edutainment games including Reading Rabbit. One of the lesser-known titles that

Milano no Arubaito Collection (Japanese Video Game Obscurity)

Milano no Arubaito Collection Release Date: 1999 Developer: Westone Platform: PlayStation This article is part of our Japanese Obscurities feature.

Sonic R

This entry is part 23 of 23 in the series Sonic the Hedgehog

Despite being at the center of the Genesis’ success and popular to the point of ubiquity, Sonic the Hedgehog was

Top 47,858 Games of All Time Episode 375: SSX3

Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank EA Big’s tricked-out snowboard racer. It’s Tony Hawk meets F-Zero, with a little bit of Road Rash. But, y’know, to the XTREME.

Blade Runner (1985)

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Blade Runner

Everyone knows about Westwood Studios’ acclaimed 1997 Blade Runner based off the Ridley Scott flick, but the first Blade Runner

Quake 4

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Quake

Quake 4 was the last game with a proper single player campaign in the franchise, and the game that perfectly

Top 47,858 Games of All Time Episode 374: Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers

Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank Sierra’s point-and-click adventure where you can ask literally everyone you meet how they feel about snakes. Even TV’s Michael Dorn!

Riddled Corpses

Do you like anime? Do you like shooting zombies? Well then your pickings for video games have mainly been garbage

Top 47,858 Games of All Time Episode 373: P.N. 03

Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank Capcom’s GameCube exclusive about a laser cyborg rave girl.

Quake III: Arena

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Quake

Releasing just a month after Epic beat them to the punch with Unreal Tournament, Quake III: Arena is the moment

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