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Top 47,858 Games of All Time Episode 234: Sunless Sea

Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the game that dares tell the truth about boat cannibals.

Mick & Mack as the Global Gladiators

Global Gladiators shares the same license, same developer, same characters, and even the same overall genre as MC Kids. And

HG101 Digest Vol. 6: Namco Arcade Classics

Cover artwork by Thor Thorvaldson Coming soon! Namco was the master at creating unique and interesting characters for their 80s and

Pikuniku

Pikuniku is a weird game. In the age of downloadable games from indie studios galore, seemingly anything can and will

SD Gundam Winner’s History

The Gundam universe is blessed with a plethora of games, many of which never left Japan. Among these is SD

Top 47,858 Games of All Time Episode 233: The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time

Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the game that put ocarinas on the map.

Panzer Bandit

Sega/Treasure’s 1996 beat-em-up/RPG Guardian Heroes was a surprise cult international hit, but it didn’t come of out of nowhere. It

Top 47,858 Games of All Time Episode 232: Omikron

Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the game that was, if nothing else, good enough for David Bowie

Mad Stalker: Full Metal Force

Mad Stalker is Fill-In Cafe’s first attempt at a beat-em-up. Designed and programmed by Masatoshi Imaizumi and Masaki Ukyo, its

Download (Anime)

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Download

The last entry of the Download franchise is a single-episode anime that was released in December-January 1992-93. It’s one of

Download 2

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Download

The second game in the Download series was released at the end of March 1991 – i.e. roughly nine months

Download

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Download

Nothing exists in a vacuum, and the cyberpunk-themed PC Engine shoot-em’-ups of the Download series are indeed children of its

Top 47,858 Games of All Time Episode 231: Halo: Combat Evolved

Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the Xbox FPS that finally taught console gamers how to aim.

Top 47,858 Games of All Time Episode 230: Risk of Rain

Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the game where a really tiny space soldier fights really tiny lizard people thanks to a presumably really tiny space wizard.

Super Cyborg

Contra was one of the most famous franchises of Konami and a game series that defined the run-and-gun genre as

8-Bit Yu-No’s Great Adventure

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Yu-No

When 5pb/MAGES put out the re-release of Steins;Gate Elite, they commissioned an adventure game in the style of an 8-bit Famicom

YU-NO (Remake)

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Yu-No

YU-NO‘s reputation grew over the years, especially due to internationally popular titles like Steins;Gate, which were heavily inspired by it.

Toki

Japanese developer TAD Corp was formed by a handful of former Data East employees in the late 80s. They were

Top 47,858 Games of All Time Episode 229: Saturn Bomberman

Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank what may be the pinnacle of the Bomberman series — with returning guest, Retronauts emeritus, Ray Barnholt!

Mystic Formula

Micro Cabin’s PC Engine game Mystic Formula is one of those games that shows quite a bit of promise. It’s a run-and-gun

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