Year: 2007

Black Belt

Fist of the North Star (Hokuto no Ken) is a manga (and anime) features the manliest man in existence, a dude

King of Fighters NeoWave, The

This entry is part 11 of 17 in the series King of Fighters

The King of Fighters NeoWave marked SNKP’s departure from the Neo Geo after more than a decade. The team needed

Golden Axe: The Duel

This entry is part 7 of 9 in the series Golden Axe

With the looming release of the 32-bit Saturn, Sega fans were expecting a new Golden Axe game with even better graphics, or

Golden Axe: Beast Rider

This entry is part 8 of 9 in the series Golden Axe

In 2008 Sega resurrected the Golden Axe license for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, giving it to developer Secret Level. Their

Golden Axe Myth

This entry is part 9 of 9 in the series Golden Axe

Developed by a small team of fans from Argentina, Golden Axe Myth is a fan-made prequel runs on the open-source Beats of Rage engine,

Osu!! Karate Bu

You’ve probably already heard this all a million times before: Street Fighter II hits the arcades in early 1991 and lights the

Hoshi wo Miru Hito

We’d all like to believe that video games are made by brilliant computer programmers and artists, who work under completely

Chaos Seed

Japanese console RPGs tend to blend together after awhile. There are really only three permutations of the genre, and it’s

Rhapsody: A Musical Adventure

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Marl Kingdom

Nippon Ichi’s Rhapsody was a bit of an anomaly when it was released in America in 2000. As much as


After their merger with the Enix Corporation in 2003, RPG developer/publisher Squaresoft’s modus operandi seems set on milking their hit Final

Granstream Saga, The

Shortly after Terranigma, Quintet and Enix went their separate ways. This was a quite common occurrence during this transitional period from

King of Fighters 2006, The

This entry is part 16 of 17 in the series King of Fighters

KOF Maximum Impact 2 (known as The King of Fighters 2006 in the US due to bizarre marketing reasons) remains

Project Altered Beast

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Altered Beast

Around 2003, Sega started re-imagining many of their old arcade games using 3D graphics, and publishing them on the PS2.

Altered Beast: Guardian of the Realms

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Altered Beast

Sega entered into a devil’s pact with THQ regarding their Game Boy Advance games. A few of their classic properties

Samurai Shodown V Special

This entry is part 7 of 17 in the series Samurai Shodown

In 2004, Yuki Enterprises released Samurai Shodown V Special, an upgrade that addresses many of the issues with the original version.

Jikkyou Power Pro Wrestling ’96: Max Voltage

After the immense success of Human Entertainment’s Fire Pro series of wrestling games in Japan, there was a flood of wrestlers for

KOF Maximum Impact

This entry is part 15 of 17 in the series King of Fighters

In years prior, SNK didn’t exactly have the greatest of luck with 3D games. The Hyper Neo Geo 64 tanked,

Shinobi (PS2)

This entry is part 10 of 14 in the series Shinobi

Shinobi, devoid of any numerals or subtitles, finally hit the third dimension with a PlayStation 2 release. Developed by Overworks,

Golden Axe Warrior

This entry is part 6 of 9 in the series Golden Axe

Golden Axe Warrior is a shockingly blatant clone of the original The Legend of Zelda. The graphics are all extremely

Gunners Heart

Long time Atlus fans may remember an early PS2 game called Skygunner, a cute little 3D shooter where you took to

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