Year: 2012

Revolution X

Games based on musicians, at least the ones on our shores, have always been pretty uncommon. Before the days of Rock

Totally Rad

While Jaleco was never the most impactful company on the NES, they at least held a decent degree of success

Lufia: The Legend Returns

This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series Lufia

For awhile, Taito teased a third Lufia entry for the PlayStation. However, development was shift instead to the Game Boy Color, and

Deathsmiles II

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Deathsmiles

Object if you must to Cave’s less-than-subtle expedition into some squeamish marketing territory with Deathsmiles, but the results speak for themselves:

Rival Turf!

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Rushing Beat

Jaleco is a bizarre company. They’ve had some interesting albeit obscure titles (Cybattler, Avenging Spirit, Magic John/Totally Rad) and some

Ninja Gaiden 3 (2012)

This entry is part 12 of 15 in the series Ninja Gaiden

Attention: Many of the screenshots on this page are promotional materials and differ in presentation from the actual game. Only

Ultima IV: Quest Of The Avatar

This entry is part 6 of 22 in the series Ultima

It is a warm and happy day outside, but you find yourself unable to enjoy it, being beset by a

Alice: An Interactive Museum

Synergy is a rather unique publisher in the history of computer games. During the first half of the ’90s, this


Sometimes, games are unremarkable on their own. They don’t really stand out aside from some mildly amusing gameplay or curious


It’s no secret that from 1980 to 1983, Pac-Man was one of the most often-imitated games in the industry. Running around a

Iron Horse

Konami had one of the strongest arcade reputations of the mid-eighties. Who doesn’t know of Time Pilot, Track & Field, Circus Charlie, Gradius, and Iron

Samurai Shodown Sen

This entry is part 13 of 17 in the series Samurai Shodown

Sometime before 2008, SNK Playmore decided it was time to try bringing the series into the HD era as a

Ys: The Call of Solum

This entry is part 12 of 14 in the series Ys

It seems like taking various Japanese properties and turning them into MMORPGs has become popular. Other than the obvious Final Fantasy

Ultima III: Exodus

This entry is part 5 of 22 in the series Ultima

From the depths of Hell, he comes for vengeance! Such were the only words to escape the lips of the

Ultima II: Revenge of the Enchantress

This entry is part 4 of 22 in the series Ultima

The world rejoiced! A great hero had come from seemingly out of nowhere to battle the wizard lord Mondain and

Final Fight 3

This entry is part 4 of 6 in the series Final Fight

This is more like it – Final Fight 3 (dubbed Final Fight Tough in Japan) is another SNES sequel that, this time, actually improves

Ultima VI: The False Prophet

This entry is part 9 of 22 in the series Ultima

It’s been years since your last adventure in Britannia. Your perilous life as the Avatar has been traded once more

Esper Dream 2: Aratanaru Tatakai

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Esper Dream

The first Esper Dream came at the beginning of the rush of Famicom RPGs, while its sequel, released five years later in

Star Wars: Masters of Teräs Käsi

On paper, a Star Wars fighting game sounds like a terrific concept. After all, some of the most famous parts of all


Despite visuals that would turn many players away, a complete lack of presence on Metacritic, a Game Rankings score of only 66%,

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