Year: 2015

Vectorman 2

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Vectorman

Sega of America’s story is one of the most interesting and troubled in the video game industry. After striking it

Batman (PC Engine)

This entry is part 4 of 6 in the series Batman

This would be Sunsoft’s final Batman game to tie in with a movie. It’s “based on” the 1989 film again but despite

Vectorman

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Vectorman

“WINNERS DON’T USE DRUGS” is probably one of the most iconic political slogans of all time, with most – if

Man Enough

When it comes to games involving the pursuit of romance, it’s not often something that we of the Western hemisphere

King Kong 2: Yomigaeru Densetsu

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series King Kong 2

King Kong 2: Yomigaeru Densetsu (lit. “King Kong 2: The Legend Revived”), which was released after Megaton Punch the following year, could not

Samurai Shodown Slash

This entry is part 12 of 17 in the series Samurai Shodown

SNKP has a long history of licensing their IPs to Korean studios, so it’s not surprising that Samurai Shodown would end up on

Deus Ex: The Fall

This entry is part 6 of 7 in the series Deus Ex

Deus Ex: The Fall, a prequel game to Human Revolution released first for the iOS devices, is an impressive technical achievement. It’s

Tactics Ogre: The Knight of Lodis

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Ogre Battle

Released in 2001 in Japan, a year prior to Quest’s purchase by Square Enix, this work is the last original

Ogre Battle 64: Person of Lordly Caliber

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series Ogre Battle

Following the cult attention lavished upon Tactics Ogre, Squaresoft wished to replicate that effect for its flagship franchise. Matsuno, Yoshida, Sakimoto

Guacamelee!

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Guacamelee

Metroidvanias can be difficult to keep fresh, especially given the many, many stabs at the genre people have made over

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Jojo's Bizarre Adventure (Capcom)

In typical Capcom fashion, a sequel titled JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Heritage for the Future was released less than a year after the

Chew Man Fu

The Turbografx-16 was always the “other system” in the states, seeming to not have the popular titles that the Genesis

Deae Tonosama Appare Ichiban

Some retro games acquire mythical status for being both very elusive and very expensive. One such game is Deae Tonosama Appare

Amazing Princess Sarah

To get that huge elephant out of the room at the outset: Yes, Amazing Princess Sarah is as obsessed with female breasts

P.O.W.: Prisoners of War

While they first started releasing games in 1978 with Ozma Wars, SNK quickly made a name for itself with the popular

Bakutotsu Kijuutei: Baraduke II

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Baraduke

The Japanese part of the title of the Baraduke sequel, meaning “Big Assault Machine Gun Vessel”, refers to the contraption piloted by

Fallout

This entry is part 1 of 11 in the series Fallout

Among Fallout fans, there are two conflicting ideas about what Fallout actually is. To many players, Fallout is about exploring the post-apocalyptic wasteland, shooting raiders and

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series S.T.A.L.K.E.R.

Stalker: Call Of Pripyat (COP) was to be the last S.T.A.L.K.E.R. game after GSC ceased development of S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 in 2012. COP took the X-Ray

Hungry Ghosts

Developed by Japanese software house Deep Space – previously responsible for the survival horror game Extermination – and designed by their founder

Depth Dwellers

Everybody and their mother had to put out a first person shooter after id Software’s Wolfenstein 3D and Doom hit the gaming scene. Some

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