All posts by Apollo Chungus

Seirei Gari

In the late 80s, Hudson Soft started making adventure games such as Princess Tomato in the Salad Kingdom (one of

Save Room

Save Room might be the most “obviously a fan game but technically not” game in some time. It’s clearly a


The 3D platforming genre has experienced a resurgence since the mid 2010s, thanks in no small part to the efforts

Erika to Satoru no Yume Bouken

In between the action and role-playing games that they produced during their early years, Atlus of Megami Tensei fame dabbled

Sanma no Meitantei

Sanma no Meitantei (or “Great Detective Sanma”) is an interesting footnote in the history of early Japanese adventure games. It’s

Ripple Island

Before they became known for their classic action games like Blaster Master, Batman and Journey to Silius, Sunsoft made many

Ardy Lightfoot

The 90s was awash with mascot platformers, most of which soon faded into obscurity. Although it may be easy to

Santa Claus Jr. Advance

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Santa Claus

Released just over a year later for the still recent Game Boy Advance, Santa Claus Jr. Advance is quite different

Santa Claus Junior

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Santa Claus

German developer NEON Software is perhaps best known for their PS2 cult title Legend of Kay, but they were also

Daze Before Christmas

In the early 90s, Norwegian developer Funcom made their trade with licensed platformers based on animated films (Disney’s Pocahontas, A

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