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Double Dragon: Other Media

This entry is part 20 of 20 in the series Double Dragon

Tiger LCD Games If it’s a game and it was a hit in the late 1980s, chances are there’s a


This entry is part 1 of 6 in the series F-Zero

What’s faster than F-1? Even though F-Zero is part of Nintendo’s long list of franchises that are only dug out from their


Warning: Soma is one of these games that are the more effective the less you know about them going in. This review

Double Dragon

This entry is part 1 of 20 in the series Double Dragon

Technōs’ Double Dragon opens with a group of tough guys, members of the evil Black Warriors gang, apprehending a woman in a

Double Dragon (Mobile)

This entry is part 14 of 20 in the series Double Dragon

The Double Dragon mobile port was developed by Brizo Interactive, the same team which worked on the Zeebo port. While it shares

Double Dragon II: Wander of the Dragons

This entry is part 15 of 20 in the series Double Dragon

Wander of the Dragons is another result of Million’s franchise mongering, but unfortunately it isn’t a quality product like Double Dragon Neon.

Dragon Lair

If you’re interested in the early history of RPGs, you may have read the story about the Westerner who introduced

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

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


Back when Digital Happiness pitched DreadOut on Indiegogo in 2013, it felt like the ideal use of the crowd funding way, enabling


Yatagarasu is a doujin fighting game. That alone might be enough to put some people off, but Yatagarasu is different.

Doki Doki Penguin Land

It seems weird, looking back at Doki Doki Penguin Land now. Hisao Oguchi inherited the presidency over Sega Corporation in 2003, and

Dead or Alive Paradise

This entry is part 10 of 10 in the series Dead or Alive

You’d think it would be rather embarrassing to play a game like Dead or Alive Xtreme in public, but nonetheless Tecmo eventually

Ninja Gaiden II (NES)

This entry is part 3 of 15 in the series Ninja Gaiden

Ninja Gaiden II: The Dark Sword of Chaos takes place shortly after the events of the first game. Ryu has defeated

Q*bert (MSX)

This entry is part 4 of 10 in the series Q*Bert

Konami had distributed the original arcade game in Japan, and apparently snatched the rights to also make a home computer

Q*bert’s Quest

This entry is part 2 of 10 in the series Q*Bert

Gottlieb being chiefly a manufacturer of pinball tables, of course the company didn’t hesitate long to tie in its new

Q*bert’s Qubes

This entry is part 3 of 10 in the series Q*Bert

Mylstar sure took its pretty time with producing a video game follow-up to Q*bert. After shooting off Davis’ update – presumably

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny (HD)

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Realms of Arkania

The Realms of Arkania trilogy maintains a tiny but loyal hardcore fanbase up to this day. There simply haven’t been any games

Murder on the Zinderneuf

An adventure made by adventure game haters, for adventure game haters Some of the greatest innovations in adventure games come

Wizardry Online

This entry is part 15 of 17 in the series Wizardy

It was advertised as the ultimate MMO for hardcore role-playing gamers – going back to the unforgiving origins of Wizardry, brutal

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