All posts by Hugo Provost

Osomatsu-kun: Hachamecha Gekijou

Osomatsu-kun: Hachamecha Gekijo (“Nonsense Theater) is probably the Mega Drive’s most obscure first-party title. The first platformer for the system

Yu Yu Hakusho Conclusion – PlayStation 2 cont., Nintendo DS, Mobile

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Yu Yu Hakusho Franchise Overview

Yu Yu Hakusho Forever – Playstation 2 (2005) The first of two 3D fighters developed by Dimps, Yu Yu Hakusho

Yu Yu Hakusho Part 4 – Game Boy Advance, PlayStation 2

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series Yu Yu Hakusho Franchise Overview

Yu Yu Hakusho – Ghost Files: Spirit Detective – Game Boy Advance (2003) For Atari’s first game based on the

Yu Yu Hakusho Part 3 – Mega Drive, Game Gear, 3DO

This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series Yu Yu Hakusho Franchise Overview

Yu Yu Hakusho Gaiden – Mega Drive (1994) One of the rare Japanese adventure games to play out in third-person,

Yu Yu Hakusho Part 1 – Intro, Game Boy & PC Engine CD

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series Yu Yu Hakusho Franchise Overview

A vastly popular manga and anime in mid-90s Japan, Yu Yu Hakusho began life as the story of a deceased

Yu Yu Hakusho Part 2 – Famicom & Super Famicom

This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series Yu Yu Hakusho Franchise Overview

Yu Yu Hakusho: Bakutou Ankoku Bujutsu Kai – Famicom (1993) The lone (and late) Famicom entry could only be played

Saint Sword

There aren’t many Genesis games like Saint Sword. A collaboration between Taito and Cyclone System, a short-lived developer whose games

Shadow Blasters

Released in the early days of the Genesis, Shadow Blasters is an obscure side-scroller with a few bright ideas. In

Dahna: Megami Tanjou

Dahna: Megami Tanjou (or “Dahna: Goddess’ Birth” in the fan translation) tends to draw comparisons to the Rastan and Golden

Danan: The Jungle Fighter

Though Sega’s Master System only seized a small fraction of the Japanese and North American markets, it did very well

Kujaku Ou

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Kujaku Ou

While little-known in the West, Makoto Ogino’s Kujaku Ou (or Peacock King) was a popular and critically-acclaimed manga series in

Kujaku Ou 2

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Kujaku Ou

For their second Kujaku Ou game, publisher Pony Canyon went with a different developer, Atelier Double. The choice was a

SpellCaster

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Kujaku Ou

Though SpellCaster is one of the better-remembered Master System games, few knew at the time of its release that the original

Mystic Defender

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Kujaku Ou

Many places on the Internet refer to Mystic Defender as the sequel to SpellCaster. Technically, this isn’t exactly true. It

Hissatsu!

In Japan, period dramas occupy a place roughly equivalent to that of cop shows in America. Countless have been produced