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Chrith: Ai no Tabidachi (Japanese Video Game Obscurity)

This article is part of our Japanese Obscurities feature. We put out a whole book about them, which is available

Electrician

Even in the early 1980s, Mario was a big time video game star, and part of his appeal lied in

Batten Tanuki no Daibouken (Japanese Video Game Obscurity)

This article is part of our Japanese Obscurities feature. We put out a whole book about them, which is available

NYC: The Big Apple

In Synapse’s NYC: The Big Apple, developed by Russ Segal, you control a tourist who simply wants to see the

Aegeankai no Shizuku (Japanese Video Game Obscurity)

This article is part of our Japanese Obscurities feature. We put out a whole book about them, which is available

Open Submissions for JRPG Book

Submissions are now closed. Thanks to everyone to wrote in!

Shijuu Hachi (Kakkokari) (Japanese Video Game Obscurity)

This article is part of our Japanese Obscurities feature. We put out a whole book about them, which is available

Tutankham

The tomb of the Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun fascinated the world through much of the 20th century, particularly the rumored “curse”

HG101 Treasure Digest Featured in the Latest Storybundle!

Our HG101 Digest Vol. 5: Treasure book from last year is available in the latest Storybundle! This includes reviews of every

Time Lord

Time travel is an alluring concept for an action game, since it promises huge array of interesting places to visit,

Wrestling with Pixels paperback now available on Amazon!

After being in the works for nearly seven years, the paperback version of Wrestling with Pixels is finally publicly available

HG101 PDFs now on Itch.io, 25% off sale for the next week!

In the past, we used a site called Sellfy to sell PDFs of all of the HG101-published books. However, in

Langrisser I & II (PS4/NSW)

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Langrisser

Langrisser was one of the standout SRPGs of the 16-bit era, a combination of epic tactical battles, outstanding music, and

Hook (PC)

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Hook

Steven Spielburg’s 1991 movie Hook told the story of a grown-up Peter Pan, who had left behind Neverland for the

Vortex

The partnership between Nintendo and Argonaut ultimately created three games – X, Star Fox, and Stunt Race FX (with the

Space Hunter

Space Hunter is a science fiction action-adventure game from Kemco, starring a female cyborg named Altiana. The evil Dr. De

Psikyo Shooting Stars Bravo

Japanese publisher Zerodiv has been keeping Psikyo’s shoot-em-ups alive in the modern era, thanks to ports to smartphones as well

Wrestling with Pixels digital versions now available!

Over six years in the making, Wrestling with Pixels, a comprehensive guide to nearly every wrestling game ever made, is

Little Nemo: Dream Master

Little Nemo in Slumberland was an American comic strip that began in 1905, written and illustrated by Winsor McCay. It ran

Hachoo!

Hachoo! sounds like an extremely forceful sneeze, but it’s actually the unusual title for a 1989 arcade beat-em-up from Jaleco.

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