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Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World began as a comic by Bryan Lee O’Malley, first published in 2004, about the titular

Misty Blue

Misty Blue Developer: Enix Platform: PC88, PC98 Release Date: 1990 This article is part of our Japanese Obscurities feature. We

HG101 Namco Digest and Tales from French Game Developers ebooks in the latest Storybundle!

Both our HG101 Digest Vol. 6: Namco Arcade Classics and Épopée – Tales from French Game Developers books from last year is available in

Origins of the JRPG Panel at Uplink This Saturday at 10:30 AM

The ongoing pandemic has canceled pretty much every convention through the rest of the year, but the Long Island Retro

Tokyo Insect Zoo (Japanese Video Game Obscurity)

Tokyo Insect Zoo Developer: General Entertainment Platform: PlayStation Release Date: 1996 This article is part of our Japanese Obscurities feature.

Darius Cozmic Collection

This entry is part 8 of 8 in the series Darius

The Darius Cozmic Collection is a set of compilations of assorted Darius games. Reviews of all of the games included

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

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