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Rabbit

Rabbit (羅媚斗) Release Date: 1997 Developer: Aorn Platforms: Arcade, Saturn This article is part of our Japanese Obscurities feature. We

The HG101 Guide to Beat-Em-Ups Vol. 1 is now available!

It’s been about a week or so, but the HG101 Guide to Beat-Em-Ups Volume 1 is now available at Amazon,

Nemuru Mayu

Nemuru Mayu (眠ル繭) Release Date: 1999 Platform: PlayStation Developer: Asmik Ace This article is part of our Japanese Obscurities feature.

Spelunker HD Deluxe

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Spelunker

Tozai Games, who developed the remakes of Lode Runner and R-Type for the Xbox Live Arcade, also remade Spelunker for the PlayStation 3 and published

The Ridiculous Chronology of the River City/Kunio-kun Series

We’re finishing up HG101 Presents The Guide to Beat-Em-Ups Vol. 1, which focuses on the works of Technos, Capcom, and

Retro Game Super Translation Selection I & II featured in latest Storybundle!

Two of our books about video game localization – Retro Game Super Translation Selection and Retro Game Super Translation Selection

Genji Tsuushin Agedama

Genji Tsuushin Agedama (ゲンジ通信あげだま ) Developer: NEC Home Electronics Platform: PC Engine Release date: 1991 This article is part of

Kiteretsu Daihyakka

Kiteretsu Daihyakka (キテレツ大百科) Platform: Famicom Developer: Epoch Release Date: 1990 This article is part of our Japanese Obscurities feature. We

Alex Kidd in Miracle World DX

This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series Alex Kidd

It’s been a long time since Alex Kidd in Shinobi World, the last entry in the series, released for the

Bomber Hehhe! (Japanese Video Game Obscurity)

Bomber Hehhe (ボンバーヘッヘ) Developer: Fujicom Release Date: 2002 Platforms: Dreamcast This article is part of our Japanese Obscurities feature. We

A Guide to Japanese Role-Playing Games Now Available!

It’s been in the works for over two years, but A Guide to Japanese Role-Playing Games, published by Bitmap Books,

Retro Game Super Translation Selection II is now available!

The Retro Game Super Translation Selection series is written by Hanenashi Error, who runs a website comparing differences in translations

Senritsu no Stratus

Senritsu no Stratus (戦律のストラタス) Developer: Nude Maker Release Date: 2011 Platforms: PlayStation Portable This article is part of our Japanese

Suchi-Pai Adventure: Doki Doki Nightmare (Japanese Video Game Obscurity)

Suchie-Pai Adventure: Doki Doki Nightmare (スーチーパイ アドベンチャー ドキドキ♥ナイトメア) Developer: Jaleco Platform: Saturn, PlayStation Release date: 1998 This article is part

Majokko Princess

A long, long time ago, the era of 32 kb ROM cartridges, a group of RPG heroes ransacked the castle

Guide to Classic Graphic Adventures Post-Mortem

Today, May 17, is the tenth anniversary of our first book, The Guide to Classic Graphic Adventures. Since then, we’ve

The Complete History of Rygar now available!

Brian Riggsbee is a Rygar superfan, and he’s created the definitive guidebook to the series with The Legend of Argus:

R-Type Final 2

This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series R-Type

When R-Type Final was released on the PlayStation 2 in 2003, it was designed to be the bookend for one

Dwelling (Japanese Video Game Obscurities)

Dwelling: Maou no Yakata (デウリング -魔王の館- ) Developer: Cross Media Soft Platform: PC88, FM-7 Release date: 1987 This article is

Patreon Updates and Projects News for 2021

We’re making a few updates to the Patreon tiers and goals for 2021! New Goals: ● $2,500 – Pay raise

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