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Come See Our Panels at Too Many Games in Oaks, PA, June 24-26, 2022

It’s been three years, but HG101 is finally returning to Too Many Games! We’ll have our table set up selling

Record of Lodoss War: Deedlit in Wonder Labyrinth

Record of Lodoss War is one of the most influential works of fantasy fiction in Japanese media. Beginning as a

Touhou Luna Nights

This review is featured in our Guide to Retro Indie Games Vol. 2 book, which includes coverage for several other

100 Greatest Console Video Games: 1988–1998 book on Kickstarter

Brett Weiss’ 100 Greatest Console Video Games: 1988–1998 book is available for crowdfunding on Kickstarter! We contributed a piece on

Wonder Boy Collection

This entry is part 10 of 10 in the series Wonder Boy

The Wonder Boy / Monster World series saw a resurgence in the late 2010s, thanks to remakes like The Dragon’s


Toaplan is mostly known for their shoot-em-up output, but they had plenty of games in other genres, even if they

Taito Milestones

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Taito Memories

Taito Milestones is a collection of ten games from Taito’s early history, with releases spanning from 1981 to 1987. Alpine


The indie Game Boy game Powa! owes a lot to some of its cutesy 1990s portable forebears, particularly Nintendo’s Kirby’s


This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Sega 8-bit Mecha

Sega gave the mecha shoot-em-up genre a go for a third time in 1986 with an arcade game that runs


This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Sega 8-bit Mecha

Sega followed up their mecha shooter Orguss with a spiritual successor on the Master System in 1985, stripped of any

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