Category: Feature

Sinful Eden

Looking at a single screen of this game, you’d expect this Kusoge piece would be about how it’s a gross

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

Xerd no Densetsu (Japanese Video Game Obscurity)

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

Black Rainbow

The hidden object genre is kind of fascinating because while it’s certainly lacking in depth, the formula for making a

Hurry Fox (Japanese Video Game Obscurity)

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

Eggy (Japanese Video Game Obscurity)

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

Cruise Chaser Blassty (Japanese Video Game Obscurity)

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

Fantasian (Dark Age of JRPGs)

Among the early Japanese RPG scene, Xtalsoft’s Mugen no Shinzou series is well known for combining the exploration of Ultima

Harakiri

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

Animal Land Satsujin Jiken

Enix kickstarted the whole mystery Japanese adventure game craze of the 80s with Portopia Satsujin Renzoku Jiken, which was followed

Cease and Desist – Parodies and Infringement in Video Games

Much of the video game industry was the Wild West during the 80s, particularly in Japan. Since it wasn’t regulated

Paladin (Dark Age of JRPGs)

Paladin (or “The Paladin“, as written in-game) is an early action-RPG released by Bothtec in 1985. Various Japanese sites indicate

Cross-Series Cameo: Adol in Lunar: The Silver Star

Video game publishers occasionally cross-reference competitors titles in cheeky ways, though sometimes have to be done subtly to avoid copyright

Riglas (Dark Age of JRPGs)

Most RPGs of the 80s utilized an overhead view or a first person perspective, while a select few (such as

Weird 2 (Dark Age of JRPGs)

I thought a game named Weird 2 would be an interesting game to cover for this column…but nope! It’s actually

Overseas Sequels

The cultural appeal of certain video games can vary greatly around the world, sometimes having vastly different receptions based on

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