Category: Feature

The Tale of Oeilvert – Final Fantasy’s Forgotten Heroine

One of the big appeals of Final Fantasy IX was the way it appealed to the nostalgia of longtime series

Captain Rainbow

This entry was written for the Japanese Video Game Obscurities book, which is currently being crowdfunded on Kickstarter.  Captain Rainbow

Emerald Dragon

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Primordial Pauline: How Did Mario’s First Girlfriend Get Her Name?

The story of how Mario got his name is fairly well known – in the original Japanese arcade release of Donkey

Hybrid Front, The

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Garage: Bad Dream Adventure

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Star Cruiser

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Asuka 120% Final Burning Fest

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Kuma Uta

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Digan no Maseki

Digan no Maseki (1988) Developer: Artec Platform: PC-88, PC-98, MSX2 Digan no Maseki (“The Magic Stone of Digan”) is a

Germs: Nerawareta Machi

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Super Star

You know what’s kind of amazing about China? How little the country seems to care about copyright law. This game

Jon Ritman (Interview)

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Monster Max

Aside from a “making of” feature in Retro Gamer issue 130, there wasn’t a lot of information available on Monster

Jagur 5

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Soma Bringer

This entry was written for the Japanese Video Game Obscurities book. Soma Bringer (2008) Developer: Monolith Soft Platform: DS Monolith

Tower of Archeos, The

So the ultra-hard dungeon crawling rogue-like genre is overdone. How do you breathe life into it? French developer Benjamin Soulé’s

Huuma Mina: The Game

Remember that weird puzzle game that retold Cinderella with more torture and murder? Same dev made another game before it,

Cinderella Escape 2!! Revenge

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Cinderella Escape

Disclaimer: The author of this article started backing the developer on their Patreon shortly after purchasing this game. Hajime’s sequel

Cinderella Escape!

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Cinderella Escape

It’s amazing what can pop up on Steam sometimes. For five bucks, you could get great titles like LYNE or

Capcpom Presents – Gamest’s Greatest Typos

Gamest was one of the many video game magazines that ran through the 80s up until 1999, primarily created for

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