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Metal Slug 7 / XX

This entry is part 7 of 11 in the series Metal Slug

The initial announcement of Metal Slug 7 on the Nintendo DS was a stake to the heart of 2D lovers anywhere. In

Colonel’s Bequest, The

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Laura Bow

Envisioned by Roberta Williams, Laura Bow is the star of a short lived series that draws from classic mystery novels.

Gabriel Knight 3: Blood of the Sacred, Blood of the Damned

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Gabriel Knight

In the late ’90s, the adventure game genre was dying. LucasArts’ fantastic Grim Fandango had more or less flopped, Sierra’s latest entries

Beast Within, The: A Gabriel Knight Mystery

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Gabriel Knight

The Beast Within: A Gabriel Knight Mystery picks up roughly a year after the end of the first game. Gabriel has

Psycho-Nics Oscar

Ever wonder how the Gradius power-up bar would work outside of a side-scrolling shooter? Konami eventually stuck it in the

Ninja Baseball Bat Man

The early 90s was a great time for America’s favorite pastime: the arcade scene was the healthiest they’d been in


The Super Famicom was home to a number of excellent action-RPGs, amongst them Illusions of Gaia, Soul Blazer, Terranigma, Brain Lord, and many others.

Shadow Hearts

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Shadow Hearts

If there’s one thing the video game community can always be relied on to do, it’s second-guessing itself, often in

Flame Zapper Kotsujin

For the most part, NEC’s PC-9801 platform was largely known for strategy games, RPGs and visual novels. While there are

Baruusa No Fukushuu

Zainsoft isn’t exactly a company that’s recognized very much. While they published a number of action and RPGs in the

Hell: A Cyberpunk Thriller

Hell: A Cyberpunk Thriller was the product of the burgeoning multimedia era in the mid-90s. PCs were finally infiltrating the

Broken Sword 2.5: The Return of the Templars

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Broken Sword

In 2001, a group of German fans who called themselves MindFactory began work on their own Broken Sword game. Between then and


The video game industry has changed a lot over the years. It’s had its ups and downs. It’s had its

Inherit the Earth: The Quest for the Orb

Inherit the Earth: Quest for the Orb, designed by The Dreamers Guild and published by New World Computing, tells the

Flight of the Amazon Queen

Flight of the Amazon Queen so desperately wants to be a LucasArts game. Largely designed by two guys out of Brisbane,