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Puzzle! Mushihime-tama

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Mushihime-sama

A Puzzling Sequel With the success of Mushihime-sama everyone wanted to know what Cave would in store for the series. No one

Mushihime-sama Futari

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Mushihime-sama

On October 27, 2006 Cave released a sequel to their 2004 release Mushihime-sama called Mushihime-sama Futari, with Futari being a pun on the Japanese word

Highrise

Highrise sure does look like a long lost sibling of Tetris. In practice it does play quite differently, but it still appears

Gokinjo Boukentai

Gokinjo Boukentai (“Neighborhood Adventure Troop”) is one of the many Super Famicom RPGs which never made it out of Japan. It

Master Chu and the Drunkard Hu

You will likely have noticed at some point that not all NES carts are of the standard flat gray variety.

King’s Field (Japan)

This entry is part 1 of 8 in the series King's Field

Over the last decade, gaming in general has undergone a transformation. Simplifying gameplay while diversifying its audience. Mainstream gaming has

Emmy

In 1966, Joseph Weizenbaum published ELIZA, a computer program that was meant to replicate human conversation. In its most famous

BloodRayne 2

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Bloodrayne

After the success of BloodRayne, it didn’t take long for TRI and Majesco to deliver a sequel. Rayne in the meantime

Katawa Shoujo

The medium of “visual novel” is, curiously, a primarily Japanese thing. Perhaps it’s due to there not being very many

Nichibutsu Arcade Classics 2: Heiankyo Alien

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Heiankyo Alien

Five years the franchise remained dormant until Nichibutsu published Nichibutsu Arcade Classics 2: Heiankyo Alien for Super Famicom. Released exclusively in Japan,

Heiankyo Alien (Game Boy)

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Heiankyo Alien

  On January 14th 1990, Meldac/Live Planning, the company who published Mercenary Force for Game Boy and Zombie Nation for NES, released a Game

Heiankyo Alien

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Heiankyo Alien

The golden age of arcade gaming introduced a lot of new ideas to the gaming landscape. Seminal games like Space Invaders and Pac-Man were

Grid Seeker: Project Storm Hammer

Taito deserves their proper juice for their role in evolving the shoot-em-up genre. Even to this day, their most widely

Gun.Smoke

Some people, particularly baby boomers from the 1940s and 1950s, when they think of Gunsmoke, usually think of the long-running vintage

Hooters Road Trip

A great many things could be said about the Hooters franchise, hardly any of them good. For those readers who

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