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Texas Chainsaw Massacre, The

As long as there have been media, people have been outraged. Censorship! Book burnings! So goes the course of human

Xevious: Fardraut Saga (PC Engine)

This entry is part 5 of 10 in the series Xevious

The MSX2 Fardraut Saga ended with the message “See you again next game -Episode 2 Final Weapon”, and so Compile kept the

Q*bert (MSX)

This entry is part 4 of 10 in the series Q*Bert

Konami had distributed the original arcade game in Japan, and apparently snatched the rights to also make a home computer

Q*bert’s Quest

This entry is part 2 of 10 in the series Q*Bert

Gottlieb being chiefly a manufacturer of pinball tables, of course the company didn’t hesitate long to tie in its new

Q*bert’s Qubes

This entry is part 3 of 10 in the series Q*Bert

Mylstar sure took its pretty time with producing a video game follow-up to Q*bert. After shooting off Davis’ update – presumably


This entry is part 2 of 10 in the series Xevious

After Xevious, Masanobu Endō programmed a single screen overhead shooter game, where the player takes control of one of those little

Rolling Thunder

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Rolling Thunder

Namco circa 1986 had some pretty nice arcade games under it belt, the most popular being Pac-Man and its variations,

Blood Warrior

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Shogun / Blood Warriors

Shogun Warriors‘ enjoyed a very brief period of standing out from the crowd, but Samurai Shodown and other more polished fighting games

Shogun Warriors

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Shogun / Blood Warriors

Once Street Fighter II: The World Warrior exploded into arcades, just about every game publisher tried to make a game like it,

Gang Wars

Many game developers borrow, and in some cases outright steal character designs and other concepts from various media, but few

Dick Tracy

Dick Tracy has been an American icon since Chester Gould created the comic strip in the 1930s. With his yellow coat,

Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Hotline Miami

Hotline Miami was such an explosive hit that propelled Cactus and Dennis Wedin to an unprecedented height of fame. While

Gremlins 2: The New Batch (Computer)

While Sunsoft created the two most famous Gremlins games on Nintendo hardware, UK publisher Elite was entrusted with the home computer licensing

Beast Wrestler

The year 1991 was huge for the Sega. The infamous “Genesis does what Nintendon’t” campaign began airing on televisions across

Chimera Beast

Good ol’ Jaleco. While not quite as famous as other quirky developers and publishing companies like Taito and Data East,

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