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As popular as swords and sorcery seems to be among video game developers, there is a surprising lack of Conan the

Super Monkey Daibouken

“Nagai tabi ga hajimaru…” (“The long journey begins…”) proclaims the opening text of Super Monkey Daibouken. And boy, are they

Cruise for a Corpse

Delphine’s third and final adventure game is a murder mystery, one heavily inspired by the works of Agatha Christie. The

VM Japan

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Vantage Master

VM Japan, subtitled “Vantage Master – Mystic Far East”, is the first (and currently only) true sequel to Vantage Master. The

Spelunker HD

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Spelunker

Tozai Games, who developed the remakes of Lode Runner and R-Type for the Xbox Live Arcade, also remade Spelunker for the PlayStation 3 and released solely

Star Jacker

Namco’s Xevious was influential to the genre of shoot-em-ups and was instrumental in evolving the genre up from the cornerstone of Space Invaders.

Dead or Alive

This entry is part 2 of 10 in the series Dead or Alive

The original version of Dead or Alive was first released in the arcades on Sega’s Model 2. It’s the same board used


“In 2016, a female PEID agent hired Mercenary Leon Todo before being killed by an unknown assailant. Leon traveled to

Feda 2: White Surge the Platoon

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series FEDA

In 1997, Max Entertainment decided to develop a sequel on the eve of the worldwide RPG craze. Feda 2: White Surge

Blackstone Chronicles

You’d be forgiven for mistaking Blackstone Chronicles as a rip-off of The 7th Guest. After all, they’re both solitary journeys into abandoned estates

Space Channel 5

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Space Channel 5

During the short life span of the Dreamcast, Sega published a number of truly fantastic, innovative games. Despite the system

Feda: The Emblem of Justice

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series FEDA

In the early 1990s, Sega had captivated many people with Shining Force for the Genesis due to its unique take on the

7th Dragon 2020

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series 7th Dragon

7th Dragon 2020 is a fairly significant departure from its predecessor – it changes the setting from a generic fantasy world

Valis X

This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series Valis

In 2004, Telenet came into ownership of the Japanese adult game download portal, and presumably to make the most


” PIIIPPOOOOO- ” Up until the release of OverBlood – their first PlayStation production – in 1996, Riverhillsoft was mainly known for its fairly