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Granstream Saga, The

Shortly after Terranigma, Quintet and Enix went their separate ways. This was a quite common occurrence during this transitional period from

Altered Beast: Guardian of the Realms

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Altered Beast

Sega entered into a devil’s pact with THQ regarding their Game Boy Advance games. A few of their classic properties

Project Altered Beast

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Altered Beast

Around 2003, Sega started re-imagining many of their old arcade games using 3D graphics, and publishing them on the PS2.

Shinobi (PS2)

This entry is part 14 of 14 in the series Shinobi

Shinobi, devoid of any numerals or subtitles, finally hit the third dimension with a PlayStation 2 release. Developed by Overworks,

Golden Axe Warrior

This entry is part 6 of 9 in the series Golden Axe

Golden Axe Warrior is a shockingly blatant clone of the original The Legend of Zelda. The graphics are all extremely

Miracle Warriors: Seal of the Dark Lord

ADD: FINAL BOSS COMPARISON SHOTS Back in the mid to late 80s, the Nintendo Entertainment System was totally dominating the

Shock Troopers

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Shock Troopers

The overhead run-and-gun genre brings to mind classics like Mercs and Ikari Warriors. Arguably one of the best run-and-guns is

Waku Waku 7

After stumbling a bit with Galaxy Fight, their previous fighting games, Sunsoft got its act together with Waku Waku 7.

Hyper Duel 

To the gaming world at large, the now defunct Japanese videog ame software developer Technosoft is by far best known

Power Blade / Power Blazer

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Power Blade

There are well over a thousand video games released on the Famicom, and only a fraction of them were ever

Record of Rozen War: ALiBAT

The anime series Rozen Maiden focuses mostly  on a bunch of doll sisters obsessed with one-upping each other. They have weapons, they

Klonoa 2: Lunatea’s Veil

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Klonoa

Klonoa’s PS2 outing introduces fully polygonal characters and gorgeous cel shaded graphics. The original game looked pretty decent on the

Sengoku Blade

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Sengoku Ace

Sengoku Ace proved to be popular enough in the arcades to warrant a fairly big sequel. While Sengoku Ace exuded a lot of

Sengoku Cannon

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Sengoku Ace

Although Psikyo more or less collapsed around 2001, some of its members went on to form X-Nauts (pronounced “Cross-Nauts”), who

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Makai Kingdom

Nippon Ichi’s Makai Kingdom combines bits and pieces from Disgaea and Phantom Brave, and tosses them in the blender to create another excellent, if