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Eastern Mind: The Lost Souls of Tong Nou

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Tong-Nou / Chu-Teng

Osamu Sato. This name happens to be mentioned from time to time by gaming enthusiasts in the depths of the

War of the Dead Part 2

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series War of the Dead

According to some sources War of the Dead 2 was first released on the MSX2, in 1988. Which would put it a

War of the Dead

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series War of the Dead

Fun Factory, sometimes called Fun Project on the title screens of their games, is about as obscure as Japanese games

Dark Eye, The

“All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.” – Edgar Allan Poe Considered by many

Wai Wai World 2

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Wai Wai World

Konami’s second (and final) crossover platformer is a far different entity from its predecessor. All adventure elements are excised in

Mother 3

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Mother

Mother 3 was actually highly anticipated by Itoi, and he was already thinking about it back in the early stages of EarthBound development.

Wai Wai World

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Wai Wai World

Konami’s all-star crossover game is a strange creature, fascinating yet confounding all the same. It stars original mascots Konami Man,

EarthBound

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Mother

Seeing the first Mother game’s commercial success, it was only a matter of time before Nintendo asked for more. And this wouldn’t

Mother

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Mother

If the Mother series exists, it’s probably by chance. As early as 1987, Itoi already had a video game project in mind,

Astérix & Obélix XXL

This entry is part 9 of 10 in the series Asterix

Though Astérix had seen a successful mainstream relaunch through the release of the live action movie and coupled with a few above

Astérix & Obélix XXL 2

This entry is part 10 of 10 in the series Asterix

Even though there was quite a mixed reaction over XXL, most critics and fans agreed that this style of game had

Jackie Chan in Fists of Fire

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Jackie Chan Kung Fu Master

A few months after the release of The Kung-Fu Master Jackie Chan, Kaneko decided to tweak the game and improve on

Kung-Fu Master, The: Jackie Chan

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Jackie Chan Kung Fu Master

Probably the most curious game in Jackie’s video game history is Kaneko’s arcade game from 1995. Very little is known

Game Center CX: Arino no Chousenjou 2

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Retro Game Challenge

Game Center CX: Arino no Chousenjou was a surprise hit in Japan, so naturally a sequel was greenlit. The concept is

Spellcasting 201: The Sorcerer’s Appliance

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Spellcasting

Sophomore year is a busy time for Ernie Eaglebeak. Not only is he called by the new University president, his