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OutRun 3D

This entry is part 3 of 8 in the series OutRun

After OutRun’s success, Sega released a number of spin-offs for the home market, created entirely for Westerners. OutRun 3D is

Battle OutRun

This entry is part 4 of 8 in the series OutRun

Classic arcade gamers are most likely familiar with Chase HQ by Taito, a good old police-chase game in which you

Turbo OutRun

This entry is part 2 of 8 in the series OutRun

The arcade version of Turbo OutRun was basically an upgrade kit; a set of stickers and decals for the old

Metal Slug 6

This entry is part 6 of 11 in the series Metal Slug

Metal Slug 6 is the first (and only) entry to run on the Atomiswave platform, leaving the old Neo Geo hardware

Bionic Commando: Elite Forces

This entry is part 5 of 7 in the series Bionic Commando

Bionic Commando: Elite Forces was supposedly released on December 31, 1999 (the supposed final hour before Y2K was apparently about

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Cybattler

Given Japan’s penchant for giant robots, it’s no surprise that there are a great many mecha-based Japanese shooters. More often

Tenshi no Present: Marl Oukoku Monogatari

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Marl Kingdom

Angel’s Present (or Tenshi no Present, if you’re sticking with the Japanese names) is made up of five short stories starring

La Pucelle: Tactics

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Marl Kingdom

Nippon Ichi’s start in 1994 was hardly glorious. They became known for creating tile puzzle games and other irrelevant publications

Little Princess: Marl Oukoku no Ningyou Hime 2

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Marl Kingdom

Having found her prince, Cornett and Ferdinand settle down as rulers of the Marl Kingdom. Soon after, they have their

Metal Slug 5

This entry is part 5 of 11 in the series Metal Slug

After Metal Slug 4, the next installment headed back to SNK Playmore. This time it’s substantially better compared to Metal Slug 4,

Metal Slug 4

This entry is part 4 of 11 in the series Metal Slug

Metal Slug 3, The King of Fighters 2000 and Garou: Mark of the Wolves were the last three Neo Geo games made by the

Metal Slug 3

This entry is part 3 of 11 in the series Metal Slug

The third Metal Slug is heralded as the apex of the series. Why?  For starters, there’s a huge amount of

G-Gundam

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Gundam Fighting Games

Kidou Butoden G-Gundam was the first console Gundam fighting game and that makes perfect sense because in essence, the entire G Gundam franchise

Cliffhanger

If one person was chosen to symbolize everything a country stands for, who would be chosen? The Right Honourable Clement

Earthworm Jim Other Media/Legacy

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Earthworm Jim

Cartoons and Merchandise In 1995, roughly a year after the original Earthworm Jim video game was released, began a TV

Earthworm Jim: Menace 2 The Galaxy

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series Earthworm Jim

Earthworm Jim 3D failed to excite much of anyone, but Crave dug the series further into the ground with the Game

Earthworm Jim 3D

This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series Earthworm Jim

After the release of Earthworm Jim 2, Shiny was bought by Interplay, who helped publish MDK, their next game. With the Shiny

Battle Fantasia

The advent and popularity of 3D graphics around the mid 90s were a perplexing time for pretty much everyone involved.

Project Justice

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Rival Schools

Project Justice, or Moero! Justice Gakuen (“Burn! Justice High School”) is the only true sequel to the original Rival Schools.

Drakkhen

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Drakkhen

The first RPG that became available on the SNES, Drakkhen is utterly unlike any other RPG released on the system from then

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