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Valis IV (PC Engine)

This entry is part 5 of 7 in the series Valis

Over the course of three games, the Valis series had gotten a bit narratively stale. Each time another demon of the week

Valis III

This entry is part 4 of 7 in the series Valis

Another Valis game, another threat to peace in the Dream World. This time it’s the dictator of the newly introduced World of

Desperado 2

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Gun.Smoke

In 1991 Topo Soft granted its Gun.Smoke clone something the original never got: A numbered sequel. After the surprisingly decent rip-off/ports follows

Desperado

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Gun.Smoke

Even before Capcom themselves ported Gun.Smoke for home use, several computer systems saw a release of the game in Europe. Prolific Spanish

Wanted / Outlaw

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Gun.Smoke

Infogrames’ Wanted was another blatant clone of Gun.Smoke, but unlike Desperado, it wasn’t officially adopted into the franchise. Yet its hardly distinguishable from its

Magical Quest 3 Starring Mickey and Donald

Next to Sega, the company who had the biggest success with licensed Disney video games were Capcom. Whereas Sega pitted

Super Ninja-kun

An update of the original arcade games, Super Ninja-kun features improved 16-bit graphics, a much larger variety of stages, boss battles, dashing

Ninja-kun: Ashura no Shou

This entry is part 2 of 9 in the series Ninja Jajamaru-kun

The arcade sequel takes the gameplay of Ninja-kun and greatly expands on it. Although there are still many stages where you simply

Ninja-kun

This entry is part 1 of 9 in the series Ninja Jajamaru-kun

Few are aware of it, but Ninja Jajamaru-kun was one of Jaleco’s most prolific franchises back in the Famicom days. The stubby

Syd of Valis

This entry is part 3 of 7 in the series Valis

Valis SD is a weird release. It’s essentially Valis II, but it’s one of these Japanese games where they like to draw

Virtual On Marz

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Virtual On

Sega tried to take the series in a different direction with Virtual On Marz, which is essentially a home port of Virtual

Dragon View

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Drakkhen

In 1994, Kemco made Dragon View, also known as Super Drakkhen in Japan. Although Kemco had already ported Drakkhen to the SNES, this “sequel” plays

Color a Dinosaur

In the early 90s, a developer called Farsight Studios got their start in the industry working on the notorious Action

WWF WrestleMania

There are almost far too many pro wrestling video games to write about, especially those officially licensed by the World

Emerald City Confidential

The Wizard of Oz has been a gold mine for alternate interpretations. Beyond the world famous 1939 film, there have been