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Zillion II: The Tri-Formation

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Zillion

Zillion II (simply called Tri-Formation in Japan) is a massive departure from the original SMS game. Instead of being an daring, open-ended adventure

Skies of Arcadia

The year 2000 brought to the late, lamented Dreamcast one of the most majestic and simple RPGs to grace the

OutRun Europa

This entry is part 5 of 8 in the series OutRun

OutRun Europa was licensed by Sega to US Gold and developed by Probe, the same folks behind the computer ports

Rygar: The Legendary Adventure

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Rygar

WII SCREENS There have been many great video game events all throughout the annals of time. 1986: Rygar saves Argool.

Rygar (NES)

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Rygar

When the hero of Argool made his debut on the NES, it was an entirely different venue from the arcade

Rygar (Arcade)

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Rygar

Tecmo has really made a name for themselves over the time they’ve been in the gaming world, and that’s been

Big Bang Pro Wrestling

Seven years after the non-stop crap-fest that is 3 Count Bout, SNK took a second shot at the wrestling genre with Big

Rival Schools United by Fate

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Rival Schools

Initially released in the arcades, and then a year later for the PS1, Rival Schools primarily focuses on a young

3 Count Bout

It goes without saying that SNK are well known for their fighting games. And rightly so – they made about

Mighty Final Fight

This entry is part 2 of 6 in the series Final Fight

In 1991, the Super Nintendo had arrived, and the regular NES was rather quickly forgotten by most publishers. Not content

Twinkle Star Sprites: La Petite Princesse

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Twinkle Star Sprites

The original Twinkle Star Sprites came out in 1996, and it’s took nearly ten years for a new installment to

Rival Schools (Characters / Introduction)

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Rival Schools

Rival Schools: United by Fate is a fighting game featuring bubbly cheerleaders, soccer players, hadoken-firing school teachers, devious principals with

Final Fight

This entry is part 1 of 6 in the series Final Fight

Co-authored by Sam Derboo Everyone remembers Double Dragon, the two-player side scrolling beat-em-up that featured companions using their mad martial arts

Zillion

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Zillion

Zillion (prefaced with “Akai Koudan” in Japan – it means “Red Photon”) is one of the most innovative titles on

R-Type

This entry is part 1 of 6 in the series R-Type

The mid ‘80s was a renaissance for shooters. In 1985, Konami released Gradius. Not long later, in 1987, Irem released