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Bangai-O

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Bangai-O

There’s an old saying that “big things come in small packages.” In Treasure’s Bakuretsu Muteki Bangai-O (“Explosive Invincible Bangai-O”, or simply Bangai-O in the

Bonk’s Adventure: Arcade Version

This entry is part 6 of 8 in the series Bonk

The arcade version of Bonk is dubbed Kyukyoku! PC Genjin, or “Ultimate! PC Genjin,” and was developed by Kaneko rather than any of

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Gungrave

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Gungrave

Games have changed a lot in the past decade. Not just the way they look or control, but fundamentally, down

Azure Dreams

Not everyone likes dungeon crawlers. Some are put off by the tedious gameplay. Others lament the lack of story or

Assault Suits Valken 2

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Assault Suits

If Masaya saw Front Mission: Gun Hazard as a ripoff of Assault Suits Valken, well, this game, developed by TamTam (who did some

Assault Suits Leynos 2

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Assault Suits

Assault Suit Leynos 2, released for the Saturn in 1997, combines the basic gameplay and level structure of the first Leynos with

Joe & Mac

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Joe and Mac

The late 80s/early 90s video game scene featured an inordinate amount of titles with ninjas. Less popular, although still prolific,

Super Genjin 2

This entry is part 7 of 8 in the series Bonk

After the somewhat mediocre Bonk 3 and Super Bonk, this Super Famicom sequel is more like it. Super Genjin 2 – only

Super Bonk

This entry is part 4 of 8 in the series Bonk

By 1994, the TurboGrafx-16 had been long dead in America, and it was clear that the Super Famicom was the

Tex Murphy: Overseer

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Tex Murphy

The fifth Tex Murphy adventure, Tex Murphy: Overseer (the only installment to actually feature our hero’s name in the title) isn’t quite a whole

Dynamite Headdy

Dynamite Headdy was Treasure’s second foray into an original IP. Like its immediate predecessor, it is a side-scrolling platform game stuffed

Brawl Brothers

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Rushing Beat

After the considerable mediocrity of the first Rushing Beat, Jaleco somehow decided to make a sequel, but improve upon it in

Rambo: First Blood Part II (SMS)

Games often had different licenses between territories, based on whatever the publisher could get ahold of. This particular game is

Rambo (NES)

The Sega Master System version of Rambo is a fairly standard Commando-style run-and-gun, while the NES version is much, much

Ninja Gaiden II (2008)

This entry is part 11 of 15 in the series Ninja Gaiden

Another artifact, as dangerous as it is valuable, has been stolen from the Hayabusa village. By now you’d think that

Ninja Gaiden: Dragon Sword

This entry is part 10 of 15 in the series Ninja Gaiden

Six months have passed since the “Dark Dragon Blade Incident”, how the events from the Xbox game are now referred

Dungeon Explorer (PSP)

This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series Dungeon Explorer

At first glance, the PSP Dungeon Explorer game – subtitled Meiyaku no Tobira or “Door of the Covenant” in Japan – seems a lot

Ninja Gaiden (2004)

This entry is part 9 of 15 in the series Ninja Gaiden

After more than ten years of creative idleness on the franchise, Tecmo finally announced to revive Ninja Gaiden at E3 2002. It

Dungeon Explorer (DS)

This entry is part 5 of 6 in the series Dungeon Explorer

Perhaps to capitalize off the introduction of Dungeon Explorer on the Wii Virtual Console, in 2007, Hudson resurrected its series for portable

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