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Sengoku Cannon

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Sengoku Ace

Although Psikyo more or less collapsed around 2001, some of its members went on to form X-Nauts (pronounced “Cross-Nauts”), who

Duo Princess

Long time Square fans will probably remember a little action-RPG from the PSOne era called Threads of Fate, also known as Dew

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Makai Kingdom

Nippon Ichi’s Makai Kingdom combines bits and pieces from Disgaea and Phantom Brave, and tosses them in the blender to create another excellent, if

Gungrave: Overdose

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Gungrave

It seems that Gungrave was just popular enough to warrant a sequel, but not popular enough for that sequel to retail at

Lucidity

There was once a time when LucasArts wasn’t just the publisher/developer of the latest line of throwaway Star Warsand Indiana Jones games. Before

Pinball Quest

Over the years, there have been a few really bizarre hybrids of RPGs with other genres. Zero 4 Champ for SFC, TG-16,

Art of Fighting (Intro / Characters)

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Art of Fighting

Back in 1992, Street Fighter II was the new kid on the block, and other arcade developers were scrambling for ways to

Fire Emblem (Introduction)

This entry is part 1 of 17 in the series Fire Emblem

Fire Emblem is the “original” console strategy RPG, a genre that was previously bound only to computers. Designed by Intelligent Systems,

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