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Top 47,858 Games of All Time Episode 255: Second Life

Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the finest and most influential 3D chatspace game ever to be created by a single lab

Top 47,858 Games of All Time Episode 254: Pac-Man 2: The New Adventures

Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the long-awaited sequel to Pac-Man, in which our hero refuses to help his neighbor move her couch.

Super Burnout

The Atari Jaguar isn’t exactly known for hosting a stellar library of racing and driving games under its belt: Rebellion’s

198X

If there’s one thing in gaming that we’ve built a mystique around, it’s definitely the arcade. The glitz and glamour

Command and Conquer: Tiberian Sun

This entry is part 3 of 9 in the series Command and Conquer

By the late 1990s, the Command and Conquer franchise had already become a distinguished presence in the real time strategy

Top 47,858 Games of All Time Episode 253: Mega Man Battle Network

Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the GBA Mega Man spinoff that did everything it could to warn us about the internet and we just didn’t listen.

Wrestling with Pixels Complete Preview PDF Available for Kickstarter and Patreon Backers!

It’s been a very (very, very) long road, but Wrestling with Pixels is finally almost complete! If you’re a Kickstarter

Hihou Densetsu: Chris no Bouken

Pack-In Video was sort of like the Acclaim of Japanese publishers – much of their output was quick cash-ins outsourced

Top 47,858 Games of All Time Episode 252: Wizardry: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord

Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank Sir-Tech’s landmark 1981 Apple II dungeon-crawler.

Shamus: Case II

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Shamus

The follow-up to Shamus tries something completely different, shedding its Berzerk-esque gameplay for something a little bit more original. It’s

Shamus

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Shamus

Synapse Software was only alive for a few years in the early-to-mid 1980s, but during their brief existence, they developed

Top 47,858 Games of All Time Episode 251: Marvel Ultimate Alliance

Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the game where Doctor Doom invades Niffleheim to absorb the power of Odin and the only way Deadpool and Silver Surfer can defeat him is to steal the Muonic Inducer from Galactus and fuse it with a piece of the M’Kraan Cryastal.

Paratopic

The PS1 look has started becoming popular for indie horror games, and playing through Paratopic gives you a good idea

The Untold History of Japanese Game Developers Blu-Ray

Now available on Amazon for $23.99 Author and journalist John Szczepaniak spent three months travelling around Japan, interviewing over 80

Top 47,858 Games of All Time Episode 250: Illusion of Gaia

Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank an action RPG about helpful pigs and patiently waiting for things.

Dragon’s Lair II: Time Warp

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Dragon's Lair

In the early 1990s, with the FMV game suddenly in vogue again thanks to the CD-ROM, Bluth and his team

Lightning Swords / Ken-Go

In the intro to Ken-Go (no connection to the later Lightweight-developed series), a fleeing woman collapses in front of a

Submissions are open for 2020!

We are officially re-opening submissions for 2020! Please make sure to check out the submissions guidelines and send in your

Fairyland Story, The

Anyone with an average knowledge of video games is well aware of what Bubble Bobble is, and give it much

West of Loathing

In 2003, Zack Johnson and his Asymmetric Productions launched the single greatest MMO ever created and ever will be –

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