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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

Steam-Heart’s

Note: Steam-Heart’s is technically a hentai game. Some of the screenshots on this page contain partial nudity, although the critical parts are

Ys (Anime)

This entry is part 14 of 14 in the series Ys

Like many of the more popular video games in the era, Ys was honored with two anime OVA series. The first one

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

Mobile Suit Z-Gundam: Hot Scramble

There’s a general consensus that licensed tie-ins suck, and Gundam games tend to suck even harder, if that’s possible. In

Popful Mail

Created by Falcom, publisher of popular Japanese RPGs such as Ys, Popful Mail is a fun little side scrolling action-RPG with anime style

Twinkle Star Sprites

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Twinkle Star Sprites

Every once in awhile, some brilliant designer decides to fuse two genres together to create an absolute work of stunningly

Breakdown

Namco’s Xbox title Breakdown is something of a tremendous paradox. At times, you’ll be shaking your head in extraordinary boredom; at others,

Metal Slug 2 / X

This entry is part 2 of 11 in the series Metal Slug

The original Metal Slug had WWII-esque look to it, with you going through various western European looking locales. Metal Slug 2 has you travelling