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Battle Fantasia

The advent and popularity of 3D graphics around the mid 90s were a perplexing time for pretty much everyone involved.

Project Justice

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

Project Justice, or Moero! Justice Gakuen (“Burn! Justice High School”) is the only true sequel to the original Rival Schools.


This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Drakkhen

The first RPG that became available on the SNES, Drakkhen is utterly unlike any other RPG released on the system from then


This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Asteka

While Falcom is typically known for RPGs, in their earlier days they produced games in a few different genres. In

Earthworm Jim

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series Earthworm Jim

It may seem strange now, but back in the 16-bit era, the consoles were largely ruled with Japanese games. There

King of Fighters 2001, The

This entry is part 8 of 17 in the series King of Fighters

Around this time in 2001, SNK had gone belly up, and handed the King of Fighters franchise over to Eolith.

Planet Harriers

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Space Harrier

In 2000 Sega resurrected Space Harrier with a completely new arcade game, Planet Harriers. This update plays much more similarly to Panzer Dragoon

Soul Nomad & the World Eaters

Soul Nomad is a weird game. A really weird game. It mucks with the tactics RPG formula far more than

Mystical Ninja Starring Goemon (N64)

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Ganbare Goemon / Mystical Ninja

Known as Neo Momoyama Bakufu no Odori in Japan (“Dance of the New Peach Mountain Shoguns”), the first Nintendo 64

Revenge of Shinobi, The (Game Boy Advance)

This entry is part 10 of 14 in the series Shinobi

Despite sharing a title with the Genesis game, The Revenge of Shinobi for the Game Boy Advance is a totally

Shinobi (Game Gear)

This entry is part 7 of 14 in the series Shinobi

The GG Shinobi (simply referred to as Shinobi for American and European releases) is a decent miniaturization of the Shinobi

Shinobi II: The Silent Fury

This entry is part 8 of 14 in the series Shinobi

The Game Gear sequel pretty much follows in its predecessor’s footsteps, but refines some elements to make it an even

Shinobi Legions

This entry is part 9 of 14 in the series Shinobi

Shin Shinobi Den (“New Shinobi Story“), also known as Shinobi Legions in North America and Shinobi X in Europe, is

Outlaws of the Lost Dynasty

Even though it was hardly an exemplary game, it’s hard not to feel pity for Fighter’s History. Its only claim

Master Burner

This entry is part 8 of 8 in the series After Burner

Master Burner is more than just an After Burner clone – in some ways, it’s almost a little bit better. Created by DNA

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