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Power Blade / Power Blazer

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Power Blade

There are well over a thousand video games released on the Famicom, and only a fraction of them were ever

Record of Rozen War: ALiBAT

The anime series Rozen Maiden focuses mostly  on a bunch of doll sisters obsessed with one-upping each other. They have weapons, they

Street Combat / Ranma ½: Chounai Gekitouhen

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Ranma 1/2 Fighters

by ZZZ and Pat R. – July 3, 2007 Rumiko Takahashi’s Ranma ½ is a bizarre humor-oriented martial arts series with a very large cast, a

Klonoa 2: Lunatea’s Veil

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Klonoa

Klonoa’s PS2 outing introduces fully polygonal characters and gorgeous cel shaded graphics. The original game looked pretty decent on the

Sengoku Blade

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Sengoku Ace

Sengoku Ace proved to be popular enough in the arcades to warrant a fairly big sequel. While Sengoku Ace exuded a lot of

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

Art of Fighting (Anime)

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series Art of Fighting

Pretty much any fighting game in the early-to-mid ’90s got its own anime OVAs, be it Fatal Fury, Tekken, Battle Arena Toshinden or Samurai Shodown. Art

Art of Fighting 3

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Art of Fighting

Art of Fighting 3 is a drastic step away from its predecessors. In Japan, it’s known as Ryuuko no Ken Gaiden, portraying

Art of Fighting 2

This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series Art of Fighting

Taking place a year after the original game, Art of Fighting 2 tells the tales of both the first King of Fighters

Fatal Fury 2

This entry is part 2 of 12 in the series Fatal Fury

While the original Fatal Fury resembled Street Fighter II because it was based on the same source, Fatal Fury 2 is definitely a blatant clone. The

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,