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The Super Famicom (and Super Nintendo) had a reputation as a kid’s console, compared to the more “adult” Mega Drive.

64th Street: A Detective Story

Beat-em-ups are not a particularly varied genre by nature, but when you have a premise as blunt as “beat up

D.D. Crew

Sega has been many things over their long tenure as one of the most prominent and diverse game developers, and

Torin’s Passage

Torin’s Passage, a cartoonish fantasy adventure released late in Sierra’s adventure gaming life, was conceived as a counterpart to the

Project: Snowblind

This entry is part 3 of 7 in the series Deus Ex

Deus Ex: Invisible War was supposed to be followed up with a third game known as Deus Ex: Clan Wars, a tactical

Märchen Maze

Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland makes perfect fodder for a video game setting – a strange, alternate world full of

Revenge of Shinobi, The (Genesis)

This entry is part 4 of 14 in the series Shinobi

One of the first titles released in America for the Genesis, The Revenge of Shinobi was one of the strongest

Legend of Valkyrie

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Valkyrie

The Valkyrie series may have started with the Famicom action RPG, but its claim to fame was the excellent arcade


Ajax is a strange game. It’s almost like Konami wanted to make an arcade version of Falsion, but only got


Terranigma represents the engine introduced by Soul Blazer coming full circle. It returns more to the style of the first game, bringing the

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