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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


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


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,

Art of Fighting (Intro / Characters)

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series Art of Fighting

Back in 1992, Street Fighter II was the new kid on the block, and other arcade developers were scrambling for ways to

Fire Emblem (Introduction)

This entry is part 1 of 17 in the series Fire Emblem

Fire Emblem is the “original” console strategy RPG, a genre that was previously bound only to computers. Designed by Intelligent Systems,

Zillion II: The Tri-Formation

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Zillion

Zillion II (simply called Tri-Formation in Japan) is a massive departure from the original SMS game. Instead of being an daring, open-ended adventure

Skies of Arcadia

The year 2000 brought to the late, lamented Dreamcast one of the most majestic and simple RPGs to grace the

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