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Explosive Breaker

Kaneko was one of the those mid-tier game development companies that was mostly known for their softcore Qix clone Gals

Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z

This entry is part 13 of 15 in the series Ninja Gaiden

After the disaster that was Ninja Gaiden 3, Team Ninja apparently wisely concluded that they are not worthy of making new Ninja

Samurai Nipponichi

Samurai Nipponichi (also spelled Samurai Nihon-Ichi) translates to “Japan’s Number One Samurai”. A rather cool title, though North American players wouldn’t have

Top 47,858 Games of All Time Episode 78: LSD, Crusader of Centy

DIRECT DOWNLOAD Join the HG101 gang and special guests Cody and Kelsey from the Game Blitz Podcast as they tune

Maken X

Maken X is an anomaly of a video game. Of Atlus’ two Dreamcast projects (the other being the horror game deSpiria),

Death Duel

A complete blip in the history of gaming, RazorSoft left the scene just as quickly as they entered. Almost all

Xari Arena

Between their arcade and console divisions, Atari left a multitude of unreleased games across gaming history. Far too many of

HG101 Presents: Retro Indie Games Vol. 1

Cover artwork by Kaibuzetta With the introduction of Steam and other digital download services, the indie game development scene has greatly

Top 47,858 Games of All Time Episode 77: Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 3, Bomb Jack

DIRECT DOWNLOAD Join the HG101 gang and special guests Cody and Kelsey from the Game Blitz Podcast as they bust

Noitu Love 2: Devolution

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Noitu Love

While the original Noitu Love was a pretty impressive piece of work, all things considered, its sequel is clearly where

Last Armageddon

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Last Armageddon

Last Armageddon is an infamously player-unfriendly RPG for Japanese PCs, released by a new developer trying to subvert the Dragon Quest

After Armageddon Gaiden (Mega CD)

After Armageddon Gaiden

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Last Armageddon

Though the hopes of a rumored direct sequel to Last Armageddon died with the demise of Brain Grey, Iijima later

Noitu Love

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Noitu Love

You might not be familiar with the name Joakim Sandberg, although it’s not unlikely you’ve seen his work. As a

Karnov

Karnov, released to arcades in 1987, puts players in the shoes of the titular Russian fire-breathing strongman as he conquers

Layla

One of the more popular anime franchises in Japan of mid-eighties was Dirty Pair, starring two young women acting as