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Grandia

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series Grandia

To explain Grandia, you have to begin with Lunar. In 1992, Game Arts, a Japanese video game publisher and developer

Yoku’s Island Express

An open-world pinball-based platform Metroidvania. There is no way that this should have worked. And yet, Yoku’s Island Express is

Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World began as a comic by Bryan Lee O’Malley, first published in 2004, about the titular

Dark Savior

Some games change the world because they were truly fun and revolutionary. Some games change it because the evolution of

Temporel, inc. and the Videoway system

As streaming services continue overtaking physical media, the idea that a video game may vanish entirely once it or its

Top 47,858 Games of All Time Episode 330: Axiom Verge

Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the indie metroidvania hit where it really is a feature, not a bug.

Bouncer, The

During the late 90s, Square was on top of the gaming world. With their unmatched RPG output, they quickly worked

Chameleon Twist 2

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Chameleon Twist

It didn’t take long for Japan System Supply to follow up with Chameleon Twist 2, releasing first in Japan this

HG101 Presents: The Unofficial Guide to Shin Megami Tensei and Persona

Cover artwork by Jonathan “Persona” Kim & Chris “Black” Flores Beginning as a 1986 science fiction/horror novel, Megami Tensei has since

Top 47,858 Games of All Time Episode 329: Maken X

Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank Atlus’s weird Dreamcast first-person hack-and-slash.

Top 47,858 Games of All Time Episode 328: Mega Man Zero

Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank Capcom’s ambitious early GBA offering, Mega Man Zero.

Top 47,858 Games of All Time Episode 327: Hearthstone

Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank Blizzard’s foray into the collectible card game racket.

Urban Chaos: Riot Response

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Urban Chaos

The sixth generation was bizarre. We were finally figuring out 3D and how old genres could excel in this new

Urban Chaos

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Urban Chaos

In 1997, a few ex-Bullfrog developers formed their own studio called Mucky Foot Productions, and they managed to make three

Misty Blue

Misty Blue Developer: Enix Platform: PC88, PC98 Release Date: 1990 This article is part of our Japanese Obscurities feature. We

Top 47,858 Games of All Time Episode 326: Gladiator

Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the Taito arcade that aims straight for the crotch-armor. This weekend’s Patreon Bonus Get episode will be Sunset Riders.

Serious Sam Spin-Offs After Serious Sam 3

This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series Serious Sam

Serious Sam: The Greek Encounter – PC (2012) Developer: Eric Ruth Games Publisher: Devolver Digital Director: Eric Ruth Genre: Action:

Serious Sam 3: BFE

This entry is part 6 of 7 in the series Serious Sam

The times were not kind to Croteam after Serious Sam 2. With the game’s disappointing sales, Croteam had to buy

Top 47,858 Games of All Time Episode 325: Sentient

Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the game that sets the controls for the heart of the sun.

Serious Sam Spin-Offs (Part 1)

This entry is part 5 of 7 in the series Serious Sam

Serious Sam: Next Encounter – PS2, Gamecube (2004) Developer: Climax Solent Publisher: Global Star Software Director: Mark Davies Genre: Action:

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