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The Tale of Oeilvert – Final Fantasy’s Forgotten Heroine

One of the big appeals of Final Fantasy IX was the way it appealed to the nostalgia of longtime series

Captain Rainbow

This entry was written for the Japanese Video Game Obscurities book, which is currently being crowdfunded on Kickstarter.  Captain Rainbow

Chroma Squad

Awhile back, you may have heard of an interesting story about a small dev studio from Brazil being sued by

Top 47,858 Games of All Time Episode 91: Armored Core, Super Runabout

DIRECT DOWNLOAD Join the HG101 gang as they engage in tactical squatter-eviction. Patreon bonus for this episode is Bad Day

Aztec Adventure

Sega’s Aztec Adventure is an unusual game, even for the company. It stars a young boy named Nino, who’s on

Mitsurugi Kamui Hikae

What’s great about Comiket is that you never know what gem you’re going to find there. The long running Japanese

Aladdin (SMS/GG)

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Aladdin

Sega and Virgin’s Aladdin for the Genesis was ported to several platforms, including, weirdly, to the Game Boy and Nintendo

Aladdin (Sega / Virgin)

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Aladdin

While the SNES version of Aladdin was handled by Capcom, the Genesis version was programmed by Virgin Games, in collaboration

Aladdin (SNES)

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Aladdin

There have been a great many debates that have sprung up throughout the history of gaming. Take, for example, the

HG101 Presents: Japanese Video Game Obscurities book now live on Kickstarter!

The Kickstarter for the Japanese Video Game Obscurities book has reached its goal! Thanks everyone for your support! Please keep your

Cuphead

The most easily noticeable thing about Cuphead is that it looks like an old cartoon. Indeed, the game has been

Emerald Dragon

This entry was written for the Japanese Video Game Obscurities book, which is currently being crowdfunded on Kickstarter. If you

Top 47,858 Games of All Time Episode 90: Star Fox, Um Jammer Lammy

DIRECT DOWNLOAD Join the HG101 gang as they dive under the rectangle, do a loop around the other rectangle, and

Venom & Spider-Man: Separation Anxiety

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Spider-Man & Venom

While he started as a villain, Venom’s popularity lead to his transformation into an anti-hero with multiple mini-series to his

Spider-Man & Venom: Maximum Carnage

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Spider-Man & Venom

For almost two decades following the advent of the NES, Japanese game companies generally dominated the arcade and console landscapes, while

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