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Arkista’s Ring

Most people associate top-down shooters with frantic action or some kind of glitz/glam/gore excess thanks to the like of Smash


Storytelling is a medium that has existed in human culture since we began as a species. Over the years storytelling


This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Herzog

Before Warcraft, there was Dune II, before Dune II, there was Herzog Zwei, and before Herzog Zwei, there was Herzog.

Crash Bandicoot

This entry is part 1 of 6 in the series Crash Bandicoot

Nowdays, it’s easy to lump Crash Bandicoot into the pile of failed mascots that Bubsy, Aero the Acrobat, and Gex

Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Fire Emblem

The third and final Fire Emblem game on the 3DS seeks to evolve by looking to its past – it’s


Wachenröder is a strategy RPG that was released in the late years of the Sega Saturn, and probably the last

Fire Emblem Gaiden

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Fire Emblem

Fire Emblem Gaiden was released two years after the original. While most of the graphics have been recycled (outside of

AirMech: Combat Transformed

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Herzog

Developed by the Bellevue, Washington State-based team at Carbon Games, AirMech Is essentially a full-blown modern reimagining of Technosoft’s pioneering

Bio Senshi Dan

Released in late 1987, Bio Senshi Dan: Inkrizer to no Tatakai (“Bio Warrior Dan: Fight Against The Inkrizers”) is an

Crash Bandicoot – N. Sane Trilogy

This entry is part 4 of 6 in the series Crash Bandicoot

After Activision’s turn with the franchise, the last anybody had seen of the bandicoot was a somewhat dull character action

Crimson Tears

Often times, when discussing little-known (or little-liked) games of some merit, the phrase “diamond in the rough” comes up. Crimson Tears must

Adventures of Darwin, The

The Adventures of Darwin, by cheapo developer Vingt-Et-Un Systems and released as part of the Simple 2000 line in Japan,


This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Septentrion

SOS, known as in Japan (and not to be confused with the cutesy SNES/PC platformer S.O.S – Sink or Swim) is


This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series OutRun

OutRun is known as one of the finest arcade racing games ever made. Created by Yu Suzuki and Sega-AM2, it

Streets of Rage 2

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Streets of Rage

After a middling first effort, Sega would make some massive improvements with their sequel, making a game that could easily