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Dragon Quest V: Hand of the Heavenly Bride

This entry is part 6 of 9 in the series Dragon Quest

Dragon Quest V: The Hand of the Heavenly Bride (subtitled Tenkuu no Hanayome in Japanese, which means “The Bride of

Wing of Madoola, The

In the mid-80s, a variety of developers began combining the action-based gameplay of console and arcade platformers with the statistics

Fausseté Amour

Naxat’s PC Engine title Fausseté Amour seems promising. The main character attacks with a multi-directional whip, recalling shades of Castlevania,

Ninja Five-O

Sega’s Shinobi and Capcom’s Bionic Commando are both names that draw a great deal of love from retro game fans.

Sam and Max: The Devil’s Playhouse (Season 3)

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Sam and Max

The Devil’s Playhouse marks a further evolution for the Telltale Sam & Max seasons. Although still consisting of five episodes,

Sam and Max Beyond Time and Space (Season 2)

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Sam and Max

  Season Two of Telltale’s Sam and Max series, retroactively named Beyond Time and Space, is much the same as

Sam and Max Save the World (Season 1)

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Sam and Max

The cancellation of Sam & Max: Freelance Police was seen as a tremendous blow to the adventure gaming market, which

Sam & Max Hit the Road

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Sam and Max

Sam is a six foot tall canine shamus with a slick suit and a tie. Max is a psychotic grinning

Zombies Ate My Neighbors

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Zombies Ate My Neighbors

In the early 1990s, LucasArts was renowned for its high quality games, especially those with a comedic slant. The company

Zunzunkyou no Yabou

There are some games which exist that are incredibly “Japanese.” Being that many games in the eighties and nineties were

Sin and Punishment

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Sin & Punishment

The 32-bit era was a dark age for Konami’s beloved Contra series. It saw two installments – Contra: Legacy of

Metal Black

Taito, the company responsible for the creation of shoot-em-ups with the release of Space Invaders, has always had strong ties

Kyros / Desolator

Kyros is a brilliant distillation of authentic ’80s cheese. Developed by Alpha Denshi Corp, otherwise known as ADK, its concept is

Crusader: No Remorse / No Regret

  Even back in 1996, when the domineering genres of real time strategy and first person shooters were just becoming


1991 was a big year for the beat-em-up genre, with big hits like Streets of Rage and Knights of the