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Opoona is a quirky, sci-fi themed RPG, released in 2007 for the Nintendo Wii. Not only was it produced by longtime Dragon

Jewel Master

  Jewel Master (not to be confused with the series of match-3 puzzle games of the same name) is a

Carrier Air Wing

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series UN Squadron

Of course, when it comes to barely resembling that which once was, Carrier Air Wing is a rather dissonant follow-up

U. N. Squadron

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series UN Squadron

When one thinks of media depicting the tragedy of war and the toll it takes on the minds and bodies

King of Fighters ’99, The

This entry is part 6 of 17 in the series King of Fighters

The King of Fighters ’99 starts the NESTS storyline, a plot of an evil organization who seeks to clone the

After Burner

This entry is part 1 of 8 in the series After Burner

Sega’s After Burner, an aerial combat game released in 1987, ditches complexity in favor of straightforward action. Prior to this,

Lords of Thunder

Lords of Thunder (called Winds of Thunder in Japan) was published by Hudson in 1993 for the PC Engine/TurboDuo, in

Seirei Senshi Spriggan

After their dalliance with the Sega Genesis with MUSHA, Compile returned to the PC Engine with their next shooter, Seirei

Ginga Fukei Densetsu Sapphire

While shoot-em-ups were king in the late ‘80s, the popularity of Street Fighter II caused a shift towards fighting games.

Princess Crown

Japanese game developer Vanillaware has a long standing reputation for absolutely gorgeous 2D visuals, with titles including Odin Sphere, Muramasa:

Galaxy Force

Galaxy Force is the ultimate culmination of Sega’s “super scaler“ series, developed for their System Y board in 1988. While

Fortune Summoners

LizSoft’s Fortune Summoners feels like a long lost 16-bit action-RPG. Published and localized into English by Carpe Fulgar, the same company that


This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series Dragon Slayer

Romancia, a side scrolling action adventure initially released in 1986, is the third of Falcom’s Dragon Slayer line, which were all designed


Most of the shooter competition games of the late ‘80s and early ‘90s used a similar template – a score

Ys III: Wanderers from Ys

This entry is part 2 of 13 in the series Ys

The third Ys game takes a cue from Zelda II and flings the series in a side scrolling perspective. As a result, many fans