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Power Drift

Sega’s Power Drift is a go-kart racing game, and one of many arcade titles to use Sega’s Super Scaler technology to emulate

Dragon Slayer

This entry is part 1 of 6 in the series Dragon Slayer

“Dragon Slayer is unlike any other game you have played on your computer!” Falcom’s Dragon Slayer is one of Japan’s first action

Strider

This entry is part 1 of 6 in the series Strider

Capcom’s Strider series is set in the future, a time of the Striders, an elite group of counter-terrorists working to

Nin²-Jump

Japanese developer Cave has been known for their long running line of distinct shooters, but they occasionally branch out into

Völgarr the Viking

Long ago, there was a time when men were still true men; when unleashed, savage barbarians wandered the earth, always

Revolter

Taken on its own terms, there is little of interest about Revolter, a vertically scrolling PC88 shooter released in 1988. A

Longest Journey, The

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Longest Journey, The

By the latter half of the ‘90s, the adventure genre was on its last legs. By the turn of the

Holy Diver

  Though not extraordinarily well known in North America, Irem released several quality games, most of which were designated for

Aquales

Most retro game fans will have heard of Assault Suits Valken on the SNES, known as Cybernator in the West. A fantastic

Earnest Evans

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Earnest Evans

Earnest Evans desperately wants to be Indiana Jones – you can tell this just by looking at the American cover.

Annet Futatabi

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Earnest Evans

Annet Futatabi – usually translated as “Annet Again,” but a better translation would be “Annet Returns” – is the third and

Cliffhanger, The: Edward Randy

Since the early days of the medium, video games have been trying desperately to mimic movies. It probably began with

Drakengard 2

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Drakengard

Drakengard wasn’t exactly a smash in Japan or in the States, but, for whatever reason, it seemed to develop quite a

Actraiser 2

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Actraiser

The highly-anticipated sequel to ActRaiser appeared at first glance to deliver a fantastic combination of familiar elements and new designs.

El Viento

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Earnest Evans

The “Earnest Evans Series” is a trilogy of games for the Genesis and Mega CD, created by Wolf Team and