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by Sotenga There were so many games being made at the start of the eighties that it was hard to

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by Iwant I once carried in my wallet a tear cried by my one true love. It was kept carefully

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by Sotenga Even in their early days, Sega were always thinking of bold new concepts to innovate and evolve the

Shinrei Jusatsushi Taroumaru

Shinrei Jusatsushi Taroumaru, also translated as “Psychic Killer Taromaru” or “Spiritual Assassin Taromaru”, or any combination of those words, has

Dreamweb

DreamWeb, a dark, cyberpunk adventure, just might be the most depressing game ever made. As a down-on-his-luck ex-bartender named Ryan,

Nier

Square-Enix’s flagship release of 2010 was Final Fantasy XIII, which almost immediately met with backlash for a streamlined, style-over-substance design

Circuit’s Edge

Circuit’s Edge is an interesting adventure/RPG hybrid published by Activision under their Infocom label, and developed by Westwood Studios. Based

Last Alert

Capitalizing on the success of Commando and Ikari Warriors along with countless popular action films of the time, the late

Metal Stoker

Face is a mostly unknown publisher even in Japan, and even more unknown is Sankido, the developer name under which

Dragon Ball: Advanced Adventure

There have countless licensed games produced about the immensely successful Dragon Ball manga by Akira Toriyama. Of the many trilogies

Beat Cop

Blue Bloods. Miami Vice. T.J. Hooker. Police procedurals are a dime a dozen on the boob tube, but they are

E.V.O.: Search for Eden

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series 46 Okunen

E.V.O.: Search for Eden is a significantly different take on the same evolutionary concept and mechanics of The Shinkaron. Abandoning

46 Okunen Monogatari: The Shinkaron

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Evolution may be one of the most important ideas in the history of science, but it’s tricky material for a

Kid Chameleon

Kid Chameleon is an underrated action platformer from Sega’s early 90’s American development studio Sega Technical Institute, otherwise known for

Momoko 120%

Video games can be surreal at times. That’s part of the fun, really. Usually it takes a moment to step

       
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