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Psycho Fox

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Vic Tokai Platformers

Psycho Fox could basically be Kid Kool 2. Owing from the move to the NES to the SMS, the graphics are similar

DecapAttack / Magical Hat no Buttobi Taabo! Daibouken

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Vic Tokai Platformers

The basic concepts behind Kid Kool and Psycho Fox were carried forward into the 16-bit era, in what became two different titles, depending on

Kid Kool

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Vic Tokai Platformers

Kid Kool. Psycho Fox. Magical Hat no Buttobi Tabo! Daibōken. DecapAttack. Four titles which, at first glance, seemingly have nothing in common, yet

Streets of Rage 3

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

Most of the time, when you have a trilogy of games, you’ll have the first game, which introduces a concept,

Hellfire

Toaplan was primarily known for vertical shooters, but Hellfire is their first (of two) horizontal shooters, with the other one being Zero

Truxton II

Not very many people know that Truxton received a sequel, probably because it was only released in arcades and for the FM

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Eternam

Eternam is a point & click game released by French development studio Infogrames in 1992. While largely overshadowed by Alone in the

Heart of Darkness

Éric Chahi is probably best known for his masterpiece Another World (or Out of This World, as it’s known in North America). Heavily

Ultima I: First Age Of Darkness

This entry is part 4 of 7 in the series Ultima

Hail, noble one! Our land cries out for a stalwart hero, one who will brave the perils that wicked Mondain

Akalabeth

This entry is part 3 of 7 in the series Ultima

Many years ago the Dark Lord Mondain wandered the land spreading death and evil in his wake. He was banished

Ultima (Series Introduction)

This entry is part 1 of 7 in the series Ultima

Back in Houston, Texas in 1977, a 17-year-old nerd is putting the finishing touches on the 28th version of his

ToeJam & Earl in Panic on Funkotron

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Toejam & Earl

At the end of the original game, ToeJam & Earl managed to rebuild their rocket ship and return to their

ToeJam & Earl III: Mission to Earth

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Toejam & Earl

With the rise of the Dreamcast, work went underway to create a new game in the T&E series, which had fallen to

Toejam & Earl

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Toejam & Earl

If you mention the Genesis to anybody who’s familiar with it, odds are the first thing people are going to

The Urban Legend of Shin Megami Tensei: Turn it off now!

Back in 2003, a poster on the Japanese board 2ch posted a story about how he was playing Shin Megami