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Final Fight Streetwise

This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series Final Fight

Final Fight Streetwise is a tragedy of a game. When it was released, it was mocked relentless by critics and ignored

Final Fight Revenge

This entry is part 5 of 6 in the series Final Fight

Final Fight Revenge is a one-one-fighter drastically different from the rest of the series, designed by Capcom’s American studio but only

Shadow Force

When it came to beat-em-ups, Technōs was never content to simply rehash a formula again and again. They were always

King of Fighters XI, The

This entry is part 12 of 12 in the series King of Fighters

After messing around with the Atomiswave for NeoWave, SNK finally got back on track with The King of Fighters XI,

Rodland

What an unfortunate name. Rodland is one of those single-screen arcade-style games like Bubble Bobble or Snow Bros. Like these, the goal is to kill all

Ninja Gaiden (NES)

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Ninja Gaiden

The Ninja Gaiden Trilogy (1988-1991 & 1995) The Ninja Gaiden arcade game wasn’t that great, but at the same time as Strong

Ninja Gaiden (Arcade)

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Ninja Gaiden

The ’80s were the decade of the ninja. That decade saw a plethora of games and (often very cheaply produced)

Secret of Monkey Island, The

This entry is part 4 of 6 in the series Monkey Island

“Hi! My name’s Guybrush Threepwood, and I want to be a pirate!” The Secret of Monkey Island begins with Guybrush

The King of Fighters 2003

This entry is part 10 of 12 in the series King of Fighters

With the resurrection of SNK as SNK Playmore, the entire series was reinvented anew. Inspired by the Capcom Versus series,

Blue Force

This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series Police Quest

It’s never been officially documented how or why Jim Walls left Sierra, but someone apparently decided that his services were

Police Quest: SWAT

This entry is part 5 of 6 in the series Police Quest

Police Quest: SWAT might actually be one of the worst video games ever made. Like Phantasmagoria and The Beast Within,

Police Quest: Open Season

This entry is part 4 of 6 in the series Police Quest

The fourth Police Quest game represents a marked shift in tone from the previous games. By this point, Jim Walls

Police Quest 3: The Kindred

This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series Police Quest

Police Quest 3, which uses the same SCI interpreter as the Police Quest I remake, is a return to form,

Police Quest 2: The Vengeance

This entry is part 2 of 6 in the series Police Quest

It’s been one year after Sonny has put Jessie Bains beyond bars. He’s continued his career as a detective, and

Brandish 3: Spirit of Balcan

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Brandish

The third Brandish game is subtitled Spirit of Balcan. The “Balcan” mentioned here was Dela’s master, and the same guy Ares killed back