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Loren the Amazon Princess

Visual Novels traditionally have been an inherently Japanese genre. Only fairly recently they gained popularity among American creators, so you

Bulk Slash

  The Sega Saturn has always, in the eyes of developers and consumers, had a bad reputation for 3D. Its

Arabian Magic

Everyone and their grandfather has likely heard of Prince of Persia, having been released on about 20 different systems and rebooted

Trio the Punch

Some games refuse to be classified by any conventional definition. Trio the Punch‘s existence defies all explanations and laws of

Zombie Virus

Zombie Virus‘s basic conceit is intriguing; as a medical student in a city where most of the population has suddenly

Michael Jackson’s Moonwalker (Genesis/SMS)

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Michael Jackson's Moonwalker

Ah, the 80s. We constantly look back on the era and its charming tackiness, its pointless, embarrassing, yet adorable fads,

System Shock

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series System Shock

First person dungeon crawling has been a staple of the computer role playing game ever since Richard Garriott’s Akalabeth. Its

Michael Jackson’s Moonwalker (Arcade)

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Michael Jackson's Moonwalker

The arcade version of Michael Jackson’s Moonwalker was developed in tandem with the Genesis version, but not only was it


This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Shantae

Wayforward Technologies was founded in 1990, and worked on a number of licensed and education products over the course of

Protect Me Knight

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Protect Me Knight

  The Xbox Live Independent Game Marketplace was an interesting experiment on Microsoft’s behalf, offering an open place for pretty

Conquest of the Crystal Palace

Conquest of the Crystal Palace was developed and published by Quest in Japan, and released by Asmik in the US.

Cave Noire

For a long time, Rogue-style games were solely concentrated on personal computers. In 1993, Chunsoft tinkered with the formula a

Time Twist

The Famicom Disk System housed a number of adventure games, several of which were published by Nintendo themselves. Amongst more


Namco practically invented the vertical shooter as we know it with Xevious, released in 1983. They expanded on the formula

Rockin’ Kats

Today, Atlus is beloved for their Shin Megami Tensei and offshoot Persona series than anything else. They’re arguably one of