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Punch Club

You remember how Gainax’s Princess Maker series basically invented an entire new subgenre and influenced a bizarre amount of western

DLC Quest

One of the modern plagues on gaming has become DLC and freemium game design. With the rise of cellphone gaming

Last Survivor

Most gamers know id Software’s Doom, released in 1993, as the game that popularized the multiplayer first person shooter, but

Supercharged Robot VULKAISER

Here it is, everyone. This is it. This is every single 1970s mecha anime ever made. Yelling, combining giant robots,


Criterion Games will forever be known as “those people that made Burnout.” That’s not necessarily bad, mind you, as Burnout

Always Sometimes Monsters

Indie games have a difficult time standing out. Many go the safe route and pay homage to old genres or


Pepsico tends to have a chip on its shoulder. As #2 in the cola wars, they strove to beat its

Phantom Brave

Nippon Ichi’s Disgaea was an international success, an SRPG with an inviting sense of humor, deep mechanics, and plenty of

Psychic World

Psychic World is an interesting side scrolling action game from an unknown little game company called Hertz. Although initially released


Pulseman is one of the most well-known non-Pokémon titles developed by Game Freak. Set in the 90s take on the

Radia Senki: Reimeihen

Radia Senki: Reimeihen (translated as “Chronicles of Radia War”) for the Famicom is one of the many great RPGs that

Rakugaki Showtime

Rakugaki Showtime might be one of Treasure’s most obscure titles. Released in 1999 in Japan for the PlayStation, it’s a


This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Actraiser

As one of the many fine titles to herald the success of Nintendo’s new technical powerhouse, ActRaiser had a little

I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream

“Hate. Let me tell you how much I’ve come to hate you since I began to live. There are 387.44

Alisia Dragoon

Alisia Dragoon is an overlooked platformer/shooter for the Genesis/Mega Drive, published by Sega in early 1992. It sported a relatively

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