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The adventures of Game Club 199X continue as the crew tackle their greatest challenge yet! HG101's own Super Fighting Animal Team discuss the games you nominate on Twitter, and then, using a series of complicated algorithms and dark sciences, give them a very official, very final ranking on a rapidly growing list. You too can nominate the game of your choice on Twitter at @GC9X! Will you be the one to nominate the greatest game of all time?

See what's been ranked and nominated so far by checking out The Big List.

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Episode 032

Posted Date: January 13, 2016

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Join the HG101 castaways for a discussion about Nintendo's own Zelda ripoff and an Amiga game where people live in a giant ribcage.

Games:
Startropics
Knights of the Crystallion


Startropics


Episode 031

Posted Date: January 5, 2016

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Join the HG101 lads for a discussion about the first Deus Ex and the PC-Engine's best snake game.

Games:
Deus Ex
Gomola Speed


Gomola Speed


Episode 030

Posted Date: December 31, 2016

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Join the HG101 posse and special guest Nick Des Barres (AKA NickRox) for a discussion about the first DMC game, a Game and Watch classic, and Apes A-Poppin! Closing tune by Jim Kulakowski.

Games:
Devil May Cry
Ape Escape
Octopus


Octopus


Episode 029

Posted Date: December 22, 2016

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Join the HG101 posse and special guest Nick Des Barres for a discussion about the Darksalkers sequel and Taito's brutally difficult NES swan song. Closing tune by Ethan Wood.

Games:
Night Warriors - Darkstalkers' Revenge
Little Samson


Little Samson


Episode 028

Posted Date: December 20, 2016

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Join the HG101 gang and special guest Caitlin Oliver for a discussion about Lucasfilm Games' adventure masterpiece and two titans of the Dreamcast canon.

Games:
Maniac Mansion
Shenmue
Illbleed


Maniac Mansion


Episode 027

Posted Date: December 09, 2016

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Join the HG101 and Dogs Bower as they discuss a gauntlet of games nominated in five-star iTunes reviews. We had to play them, and you have to listen!

Games:
Turrican
Blazing Lazers
No One Can Stop Mr. Domino
Wendy Every Witch Way
Lethal Enforcers


Turrican


Episode 026

Posted Date: December 02, 2016

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Join the HG101 Hobo Millionaires as they discuss the finer points of voodoo warriorship, then play a dandy little jig on their insect flute!

Games:
Crystalis
Shadow Man
Rats!


Crystalis


Episode 025

Posted Date: November 28, 2016

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Join the HG101 Jerkbags as they discuss banana splits, crappy detectives, and mutually assured destruction.

Games:
Dead Or Alive 3
The Pandora Directive
Scorched Earth


Dead Or Alive 3


Episode 024

Posted Date: November 20, 2016

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Join the HG101 Rude Dudes With Tudes as they discuss football-helmeted space avengers, fiery-armed cowboy punks, and a glove that slaps a ball.

Games:
Commander Keen
God Hand
Glover


Commander Keen


Episode 023

Posted Date: November 10, 2016

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Join the HG101 Space Police as they discuss how cool footsteps sound and how satisfying it is to smash the pommel of your battleaxe into the Bad Brothers' smarmy Karnov-wannabe faces.

Games:
Golden Axe
Metroid


Golden Axe


Episode 022

Posted Date: November 4, 2016

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Join the HG101 Baggy Pants Players as they discuss fruit values, prehistoric misdirection, and the finer points of wabbit hunting.

Games:
Bangai-O
Jurassic Park
Bugs Bunny in Rabbit Rampage


Bangai-O


Episode 021

Posted Date: October 28, 2016

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Join the HG101 Real American Heroes as they do some bonding with Oddjob and Papa Shango in the Stack.

Games:
GoldenEye 007
Gekibo: Gekisha Boy


GoldenEye 007


Episode 020

Posted Date: October 21, 2016

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Join the HG101 Acclaim Power Team as they talk about sassy tomatoes, head-s'plosions, and the worst possible way to play Desert Strike.

Games:
Kwirk
Last Battle
Desert Strike: Return to the Gulf


Last Battle


Episode 019

Posted Date: October 14, 2016

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Join the HG101 FPS Lore Mythologists as they talk all over video pinball, "lose buttons," and the creepy peccadilloes of kusoge programmers.

Games:
Devil's Crush
Ganso Saiyuuki: Super Monkey Daibouken


Ganso Saiyuuki: Super Monkey Daibouken


Episode 018

Posted Date: October 7, 2016

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Join the HG101 Hostmasters General they kill the robot fish, kill the robot frog, and then they fly off on their robot dog.

Games:
Mega Man 3
Team Buddies


Team Buddies


Episode 017

Posted Date: September 29, 2016

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Join the HG101 Market Research Commandos as they trade body cavity smuggling tips and get startled by space cats.

Games:
Metal Gear Solid
Aliens: Infestation


Metal Gear Solid


Episode 016

Posted Date: September 23, 2016

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Join the HG101 Itinerant Game-Sophists as they discuss the theft of baseball's greatest steroid-treasures and the appropriate, warriorly way to murder your enemies.

Games:
Bushido Blade
Ninja Baseball Bat Man


Bushido Blade


Episode 015

Posted Date: September 16, 2016

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Join the HG101 Mystic Defenders as they discuss the weirdest 4X game that doesn't involve volcano people and the totally legit way you can unlock Luigi in Super Mario 64.

Games:
Super Mario 64
Master of Magic


Master of Magic


Episode 014

Posted Date: September 6, 2016

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Join the HG101 BK Kids Club as they discuss big swords, big hats, Joe Perry, and Game Freak juvenilia. Four more games are added to the Top 47,858 Games of All Time.

Games:
Final Fantasy VII
Carmen Sandiego
Pulseman
Revolution X


Pulseman


Episode 013

Posted Date: August 19, 2016

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Join the HG101 Local 219 as they discuss sticky floors, 9-11, the difference between escort missions and babysitting missions, and things Riven is the sequel to.

Games:
Yoshi's Island
Riven
Advance Wars 2
Lode Runner Online


Riven


Episode 012

Posted Date: August 4, 2016

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Join the HG101 Partyologists as they discuss the finer points of roving street gangs, roving biker gangs, roving slaver gangs, and Sewer Shark.

Games:
FTL
Full Throttle
Final Fight
Sewer Shark


Full Throttle


Episode 011

Posted Date: July 22, 2016

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Join the HG101 Opinion-Havers as they discuss white mohawks, gunning in conjunction with running, and proper pronunciation of Phobos.

Games:
Doom
Sin & Punishment
Robotron 2084
Uncanny X-Men


Sin & Punishment


Episode 010

Posted Date: July 8, 2016

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Join the HG101 Alternative Rockers as they discuss bandicoot husbandry, orangey-black projectiles, and Mario's enduring bromance with Dogs Bower.

Games:
Crash Bandicoot 2
The NewZealand Story
Ikaruga
Zoo Keeper


The NewZealand Story


Episode 009

Posted Date: June 24, 2016

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Join the HG101 Breakdance Posse as they discuss robocycles, marioballs, and the Pokey vs. Porky controversy.

Games:
EarthBound
Ranger-X
Mario Pinball Land
FireHawk


Ranger-X


Episode 008

Posted Date: June 10, 2016

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Join the HG101 Bureaucratic Nitwits as they belabor the point of everything, including robot scarves, man-sized clockwork boots, and how Snake Man feels about being Snake Man.

Games:
Super Mario Bros. 3
Mega Man Zero 2
Armed Police Batrider
CrazyBus


Armed Police Batrider


Episode 007

Posted Date: June 2, 2016

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Join the HG101 Junior Detective Squad as they discuss mind-bending 3D mazes, farting trumpet samples, and Yoshi's shameless attempt to cash in on the puzzle craze.

Games:
Decent
Super Castlevania IV
Clash at Demonhead
Yoshi


Yoshi


Episode 006

Posted Date: May 12, 2016

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Join the HG101 Maniac Pack as they discuss drill parts, insider trading, spandex hillbillies, and reckless girlfriend joyrides.

Games:
OutRun 2006
WWF No Mercy
Drill Dozer
Wall Street Kid


WWF No Mercy


Episode 005

Posted Date: April 29, 2016

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Join the HG101 Street Army with special guest Dogs Bower as they discuss baths, keycards, debt, and the marriage of running with gunning.

Games:
Contra: Hard Corps
Worms Armageddon
Blue Stinger
Jones in the Fast Lane


Jones in the Fast Lane


Episode 004

Posted Date: April 15, 2016

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Join the merry pranksters of HG101 as they ponder the mysteries of arcade gimmicks, Makoto's giant feet, and those sinister teddy bear picnics.

Games:
Street Fighter III
Bionic Commando
Tapper
Friday the 13th


Bionic Commando


Episode 003

Posted Date: April 1, 2016

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Join the HG101 Municipal Roundtable as we discuss motorcycle fighting, cyclomammoths, and endless toil in the Bubble Bobble afterlife.

Games:
Rainbow Islands
Space Harrier
Road Rash
Cavers of Khafka


Space Harrier


Episode 002

Posted Date: March 17, 2016

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Join the HG101 City Hamburglars to discuss chop block 4-3 defenses, radical dead children, confusingly named franchises, and mutant falcon terrorists.

Games:
Alien Soldier
NFL Blitz
Wonder Boy in Monster Land
Haunting Starring Polterguy


Alien Soldier


Episode 001

Posted Date: March 04, 2016

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Join the HG101 New World Order as we go to space, hunt for treasure, fly into enemy territory, and die repeatedly like that worthless runt Amagon.

Games:
Wario Land 4
Galaga
U.N. Squadron
Amagon


Amagon


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