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3-2-1, Rattle Battle!

3-2-1, Rattle Battle!

Nintendo Wii - Released - March 31, 2009

Rattle to rack up points in crazy mini-games! Battle your friends to see who’s the best rattler! 3-2-1, Rattle Battle! is a party game packed with exciting mini-games. Intuitive controls mean that anyone can enjoy playing - just grab the Wii Remote and shake it to “rattle”. Great fun for single players, but the party really gets started when you register high scores on Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection to see how you measure up against players from around the globe! Mini-Games: Rattle In Time: Use split-second timing to rattle at exactly the right moment! Rattle Reflex: Test your...

Argos no Juujiken

Argos no Juujiken

Sega Master System - Released - March 25, 1988

An evil being known as Ligar is about to conquer the land of Argool. Such is his power that no living creature dares to cross paths with him. But the legendary warrior Rygar rises from his grave to restore peace and justice. Armed with his famed weapon Diskarmor, Rygar begins to traverse the vast lands that lead to the lair of the demon, as his minions are trying in vain to stop him... Originally released on the arcades, Rygar is a side-scrolling action game. The player controls the titular hero, advancing through stages populated by hostile creatures. Beside the Diskarmor, a weapon that...

Bad News Baseball

Bad News Baseball

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - December 15, 1989

Looking for a baseball game that will challenge your skills and tickle your funnybone? You've finally found it. Bad News Baseball is the new cartoon-style, outrageously funny baseball game only from Tecmo. It's fast-paced and jam-packed full of new animated cinema displays and exciting action. And now Bad News Baseball has boys and girls teams! Play against the computer, play with a buddy, or use the spectator mode, but you had better get ready to laugh. Featuring 12 boys teams and 12 girls teams, 11 different pitches and Tecmo's famous instant close-ups, all you need is a hotdog and you're...

Captain Tsubasa

Captain Tsubasa

Sega CD - Released - September 30, 1994

Captain Tsubasa for the SEGA CD is a football game that follows the style of Tecmo Cup. Just like the Japanese version of Tecmo Cup, it is based on the anime series that narrate the adventures of the young Tsubasa, from his beginnings in the Nankatsu team, till the end of the National Championship, where he will compete against his biggest rival in the series, Kojro Hyuga, star striker of the Meiwa. During matches, you will see an animation of the player you control, and below him a map that indicates the locations of all players competing, your position being highlighted. If no rival...

Captain Tsubasa II: Super Striker

Captain Tsubasa II: Super Striker

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - July 20, 1990

Captain Tsubasa II: Super Striker is a continuation of the "Cinematic Soccer" series of games started on the Famicom. Released in 1990 by Tecmo this game is fairly similar to its predecessor but with some slight graphical improvements. It was also the last Tsubasa game to be released on the Family Computer with the series moving to the Super Famicom two years later.

Captain Tsubasa III: Koutei no Chousen

Captain Tsubasa III: Koutei no Chousen

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - July 17, 1992

Captain Tsubasa III: Koutei no Chousen ("Kaiser's Challenge") is a soccer RPG based on the Captain Tsubasa manga and anime. It is the third game in the series, and the first for the Super Nintendo. As was the case with its forebears, Koutei no Chousen uses a semi-turn-based RPG format in which the player selects commands dependent on whether or not they have possession of the ball. The game follows the story of the manga to some extent. Besides the obvious graphical upgrade moving from 8-bit to 16-bit, Koutei no Chousen now allows the player to see a map of the pitch to help them...

Captain Tsubasa IV: Pro no Rival Tachi

Captain Tsubasa IV: Pro no Rival Tachi

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - April 3, 1993

Captain Tsubasa 4: Pro no Rival Tachi (キャプテン翼Ⅳ プロのライバルたち?) is the fourth sequel of the original Captain Tsubasa videogame series by Tecmo. It's a direct sequel of Captain Tsubasa 3: Koutei no Chousen and released exclusively in Japan for Nintendo's Super Famicom on April 3, 1993.

Captain Tsubasa V: Hasha no Shougou Campione

Captain Tsubasa V: Hasha no Shougou Campione

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - December 9, 1994

The fifth and final instalment of the original Captain Tsubasa video game series by Tecmo. It's a sequel of Captain Tsubasa 4: Pro no Rival Tachi and the game differs greatly from its "Cinematic Soccer" oriented predecessors. It adopts a new gameplay with a classic view of the pitch and improved graphics. It features various RPG elements with special techniques of characters, known from Captain Tsubasa manga and anime series. The game's story mode focuses mainly on Tsubasa's Serie A season with Lecce and international campaign with Japan. In addition, other characters like Kojiro Hyuga, Genzo...

Cool Boarders Arcade Jam

Cool Boarders Arcade Jam

Arcade - Released - 1997

Cool Boarders Arcade Jam was produced by Tecmo in 1997.

Dead or Alive

Dead or Alive

Sega Saturn - October 9, 1997

The first in the Dead or Alive series, and features many of the same features that has made the DoA series so popular today; somewhat realistic combat, good character design, and scantily clad women whose breasts bounce a lot. The game doesn't mess too much with a background story- it's a 3D one on one fighter that takes place within an arena of limited space. Each character has their own unique way of fighting, their own abilities, and even their own hobbies and likes. (For example, Ryu Hayabusa- yes, he of Ninja Gaiden fame- likes sushi, mountain climbing, and fishing.)

Dead Or Alive ++

Dead Or Alive ++

Arcade - Released - November 1, 1998

Dead or Alive ++ (Plus Plus) is an updated version of Dead or Alive released in 1998. It includes new characters, improved graphics, and unlockable costumes. The updated version also features remixed stage designs.

Dead or Alive 2: Final

Dead or Alive 2: Final

Sega Dreamcast - Homebrew - September 21, 2015

It's finally upon us! The mod is complete and is titled "Dead Or Alive 2 Final". Lots of changes have been made to "Dead Or Alive 2 Limited Edition" on the Dreamcast to bring you new costumes, new music, new dialogue and different stage arrangements, but to experience it all for yourself you can.

Dead or Alive Online

Windows - August 29, 2009

Dead or Alive Online, is a PC-based game from the Dead or Alive series, with online capabilities created by Lievo Studios. Shown at the 2008 Tokyo Game Show, the game was planned to be released during the 2008 Beijing Olympics. The game only reached open beta level, with the latest beta having been released on August 24, 2009. On January 9, 2010, all Dead or Alive Online servers were closed, meaning people are no longer able to play the game. The game was in Chinese, but could be accessed internationally. The game's future state is unclear at this point.

Deception III: Dark Delusion

Deception III: Dark Delusion

Sony Playstation - Released - March 1, 2000

Deception III: Dark Delusion is the third installment in Tecmo, Inc.'s unique role-playing series. Players enter a world where strategy and innovation are integral to survival, and where deceit and mysterious intentions abound. Deception III combines RPG elements with action and adventure, as deadly traps are constructed and placed to destroy enemies. The game utilizes a third person perspective, and features over 2000 trap combinations. Multiple endings are possible as the player makes decisions that will affect Reina's future. In addition to the story mode, there are Trap License, Training,...

Dero~n Dero Dero

Dero~n Dero Dero

Sega Saturn - Released - January 26, 1996

Dero~n Dero Dero (でろーんでろでろ) is a 1995 arcade game by Tecmo ported to the Sega Saturn in 1996. Other ports were released overseas as Tecmo Stackers, as was a planned North American release for November 1996. The game plays similarly to other falling-block puzzle games in the vein of Puyo Puyo, except that after each clear, the remaining blocks "reach out" (stretch to the left, down, and to the right), finding other blocks of the same color to hook up to.

Deroon DeroDero

Deroon DeroDero

Arcade - Released - 1995

Deroon DeroDero is a puzzle game similar to Puyo Puyo and was released exclusively in Japan in 1995 by Tecmo. It was later released on Sony Playstation as Tecmo Stackers. Players try to connect sets of four blocks so that their colors match, causing the blocks to be removed. Remaining blocks may then fall and complete other sets of four blocks. The main difference between Tecmo Stackers and Puyo Pop is that blocks in Tecmo Stackers stretch in various directions after adjacent blocks are removed, and the "arms" they send out can complete sets of blocks and be removed; this allows for longer...

Eat! Fat! FIGHT!

Eat! Fat! FIGHT!

Nintendo Wii - December 8, 2009

Forget about being healthy! Here's a game that celebrates eating, getting fat, and fighting! Hold the Wii Remote horizontally, and tilt it left, right, up or down to perform all kinds of lifts and throws just like in real sumo. There are also hidden moves like suplexes and scrapbusters thrown in for fun. Use all the moves you learn in tournaments around the world to reach the peak of sumo and become a yokozuna! In ONE PLAYER mode, play eating or sparring minigames to make your wrestler stronger and change how they look. You can also use your own Mii faces on your...

Eight Forces

Eight Forces

Arcade - Released - 1994

A vertical jet shooter from Tecmo where you can select from four different jets.

Euro League

Arcade - Unlicensed - 1989

Euro League is an unofficial bootleg of Tecmo World Cup '90 which is a football (soccer) arcade game released in 1989 by Tecmo. It features eight European club teams in place of the eight National teams available in Tecmo World Cup '90.

European Championship 1992

European Championship 1992

Atari ST - 1992

Tecmo's World Cup '90 arcade game was remodeled based on the 1992 European Championships for its home computer release. The tournament's structure of the time (2 groups of 4 play each other once, top 2 go through to semi-finals followed by a final) is recreated, with any of Europe's soccer nations available to be chosen as those 8, and 1 or 2 human players choosing their team, playing on either keyboard or joystick. The matches are played from a side-scrolling perspective. The ball sticks to the player's foot, and can be kicked or passed with a press of the fire button. The referee is...

European Championship 1992

MS-DOS - Released - 1992

Tecmo's World Cup '90 arcade game was remodeled based on the 1992 European Championships for its home computer release. The tournament's structure of the time (2 groups of 4 play each other once, top 2 go through to semi-finals followed by a final) is recreated, with any of Europe's soccer nations available to be chosen as those 8, and 1 or 2 human players choosing their team, playing on either keyboard or joystick. The matches are played from a side-scrolling perspective. The ball sticks to the player's foot, and can be kicked or passed with a press of the fire button. The referee is...

Fatal Frame

Fatal Frame

Microsoft Xbox - Released - November 22, 2002

Miku Hinasaki is young girl with a strange sixth sense. Her brother, Mafuyu, and his mentor, Junsei Takamine, went to investigate a mansion that once was inhabited by a powerful landowner who had absolute control over the area. Unfortunately, they never returned from their investigation.

Fatal Frame

Fatal Frame

Sony Playstation 2 - Released - December 13, 2001

Miku Hinasaki is young girl with a strange sixth sense. Her brother, Mafuyu, and his mentor, Junsei Takamine, went to investigate a mansion that once was inhabited by a powerful landowner who had absolute control over the area. Unfortunately, they never returned from their investigation. Miku enters the mansion, armed with only an antique camera given to her by her deceased mother, to try to find her brother. While inside the mansion, Miku will encounter ghosts and other spiritual apparitions. In order to overcome these spirits and survive, she must use the magical camera to capture the...

Fatal Frame II: Crimson Butterfly

Fatal Frame II: Crimson Butterfly

Sony Playstation 2 - Released - November 18, 2003

Twin sisters Mio and Mayu, while visiting a vacation spot from their childhood, become lost in a dark forest. The path disappears behind them as they enter the Lost Village, a place that vanished from the living world years ago. Ghosts of the townspeople walk the streets and search for the twins, intent on completing a dark ritual long left unfinished. Mayu begins to grow distant from Mio as well, and she begins to speak as if she were another person entirely. By chance Mio finds the Camera Obscura, and with its powers she searches for a way out get her sister and herself out of the...

Fatal Frame II: Crimson Butterfly

Fatal Frame II: Crimson Butterfly

Microsoft Xbox - November 1, 2004

Twin sisters Mio and Mayu, while visiting a vacation spot from their childhood, become lost in a dark forest. The path disappears behind them as they enter the Lost Village, a place that vanished from the living world years ago. Ghosts of the townspeople walk the streets and search for the twins, intent on completing a dark ritual long left unfinished. Mayu begins to grow distant from Mio as well, and she begins to speak as if she were another person entirely. By chance Mio finds the Camera Obscura, and with its powers she searches for a way out get her sister and herself out of the...

Fatal Frame II: Crimson Butterfly

Fatal Frame II: Crimson Butterfly

Nintendo Wii - Released - June 29, 2012

Fatal Frame II: Crimson Butterfly (零 〜紅い蝶〜 Zero ~Akai Chō~?, lit. "Zero ~Crimson Butterfly~"), known in Europe as Project Zero II: Crimson Butterfly, is a Japanese survival horror video game[5] developed and originally published by Tecmo in 2003 for the PlayStation 2. It is the second installment in the Fatal Frame series, although not a direct sequel to the first title, Fatal Frame. The story follows twin sisters Mio and Mayu as they explore an abandoned village and experience encounters with the paranormal. Players must use the Camera Obscura to defeat ghosts and uncover the secrets of the...

Fatal Frame III: The Tormented

Fatal Frame III: The Tormented

Sony Playstation 2 - Released - November 8, 2005

The Fatal Frame series is back. Rei Kurosawa's fiancé, Yuu Asou, dies in an ugly car accident when she is driving. She enters a haunted mansion as part of a reporting assignment. Here she is frightened by images of her dead fiancé. The game incorporates the camera mode from the previous games, used to capture ghosts. You use the camera obscura not only as a weapon to capture ghosts but as a guide by taking pictures of the ghosts and creepy objects in the house in order to solve the mystery and get rid of the curse. You walk around with a strobe light looking for clues to the...

Final Star Force

Final Star Force

Arcade - September 1, 1992

The gameplay of Final Star Force goes back to the formula of the original Star Force, but with updated graphics and some extra power-ups. Other things that have been changed from the original are the style of the title screen's logo, the background, and some enemies. Players control the two space fighter ships Blue Nova and Red Nova. There are three different power-ups to choose from called "Pulsators". Each name of a Pulsator has a letter at the beginning of it (e.g. A-Pulsator, B-Pulsator, C-Pulsator). The power-up system is similar to the one seen in the 1990 Raiden arcade game. Unlike...

Fire 'n Ice

Fire 'n Ice

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - March 11, 1993

In this game, players control Dana. The goal of each stage is to put out all the fires. The fires are extinguished by either kicking an ice block into the flame, or dropping one from above. Dana's moveset includes the abilities to walk left and right across level ground. He can also climb on top of a solid block to his left or right, provided it is only one block tall and there is nothing on top of it. Dana can also push blocks of ice, which will then slide until they fall or hit a wall. Dana's most important ability is his ice magic. He can create and destroy blocks of ice. As the gameplay is...

Fret Nice

Fret Nice

Sony Playstation 3 - February 4, 2010

Gallop Racer

Gallop Racer

Arcade - Released - 1996

A 3-D horse racing game from Tecmo. The first game in the Gallop Racer series.

Gallop Racer

Gallop Racer

Sony Playstation - March 17, 1999

Just like in real horse racing, no two races are alike: race outcomes are determined by racetrack, conditions, pack and luck. A great party game for players and spectators alike, you can be the jockey, or select watch mode, and be a spectator. As the jockey, you decide when to hold back, move inside, move outside and go for the lead horses even change lanes, get bumped, get blocked and lose ground on curves. The winners are put out to stud, and the losers, put out to pasture.

Gallop Racer 2

Gallop Racer 2

Arcade - Released - 1997

This is the first sequel to Tecmo's original Gallop Racer. Unlike the first game, this one allows for two player vs. play, while the original was a single player only game.

Gallop Racer 2000

Gallop Racer 2000

Sony Playstation - Released - February 17, 2000

A stable of 1500 horse make up the mighty steed database in Gallop Racer 2000. The gameplay's simple enough where you get on the saddle and race your equine to the winning post while thundering competitors strive for the same goals. This version allow players to create their own "dream horse". Other new feature will include new horses being allowed to inherit the abilities of their parents. This game is the last one in the Gallop Racer series for PSone. These are the game modes: - Season mode - Practice mode - Vs Mode - Dream Cup mode

Gallop Racer 2001

Gallop Racer 2001

Sony Playstation 2 - Released - August 20, 2001

Following up "Gallop Racer" for the PSX, GR 2001 players can manage and assemble their own stable or simply bet on the races themselves. Players can assume the role of the breeder, the jockey, or a spectator in the stands.

Gallop Racer 2003: A New Breed

Gallop Racer 2003: A New Breed

Sony Playstation 2 - March 23, 2003

Gallop Racer 2003 is an update of it's previous incarnations with the standard modes (exhibition and season mode) and has six different jockeys to choose for the players character in the season mode as well as 32 different tracks and over 3000 different horses. Players can breed horses using a series of mini-games, the outcome, either good or bad, will determine the type of horse, the better the player is at the mini-games, the more powerful the breed will be. Also the player can bet on races in the season mode, using the proceeds to buy better facilities to train their stable. It also...

Gallop Racer 2004

Gallop Racer 2004

Sony Playstation 2 - Released - August 31, 2004

(Also known as "Gallop Racer Lucky 7" in Japan) High-resolution graphics, advanced racing, and a variety of new modes take Gallop Racer 2004 to a higher level in digital horse racing fun. Old favorites such as the betting system and the classic season mode will also be back in the new title. Features: Enhanced Revolution Mode. Players will now be able to experience the perfect ride using the "Ability" setting to create an enhanced revolution called the "Big Revolution". Dramatic graphics such as the screen breaking into a million pieces like a mirror will add to the player's rush once they...

Gallop Racer 2006

Gallop Racer 2006

Sony Playstation 2 - May 2, 2006

Gallop Racer 2006, is the perennial update of the Gallop Racer series, with the standard gaming modes: Exhibition and Career, along with new modes such as Memorial Quest, where players can partake in over a 100 classic horse races from past years and Field of Legend, where players can test their created horses against actually horses from past years of horse racing. This entire setting is set in a theme park-style arena called Gallop Racing Square. Not only can players create their own horses, but they can also race classic and legendary horses from previous years in the history of horse...

Gallop Racer 3

Gallop Racer 3

Sony Playstation - Released - March 18, 1999

Gallop Racer features 1400+ horses, 28 racetracks, and secrets to be unlocked. Three modes of play in which players can become a jockey or a spectator are included: Season, Practice, and Versus. Before beginning a season users must first select from a number of options in order to create themselves. As a jockey players will need to name themselves, choose a gender, select a difficulty level, and design their uniform. Once the jockey setup is complete a horse will need to be purchased. While up to 10 horses can be owned at one time, some races will need to be won before a player can afford...

Gallop Racer 3

Arcade - Released - 1999

The 3rd game in the 3-D horse racing series from Tecmo. Released in April 1999.

Ganbare Ginkun

Ganbare Ginkun

Arcade - 1995

Gemini Wing

Gemini Wing

Sharp X68000 - Released - October 31, 1990

Humans and aliens are living in harmony in the future, until a tabloid journalist stirs up hatred towards aliens. They respond by invading the planet, and it's down to the protagonist to clear up a situation scarily similar to reality in this arcade conversion. Gemini Wing is a vertically-scrolling shoot 'em up, which is distinguished by its unusual power-up system. Instead of gaining occasional tokens which lead to lasting weaponry improvements, occasional flurries of tokens are released to ensure a quick burst of improved fire. The organic backgrounds are detailed, and have many sections...

Gemini Wing

Gemini Wing

Microsoft MSX

Humans and aliens are living in harmony in the future, until a tabloid journalist stirs up hatred towards aliens. They respond by invading the planet, and it's down to the protagonist to clear up a situation scarily similar to reality in this arcade conversion. Gemini Wing is a vertically-scrolling shoot 'em up, which is distinguished by its unusual power-up system. Instead of gaining occasional tokens which lead to lasting weaponry improvements, occasional flurries of tokens are released to ensure a quick burst of improved fire. The organic backgrounds are detailed, and have many sections...

Gemini Wing

Gemini Wing

Arcade - October 31, 1987

Arcade version of a vertically scrolling shooter by TECMO. Destroy enemies and collect items, such as speed, that are stored in a tail behind your ship. Press the second button to activate them one by one in the order they were collected.

Gemini Wing

Gemini Wing

Commodore 64 - 1987

Humans and aliens are living in harmony in the future, until a tabloid journalist stirs up hatred towards aliens. They respond by invading the planet, and it's down to the protagonist to clear up a situation scarily similar to reality in this arcade conversion. Gemini Wing is a vertically-scrolling shoot 'em up, which is distinguished by its unusual power-up system. Instead of gaining occasional tokens which lead to lasting weaponry improvements, occasional flurries of tokens are released to ensure a quick burst of improved fire. The organic backgrounds are detailed, and have many sections...

GunNail

GunNail

Arcade - Released - January 1, 1993

GunNail is a vertically scrolling shoot 'em up produced by NMK and Tecmo in 1993. The player controls a spaceship which can be equipped with straight, spread, or homing lasers. The game has a high difficulty curve, as all power-ups are lost upon death and the colorful sprites and screen effects make enemy projectiles difficult to avoid.

J. League Soccer - Jikkyou Survival League

J. League Soccer - Jikkyou Survival League

Sony Playstation - Released - December 22, 1999

The J. League Division 1 is the top division of Japan Professional Football League and is the top professional association football league in Japan. It is one of the most successful leagues in Asian club football and the only league given top class 'A' ranking by the AFC. Currently, J. League Division 1 is the first level of the Japanese association football league system. The second tier is represented by J. League Division 2. J-League Soccer - Jikkyou Survival League is a soccer game endorsed by the J.League and the game features different weather effects, stadiums, night and day time,...

J-League Go Go Goal!

J-League Go Go Goal!

Sega Saturn - Released - May 30, 1997

J.League Go Go Goal! (Jリーグ ゴーゴーゴール!) is a Sport - Soccer game, developed and published by Tecmo, Ltd., which was released in Japan in 1997 for the Sega Saturn.

Kagero: Deception II

Kagero: Deception II

Sony Playstation - Released - October 14, 1998

Enter a world where humans and creatures called Timenoids coexist. These blue-skinned Timenoids are determined to wipe out the inferior human race, and this is where you come in. You play the role of Millennia, a young woman who was brainwashed at an early age to do the Timenoids' bidding. She now believes that the humans must be exterminated from the world, which is rather ironic, since she is human herself. Yet if she succeeds, the Timenoids have promised her immortality and the power to become one of their own... In this sequel to Tecmo's Deception, you are once again placed inside a...

Kyatto Ninden Teyandee

Kyatto Ninden Teyandee

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - July 19, 1991

Players take the role of the three main cats and otasuke (rescue team) members, who can be switched to at any time and have special abilities to progress through the game. The game features most of the characters in the series as well as an additional villain, a mysterious scientist named Dr. Purple (Dr. パープ). Based off a early 1990's anime series.

Mighty Bomb Jack

Mighty Bomb Jack

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - April 24, 1986

One day a wicked plot to bring the world into ruin was instigated by King Demon Beelzebut. He kidnapped the merciful King Pamera, his beloved queen, and the fair princess, and imprisoned them in a cursed pyramid. The mighty brothers fought bravely to save the royal family, but every one of them was defeated--all except Jack. Now you and Jack challenge the King Demon to a final fight in order to restore peace to the world. To put an end to Beelzebut's wicked rule, you must find your way through a labyrinth of 16 Royal Palace Rooms that lead to the pyramid. On your quest, you must detonate...

Monster Farm Jump

Monster Farm Jump

Arcade - Released - 2001

A colorful monster-themed 3D platformer game devolped by Tecmo in the same vain as 3D World Runner and other Runner games. This game stars a wide vareity of crazy characters made popular by the Monster Rancher series.

Monster Rancher

Monster Rancher

Sony Playstation - Released - November 30, 1997

One takes the role of a monster breeder whose goal is to raise monsters to fight in tournaments. The breeder must take it in hand to raise the monster throughout its life, training it, keeping it healthy, making an exercise schedule, and trying to maximize its abilities before it dies of old age or is retired. Monsters have good or bad morale depending on how they are raised; loyal monsters are more likely to perform critical hits, while disloyal monsters might refuse to obey commands or not fight at all. Retired monsters can be combined to create more powerful monsters.

Monster Rancher 2

Monster Rancher 2

Sony Playstation - Released - February 25, 1999

Monster Rancher 2 is at heart an arena fighting game with a lot of ancillary game play thrown in. As a trainer of a fighting monster you have to train, reward, punish, cajole and bribe your minion to build up its statistics. You then take your monster into the arena where it battles with other monsters for cash prizes, prestige, and better stats. Like the original Monster Rancher, this game allows players to create a monster using an innovative technique: you can stick in any CD you own (PlayStation, audio, PC, or other) and the data that is read off the CD is used to generate the...

Monster Rancher 3

Monster Rancher 3

Sony Playstation 2 - Released - September 25, 2001

Monster raising and creature contests move into the 128-bit generation as the popular Tecmo series sets up shop on the PlayStation 2 in this release of Monster Rancher 3. Though many characters and places are recognizable from earlier releases in the series, monsters in this game are represented in a cel-shaded cartoon style, similar to that of the Dreamcast's Jet Grind Radio or the contemporary PS2 release Yanya Caballista featuring Gawoo. The game receives improved graphics and some additional features with its move to the more powerful PS2 console. Most of the rules of play and...

Monster Rancher 4

Monster Rancher 4

Sony Playstation 2 - Released - November 13, 2003

Raise monsters to explore and battle in this PS2 monster raising sim from Tecmo. This game improves upon previous installments by allowing more than one monster to be raised at once, interaction with the main character and the monsters, improved explorations, a customizable ranch, tag-team battles, improved 2P mode, a re-vamped battle system, and more detailed monsters. This game also features the longest most involved storyline of any Monster Rancher game to date. Your goal is to raise monsters to win in-game tournaments, explore for items, and improve your ranch. You can also test your...

Monster Rancher Advance

Monster Rancher Advance

Nintendo Game Boy Advance - November 28, 2001

Monster Rancher Advance is a Strategy Role-Playing game, developed and published by Tecmo, which was released in 2001.

Monster Rancher Advance 2

Monster Rancher Advance 2

Nintendo Game Boy Advance - October 25, 2002

Monster Rancher Advance 2 lets players create, train, and fight with monsters of their own choosing. Monsters are generated by inputting key phrases to create different monsters. Each phrase entered will create a unique monster, which will always appear when that specific phrase is entered. Players can experiment with many different phrases for unexpected results. Two separate monsters can also be combined with special items to form an entirely new monster. Certain combinations will lead to hidden, rare monsters which can not be obtained through the normal monster generation process. The...

Monster Rancher Battle Card Episode 2

Monster Rancher Battle Card Episode 2

Sony Playstation - Released - August 2, 2000

Monster Rancher Battle Card Episode II is the sequel to Monster Rancher Battle Card GB. But it takes advantage of the PlayStation's superiority in graphics and processing power and adds more complex storyline quests, and expands the card game itself. No knowledge of other Monster Rancher games is needed, however, characters from prior games do play pivotal roles in the storyline. For the first time, players can see into the personal lives of the characters in the Monster Rancher world, and interact with them while attempting to win matches of the collectible card game, to collect enough...

Monster Rancher EVO

Monster Rancher EVO

Sony Playstation 2 - Released - April 11, 2006

Monster Rancher EVO introduces an evolution in monster breeding with an intricate character-driven story, a two-phase training system, three-on-three battles and the ability to raise multiple monsters at a time. Players will balance monster breeding with role-playing exploration as they join in the adventures of Julio, a young circus performer with dreams of becoming a champion monster breeder. Traveling with the circus to seven different towns, the player will meet new adventures and new friends who can help with training and breeding monsters. Keeping in tradition, Monster Rancher EVO...

Monster Rancher Hop-A-Bout

Monster Rancher Hop-A-Bout

Sony Playstation - Released - December 10, 2000

Monster Rancher Hop-A-Bout is a platform adventure game based on characters from the Monster Rancher video games and animated TV series. Hop-A-Bout is an addictive and easy-to-learn title that challenges players to hop their way through more than a hundred obstacle courses. Designed to be 'fun for the whole family', Hop-A-Bout features arcade-style gameplay that is easy to learn and difficult to master. Hop-A-Bout players can choose from a cast of colorful Monster Rancher characters to start their journey. Armed with the ability to bounce slow or fast and to the right or left, characters...

Ninja Gaiden

Ninja Gaiden

Arcade - Released - 1988

Ninja Gaiden, later released in Europe as Shadow Warriors, is a 1988 side-scrolling beat-'em-up originally released by Tecmo as a coin-operated arcade video game. It was first released in North America, and Europe in 1988 and in Japan in 1989. Ninja Gaiden is a series of video games featuring the ninja Ryu Hayabusa as its protagonist. The series is known as Ninja Ryukenden (忍者龍剣伝 Ninja Ryūkenden, lit. "Legend of the Ninja Dragon Sword") in Japan. The word "gaiden" in the North American Ninja Gaiden title means "side-story" in Japanese, even though the Ninja Gaiden series is not a spinoff of...

Ninja Gaiden

Ninja Gaiden

Arcade - May 17, 1988

Ninja Action! The stage is set for conspiracy, mystery and evil in America. Come with Ninja Ryu as he takes you on his fateful journey. Tecmo's unique cinema display system develops the story stage by stage. You piece together the puzzle, while watching the movie-like graphics. Decide what action to take. Use the secret sword and items collected during the action scenes to fight your way to the goal!

Ninja Gaiden

Ninja Gaiden

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - December 9, 1988

Ryu Hayabusa of the Dragon Ninja Clan receives a letter from his father, saying that he was leaving for a duel with an unknown warrior. Should he not return, Ryu was to go to America and seek a man named Walter Smith. Ryu honors his father's last request, and travels to America. While there, he is kidnapped by a CIA agent and given a statue of a hideous beast.

Ninja Gaiden Episode II: The Dark Sword of Chaos

Arcade - 1990

Dynamic action scenes! Split your body into three, destroy all enemies with the Invincible Fire Wheel and other new Ninja fighting techniques! Ninja Gaiden II gives you the feel of real Ninjutsu! Exciting cinema display format! Ninja Gaiden II uses the same Cinema Display Format as the original. The fiendish plot unfolds in a movie-like sequence. Action, drama, revenge. Just wait till you get to the end!

Ninja Gaiden Episode III: The Ancient Ship of Doom

Arcade - 1991

This is the third entry in the series of fast-paced ninja action games, and is the last game in the series to be released on the Nintendo Entertainment System. Some time has passed since the defeat of Ashtar and the resurrected Jaquio, and Irene Lew has received a new mission to complete. She is to observe a strange factory that has been constructed recently for an unknown purpose, and investigate it. She proceeds to reconnoiter it, but is intercepted and apparently assassinated by her friend Ryu Hayabusa...except it isn't Ryu. It is an imposter. The real Ryu, angered over her death, and...

Ninja Gaiden II: The Dark Sword of Chaos

Ninja Gaiden II: The Dark Sword of Chaos

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - May 1, 1990

Dynamic action scenes! Split your body into three, destroy all enemies with the Invincible Fire Wheel and other new Ninja fighting techniques! Ninja Gaiden II gives you the feel of real Ninjutsu! Exciting cinema display format! Ninja Gaiden II uses the same Cinema Display Format as the original. The fiendish plot unfolds in a movie-like sequence. Action, drama, revenge. Just wait till you get to the end!

Ninja Gaiden III: The Ancient Ship of Doom

Ninja Gaiden III: The Ancient Ship of Doom

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - August 1, 1991

Thrilling new cinema screen! Follow the story of Ryu's epic adventure through Tecmo's movie-like Cinema Screen Animation. As you complete each level, a new part of the story unfolds. Exciting new powers and weapons! Over the years Ninja Ryu's fighting skills have improved to include fantastic new powers and weapons. Action-packed Ninja adventure! Can you get Ryu through his most challenging adventure as he battles the hideous ancient forces of darkness to save mankind? The Ultimate Ninja Challenge!

Ninja Gaiden III: The Ancient Ship of Doom

Ninja Gaiden III: The Ancient Ship of Doom

Atari Lynx - Released - 1993

Immerse yourself in action-acked Ninja adventure as you help Ryu through his greatest challenge. Battle the hideous ancient forces of darkness to save mankind, with the epic adventure unfolding as you complete each level.

Ninja Gaiden Trilogy

Ninja Gaiden Trilogy

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - August 10, 1995

Here it is! The complete NINJA GAIDEN TRILOGY you asked for. Enjoy the 3 classic Nintendo Ninja Gaiden games on one Super NES Game Pak. Follow Ryu's adventures as he fights the ancient forces of darkness with his Ninjutsu powers. Use strategy, cunning and deception to acquire the special ninja weapons needed to be successful in this epic quest. The Ninja Gaiden series tells it's story through Tecmo's unique cinema screen animation. This one is not to be missed!

Puzzlegeddon

Puzzlegeddon

Sony Playstation 3 - December 17, 2009

Quantum Theory

Quantum Theory

Microsoft Xbox 360 - September 28, 2010

It has been 300 years since humanity collapsed in the wake of a great war. Nearly all of civilization destroyed, only small groups continue to live on in the wasteland. However, in the wasteland, there are strange towers that have appeared. Seemingly sentient, nobody knows who built them or why, only that anyone who ventures near will know only death. From these towers comes a mysterious substance called diablosis, which corrupts those who touch it, turning them into murderous killing machines. One man, known only as Syd, has made it his mission to destroy these towers and stop the...

Radia Senki: Reimei Hen

Radia Senki: Reimei Hen

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - November 15, 1991

The story revolves around a hero who awakens in a field, without any memories of who he is or where he comes from. After befriending a magician named Darus and rescuing Princess Lefis of Ark from her crashed airship, he learns that the nations of Samara and Ark have been conquered by tyrants named Nova and Gadiss respectively. The hero is launched into a quest to protect the Princess, free the people from the villains' reign, and discover his identity.

Raiga: Strato Fighter

Raiga: Strato Fighter

Arcade - Released - 1991

A horizontal, scrolling shoot-em-up. One or two players try and avoid or shoot the enemy space ships on the screen so they can get to the end of the level. The Raiga has the ability to spin around to attack enemies from behind. Power-ups can be obtained by destroying container ships. The craft's weapons include the Shotgun, Ion launcher, Vertical, Homing Missiles and Bomb attacks along with items such as Speed Ups, Shields and Extends. The spacecraft can also obtain an Option weapon called the Auto Guard; three types of Auto Guards were available such as the target locking Beam Rifle, the...

Rygar

Rygar

Arcade - Released - 1987

Rygar was produced by Tecmo in 1986. A warrior with a huge mace travels through a strange world killing monsters. Pick up insignias and stars for bonus points. The game has 27 different levels. An evil being known as Ligar is about to conquer the land of Argool. Such is his power that no living creature dares to cross paths with him. But the legendary warrior Rygar rises from his grave to restore peace and justice. Armed with his famed weapon Diskarmor, Rygar begins to traverse the vast lands that lead to the lair of the demon, as his minions are trying in vain to stop him...

Rygar

Rygar

Sega Master System - March 25, 1988

An evil being known as Ligar is about to conquer the land of Argool. Such is his power that no living creature dares to cross paths with him. But the legendary warrior Rygar rises from his grave to restore peace and justice. Armed with his famed weapon Diskarmor, Rygar begins to traverse the vast lands that lead to the lair of the demon, as his minions are trying in vain to stop him... Originally released on the arcades, Rygar is a side-scrolling action game. The player controls the titular hero, advancing through stages populated by hostile creatures. Beside the Diskarmor, a weapon that...

Rygar

Rygar

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - April 17, 1987

An evil being known as Ligar is about to conquer the land of Argool. Such is his power that no living creature dares to cross paths with him. But the legendary warrior Rygar rises from his grave to restore peace and justice. Armed with his famed weapon Diskarmor, Rygar begins to traverse the vast lands that lead to the lair of the demon, as his minions are trying in vain to stop him...

Rygar

Rygar

Commodore 64 - Released - 1987

An evil being known as Ligar is about to conquer the land of Argool. Such is his power that no living creature dares to cross paths with him. But the legendary warrior Rygar rises from his grave to restore peace and justice. Armed with his famed weapon Diskarmor, Rygar begins to traverse the vast lands that lead to the lair of the demon, as his minions are trying in vain to stop him...

Rygar: The Battle of Argus

Rygar: The Battle of Argus

Nintendo Wii - February 3, 2009

Grab your Diskarmor and swing into action on the Nintendo Wii as the legendary warrior, Rygar! Immerse yourself in Greco-Roman mythology as you journey through the sundered Island of Argus. Intuitive use of the Wii remote allows you to deftly and effectively control the use of the powerful Diskarmor to destroy enemies and maneuver on, around, over, and under obstacles to save Princess Harmonia!

Rygar: The Legendary Adventure

Rygar: The Legendary Adventure

Sony Playstation 2 - November 26, 2002

This is a 3D-based sequel to Rygar, a Tecmo title which was successful in the arcades and on many home systems. In the land of Argos, Princess Harmonia is kidnapped by the Titans, who are led by ancient gods Cleopatra and a winged-demon character named Aristotle, in an attempt to release the evil spirit of Cronus. A young gladiator in training named Rygar hears her cries for help, and rushes to her rescue. Armed with a legendary device called the Diskarmor, Rygar will explore the land of Argos, destroying enemies and powerful demons, while finding items and seeking information to aid...

Saboten Bombers

Saboten Bombers

Arcade - Released - 1992

Saboten Bombers was produced by Tecmo in 1992. A multi-level platform game where the player controls a cactus that has to dodge and defeat its enemies. You are a cactus that can jump, run and throw objects. There are many levels with several comedic enemies. This game was released in Japan only.

Silkworm

Silkworm

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1989

Silkworm is a classic horizontally-scrolling shoot-em-up. The main difference between this game and many other side-scrolling shoot-em-ups is that you will be on land as well as in the air. The first player would play as a helicopter, but if a second player joins the game, they would play as a jeep. Both players would have to protect each other as well as themselves. After a certain number of kills, a "goose" helicopter would form on the screen. If the players managed to destroy it they would get a weapon's powerup. This would go on throughout the entire game, and a "goose" could appear...

Silkworm

Silkworm

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - June 1, 1990

Silkworm is a classic horizontally-scrolling shoot-em-up based on the 1988 Tecmo arcade game. The main difference between this game and many other side-scrolling shoot-em-ups is that you got to be on land as well as in the air. Player 1 would play as a helicopter, but if a second player joined the game, they would play as a jeep. Both players would have to protect each other as well as themselves. After a certain number of kills, a "goose" helicopter would form on the screen. If the players managed to destroy it they would get a weapons powerup. This would go on throughout the entire game...

Solomon no Kagi

Nintendo Famicom Disk System - Released - January 25, 1991

The main character, named Dana, is sent to retrieve "Solomon's Key" to restore the world to light from demons that were accidentally released. The object of the game is to advance through the 50 rooms of "Constellation Space" by acquiring a key to the door that leads to the next room before a timer runs out. Dana can run, jump, create or destroy orange blocks adjacent to him as well as create fireballs to destroy demons. The orange blocks can also be destroyed by hitting them with the character's head twice. Along the way Dana can acquire items to upgrade his firepower and extra lives as well...

Solomon's Key

Solomon's Key

Atari ST - Released - 1986

Solomon's Key is a platform game with both action and strategy elements. On each level your goal is to retrieve a key which can then be used to unlock the exit. To help out, you have a magic wand which can be used to create and destroy blocks (though some blocks can't be destroyed). In order to reach the key you will need carefully to arrange the blocks on the screen so you can jump your way around safely. Wandering around each level are a variety of enemies which will cause you to lose a life if you're caught. Some creatures can be killed by destroying the block they are standing on, others...

Solomon's Key

Solomon's Key

Commodore 64 - Released - July 30, 1986

Solomon's Key (ソロモンの鍵, Soromon no Kagi) is a puzzle game developed by Tecmo in 1986 for arcade release on custom hardware based on the Z80 chipset. It is better known as a 1987 port to the Commodore 64 and the Nintendo Entertainment System, although it also appeared on many other game systems of the time, like the Sega Master System in 1988 and the Famicom Disk System, released in Japan on January 25, 1991.

Solomon's Key

Solomon's Key

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - July 30, 1986

Solomon's Key is a platform game with both action and strategy elements. On each level your goal is to retrieve a key which can then be used to unlock the exit. To help out, you have a magic wand which can be used to create and destroy blocks (though some blocks can't be destroyed). In order to reach the key you will need carefully to arrange the blocks on the screen so you can jump your way around safely. Wandering around each level are a variety of enemies which will cause you to lose a life if you're caught. Some creatures can be killed by destroying the block they are standing on, others...

Soumatou

Soumatou

Sony Playstation - Released - December 9, 1999

Soumatou (Deception III: Dark Delusion) expanded on the gameplay of Kagero by introducing a training mode, a mission mode, and trap enhancement through a series of crests and other artifacts. In the main story mode, players control Reina, a girl who, with her adoptive family, has been kidnapped and brought to the land of Burgenhagen to be sold into slavery. Reina must use the trapping powers she acquired to defeat her kidnappers and solve the mysteries of the pendant she wears, which other people seem to covet for unknown reasons.

Super Pinball Action

Super Pinball Action

Arcade - Released - 1991

Super Pinball Action is a video pinball game released in 1991 to arcades as the sequel to Tehkan's Pinball Action. Like its predecessor, it accurately duplicates the ergonomics and gameplay of traditional mechanical pinball, now with graphical upgrades enabled by the more powerful hardware of the time.

Super Shot Soccer

Super Shot Soccer

Sony Playstation - Released - June 14, 2002

Tecmo's Super Shot Soccer is a hybrid of simulation and arcade-styled soccer. Featuring over 30 teams from around the world, the game's play modes are based on international-styled soccer. The four play modes are Test Mode (exhibition play), World Tournament Play (inspired by soccer's World Cup), International League (a round-robin league) and International Cup (a 16 team tournament). Of these modes, only Test Mode allows two players to play the game at the same time. Differing itself from typical soccer simulation titles, Super Shot Soccer provides over the top arcade-style plays. Called...

Super Star Force: Jikūreki no Himitsu

Super Star Force: Jikūreki no Himitsu

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - November 11, 1986

Super Star Force: Jikūreki no Himitsu (スーパースターフォース 時空暦の秘密?, lit. "Secrets of the Space-Time Calendar") is a video game developed and published by Tecmo on November 11, 1986 for the Family Computer only in Japan. The game was featured in episode 111 (14th Season) of GameCenter CX. While this video game was originally assigned by Hudson Soft to be the publisher, Tecmo (then known as Tehkan) decided to both develop and publish the game as they were the official copyright owners

Super Swing Golf: Season 2

Super Swing Golf: Season 2

Nintendo Wii - December 11, 2007

Super Swing Golf Season 2 (Super Swing Golf in Europe, and Swing Golf PangYa 2nd Shot!! in Japan) is a golf game developed and published by Tecmo for the Wii. It was released in the North America on December 11, 2007. It is the sequel to Super Swing Golf, and both are based on the Korean free online multiplayer golf simulation game, PangYa.

Tecmo Baseball

Tecmo Baseball

Nintendo Entertainment System - January 1, 1989

Gameplay is similar to the many other baseball released for the NES. The camera angle when batting or pitching is from behind the pitcher. The pitcher can pitch the ball high and low, as well as curve it. Tecmo Baseball includes digitized voices for the umpire.

Tecmo Bowl

Tecmo Bowl

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - February 1, 1989

TECMO BOWL! You've trained for it in the arcade. Now, strap on your helmet and go for it! Choose your team and select plays for your own game plan. From the snap, total control of every pass, block, run, and tackle is in your hands. Tecmo Bowl! The game of guts and glory!

Tecmo Bowl: Kickoff

Tecmo Bowl: Kickoff

Nintendo DS - November 18, 2008

Tecmo Bowl: Kickoff is an American football video game developed by Polygon Magic and published by Tecmo for the Nintendo DS. A remake of Tecmo Super Bowl, the game was released on November 18, 2008, The game features team cities almost identical to the NFL. The only difference is a Los Angeles team instead of the New York Giants. You can edit the team names, uniforms, and players to your liking. The game features the following improvements and changes to the original game - Customizable teams: players are now able to choose team colors, emblems, player names, team cities and abilities -...

Tecmo Classic Arcade

Tecmo Classic Arcade

Microsoft Xbox - September 14, 2005

Tecmo Classic Arcade is a collection of classic Tecmo arcade games for the Microsoft Xbox. This collection was released on September 13, 2005 in the U.S. and October 27, 2005 in Japan, and contains 4 more games than Tecmo Hit Parade (a similar collection released on the PlayStation 2 exclusively in Japan). This game was published and developed by Tecmo and is rated "E" for Mild Violence.

Tecmo Cup Soccer Game

Tecmo Cup Soccer Game

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - April 28, 1988

Tecmo Cup is a soccer simulator combined with RPG elements. As the game progress, Robin and his teammates will get better. The matches themselves consist of numerous choices what to do at each moment. If you are attacking, you have options to pass, shoot or to dribble. And when you are defending, you can either tackle, cut pass/shoot, or mark the opposition player with ball.

Tecmo Knight

Tecmo Knight

Arcade - Released - May 1, 1989

Wild Fang is a sideways scrolling beat-em-up for 1 or 2 players with a medieval setting. Players take on a variety of orcs, ogres, demons and other mythical creatures in their bid to destroy Satan, decapitating each enemy they encounter in order to collect their skulls for points and power-ups. The player's character is an armor wearing beastmaster who sits atop of a fist-fighting giant. Upon the player's command, the player may switch his mount into a tiger and attack with his mace. Within each stage, there are also power-ups that allow the player to morph into a laser breathing dragon for...

Tecmo NBA Basketball

Tecmo NBA Basketball

Nintendo Entertainment System - November 1, 1992

This basketball game is very similar to Tecmo Super NBA Basketball with the main difference being their rosters. The game has 27 NBA teams with a roster of 324 Players. Each player has a rating for his shooting ability, stamina, jumping power, running speed, stealing ability, and blocking ability. The game allows for pre-season and season modes. In the season modes the game tracks team & player statistics throughout the season.

Tecmo Secret of the Stars

Tecmo Secret of the Stars

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - July 1, 1995

Peace and Tranquility is shattered when the Evil Lord Homncruse seizes power from the "Aqutallion". There are five overseers of the Aqutallion who were led by your father. The Evil Lord has destroyed your father. Now, a world of chaos ensues. You are Ray, a young descendant of the legendary Aqutallion. With the circumstances of your father still shrouded in mystery, you begin to shape a new generation of Aqutallion Warriors. The quest of gathering the other children of this chosen ancestry now becomes your destiny. Together, the children unite in friendship to regain power. Along the...

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