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3D Classics: Excitebike

3D Classics: Excitebike

Nintendo 3DS - Released - June 6, 2011

The original Excitebike game returns, re-mastered with Nintendo's 3D technology and available exclusively via Nintendo eShop! Tackle perilous obstacle courses alone or face off against rival bikers as you compete in white-knuckle motocross races that pit you against the clock. Make good time, and you might get a chance to race in a legendary Excitebike rally. Or if you feel the need for customized speed, create your own tracks to race on using the intuitive Course Editor feature that now lets you save up to 32 dream courses of your own design! Get ready for the ride of your life - with 3D...

3D Classics: Kid Icarus

Nintendo 3DS - Released - December 19, 2011

Relive Pit’s first adventure in the 3D Classics: Kid Icarus game as you venture from the depths of the underworld up to the heights of the sky palace. The evil goddess Medusa has stolen the Three Sacred Treasures and imprisoned the goddess of light, Palutena, in an evil plot to control all. Play in 2D or 3D as Pit, a young angel who has been entrusted with a magical bow and arrow. Fight against hordes of enemies that swoop from above and below. Secure the Three Sacred Treasures from their evil guardians, equip them and face Medusa in the final battle. Are you the stuff of legend? Restore peace...

3D Classics: Kirby's Adventure

3D Classics: Kirby's Adventure

Nintendo 3DS - Released - November 17, 2011

One day Kirby is surprised to discover that he cannot have any dreams during his customary after-lunch nap. Soon he discovers that King Dedede has stolen the Star Rod, which supplies the energy to the Fountain of Dreams, and broken it into several pieces, entrusting each of his allies with one. Kirby has no other choice but find these pieces and bring dreams back to the Dream Land. Kirby's Adventure is an action side-scrolling platform game. As the pink puffball Kirby the player explores numerous colorful lands with a variety of enemies to defeat. To help out on his journey, Kirby has the...

3D Classics: Urban Champion

3D Classics: Urban Champion

Nintendo 3DS - Released - August 18, 2011

Two rival characters meet up one day on the city streets and arrange a fight. Both characters will start in the middle with two blocks on either side of them leading to an open manhole. The first person to knock the other into the open manhole is the winner. Only punches are allowed, although obstacles such as falling flower pots can occur and give one player the advantage. Also, everyone is to look innocent should the police drive by. This is a very early and simplistic fighting game. As mentioned, each player can only punch the other, trying to knock them off the screen and towards one of...

3D Classics: Xevious

3D Classics: Xevious

Nintendo 3DS - Released - July 21, 2011

Re-mastered exclusively for the Nintendo 3DS system. Fly Solvalou in a battle against Xevious forces. 3D Classics: Xevious revisits the popular vertical-scrolling arcade game, bringing back favorite elements of the original that can be enjoyed in 2D or 3D. In this enhanced version, view Solvalou from a mid-air perspective and gauge incoming fire from down below while the scenery and aerial enemies fly by. Pilot the advanced fighter-bomber through 16 hazardous areas and destroy as many targets as possible. Annihilate the Andor Genesis for extra points and earn a place among the high...

Anime Chick Story 1: CardCaptor Sakura

Anime Chick Story 1: CardCaptor Sakura

Sony Playstation - Released - 1999

Cardcaptor Sakura, also known as Cardcaptors and abbreviated as CCS, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by CLAMP. Cardcaptor Sakura is published in Japan by Kodansha and was serialized in Nakayoshi. The series consists of twelve volumes. The manga is well-known for its emphasis on the shojo genre of the series; nearly every page has detailed flowers, bubbles, or sparkles around the main characters. It won the noted Seiun Award for best manga in 2001. Ten-year-old fourth grader Sakura Kinomoto opens a mysterious book in her father's study and accidentally releases the magical...

Bust-A-Move Universe

Bust-A-Move Universe

Nintendo 3DS - Released - March 27, 2011

Bust-A-Move Universe is an arcade-style puzzle game in which the player aims and fires bubbles at an onslaught of slowly falling bubbles to clear a group of three or more of the same colour as the one fired and prevent the bubbles from reaching the bottom of the screen. The gameplay modes include: Puzzle mode, which consists of eight worlds comprising of ten stages and a boss fight each, with keys in each level unlocking a dragon which provides the player with a rapid fire ability, and Challenge mode, where players can set their own time limit, if they so please, and play solely to achieve...

Dr. Luigi

Dr. Luigi

Nintendo Wii U - Released - December 31, 2013

Dr. Luigi is the sixth installment in the Dr. Mario series. The game was released exclusively for Nintendo eShop on Wii U as part of the Year of Luigi. As the title suggests, the game stars Luigi in a game very similar to Dr. Mario. Unlike his brother, Dr. Luigi still wears his hat rather than a head mirror, although later in Dr. Mario: Miracle Cure, Luigi wears the head mirror. The gameplay is very similar to the original Dr. Mario game. Players must eliminate viruses by stacking Megavitamins on them by ultimately creating a row of four or more of the same color. In this game, however,...

Dr. Mario Express

Dr. Mario Express

Nintendo DS - Released - April 20, 2009

Battle the forces of illness with Mario on the go! • The classic puzzle game starring Mario returns • Puzzle game & Mario fans won't be able to put it down • Downloadable directly to your Nintendo DSi system Mario once again dons his stethoscope to battle the forces of illness in this downloadable version of the classic puzzle game. Use vitamins to eliminate viruses in Classic mode, or play against a computer opponent in Vs. CPU mode. Make an appointment with Dr. Mario today!

Dr. Mario Online Rx

Dr. Mario Online Rx

Nintendo Wii - Released - March 25, 2008

The doctor is in! Mario takes a break from his adventuring ways and once again dons his stethoscope for a new generation of germ-battling mayhem. In addition to the classic mode of using vitamins to exterminate viruses, you'll find two battle modes and an online multiplayer mode where you can hone your skills against players from around the world. Dr. Mario Online Rx is a prescription for fun that everyone can enjoy.

Endless Ocean

Endless Ocean

Nintendo Wii - Released - January 21, 2008

Endless Ocean is the third installment in the Everblue series, games focused on exploring an underwater world. The main focus of the game is exploration of the game world and cataloguing the various species of animals found there. Endless Ocean slightly differs from its predecessors in that the traditional "game elements" have been mostly removed - where Everblue 2 set a goal for the player by having them search for treasure underwater, Endless Ocean is more freeform and just lets the player explore at their own pace. There are still treasures to find, but as Endless Ocean is mostly freeform...

Endless Ocean: Blue World

Endless Ocean: Blue World

Nintendo Wii - Released - February 22, 2010

Endless Ocean: Blue World (Endless Ocean 2: Adventures of the Deep in Europe and Australia) builds on the ocean experience first introduced with Endless Ocean. While the last game emphasized relaxation, this one is designed with more adventure in mind. Divers might find themselves escaping from or calming down attacking sharks, exploring shipwrecks or finding treasure. Endless Ocean: Blue World also has more creatures and improved graphics designed to fully immerse players in an ocean environment that they can freely explore at their own pace.

Espgaluda

Espgaluda

Sony Playstation 2 - Released - June 17, 2004

Espgaluda (エスプガルーダ Esupugarūda) is a manic shooter by Cave, released in 2003. It is the spiritual prequel to the company's renowned ESP Ra.De. (also known as Esprade) and is followed by Espgaluda II. You are given the option of controlling one of two siblings, Ageha (faster but with narrower shooting capabilities) or Tateha (slower but with a wider attack). As you fly through the various stages various mechanical enemies attack with a very significant number of bullets, often nearly filling the screen. Aside from the regular shots, Ageha and Tateha also have additional abilities which help...

Everblue

Everblue

Sony Playstation 2 - Released - August 9, 2001

Everblue is an adventure game based on scuba diving. It is the first of the Everblue series and was followed by Everblue 2. It was released in Japan and Europe, but not in North America. It predates developer Arika's 2007 game Endless Ocean (Forever Blue in Japan). Both games share similar a theme of underwater scuba diving and photography, though Endless Ocean presented a third person perspective and significantly less focus on salvaging or ship. In 2002 it received a sequel, Everblue 2.

Fighting EX Layer

Fighting EX Layer

Windows - Released - November 29, 2018

At long last, the EX Series loved by Fighting Game fans around the world has finally returned! Kairi, Skullomania, Blaire, Pullum and the rest; in total 15 classic characters have been recreated with beautiful new models. Watch as the EX series is reborn and the battle unfolds with the latest graphics! By fulfilling certain requirement mid-battle, your character is given amazing new abilities- that's "Gougi"! Five Gougi make up one Set known as a "Gougi Deck". There are 15 different Gougi Decks ready for you to try. Experiment with the different characters and Gougi Decks, and find the...

Fighting EX Layer

Fighting EX Layer

Taito Type X - Released - November 29, 2018

Fighting EX Layer is a fighting video game played in a 2.5D environment. Battles take place in closed arenas, which vary in size and width. The gameplay retains many of the mechanics from Arika's previous fighting games, such as Super Cancels and juggling, while adding a new running mechanic. Additionally, the game features ground chain combos, an auto-combo system, and an optional Progressive mode which simplifies command inputs. Fighting EX Layer also introduces Gougi Boost, which grants players additional bonuses and enhancements during a match. These boosts can be customized by selecting...

Fighting Layer

Fighting Layer

Arcade - April 1, 1998

The gameplay system is similar to that of the Street Fighter EX series (also developed by Arika), such as canceling supers into other supers, and universal guard-break attack

Kirby & The Amazing Mirror

Kirby & The Amazing Mirror

Nintendo Game Boy Advance - Released - April 15, 2004

Once again, Kirby must save the kingdom from evil. But this time he'll need some backup. As Kirby, you can call up one of four alter egos for help during your quest. Each character features new copy abilities that range from arrow-shooting to melee moves. Practice your skills in new side games, such as Crackity Hack and Speed Eaters. In addition to new abilities and subgames, Kirby & the Amazing Mirror also introduces new multiplayer modes.

Mega Man Network Transmission

Mega Man Network Transmission

Nintendo GameCube - Released - June 17, 2003

Based between the events of the Game Boy Advance titles, Mega Man Battle Network 1 and 2, Lan and the virtual friend Mega Man are out to stop an evil virus, code names 'Zero' from destroying Cyberspace. Guide Mega Man through each side-scrolling level, hacking into Cyberspace and killing off the elements of the virus. Choose from a range of weapons loaded on battle chips, which can be selected and downloaded once found. Each chip provides a new weapons or defense option for Mega Man. Boss battles at the end of certain levels, and puzzle elements through-out, add to the adventure, while...

Metal Torrent

Metal Torrent

Nintendo DS - Released - May 24, 2010

Prepare for a high level of intensity as you pilot a solo ship deep into enemy space in this vertically scrolling shooter. Battle wave after wave of relentless attackers aiming to do one thing - destroy you! Your goal, beyond mere survival, is simple: get the highest score possible and earn bragging rights in online leaderboards. Two powerful fighters are at your disposal: the Accipiter and Bateleur, tailored for beginner or expert players. Progress through eight phases of action and take out enemies by tactically using your weapons: an unlimited-fire blaster weapon available to both ships...

Pac-Man 99

Pac-Man 99

Nintendo Switch - Released - April 7, 2021

Pac-Man 99 is a battle royale version of the classic arcade game Pac-Man. Players go up against 98 other players to see who can go the longest.

Street Fighter EX

Street Fighter EX

Arcade - Released - November 30, 1996

The Street Fighter EX fighting system uses fighting systems of the Street Fighter II and Street Fighter Alpha series. In many ways, EX still plays like a 2D fighting game, but the linear plane in which characters fight often changes along a 3D battleground. The game uses special moves and super combos familiar or similar to previous games in the series. Like in Alpha and Darkstalkers, the super combo gauge, used to do Super Combos and other moves, was divided into three levels. The game introduces various new features to enhance the player's combat choices.

Street Fighter EX Plus

Street Fighter EX Plus

Arcade - Released - March 31, 1997

An updated version of the 3-D spinoff, this version allows you to also play as a previously hidden character and a number of bosses. There are new hidden characters such as Bloody Hokuto and Evil Ryu. Street Fighter EX Plus has all the hidden time-released characters are available by default. This version also adds four new hidden characters, Evil Ryu from Street Fighter Alpha 2, an alternate version of Hokuto named "Bloody Hokuto" and two cyborgs named Cycloid β and Cycloid γ.

Street Fighter EX2

Street Fighter EX2

Arcade - Released - May 26, 1998

The original version of Street Fighter EX2 retains all the features from the previous game, Street Fighter EX Plus, including original features such as "Guard Breaks" (unique moves which cannot be blocked by an opponent) and "Super Canceling" (the ability to cancel a Super Combo into another Super Combo). The primary new feature in the game are "Excel Combos", ("excel" being abbreviation for "extra cancel"). Much like the "Custom Combos" featured in the Street Fighter Alpha series, Excel Combos allows player to connect a series of basic and special moves for a limited time. During an Excel...

Street Fighter EX2 Plus

Street Fighter EX2 Plus

Arcade - Released - June 11, 1999

A 3-D one-on-one fighting game on based upon Capcom's ZT-1/ZT-2 System. Street Fighter EX2 Plus retains all the characters from the original game, with the exception of Hayate, who was removed from the game. Nanase now serves as a regular character in his place. Bison, along with Pullum Purna and Darun Mister, who were all excluded from the original Street Fighter EX2, return in EX2 Plus. Sagat makes his debut in the EX series along with new characters Vulcano Rosso (an Italian martial artist) and Area (a young girl equipped with a large mechanical arm). A non-selectable version of Bison...

Street Fighter EX3

Street Fighter EX3

Sony Playstation 2 - Released - October 26, 2000

The EX series makes its way to the PS2, and has a total of 16 fighters (from past EX games) as well as unlockable fighters like Sagat, M. Bison and many more. Four game modes, four players, three battle types and a cherry on top. Street Fighter EX3 features the Original, Arena, Character Edit and Training Modes, the first two further configurable to Tag, Dramatic or Team Battle type. In addition, EX3 has a new and more lethal strain of combos that, coupled with Tag capabilities, introduce an element of strategy to the game.

Super Dragon Ball Z

Super Dragon Ball Z

Arcade - Released - 2005

Super Dragon Ball Z (超 スーパードラゴンボールZ) is a cel-shaded 3D fighting video game, based on the Japanese manga series Dragon Ball created by Akira Toriyama. Shifting away from the gameplay of recent series such as the Dragon Ball Z / Budokai and Sparking! / Budokai Tenkaichi games, Super Dragon Ball Z brings its style back to a more traditional formula made famous with the Capcom & SNK. games of the 1990s.

Super Dragon Ball Z

Super Dragon Ball Z

Sony Playstation 2 - Released - June 29, 2006

Based on the arcade game developed by Crafts & Meister (whose team members include former Street Fighter producer Noritaka Funamizu) Super Dragon Ball Z is a cel-shaded fighter featuring your favorite Dragon Ball characters. Each character has their own special abilities, such as Frieza making use of warps and Trunks using his sword. The game uses a four button setup: two buttons are reserved for strong and weak attacks, one button is used for guarding, and the last is used for jumping. The guard and jump button can be pressed together to execute a dash move. Super DBZ features both...

Super Mario Bros. 35

Super Mario Bros. 35

Nintendo Switch - Released - October 1, 2020

Super Mario Bros. 35 is a 2D platformer and battle royale game for the Nintendo Switch created to celebrate the Super Mario Bros. series' 35th anniversary. It is exclusively available to Nintendo Switch Online members and released on 1st October 2020. This game is a limited time release and will only be available until 31st March 2021.

Tekken 3D: Prime Edition

Tekken 3D: Prime Edition

Nintendo 3DS - Released - February 14, 2012

Play the game, watch the movie! Tekken 3D Prime Edition contains the complete entertainment world of TEKKEN onto a single Nintendo 3DS card! Battle with more than 40 fighters from the TEKKEN universe and with Young Heihachi for the first time ever! In addition, watch TEKKEN: Blood Vengeance, a full 3D theatrical experience produced by Digital Frontier in conjunction with the Tekken Project development team. With the satisfying combination of a movie and fully featured portable Tekken gaming experience, players can take TEKKEN wherever they go. Tekken Experience – Contains the complete...

Tetris the Absolute: The Grand Master 2

Tetris the Absolute: The Grand Master 2

Arcade - Released - 2000

Tetris: The Grand Master 2: The Absolute is the second game in Arika's Tetris: The Grand Master series of Arcade-only Tetris games intended for advanced players, released exclusively in Japan in 2000. It tests the player's "Tetris Grand Master" capability, pitting them against extremely high-speed scenarios where they have to place pieces at the speed of thought. At later levels, pieces appear instantaneously at the bottom of the grid, forcing the player to shuffle them into the desired location in the small grace period before they "lock" into place. The Grand Master 2 exacerbates the...

Tetris The Grand Master Ace

Tetris The Grand Master Ace

Microsoft Xbox 360 - Released - December 10, 2005

Tetris The Grand Master ACE was the fourth game in the Tetris The Grand Master series, the game was developed by ARIKA and published by AQ Interactive released in December 10th 2005.

Tetris: The Grand Master 3 - Terror-Instinct

Tetris: The Grand Master 3 - Terror-Instinct

Arcade - Released - March 1, 2005

This game is the 3rd in the "Grand Master" saga and was released only in Japan for the Taito Type X board.

Tetris: The Grand Master 3 Terror Instinct

Tetris: The Grand Master 3 Terror Instinct

Taito Type X - March 11, 2005

Tetris: The Grand Master 3 Terror Instinct introduced several play mechanics to Tetris game play which can be seen today in its sequels and many other Tetris implementations. The basic game play of TGM is similar to that of other Tetris games. The player must move and rotate Tetromino-shaped pieces falling into a well to form horizontal lines, which will then be cleared. During game play, the game automatically gives ranks to the player according to his/her score, starting from 9 all the way up to GM (Grand Master).

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