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Ace wo Nerae!

Ace wo Nerae!

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - December 22, 1993

It's a tennis videogame adapted from the Manga and Anime of the same name. This is one of the first games the used effects from the Mode 7 technology, simulating third-dimensional tennis arena. During 2003 and 2004 a ROM-hacking group named "RPGOne" translated the game to english and renamed it as "Aim For The Ace! ACE TENNIS".

Albatross

Albatross

Microsoft MSX - September 1, 1986

Albatross is a top view golf game that consists of an 18 holes course. You can select your own clubs from 14 drivers, irons and a putter. Further you can adjust your stance, how you hit the ball and your swing. It features a split screen with two views, an overhead view of the entire hole and a more detailed zoom of your ball's current position. The screen also contains a status bar with all necessary information. The gameplay options include single player stroke play, multi player stroke play, or multi player match play.

Albatross II: Masters' History

Albatross II: Masters' History

Microsoft MSX2 - Released - January 1, 1989

The sequel to Albatross brings better graphics, more courses, more options and more challenge than any other golf tournament before!

American Truck

American Truck

Microsoft MSX - 1985

This is a slightly strange game where you drive a giant 18-wheels truck racing recklessly in a highway and knocking out of the road innocent cars and ambulances.

American Truck

American Truck

Sharp X1 - Released - 1985

American Truck is a top view race and driving game. In each stage you 'll have to reach the finish line before you run out of gasoline or time. Additional gasoline can be acquired by picking up the gasoline items that do appear randomly on the road, but be careful, bombs appear randomly too. Further, you have to avoid crashes with other traffic like cars and trucks and don't get off the road or crash into walls.

Andorogynus

Andorogynus

Microsoft MSX2 - Released - 1987

In our universe matter and anti-matter co-exist with each other. However, prevalence of anti-matter may create chaos and eventually disrupt the normal flow of things. In a corner of a universe, a concentration of anti-matter led to the creation of an entire star, breeding forms of life threatening to destroy the world. Human beings, in an effort to save the universe, created the powerful Andorogynus - a life form capable of being male and female at once - and sent it on a mission to destroy the creation of anti-matter. Andorogynus (sic) is a top-down shoot-em-up. The player controls the...

A-Rank Thunder: Tanjou-hen

A-Rank Thunder: Tanjou-hen

Sega CD - Released - June 25, 1993

A-Rank Thunder Tanjouhen is a adventure game released in 1993 on Mega-CD. The game was developed by Riot and released by Telenet. The game's cover art was created by Yasushi Nirasawa, in his position as a model-builder for Hobby Japan magazine.

Beast Wrestler

Beast Wrestler

Sega Genesis - Released - November 29, 1991

War of the Manmade Monsters! Life Science industries of the future have created the world's greatest sports warriors. Averaging 25 feet tall and weighing several tons each, these gigantic wrestlers grapple for the ultimate championship! Control your own titanic beast and master the various deathblow techniques. Use prize money to beef up your giant or enroll him in battle training events. Work with a Life Science team to create the most powerful fighter ever built by man!

Columns

Columns

Microsoft MSX2

The game takes place inside a tall, rectangular playing area, as in Tetris. Columns of three different symbols (such as differently-colored jewels) appear, one at a time, at the top of the well and fall to the bottom, landing either on the floor or on top of previously-fallen "Columns". While a column is falling, the player can move it left and right, and can also cycle the positions of the symbols within it. If, after a column has fallen, there are three or more of the same symbols connected in a straight line horizontally, vertically, or diagonally, those symbols disappear. The pile of...

Cosmic Fantasy 2: Bouken Shounen Ban

Cosmic Fantasy 2: Bouken Shounen Ban

NEC TurboGrafx-CD - Released - January 1, 1992

Van is a young boy who lives on the planet Idea, a place where technology has not yet reached a high level. One day his sweetheart Laura gets kidnapped by an unknown villain. Van soon discovers that Laura possesses mysterious powers that may grant immortality to the one who marries her. That is exactly what the evil wizard Galam has in mind. Van sets off to rescue Laura, on a quest that involves intergalactic journeys and travel through time. Cosmic Fantasy 2 is a sequel to Cosmic Fantasy: Bōken Shōnen Yuu, and the only installment in the series to have been released in the West. Though...

Cyborg 009

Cyborg 009

Sega CD - Released - July 30, 1993

The storyline of the game takes various bits of the manga and mixes them together. It is a merger of "Assassins", "Mythos", and "The Underground Empire of Yomi". The art style of the FMV cutscenes mostly references the character designs as seen from the film Cyborg 009 The Movie: Legend of the Super Galaxy (save for 001 having white hair from the manga), with the voice cast from the film reprising key roles. However, the soundtrack in the game is sourced from the 1960s animated works (particularly Cyborg 009 Monster Wars), except for one track from the 1979 series in the climax. The game...

Dark Kingdom

Dark Kingdom

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - April 29, 1994

The object is to play an evil mercenary named Gene Dorman. Instead of trying to save the world from an evil demon king, he joins forces with him in order to complete missions. Accomplishing each mission allows access to stronger allies, better abilities in addition to promotions in military rank. Sometime in the game, Gene meets up with the so-called "hero" Lux; sharing an undiscovered connection in the process. There is an external clock than can differentiate between day and night. Statues of the Demon King can be found in villages where the people pledge their allegiance to their...

Digital Devil Story: Megami Tensei

Digital Devil Story: Megami Tensei

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1987

This version of Megami Tensei has little to do with the Famicom (NES) version (and with Megaten RPGs in general) gameplay-wise. It is an action game with RPG elements, in which you must fight your way through a series of mazes infested with demons, whom you must defeat in real time combat. You find many items and become stronger as the game progresses, but the emphasis of the game is not on character development but on action-oriented combat and exploration of the dungeons.

Exile

Exile

Sega Genesis - Released - December 6, 1991

After Sadler defeated the Caliph, he returned to his home village, greeted by his fellow assassins. A spy of the Crusaders has been spotted outside of the village; following his trail, Sadler encounters the powerful leader of the Knights Templar. Travelling together to different countries of the world, they try to find a mysterious holy artifact that can supposedly put an end to the religious wars. Exile is a sequel to XZR. Like its predecessor, it is an action role-playing game with platforming elements, set in a fictionalized version of the Middle East and other world regions in 13th...

Gaiares

Gaiares

Sega Genesis - Released - December 26, 1990

Mother Earth has been turned into an environmental wasteland by careless humans. Now, the human race has one last chance to save the Earth... With your help. The United Star Cluster of Leezaluth, the governing empire of the Galaxy, has sent a warning to the Earth: "To any surviving Humans - An intergalactic terrorist group known as Gulfer is planning to invade your planet and use your polluted waste to build weapons. You Humans must stop Gulfer, or we will be forced to supernova your Sun and destroy the Earth to stop them. But if you can stop Gulfer, we will give you a new planet like Earth...

Griffin

Griffin

Sega Game Gear - Released - July 26, 1991

Griffin is a futuristic action game in which the player controls a tank. The goal is to beat four horizontally scrolling levels. The tank can be moved freely in order to shoot enemies and dodge obstacles. There are four weapons available: regular shots, torpedoes, grenades and a limited supply of smart bombs. Getting hit decreases the life energy, but it can be refilled by collecting power-ups. The reward for beating a level is a still picture of the female tank pilot.

Heiwa Parlor! PRO Lupin the Third Special

Heiwa Parlor! PRO Lupin the Third Special

Sony Playstation - Released - January 13, 2000

Heiwa Parlor! Pro: Lupin the Third Special is a Pachinko game, developed by Telenet and published by Nippon Telenet, which was released in Japan in 2000.

Lady Phantom

Lady Phantom

NEC TurboGrafx-CD - Released - May 6, 1991

Mugen Senshi Valis

Mugen Senshi Valis

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - August 21, 1987

Valis: The Fantasm Soldier is a side-scrolling platformer. Wielding the game's titular sword, the main character fights through each level's enemies while jumping across ledges, then confronts a boss at the end of each level. At certain points in the game, gameplay pauses, and cinema scenes regarding the game's storyline play.

Neugier: Umi to Kaze no Koudou

Neugier: Umi to Kaze no Koudou

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - March 26, 1993

Duke, the son of Count Wein of Neugier, was exiled from the country by his father a long time ago. Traveling in faraway lands, Duke heard that his homeland was under attack. He decided to return to Neugier. On the way his ship was attacked by pirates, lead by a mysterious demon named Ord. After he barely escaped the ship, Duke found his way into his father's castle. He realized now that the pirates' attack and the monsters roaming the castle are connected. Although his father doesn't trust him, Duke is determined to save Neugier.

Police Connection

Police Connection

NEC TurboGrafx-CD - Released - February 26, 1993

Cop-based board game.

Pro Yakyuu Fan: Telenet Stadium

Pro Yakyuu Fan: Telenet Stadium

Microsoft MSX2 - Released - 1987

Pro Yakyuu Fan Telenet Stadium is a Baseball game, developed and published by Telenet Japan, which was released in Japan in 1987.

Swingerz Golf

Swingerz Golf

Nintendo GameCube - October 23, 2003

Grab your clubs and hit the links in Swingerz Golf. You'll tee up on six courses featuring diverse terrains, from a cactus-filled desert to a classic English course. Play as or against 14 offbeat golfers, each with distinct personalities and golfing abilities. You can battle three of your friends in various gameplay modes, including Tournament, Stroke, Match, and Short Course. With challenging weather conditions, minigames, and intense tournaments, Swingerz Golf gives you a realistic and fun golfing experience.

Traysia

Traysia

Sega Genesis - Released - February 14, 1992

Young Roy is left by his uncle at the gates of the mysterious Kingdom of Salon. "I will see you again at Johanna, and I expect you to be a strong, grown-up man by then!" Thus begins an adventure of a lifetime as Roy seeks his destiny as a fortune hunter! As Roy makes friends and gains experience as a swordsman, he uncovers a horrible plot! A group of wizards are determined to unleash chaos and destruction throughout the world. Only Roy and his team of adventurers have the magic and the might to stop the wicked sorcerers!

Valis

Valis

Sega Genesis - Released - December 27, 1991

What would you think if your best friend went on a date with the King of the Dark World - because she thought he was cute?! You'd think she'd been duped - and you'd be right. The fiendish King Rogles stands poised to conquer the other worlds of the universe: the Dream World of Queen Valia, and the Human World. Rogles and his five Dark Lords have taken the force of Yang from Queen Valia and sealed it into a Fantasm Jewel. Only a warrior with a heart perfectly balanced between Yin and Yang can wield the Sword of Valis against the encroaching darkness! Yuko, a young student from the Human World,...

Valis III

Valis III

Sega Genesis - Released - March 22, 1991

You are Yuko Ahso, a student in the Human World, called to fulfill your destiny in the Dreamland. Your mission is to wield the Sword of Valis to defend Dreamland against attack from the Dark King Glames. Glames seeks more territory to replace his disappearing Dark Kingdom. His powerful Sword of Lethus is the magical counterpart to Yuko's Sword of Valis. Whoever has the pair controls enormous destructive power. Yuko's twin sister, Valna, is the new Queen of Dreamland. Yuko needs Valna and her powerful magic in the battle against Glames, but Valna is trapped in a crystal block. Only with the...

Valis: The Fantasm Soldier

Valis: The Fantasm Soldier

Microsoft MSX - December 20, 1986

Yuuko Asou starts another school day as normal. When school ends, it suddenly starts to rain, so Yuuko tries to find refuge. In doing so, she encounters a fellow student, Reiko Kirishima, who talks with her and leaves her with many unanswered questions. Inmediately afterward, Yuuko is attacked by a monster but a sword appears which she uses to protect herself. She tries to run home only to see that the entire city is being attacked by monsters. After defeating them, queen Valia appears in front of Yuuko telling her that the sword named Valis summoned her to save the dream world, Vecanti, from...

Valis: The Fantasm Soldier II

Valis: The Fantasm Soldier II

Microsoft MSX2 - August 9, 1989

Time passes since the events of Valis and Vecanti is set to rule under its next emperor after Rogles. This new emperor, Megas, wishes to stamp out any trace of the former tyrant, to the point of murdering any supporters Rogles might have had. Furthermore, his bloodthirsty tendencies recognize Yūko and the Valis sword as viable threats to his claim of the throne, and he targets his minions to eliminate her first before she has the chance to thwart him.

Ys III

Ys III

Sega Genesis - Released - November 1, 1991

Ys III: Wanderers from Ys breaks away from the "bumping into enemies" battle system of the first two games, allowing Adol to control his sword in a variety of directions. Beside changing the battle system, the game's perspective switches to a side-scrolling view, as opposed to the top-down one of the previous games. Adol also has the ability to jump now. New to the series is the use of magical rings, which give Adol different powering-up abilities such as healing and shielding. The game also uses various key items found along the way to solve minor puzzles and progress the story.

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