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Aliens

Aliens

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1986

The player controls six characters from a remote terminal, guiding them through a 255-room complex in search of the Alien Queen. Each character has a helmet camera and a smart gun, each controlled by the player acting in the role of overall operational commander. The player can switch to any character at any time, and must consider coordinating their movements and finding a safe location before switching to the next character. Characters occupy one room at a time, and can pan their view a full 360-degrees inside each room. Doors can be locked to halt Alien progress, or blasted open to get...

American Dream

American Dream

Nintendo Entertainment System - September 23, 1989

The player must earn money in order to become the wealthiest gambler in the world. The game, set in New York City, is considered a spin-off from the Pachio-kun franchise. Roads, taxis and automobiles are not portrayed in the game. However, a black limousine that escorts the player from the air force base to the final casino is portrayed as driving on grass. This is in direct opposition to the real New York City where the majority of the surface is concrete (either as roads, parking lots, or as foundations for the buildings). Only parks and some older residential districts use grass in their...

Astro Fang: Super Machine

Astro Fang: Super Machine

Nintendo Entertainment System - October 26, 1990

Astro Fang: Super Machine (アストロ・ファング Asutoro Fangu) is a Family Computer video game that was released for an exclusively Japanese market in 1990. Somewhere in the galaxy lies the planet RS-121 – a desolate planet that has suffered terrible disasters which made life impossible. Only one construction still remains on the planet – a highway called the Black Line. It is said than an ancient legend is somehow connected to this highway. Players must knock enemies off the road by using missiles before they can knock him off the same highway. Automobile repair shops can be found where cars can...

Championship Bowling

Championship Bowling

Sega Genesis - Released - February 14, 1993

The object of the game is the same as a regular game of bowling; score the highest to win. The game utilizes factors such as left or right-handedness, spin, power, and weight of the ball, which can affect the outcome of a throw.

Crisis Beat

Crisis Beat

Sony Playstation - Released - June 8, 1998

Crisis Beat is your typical 3D side-scrolling game, but with more features. It has rendered cinematics and real-time 3D scenes. The characters have their own voices, and their designs gives them an anime look. Also, you get to choose your character from 2 pairs, so their story begins differently. The story takes place aboard a ship called the "Princess of the Fearless", which gets sea-jacked by a group of Terrorists, led by Colonel Whigen. Your character will then have to fight through the different areas aboard the ship in an attempt to stop the Terrorists. The fighting heavily...

Denomino

MS-DOS - Released - 1997

Denomino is a single player, shareware, word building game for DOS. In this game the player uses domino-like tiles to build words. Each tile contains two pairs of letters. The player makes words by positioning their tile next to an existing tile so that one or more four letter words are made. The game takes place on a twelve by twelve grid. Points are scored based on the values on the dominoes and whether the tile covers a bonus square. The game is entirely mouse controlled. Tiles are dragged & dropped onto the game area. The right mouse button moves the tile in a vertical position while...

Final Lap 2000

Final Lap 2000

WonderSwan - Released - March 23, 2000

Final Lap 2000 is the first hand-held incarnation of Namco's Final Lap racing games. This version presents a number of modes, a track building feature, and only one vehicle; an open-wheel car. The modes are as follows: World Tour - In this mode the player will compete against five other racers and progress through many tracks located around the world. Although the graphics are not very descriptive of location, the course's shape and curves will always change. Arcade - In this classic mode you'll race against a single opponent through one of the many global tracks of your...

Final Lap Special: GT & Formula Machine

Final Lap Special: GT & Formula Machine

WonderSwan Color - Released - November 15, 2001

Final Lap Special is equipped with two modes: GT Machine and Formula Machine mode. The GT Machine mode is a powerful and dynamic mode that competes in a course dedicated to GT mode that includes dirt (bad roads). Formula Machine mode is a cool mode that captures high-speed corners and hairpin curves with quick and severe handling. There are more than 30 different courses in the game, and the rivals (computer characters) appearing in the championship are all powerful enemies with different driving techniques. Even computer opponents can enjoy incandescent battles just like playing against...

Grand Master

Grand Master

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - February 26, 1991

A grand and magnificent castle towers over the Central Plains of the Continent of Astral. This is the castle of the brave hero Kaizer who bore the title of "Grand Master." He was the one who sealed the Devil known as Dante and brought peace to the whole world. But when Dante came back to life, the seal weakened. For starters, the Devil obliterated all the humans inside the castle and populated it with monsters. They say the monster that abducted Siren is inside this castle too. Without having a clue as to Dante's whereabouts, Rody went to the Kaizer Castle in search of a mere trace.

Last Stand

Last Stand

WonderSwan - Released - May 27, 1999

The country of Roi has been kept peaceful for a long time by the Kruse Protector left by the first King, King Roy. However, the demon king who should have been sealed away has been resurrected. This means that the country of Roi is exposed to the threat of monsters. Four heroes stand up to protect the country from the demon king. The player is sealed and manipulates the prince, princess and four heroes of King Roy who are immortal, and challenge the demon king! Combat is pure strategy RPG. At first, the less powerful heroes will grow into unique characters by experiencing many battles and...

Lucifer Ring

Lucifer Ring

Sony Playstation - Released - December 23, 1998

You play as a young hero named Nash who is tasked with stopping a dark wizard from using the Lucifer Rings that will open the gates of Hell. Naturally, Nash will have to hack and slash his way through Centaurs, Goblins, Dragons and creatures named Bob to put a stop to the evil forces. There will be mini-bosses and multi-state level bosses to round out this adventure to put our hero to the test. Dark wizards never let heroes get any rest, do they?

Neon Genesis Evangelion: Shito Ikusei

Neon Genesis Evangelion: Shito Ikusei

WonderSwan - Released - July 22, 1999

This game has Tamagotchi-elements to it. You play as Ryoji Kaji. You have to take care of Adam, or "Shito" as it is named in the game, in an embryonic state. You'll be able to make it evolve through different options ("Energy"-to control its level of energy, "LCL"-to control the different parameters of the amniotic fluid, "AT Field"-to increase Shito's energy shield, "Item"-to give medicine to Shito). It will evolve into different forms depending of its stats. You can then make it battle the three Evangelions of Shinji, Rei and Asuka. You can also explore different places from the...

Nishijin Pachinko 3

Nishijin Pachinko 3

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - December 20, 1996

Nishijin Pachinko 3 is a pachinko game for the Super Famicom and the third game in KSS's Nishijin Pachinko series, which focuses on the machines produced by the Nishijin Company. After this game, the Nishijin Pachinko series would move to the Sony PlayStation with the new subtitle Tengoku (or "paradise"). Unlike the first two games, which used a life sim framing device and had Monogatari ("story") in the title, the game simply presents two machines that the player can practice on. Since these are virtual approximations of real-like pachinko machines, the player can glean a strategy for...

Nishijin Pachinko Monogatari 2

Nishijin Pachinko Monogatari 2

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - June 28, 1996

Nishijin Pachinko Monogatari 2 ("Nishijin Pachinko Story 2") is a pachinko game for the Super Famicom and the second of three games based on the machines created by the Nishijin pachinko manufacturer. Like its predecessor, it frames its pachinko gameplay with an adventure/life-sim interface that has the player relax in their apartment between trips to the pachinko parlors. A secondary goal of the game is to teach players how to master the real-life versions of these machines, a common trait for pachinko games developed at the time. Other Super Famicom series, like Heiwa Pachinko World or...

Pocket Fighter

Pocket Fighter

WonderSwan - Released - April 6, 2000

Pocket Fighter is a crossover fighting game that takes characters from the Street Fighter, Darkstalkers, and Red Earth fighting series, and presents them in a cute shrunken chibi form with ridiculous moves and costumes. The games fights take place in various Capcom locations. The game also featured an online high score board through the WonderGate.

Super Pinball

Super Pinball

Nintendo Entertainment System - August 23, 1988

Super Pinball is a NES pinball sim, providing six inter-connected tables for the player to explore and get high scores on. The overall goal of the game is to actually find and collect certain Mahjong pieces to complete a winning hand, but the Mahjong game itself has little to do with the actual gameplay besides providing a winning condition. The game was published by Coconuts Japan, a company best known for publishing the Pachio-kun pachinko games. Pachio-kun himself makes a brief cameo on Super Pinball's title screen.

Triaxos

Triaxos

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1987

A mind-probe has been sent to the maximum security prison Triaxos to retrieve information from a prisoner who is the only man who can activate the most powerful weapon in the galaxy. You have landed in the prison 10 minutes before the probe to find and get the man back to your ship within 30 minutes. You must search the prison blasting the robot guards and exploring each room. Each room's floor is anti-gravity so can be stood upon to use other exits on any wall. To move to another wall you must use Face-Lifts, a disc in the middle of the room which allows you to transfer to another wall....

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