Nintendo DS - April 13, 2006
Starfish are so adorable... but hard to understand in Japanese Densetsu no Starfy 4 is a platforming video game developed by TOSE and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo DS. It is the fourth game in the The Legendary Starfy series, which first started on the Game Boy Advance. As with the other games in the series, Densetsu no Starfy 4 features Starfy as the main character. He is joined by his sister Starpy and his friend Kyorosuke the clam. The three of them help out other undersea creatures and fights numerous villains.
Casio PV-1000 - Released - 1984
A single-screen arcade platformer where you play a sneaky chameleon that wants to eat all hen's eggs, placed in nests on platforms and girders. As a chameleon, you can use your tongue both to pull yourself up to the next platform, to eat eggs and to attack enemies. All the while, the hens attack you by swooping at you and sometimes rolling flashing hard eggs at you, while a big vulture at the top of the screen throws baseballs at you. Once all eggs are eaten and all birds at killed, it's on the to the next screen, but if you leave an egg for too long, it will hatch and a new hen is born.
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - March 29, 1996
Surpassing the original! Battle in three dimensions as the legend continues with more Dragon Ball Z fights! For the first time, Vegita appears and is ready to fight! The fights are more intense than ever, and the battle fields go up, down, right and left! Force your enemies into the ground. THIS IS HYPER DIMENSION!
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - November 30, 1993
Dragon Ball Z: Super Butouden was the first fighting game based on the Dragon Ball Z franchise and the first to introduce the split-screen mode to the games, where the screen is split in two whenever one of the two combatants moves away too far to keep them both shown in a single screen. This title features the adventures of Goku from the battle against Piccolo in the martial arts tournament to the conclusion of the Cell Games. The initially available characters are Goku (without SSJ), Vegeta (without SSJ), C-20, C-16, Piccolo, Freezer, C-18 and Original Cell. But upon entering the right...
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - June 1, 1994
Dragon Ball Z: La Legende Saien is a fighting game that chronicles the events that take place during the battle against Perfect Cell, and includes a side story about Bojack and his henchmen, and Brolly, the Legendary Super Saiyan. Some basic elements from Super Butouden have remained, such as the split screen system or the special attacks (which now are executed by a shorter button combination). However, now you will also count with the Meteo combos, which allow attacks with multiple hits. You can also hold down buttons in order to quickly recharge your energy. Special moves can be also...
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - March 1, 1995
Dragon Ball Z: Super Butōden 3 (known as Dragon Ball Z: Ultimate Menace in France) is the last installment to the Super Butōden series for the SNES, which in this occasion is based on the Majin Buu saga. Avaliable charachers are Goku, Goten, Kid Trunks, Majin Vegita, Junior Gohan, Kaiohshin, Majin Boo, Darbura and C-18, plus another one available as a secret character: Future Trunks. Split screen mode is maintained, but now you can now fly up or down while on the same screen as your opponent. You can also struggle with your rival pushing with your arms together to test your button smashing...
Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - March 1, 1988
Dragon Power is an action-adventure game developed and published by Bandai for the Nintendo Entertainment System on March 3, 1988. It is a heavily localized version of the Japanese game Dragon Ball: Shenron no Nazo (translated to Dragon Ball: Mystery of the Dragon God), originally released on November 27, 1986. Although some of the European releases retain the Dragon Ball assets (under the title Dragon Ball), the North American release removes most references to the franchise. The game follows the first two volumes of the Dragon Ball manga, as the young monkey-tailed boy Goku (along with his...
Nintendo Famicom Disk System - Released - June 30, 1989
Ushiro ni Tatsu Shojo is the successor of and a prequel to Famicom Tantei Club: Kieta Kokeisha, and is the second game of the Famicom Tantei Club series. Its scenario was written by Nagihiro Asama, based on the concept by Yoshio Sakamoto.Kenji Yamamoto composed the game music. The popularity of Part I: Kieta Kokeisha prompted the release of this sequel, which employed the similar graphic-adventure gameplay. The game was re-released on the Nintendo Power cartridge rewriting service for the Super Famicom in 1998 with improved graphics and sound. The objective is to solve two cases; the...
Nintendo Famicom Disk System - Released - May 23, 1989
Ushiro ni Tatsu Shojo is the successor of and a prequel to Famicom Tantei Club: Kieta Kokeisha, and is the second game of the Famicom Tantei Club series. Its scenario was written by Nagihiro Asama, based on the concept by Yoshio Sakamoto.Kenji Yamamoto composed the game music. The popularity of Part I: Kieta Kokeisha prompted the release of this sequel, which employed the similar graphic-adventure gameplay. The game was re-released on the Nintendo Power cartridge rewriting service for the Super Famicom in 1998 with improved graphics and sound. The objective is to solve two cases; the murder...
Sony Playstation 2 - Released - September 27, 2002
Get behind the wheel of one of the most world's most prestigious cars - the F355 Ferrari. F355 features a number of game modes: the Arcade mode which is the same as the checkpoint arcade version; Championship mode where you race a total of 6 races for the combined highest score; Single play which is the same as Arcade mode but with no time limit; Versus play with a two player split screen; and Network Race where you can connect to the Internet and race a time attack against other players ghost cars. The courses that are available to race on are Motegi, short and long versions of Suzuka,...
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - October 27, 1995
A basketball game based on the Slam Dunk anime and manga that follows an underdog highschool basketball team as they take on comers from across Japan. It is the third adaptation of Slam Dunk for the Super Famicom, via the developer/publisher team of TOSE and Bandai, and the fifth and presently final video game based on the license overall.The big change for this particular game are the graphics: rather than the semi-realistic manga art style of its predecessors, the game reimagines the characters as large-headed "super deformed" characters. The game and its plot are distinctively more...
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - March 26, 1994
The first Super Famicom game in the From TV Animation: Slam Dunk series of basketball games based on the basketball manga and anime of the same name. The player has some control over each match, and must occasionally complete QTEs to intercept the ball, throw three-pointers and other offensive and defensive maneuvers.A special limited edition entitled From TV Animation: Slam Dunk: Dream Team Shueisha Limited was also released later the same year. It has identical gameplay but only includes All-Star teams.
Nintendo Game Boy - Released - September 27, 1997
Game & Watch Gallery 2 is the sequel to Game & Watch Gallery released in 1997 for the Game Boy, and in 1998 for the Game Boy Color. The game included six revisions of classic Game & Watch games, one of which is not playable from the beginning and must be unlocked. It was not released in Europe or Australia until 1998 when it was re-released on the Game Boy Color, except in Japan.
Sony PSP - Released - August 2, 2007
Goku Makai-Mura Kai is an Action game, developed by TOSE and published by Capcom, which was released in Japan in 2007.
Nintendo Entertainment System - November 25, 1989
Golf-kko Open is a Sports game, developed by TOSE and published by Taito Corporation, which was released in Japan in 1989.
Nintendo Famicom Disk System - Released - December 18, 1986
In a time where humans and gods coexisted in harmony, the kingdom of Angel Land was ruled by two goddesses, Palutena the Goddess of Light and Medusa the Goddess of Darkness. While Palutena administered the light and helped the mortals cultivate their crops, Medusa despised the mortals and used the darkness to destroy their crops and turn the mortals into stone. Enraged, Palutena transformed Medusa into a hideous monster and banished her into the dark Underworld. But Medusa would not go quietly. She assembled an army of monsters and evil spirits of the underworld to conquer Palutena's home,...
Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - December 19, 1986
Far away in a kingdom called "Angel Land," the evil goddess Medusa has stolen the Three Sacred Treasures and imprisoned the goddess of light, Palutena. As Kid Icarus, your mission is to find the treasures, destroy Medusa and rescue Palutena from the depths of the Palace in the Sky. To find the treasures you'll travel through ruins collecting weapons and storing power for use in combat against creatures of Medusa's army. Use your bow and arrow to ward off gatekeepers of the Underworld, Overworld and Skyworld as you strive towards your battle against Medusa. Will you survive to restore...
Nintendo Game Boy - Released - September 25, 1997
Konami GB Collection Vol. 1 is a compilation developed by TOSE and published by Konami for Game Boy and Game Boy Color. Included on the cartridge: Nemesis (titled Gradius on the GBC version) Castlevania: The Adventure World Circuit Series (Konami Racing on GBC) Operation C (Probotector on GBC) Curiously, World Circuit Series is called Konami Racing despite that not being the title of the game in any region (World Circuit Series in the US, F-1 Spirit in Japan, and The Spirit of F-1 in UK)
Nintendo Game Boy - Released - March 19, 1998
Konami GB Collection Vol. 2 is a compilation developed by TOSE and published by Konami for Game Boy and Game Boy Color. Included on the cartridge: Parodius Quarth (Block Game on GBC) Track & Field Frogger
Nintendo Game Boy - Released - December 11, 1997
A compilation of four Game Boy Konami games, some of which have been colorized for the first time for the GBC version. It was released as Vol. 3 in Japan This cartridge consists of: Pop'n TwinBee (TwinBee Da!! in Japan) Mystical Ninja starring Goemon Motocross Maniacs (Bikers on GBC) Loco-Motion (Guttang Gottong on GBC)
Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - February 11, 1989
Kyouto Hana no Misshitsu Satsujin Jiken is the last part of the trilogy of the Yamamura Misa Suspense games released for the Famicom in Japan. Like the other games, the game takes place in a first-perspective with text options to select. A few times in the game you will have to click on things on the graphic screen with a pointer, but a majority of the game will be spent selecting actions from the menu. The game takes place near the middle of August. The dead body of a woman has been found and you must search for the murderer. To do this you must perform many tasks such as traveling to...
Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - December 11, 1987
Kyoto Ryuu no Tera Satsujin Jiken is the first in a series of murder mystery games from Taito, based on the work of prolific Japanese mystery writer Yamamura Misa. Like many of its Famicom crime adventure game peers the goal is to track down a killer using the provided detective skills: examining crime scenes, collecting evidence and talking to suspects and other helpful NPCs. The game, and its sequels, were never localized or released outside of Japan.
Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - November 2, 1990
Kyouto Zaiteku Satsujin Jiken is the last part of the trilogy of the Yamamura Misa Suspense games released for the Famicom in Japan. Like the other games, the game takes place in a first-perspective with text options to select. A few times in the game you will have to click on things on the graphic screen with a pointer, but a majority of the game will be spent selecting actions from the menu. The game takes place near the middle of August. The dead body of a woman has been found and you must search for the murderer. To do this you must perform many tasks such as traveling to different...
Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - November 6, 1987
Lupin Sansei: Pandora no Isan is an Action game, developed by TOSE and published by Namco, which was released in Japan in 1987.
Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - March 5, 1993
Mezase! Top Pro: Green ni Kakeru Yume is Jaleco's first golf game, released exclusively in Japan in 1993. It was developed by TOSE and published by Jaleco. There are four modes in the game: stroke, course, challenge and train. When the game start, one can change the club then the golf stance. After these choices are done, a screen with the golf player swinging the club is shown, and the player must press the button A at an exact time to select the force that the club will impact the ball. There is also a caddy menu that can be accessed with the button B. In this menu, one can get hints for...
Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - August 11, 1988
Mito Koumon II: Sekai Manyuu Ki is an Action game, developed by TOSE and published by SunSoft, which was released in Japan in 1988.
Nintendo Game Boy - Released - December 3, 1991
Namco Classic (ナムコクラシック?) is a golf game developed by Namco and published for the Famicom in 1988. The game features Round Play, which you can use to practice the course in the game or compete with friends, or Tournament mode, where you play against a computer opponent in an effort to win a large amount of prize money. The game was also released for the Game Boy in 1991. The Game Boy version features a different course but is very similar in many respects. In 1996, that version was also included in the compilation title, Namco Gallery Vol. 1.
Sony Playstation - Released - July 31, 1996
Namco Museum Vol. 1 is a virtual museum/arcade that allows the player to play the classic Namco games "Pac-Man", "Rally-X", "Galaga", "Bosconian", "Pole Position" and "Toy Pop". The museum also includes history on these games, as well as pictures of merchandise, pamphlets, circuit boards, and cabinet decorations.
Sony Playstation - Released - October 10, 1996
This is volume 2 of the five volume set of Namco arcade classics. It includes: Super Pac Man, Xeviuos, Mappy, Gaplus, Grobda, and Dragon Buster.
This is volume 2 of the five volume set of Namco arcade classics. It includes: Super Pac Man, Xeviuos, Mappy, Gaplus, Grobda, and Dragon Buster.
Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - January 20, 1989
Nishimura Kyoutarou Mystery: Blue Train Satsujin Jiken is an Adventure game, developed by TOSE and published by Irem, which was released in Japan in 1989.
Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - March 2, 1990
Nishimura Kyoutarou Mystery: Super Express Satsujin Jiken is an Adventure game, developed by TOSE and published by Irem, which was released in Japan in 1990.
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - February 26, 1993
Oda Nobunaga: Haou no Gundan (roughly "Oda Nobunaga: Warlord's Warriors") is a strategy war game in which the player follows eponymous warrior, general and daimyo (warlord) Oda Nobunaga through his life in the Warring States (Sengoku) era of Japan. The game plays similarly to Koei's Nobunaga's Ambition series, but is far more focused on warfare.
Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - October 29, 1993
Rokudenashi Blues is a Role-Playing game, developed by TOSE and published by Bandai, which was released in Japan in 1993.
Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - October 23, 1992
SD Gundam Gaiden: Knight Gundam Monogatari 3 - Densetsu no Kishi Dan is a Role-Playing game, developed by TOSE and published by Bandai, which was released in Japan in 1992.
Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - December 22, 1990
SD Gundam World Gachapon Senshi 3: Eiyuu Senki is a Strategy game, developed by TOSE and published by Yutaka, which was released in Japan in 1990.
Nintendo Entertainment System - December 21, 1991
SD Gundam World Gachapon Senshi 4: New Type Story is a Strategy game, developed by TOSE and published by Yutaka, which was released in Japan in 1991.
Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - December 22, 1992
SD Gundam World Gachapon Senshi 5: Battle of Universal Century is a Strategy game, developed by TOSE and published by Yutaka, which was released in Japan in 1992.
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - September 12, 1992
SD Kidou Senshi Gundam: V Sakusen Shidou is a 2D side-scrolling shooter/brawler featuring characters from the Gundam universe. Specifically, it draws from the SD (Super Deformed) Gundam continuity in which all the Gundam mech suits are sentient robotic creatures. The player must pass through various waves of enemies, either on the ground or in flight, in order to proceed to the end of the stage, where occasionally a boss must be fought.
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - 1992
Bombliss is slightly different from normal Tetris. Arranged on the board and in some dropped pieces are bomb squares. Completing a row does not clear the blocks in the row, but will trigger any bombs in the row which will destroy blocks. Different sizes of bombs will generate larger explosions. Bombliss is offered in standard marathon mode, a puzzle mode where a set board must be cleared using set piece drops, and a 2-player versus mode.
Arcade - Released - July 1, 1981
Vanguard is an arcade style shooter for one or two players. Your goal is to pilot your spaceship to the City of Mystery which is located at the end of a heavily guarded tunnel, and once there destroy the creature Gond. The tunnel is broken up into several different zones, called the mountain zone, rainbow zone, stick zone, stripe zone, bleak zone, and City of Mystery. Each zone features different types of enemy spaceships to deal with, and can scroll either horizontally or vertically. In the mountain zone or stripe zone, you may also come across an energy pod marked with an 'E'. If you fly...
Sony Playstation Vita - Released - October 25, 2016
World of Final Fantasy (Japanese: ワールド オブ ファイナルファンタジー Hepburn: Wārudo Obu Fainaru Fantajī) is a role-playing video game developed by Tose and Square Enix who also published it. It was released worldwide for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita in October 2016, for Microsoft Windows in November 2017, and for Nintendo Switch and Xbox One in November 2018. Returning to a more traditional gameplay style from earlier Final Fantasy titles, it revolves around turn-based battles which utilize the series' recurring Active Time Battle system, augmented with a stacking mechanic where stacking allied...
NEC TurboGrafx-CD - Released - March 6, 1992
Kinsenka Kyō Ezara Satsujin Jiken is based on a series on a series of novels by the Japanese detective fiction author Misa Yamamura. The popular protagonist of the novels, inspector Sōsuke Kariya, appears in the game as one of the characters; but the main heroine and the player character is Yuko Kobayakawa, a journalist working for a gourmet magazine. During a trip to Kyoto she attends a party and witnesses a mysterious murder of a wealthy man's estranged wife. Yoko decides to stay and help the authorities investigate the crime. The game plays like a puzzle-less Japanese-style adventure....
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - June 26, 1992
Yokoyama Mitsuteru Sangokushi is a strategy game based on the anime and manga of the same name by manga artist Yokoyama Mitsuteru. The name simply means "Yokoyama Mitsuteru's version of Sangokushi", Sangokushi being the Japanese name for the Chinese literary classic Romance of the Three Kingdoms. The manga and anime retell the story of the book, with the game focused on this retelling. During the game's development the anime adaptation was in full swing, so the game was intended to be a companion piece. This was a standard practice of Bandai at the time (Angel was a game publisher...
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - December 22, 1994
Yokoyama Mitsuteru Sangokushi Bangi: Sugoroku Eiyuuki is a sugoroku board game spin-off of the Yokoyama Mitsuteru Sangokushi strategy series. It plays similarly to the Dokapon series: the player, as one of the major warlords of the Romance of the Three Kingdoms (called Sangokushi in Japan), must move around a board taking territory and fighting in one-on-one battles with NPC bandits and soldiers. Other squares on the board lead to various events that change the player's status or help/hinder them in other ways. Yokoyama Mitsuteru Sangokushi Bangi is based on manga artist Mitsuteru...
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - December 29, 1993
Yokoyama Mitsuteru Sangokushi II ("Mitsuteru Yokoyama's Romance of the Three Kingdoms II") is a strategy game and the sequel to the original Yokoyama Mitsuteru Sangokushi. Both games were adapted from the eponymous manga artist's graphic novel adaptation of the ancient Chinese novel. Specifically, they were based on an anime adaptation of the manga, released close to the same time. The second game presents three new scenarios and does away with the month-specific actions of the original, allowing the player to perform any action on their turn. It's also been graphically updated. It is still...
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - December 17, 1993
Yume Maboroshi no Gotoku ("A Dreamlike Illusion", roughly) is an RPG set in a version of Sengoku era Japan. It otherwise plays like a standard JRPG, with a turn-based system that uses large enemy sprites in the center of the screen a la Phantasy Star or Dragon Quest. The game was one of two games ever published by Intec for the Super Famicom. They usually worked with the Turbo CD/PCE-CD system. It was never localized into English or released outside of Japan.