Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - December 22, 1995
Jūma Hōkan is based on the manga series 3x3 Eyes. Long time ago, in ancient China, a group of people discovered the secret of immortality. They became "sanzhiyan" (three-eyed ones) and possessed supernatural powers that were manifested in a third eye each one of them had. One of the sanzhiyan, a girl named Pai, longed to become a normal human again. She was aided by the Japanese scientist and explorer Fujii, who then disappeared in Tibet under mysterious circumstances. Fujii's son, Yakumo, became connected to Pai by merging his soul with her and becoming a "wu", an immortal being. Now they...
Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - 1991
In Adventure Island II the player takes the role of Master Higgins who has to save his cavegirl from aliens which also want to dominate the Earth. The basic gameplay elements are the same as in its predecessor Adventure Island: Master Higgins walks through the levels while fighting against various enemies. One hit results in his untimely death unless he carries one of the various power ups, e.g. weapons or a skateboard which improves his speed. He also needs to collect food to fill up his steadily decreasing starvation bar - death awaits if it hits zero. A big addition are dinosaurs which...
Nintendo Wii - October 20, 2009
The world of Bakugan comes alive! The 6 unique arenas burst with incredible action, and new play mechanics take the Bakugan experience beyond cartoons and board games to a whole new level! Based on the wildly popular card game and television show, Bakugan: Battle Brawlers, is a video game experience requiring skill, strategy and imagination. Featuring a fierce assortment monsters, uncanny powers and amazing environments in an alternate dimension called Vestroia, the game lets you and your own unique Bakugan join forces with Dan and his fellow Brawlers as they battle to save Vestroia and...
Sony Playstation 3 - October 20, 2009
One day the player's character meets Dan Kuso, one of the Battle Brawlers, who teaches him the rules in a fight against Shuji. (you get a Serpenoid, a Juggernoid, and a Saurus that match the attribute you chose at the start of the game). After going to the local store and meeting Alice, who suggests the player should battle with other brawlers in the park to earn BP (Bakugan Points, the game's currency) a strange Bakugan called Leonidas falls from the sky, who is now the new best friend of the player. (Leonidas' attribute depends on what attribute you chose). Leonidas is an unknown and...
Nintendo DS - October 20, 2009
Dominate the Arena! Answer the call to BRAWL and enter an alternative universe where good and evil fight for domination! Only you can decide the fate of the galaxy. Start off as an untrained Bakugan Brawler and must fight your way to the top of the heap. Combining the drama and story of the cartoon series with the skill and strategy of the card game, players will become completely immersed in this unique title. Throw Bakugan cards onto the battlefield, and then try to carefully shoot your Bakugan balls onto the cards to unleash their monstrous powers. When two Bakugans stand on the same...
Sony Playstation 2 - Released - October 24, 2009
Based on the card game and television show, Bakugan: Battle Brawlers sends the player to an alternate dimension called Vestroia where one needs to battle the evil forces to save Vestroia and ultimately, Earth from destruction. The videogame take on the franchise puts players in control of a customized character that they attempt to take to the Ultimate Battle Tournament. Between matches (which include both tournaments and one-off battles at a park, akin to an arcade mode), you can buy new Bakugan, upgrade them, purchase G-Power cards and manage your decks for your next fight.
Sony Playstation - Released - July 15, 2003
Big League Slugger Baseball Belt One Outta The Field! We took Sandlot Baseball to all-new levels of fun and excitement! Big League Slugger Baseball gives players the purest form of the game just like in those pick-up games in the sandlots across America! No complex rules or impossible button combos to remember - it's just, "Hey Batta-Batta! SWING!" for the love of the game! 100% freedom - choose your own team logos, uniforms, and even the skills for each of your players! Beginner-friendly controls allow even the youngest gamers a shot at smacking one outta the park! Six stadiums...
Sony Playstation - Released - December 7, 2000
In the game, a layer of bricks lines the top third of the screen. A ball travels across the screen, bouncing off the top and side walls of the screen. When a brick is hit, the ball bounces away and the brick is destroyed. The player loses a turn when the ball touches the bottom of the screen. To prevent this from happening, the player has a movable paddle to bounce the ball upward, keeping it in play. Block Kuzushi Kowashite Help! is a wacky & fun breakout game in which 1 or 2 players can play (in cooperative mode) to advance through the game levels. The game plot is something like...
Nintendo Game Boy Color - 2000
Dance Dance Revolution GB is an Action game, developed by Now Production and published by Konami, which was released in Japan in 2000.
Nintendo Game Boy Color - 2001
Dance Dance Revolution GB Disney Mix is an Action game, developed by Now Production and published by Konami, which was released in Japan in 2001.
Nintendo Game Boy Color - 2000
Dance Dance Revolution GB2 is an Action game, developed by Now Production and published by Konami, which was released in Japan in 2000.
Nintendo Game Boy Color - March 15, 2001
Dance Dance Revolution GB3 is an Action game, developed by Now Production and published by Konami, which was released in Japan in 2001.
NEC TurboGrafx-16 - Released - December 27, 1991
Whereas Dragon Spirit was a multi-format conversion, only Turbo-Grafx / PC Engine users initially got to play the lesser-known sequel at home. Gameplay-wise, little has changed from the original, as both games are vertically-scrolling shoot 'em ups putting you in control of a dragon. You are flying over built-up land, complete with rivers and their banks. The enemies and waves can be shot or avoided - shooting them reveals extra points as well as the occasional power-up. Ground units are shooting at you but can't be shot back, so be careful which parts of the screen you occupy at which times....
Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - April 14, 1989
After a millennium of captivity, an ugly serpent demon named Zawell escapes imprisonment and kidnaps Alicia, princess to the kingdom of Mitgult. A young, crafty soldier Amul is selected to rescue the princess and destroy Zawell. In praying to the gods for strength and courage, he points his sword high toward the heavens. Suddenly he is transformed into an all-powerful blue dragon, bestowed with special powers. Though gifted with a lethal air and ground attack, this is not enough. He must locate and obtain extra powers along the way. The demon has instructed nine of the mightiest beasts to stop...
NEC TurboGrafx-16 - Released - July 5, 1991
On Earth in the 23rd century, a space time warp opens up over the Atlantic Ocean. From it comes an enormous invasion force analyzed to come from the 25th century. As Earth is attacked by the alien war machines, it is revealed that the culprits are identified as the Gader'el, a race of large bio-mechanic creatures, who have the ability to freely manipulate space and time; after conquering the future Earth in the 25th century, the Gader'el decided to ensure their influence on mankind by traveling back in time to the 23rd century, conquering that time and then going further into Earth's past. As...
NEC TurboGrafx-16 - Released - March 16, 1990
Multi-style game in which you play a Japanese demon warrior with flowing red hair. It is divided into overhead areas, platform areas with small sprites and walk along hack ‘n’ slash bits with much larger characters.
Nintendo Entertainment System - November 27, 1987
Jikuu Yuuden: Debias is a Role-Playing game, developed by Now Production and published by Namco, which was released in Japan in 1987.
Nintendo Entertainment System - December 19, 1990
Jumpin' Kid: Jack to Mame no Ki Monogatari (ジャンピン・キッド ジャックと豆の木ものがたり?, "Jumping Kid: The Tale of Jack and the Beanstalk") was released on December 19, 1990 in Japan for the Family Computer. A North American release was planned but ultimately scrapped. This video game is a variation of the famous fairy tale, Jack and the Beanstalk. It is a challenging platform game that plays similar to Mega Man. Beans help to improve the player's attack, while springs are used to improve his jumping height.
Nintendo Game Boy - Released - October 8, 1993
Kattobi Road is a Racing game, developed by Now Production and published by Namco, which was released in Japan in 1993.
Nintendo DS - Released - April 1, 2010
Kodawari Saihai Simulation: Ocha no Ma Pro Yakyuu DS 2010 Nendohan is a Sports game, developed and published by Now Production, which was released in Japan in 2010.
Nintendo Wii - Released - August 5, 2008
The first officially licensed Little League video game to hit next-generation consoles. Players will bat, pitch and field their way from local sandlot slugger to Little League World Series Champion. Featuring eight U.S. and eight international teams, extraordinarily deep character customization, World Series Mode, and a variety of skill based challenges, Little League World Series offers an exciting, authentic baseball experience. Motion-sensing controls on the Wii make it accessible for Little League players and parents alike, while the DS version gives players the freedom to get on the...
Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - December 16, 1986
The player must take control of a man known only as Runner, who is given a time limit to run through each of the game's thirty-two rounds while avoiding obstacles and collecting drink cans. The actual running happens automatically: the job of the player is to avoid the obstacles and collect the cans by moving the Runner with the stick and adjusting his speed accordingly. If the Runner finishes the round within the time limit, the remaining time will be awarded to him as bonus points and he will proceed to the next round. Every fourth round is special, using the remaining time from the three...
Nintendo Game Boy - Released - 1991
The game features some animated violence. The player takes the role of either Mickey Mouse or his girlfriend Minnie. On the way to deliver a present, Pete came along and stole it. The gameplay is a general side-scrolling action game where players destroy enemies with Super Mario World-like blocks. However, the gameplay deviates from the standard Super Mario type of platforming by not allowing Mickey/Minnie to stomp on the enemy's head There are items that grant temporary invincibility along with a 1-up and boosts to the player's health.Players have to navigate a lake, the summit of a...
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - October 22, 1993
"Miracle Girls" is based on a manga of the "Mahou Shoujo", or "Magical Girl", genre created by Nami Akimoto (other notables in this genre would be "Sailor Moon" and "Card Captor Sakura") . It was later adapted into a 51 episode TV anime by Nippon Animation, and eventually it was turn into a game as well. The manga is about the twin sisters Tomomi and Mikage Matsunaga, and their love lives in high school. The twins have ESP powers, but they always try and hide this fact from their friends-only Mr. Kageura knows their secret! In this game, the sisters and their friends are suddenly...
Nintendo Wii - Released - May 26, 2009
When vegetables go bad! The player controls creatures of insatiable appetite, using their gurgitating prowess to consume an army of invading Tabemon Space Pirates, each of whom bears an uncanny resemblance to various foods.
Nintendo DS - Released - February 25, 2010
Nazotte Oboeru Otona no Kanji Renshuu Kaitei-ban is a Miscellaneous game, developed and published by Now Production, which was released in Japan in 2010.
Nintendo DS - Released - December 21, 2006
Nazotte Oboeru Otona no Kanji Renshuu is a Miscellaneous game, developed and published by Now Production, which was released in Japan in 2006
Nintendo Game Boy Color - 2001
Oha Suta: Dance Dance Revolution GB blends the millenial superpower of the Dance Dance Revolution series with the popular Japanese kids' show Oha Suta... or Oha Star... the jury's still out on that one. While the track list is limited - only 12 songs in total, with all of those being Oha Suta originals - it also incorporates a collectable card system that utilizes stars you earn by showing us your ultimate dance. I CAN'T STOP CRYING. BUCKETS OF TEARS.
Nintendo Game Boy - Released - December 1, 1994
Based on Namco's Japanese-only arcade puzzler Cosmo Gang the Puzzle, Pac-Attack is similar to many block-dropping puzzle games from the time, such as Puyo Puyo. The objective of the game is to place ghosts and then, after three pieces (which can include one or two blocks as well), make Pac-Man eat as many ghosts as possible to try and clear up the game area. Pac-Man's directions are chosen at random between left or right, but as he goes moving on the game area (after you place him, of course), if he bumps against a block or a "wall" on the game area, he will change his direction. As with...
NEC TurboGrafx-16 - Released - June 25, 1993
Power Tennis is a tennis game for the PC Engine that supports up to four human players in its doubles mode. The game has options for singles and doubles with various options for players including an option to watch CPU opponents compete, three possible court types, and a World Tour mode that allows to player to create their own tennis star - male or female - and compete in Open competitions across the globe.
Sony PSP - Released - January 10, 2006
Based upon psychological research, your PQ score will be determined by how quickly and effectively you solve each life-like situation. Test your wits, bend your brain, and match wits with the minds of users worldwide. A 3D puzzle game that tests players problem solving skills, PQ uses the PSP® system's Infrastructure Mode and allows players to post their PQ score on the worldwide ranking site to see how they rank against other players around the world.
Sony PSP - Released - June 18, 2007
PQ2: Practical Intelligence Quotient 2 is based on testing the model of human intelligence developed by Dr. Masuo Koyasu at Kyoto University. PQ2: Practical Intelligence Quotient 2 shares many features with the first PQ game and similar platform-like puzzle games. In each stage, the player controls a human avatar in a virtual reality world, climbing and dropping from levels, lifting, dropping, pushing and pulling boxes in order to activate switches and lifts, block laser beams, and to create stairways in order to reach an exit point. The player must also avoid guards that make rounds on the...
Sega Genesis - Released - August 6, 1991
Saddled on a high-performance all-terrain vehicle, you hear the roar of racing engines and scan the brutal dirt track ahead. The unforgiving clock counts down; THREE... strap helmet, TWO... rev it up, ONE... explode from the gate! Slam into high, and torque up to brain-warping speed! During tight cornering, cut hard, shift low, and fan the brakes. You'll feel huge racing tires claw for traction. Control four-wheel drift or you'll spin out. On straightways, you'll hit rises and go airborne. Throttle down to soften your landing. Challenge a computer-controlled rival, or compete head-to-head...
Sony Playstation - Released - January 20, 2000
Rescue Shot is a shooter developed and published by Namco. On one side, it differences from the famous Point Blank series. The game, in fact, looks more like Time Crisis, which doesn't rely on accuracy less very much, thus letting you enjoying the fast-pace of the game dynamic. On the other side, the variety in Rescue Shot is similar to the Point Blank series. The game takes place on a lot of different scenarios, full of traps to avoid and dangers to overcome: from a manufacturing industry to a tube, from a Japanese market district to a country village. The main character in the game is...
Sega Genesis - Released - July 1, 1993
The events in the third game in the series are synchronous with RT2. At the end of the twentieth century, satellites around the globe are being shot down, disrupting communications. Secret agency Rolling Thunder discovers the organization behind the terror: Geldra. While agents Leila and Albatross are fighting the leader Gimdo (RT2), agent Jay is instructed to bring down Dread, the second-in-command.
NEC TurboGrafx-16 - Released - March 16, 1990
This action platformer features a samurai ghost from the depths of the underworld. In a past war, Kagekiyo managed to defeat the shogun Yoritomo and his clan. However, their evil spirits were not completely destroyed, and now, in the world known as Dark Side, they seek the time of their rebirth. In order to shatter those ambitions, Kagekiyo must make his way across seven zones and head for "The Heart of the Darkside" where Yoritomo lies in wait. Use spirit weapons to power up your sword, or other items, such as candles to recover health, and defeat the endless hordes of enemies. Each zone is...
Nintendo GameCube - Released - February 21, 2006
The Sonic series takes to the track in the combat racing game, Sonic Riders. Dr. Eggman has challenged Sonic and friends to race in his World Grand Prix, and you can enter the event and try to unravel his mysterious plot. The races happen on floating boards and include tricks, fighting, and racing. You can customize your character with upgraded equipment as you race down 13 different tracks through a handful of game modes. You can also challenge three of your friends to multiplayer races.
Microsoft Xbox - Released - February 21, 2006
Sonic Riders (ソニックライダーズ Sonikku Raidāzu?) is a 2006 video game spin-off developed by Sonic Team, with production assistance by Now Production, for the PlayStation 2, GameCube, Xbox and Microsoft Windows. It is the fourth racing game in the Sonic the Hedgehog series, preceded by Sonic Drift, Sonic Drift 2 and Sonic R. The game was released to start off the 15th anniversary of the release of the Sonic the Hedgehog series. For a short while, the Microsoft Xbox version of the game was released with a free Sonic X DVD. This game introduces five new playable characters, the...
Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - September 18, 1987
In the old days, humans and fairies lived together peacefully in a world of light known as Fairyland. At one time, the evil god known as Gala cast a spell on mankind, causing them to forget all about the fairies and cast them out of Fairyland. In the desolate land of the human world, humans toiled and labored and forgot all about the fairies existence. A thousand years later, human discovered a series caves which contained underground treasure in pyramids. Among the treasures were old documents written by those who had once lived in Fairyland. It is said that if one could rescue three...
Sega Genesis - Released - August 4, 1992
It Begins Again! Your girlfriend Jennifer is trapped in a living nightmare and it's up to you to save her. The only options is to wear the terror mask to transform into a buffed out mayhem machine ready to smash and bash a path to freedom. Utilize every weapon from your gnarled fist to a roaring chainsaw to conquer legions of oozing zombies and ghastly ghouls. With skill you may last long enough to confront horrible bosses. An iron will and a strong stomach are mandatory.
Sega Genesis - Released - March 19, 1993
It has been a while since the escape in Splatterhouse 2 and Rick is slowly regaining his sanity. At night, he is still haunted by nightmares from the place. Rick has married Jennifer and they have a son, David. In the final chapter of this horror trilogy, Rick finds out that an entity called The Evil One has kidnapped his beloved family members. He has no choice but to wear the demon mask with the supernatural powers to save Jennifer and David from the demon-infested Splatterhouse. The third title in the series builds upon the gameplay of its predecessors. The game consists of six...
Nintendo Entertainment System - July 31, 1989
Revived by his girlfriend's grief and a flash of lightning, Rick must chase down the Pumpkin king and save his beloved Jennifer once and for all! A parody of the bloody horror beat-'em-up Splatterhouse, Wanpaku Graffiti assumes a much cuter appearance but retains the same fast-paced action of the original.
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - October 6, 1995
Supapoon is a Puzzle game, developed by Now Production and published by Yutaka, which was released in Japan in 1995.
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - May 31, 1996
Supapoon DX is a puzzle game for the Super Famicom that takes the blueprint of the "block-breaking" genre and adds various new elements to it, such as a living block that can provide additional power to the ball. The goal of the game is to clear the screen of the shades-wearing yellow balls; the various crystals in the way don't have to be eliminated, but are often placed directly in the way. Supapoon DX is specifically an enhanced remake of 1995's Supapoon. It uses the same world map but features different levels and power-ups. It also includes an intro cutscene for the single-player game...
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - August 12, 1994
Super Kyuukyoku Harikiri Stadium 2 ("Super Ultimate Excitement Stadium 2") is a baseball sim from Now Production and Taito and the second Super Famicom game in their Kyuukyoku Harikiri Stadium series. The game is a little more cartoonish and Arcade-like than its rivals, with everything moving along at a brisk pace. The game also includes a number of Japanese professional teams. It would be the last game in this series. Like its predecessor, it never saw a release outside of Japan.
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - August 6, 1993
Super Power League is a baseball game from Now Production and published by Hudson Soft for the Super Famicom in Japan only. The game uses large sprites for the batters and focuses a little more on realism than many of its more Arcade-ish peers. It includes a Home Run Derby mode, as well as a pennant race and all-star games. Super Power League was followed by three Super Famicom sequels, and the Power League series is also present on systems like the PC Engine and PC-FX.
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - August 3, 1994
Super Power League 2 is a baseball game from Hudson Soft and part of their multi-platform Power League series. It is the second of four games made exclusively for the Super Famicom, all of which have the "Super" prefix. The five Super Power League games were all licensed by Fuji TV, using their commentators, but Super Power League 2 is the exception: instead, it used the sports commentators of TBS (Tokyo Broadcasting System). Hudson would use elements of Super Power League 2 as the basis for The Sporting News: Baseball.
Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - December 18, 1987
Taito Grand Prix: Eikou e no License is a 1987 Formula One racing video game for the Japan-exclusive Famicom. This video game takes the player through randomized street racing circuits in addition to the various circuits of the 1987 Formula One season. There are over fifteen stock car tracks and eight Formula One tracks. Open mode allows the player to practice each course individually without any pressure from anything besides the time limit. Normal mode is more restrictive; the game forces the player to roam from city to city until they end their career by winning a full season of Formula...
Nintendo Wii U - Released - November 18, 2012
Based on the smash hit, award-winning animated television show produced by Hasbro Studios on The Hub Network, TRANSFORMERS PRIME lets fans play as their favorite AUTOBOT characters and embark on an action-packed adventure to save the earth from the evil MEGATRON and his new secret weapon. In the single player campaign, players will step into the roles of OPTIMUS PRIME, BUMBLEBEE, ARCEE, AUTOBOT RATCHET and BULKHEAD as they explore unique vistas all around the world with brawler-style combat and diverse driving sequences. Along the way, gamers cultivate friendships with Jack, Miko and Raf - the...
Sony Playstation 2 - July 28, 2005
Sequel to Twinkle Star Sprites, La Petite Princesse brings back the gang of flying heroes and villains that battle each other in search of the fabled Twinkle Star, said to grant any wish to the one that finds it. The game plays as a competitive vertically-scrolling shooter, in which two players face off in separated play areas and try to shoot and evade the incoming enemies. Blasting said enemies in succession causes a special attack to be launched towards the opposing player, which is based on the character you selected and ranges from meager fireballs to bosses and targeted attacks...
Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - February 9, 1989
In Wagan Land, you control a green mechanical dinosaur named Wagan who has the ability to temporarily stun enemies with sound waves. The waves are shaped like the noises "Wah" (ワッ) and "Gah" (ギャー). The mad scientist Dr. Devil is trying to take over Wagan Land, and Wagan wants to protect his home. There are power-ups called Waganizers, which make Wagan's sound waves more powerful, stunning the enemies for a longer amount of time. If four Waganizers are collected, Wagan becomes temporarily invincible, faster and actually able to defeat enemies. At the end of certain stages is a boss. Each boss...
Sega Game Gear - Released - July 26, 1991
Wagyan Land is platform game developed and published by Namco for the Sega Game Gear. It was only released in Japan, and is a slightly enhanced port of a 1989 Famicom game of the same name and was released as part of the Wagyan Land series. Wagyan Land is a semi-educational title, comprised of both platforming segments and minigames such as shiritori (which is seen as the main reason no games in the series have seen western releases). The Game Gear port features redesigned levels to accommodate the smaller screen, a slightly altered plot and some powerups from Wagyan Land 2.
Nintendo Entertainment System - December 14, 1990
Wagyan Land 2 is an Action game, developed by Now Production and published by Namco, which was released in Japan in 1990.
Nintendo Entertainment System - November 21, 1990
Or, How a Yo-Yo Saved New Yoik! Who's got floppy ears, a furry suit, and a toothy, hilarious grin? It's Yo!NOID, the yo-yoing, pizza-chomping funnyman from those wacky Domino's Pizza TV commercials. He'll need every trick in his fuzzy hat to out-prank the scamps who are overrunning New York with monkeyshrines and shenanigans! Yo!NOID skips, skates, and scales the skyscrapers, bonking out an ever-changing gang of rascals! A mysterious NOID look-alike is behind the tomfoolery, and the real NOID's got to stop him! What could make the rollicking NOID get so serious? The reward is a lifetime...
Nintendo DS - Released - November 13, 2008
Zero Kara Hajimeru: Otona no 5-Kokugo Nyuumon is a Miscellaneous game, developed and published by Now Production, which was released in Japan in 2008.