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America Oudan Ultra Quiz: Shijou Saidai no Tatakai

America Oudan Ultra Quiz: Shijou Saidai no Tatakai

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - November 29, 1991

This game has two modes: story and tournament. Tournament mode is the simpler one: you compete against seven opponents in a quiz that concerns various historical, geographical, social, and cultural aspects of United States of America. Some questions require you to choose "yes" or "no", while others present you a short list of possible answers, of which you should choose the correct one. The participants' responses are timed. In the story mode, you can navigate the character you created (male or female) in a top-down city. Avoiding getting hit by the numerous cars in the area, you must make...

Baseball Stars II

Baseball Stars II

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - July 1, 1992

If you enjoyed Baseball Stars, then you will love Baseball Stars II from Romstar! All the grand slam action found in the original game is still here: acquire, release or trade players; develop your rookies into superstars; challenge a friend or the program to a single or league game. Baseball Stars II also features: four different stadiums; eighteen teams, six of which you can customize; normal and split-screen views; error counters; various outfielder formations; detailed stats with memory backup for league mode!

Burning Paper

Burning Paper

Nintendo Game Boy - Released - February 26, 1993

The basic gameplay is pretty straightforward. You're the cute little fellow with the B on his suit. You find yourself at the top of some structure with various creatures climbing to the top. You'll notice there's a crosshair on the screen. Pushing the A button fires a beam wherever that crosshair is aimed at. Move it with the directional pad. Pushing the B button makes your character jump, and pushing Start accesses your item inventory. Your goal, is to cut out parts of the wall with your beam, causing them to fall on the enemies below. You should be careful not to cut...

Cave Story

Cave Story

Sony PSP - Unlicensed - July 10, 2007

Arguably the most well-known indie game of all time, Cave Story is an action-adventure game featuring a completely original storyline wrapped with personality, mystery and hours of fast-paced fun. You wake up in a dark cave with no memory of who you are, where you came from or why you're in such a place. Uncovering Mimiga Village you discover that the once-carefree Mimigas are in danger at the hands of a maniacal scientist. The Mimigas’ only hope rest squarely on the shoulders of a quiet, amnesiac boy who can't remember his own name.

Chinhai

Chinhai

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - September 22, 1995

Chinhai is a puzzle game for the Super Famicom and a variant on Mahjong Solitaire, or Shanghai. Instead of pairing and removing any two tiles that match as long as one of their sides is clear, as is the case in Shanghai, the rules of Chinhai require that the two tiles can only be removed if it's possible to draw a line between the two that doesn't make a 90 degree turn more than twice. Two tiles on opposite sides of the board, for instance, can't be paired because it would take three 90 degree turns to draw a line between them. To account for this added difficulty, the game lacks the "stacks"...

Cowboy Kid

Cowboy Kid

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - September 13, 1991

The player controls the role of a young gunslinger who travels the land fighting villains and playing minigames. The main game play involves you moving around the towns horizontally collecting gold by hitting chest while killing the bad guys at the same time. There is also an RPG element where people have to be visited in towns for information. Once a player has acquired the required gear to be made sherrif, an outlaw must be killed for bonus money. A shooting range is included where players have to shoot down enemy targets while avoiding the targets that represent innocent bystanders.

Dungeon Kid

Dungeon Kid

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - August 31, 1990

In this 3D dungeon RPG that plays in the classic Wizardry style, you play as a three character party and you may choose from different classes at the beginning of the game, each with different stats and growth progression. During battles, enemies are positioned on top and allies on the bottom of the screen. When you choose to attack, the characters impact physically with each other and there is small animations when magic is used. Maximum of three enemies are displayable, two small ones and a medium sized one. The game is a pioneer in the "RPG tool creation" genre, like RPG Maker. There is...

Gimme a Break: Shijou Saikyou no Quiz Ou Ketteisen 2

Gimme a Break: Shijou Saikyou no Quiz Ou Ketteisen 2

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - August 28, 1992

Gimme a Break: Shijou Saikyou no Quiz Ou Ketteisen 2 is a Quiz game, developed by Pixel and published by Yonezawa PR21, which was released in Japan in 1992.

The Gorilla Man

The Gorilla Man

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - April 28, 1993

The Gorilla Man is a Board Game, developed by Pixel and published by Yonezawa PR21, which was released in Japan in 1993.

HORGIHUGH

Windows - Released - June 11, 2019

HORGIHUGH (ホーギーヒュー) is a challenging horizontal side-scrolling shooter from Japanese developer PiXEL. Developed by a team of industry veterans, HORGIHUGH mixes old with new to deliver a beautiful retro shoot 'em up experience that sports vibrant pixel graphics, intense boss battles, a unique power-up system, unlockable upgrades, and an adorable roster of anthropomorphic characters.

Ikachan

Windows - Released - June 23, 2000

Ikachan is a freeware video game created by Japanese developer Daisuke Amaya, under the art name Pixel. In the game, the player plays a squid named Ikachan, who swims through a cave, meeting and helping other creatures.

Kiki Kai Kai

Kiki Kai Kai

NEC TurboGrafx-16 - March 27, 1990

Supernatural action game with plenty of oriental ghouls and spirits after your blood.

A Life M36 Planet: MotherBrain Has Been Aliving

A Life M36 Planet: MotherBrain Has Been Aliving

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1987

The game "A Life M36 Planet: Mother Brain has been aliving" was developed by Pixel and was released for the MSX system in 1987. It's an action-adventure game where the player has to find out if the planet M36 is suitable for a human colony. While the game was obviously inspired by Metroid, it does deepen its formula with a lot more RPG elements added on top of it. The game has recently translated to English.

M36: A Life Planet

M36: A Life Planet

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1987

The game "A Life M36 Planet: Mother Brain has been aliving" was developed by Pixel and was released for the MSX system in 1987. It's an action-adventure game where the player has to find out if the planet M36 is suitable for a human colony. While the game was obviously inspired by Metroid, it does deepen its formula with a lot more RPG elements added on top of it. The game has recently translated to English.

Moomin's Tale

Moomin's Tale

Nintendo Game Boy Color - Released - June 30, 2000

Moomin's Tale (Moomin no Daibouken in Japan) is an action platform game developed and released by Sunsoft for the Game Boy Color. It is based on the Finnish franchise the Moomins.

Over Horizon

Over Horizon

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - April 26, 1991

Over Horizon is a side-scrolling shooter in which the player has to guide a spaceship through various levels and destroy numerous enemies. The ship's weapons can be fired in tow directions and defeated enemies sometimes drop power-ups that equip the ship with different weapons and up to two options. There are three different weapons in addition to the standard shot: Laser, homing missiles and bombs. The "Edit Mode" presents an unusual feature. In it, players can determine the options positions (which can be changed by pressing the A and B button simultaneously), as well as the properties of...

Robocco Wars

Robocco Wars

Nintendo Entertainment System - August 2, 1991

The game allows the player to control a shape-changing robot named R-10 (and his human controller Lance) as they fight evil robots. On the land, the player is a freight train that must follow the railroad tracks to the boss of the level. However, the robot turns into an airplane when the player is forced to fly to the next mission. Sea missions require the player to transform into a submarine. The player has three lives and three continues as he struggles to liberate the world of Robocco from evil.

Shikinjou

Shikinjou

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - April 26, 1991

Shikinjou, or Shikinjoh, is a puzzle game inspired by Mahjong Solitaire and Sokoban. Like most Mahjong Solitaire variants, it takes its name from a region in China: in this case, the former Imperial Palace of China, also known as The Forbidden City. The goal of the game is to get the protagonist, who is a jiang shi by default, to the exit. To do this they must push mahjong tiles out of the way. Most mahjong tiles will disappear once they touch one or more of the same type, and these tiles will also vanish along with it. Some, like the dragon or wind tiles, are barricades that will transform...

Suzuki Aguri no F-1 Super Driving

Suzuki Aguri no F-1 Super Driving

Nintendo Game Boy - Released - May 28, 1993

Suzuki Aguri no F-1 Super Driving is a Racing game, developed by Pixel and published by LOZC G. Amusements, which was released in Japan in 1993.

Thunderbolt

Thunderbolt

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1986

Ushio to Tora: Shinen no Taiyou

Ushio to Tora: Shinen no Taiyou

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - July 9, 1993

Based on the animé series Ushio & Tora, this game tells the story of a boy named Ushio. He lives in a modern-day Tokyo with his father, but his family line stretches back to the samurai days of Japan. Five hundred years ago a demon was terrorizing the land. Ushio's ancestor, wielding a magical spear from China, managed to bind the monster to a rock with an artifact. Unable to kill the demon, he built a temple around it and stayed there as a monk in order to make sure it won't escape. Ushio finds the demon still tied to the rock in the basement of one of the temple buildings. Unfortunately, by...

Zeta 2000

Zeta 2000

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1985

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