NEC PC-FX

The PC-FX is a 32-bit home video game console made by NEC Home Electronics. It was released in Japan on December 23, 1994, just weeks after Sony's PlayStation and a month after the Sega Saturn. It is the successor to the PC Engine (and its many...

Aa! Megami-sama

Aa! Megami-sama

NEC PC-FX - December 12, 1997

The game is a remake of the computer game of the same name. It adds an animated intro, voice-overs, and two mini-games. The story is based on the manga/anime series "Ah! Megami-sama", depicting the adventures of Keiichi, a Japanese teenager who accidentally summoned the Norse goddess Belldandy and made a wish for her to stay with him forever, which led to all kinds of troubles. What's more, other powerful beings out there are seeking to harm Keiichi's divine girlfriend, so a simple date ends in an unexpected way... The game is a "digital comic", meaning that the adventure elements are...

Akazukin Cha-Cha

Akazukin Cha-Cha

NEC PC-FX - October 25, 1996

The game is based on the manga Akazukin Cha-Cha ("Red Riding Hood Cha-Cha") by Min Ayahana, and subsequently on the animated TV series that followed it. The manga tells the story of a little girl named Cha-Cha who lives with her teacher on a mountain and studies magic. In the anime, the story was expanded to include the villainous Demon King, whom Cha-Cha and her best friend Riiya, a werewolf boy, must eventually defeat. Akazukin Cha-Cha is a game for up to six players. Each player corresponds to a character from the TV series. It is also possible to play just as Cha-Cha and to let the AI...

Angelique Special

Angelique Special

NEC PC-FX - December 22, 1995

Angelique Special is an enhanced version of the original Angelique for Super Famicom (SNES). There are no changes gameplay-wise (a mixture of adventure, strategy, and dating sim) or story-wise (a simple girl named Angelique Limoges must befriend nine Guardians to become a queen). This version features slightly improved graphics, CD-quality music, voice acting, and anime-style cut scenes.

Angelique Special 2

Angelique Special 2

NEC PC-FX - December 20, 1996

Following the events of the first Angelique game, Angelique Limoges has become the queen of Cosmos, and her former rival Rosalie - her aid. Now a whole new Cosmos has appeared, and it's time to choose a new queen for it. The candidates this time are Angelique Collet (the protagonist of the game) and Rachel Hart. The gameplay system remains largely unchanged in this sequel. Once again, Angelique has to use diplomacy to make the Nine Guardians lend her their powers (making the inhabitants of her land happy), or develop stronger feelings for her. New in this sequel is the ability to work with...

Angelique: Tenku no Requiem

Angelique: Tenku no Requiem

NEC PC-FX - April 2, 1998

The first RPG entry in Angelique universe, adventure/dating simulation games specifically created for female players and revolving around young girls on a quest to become queens of various planets. Player takes the role of Angelique Collet, the heroine of Angelique Special 2. Angelique Limoges, the protagonist of the first game, and now the queen of Angelique Collet's home planet, is threatened by a mysterious man named Leviath. Her Guardians are imprisoned and her life is in danger. Angelique Collet must liberate the Guardians and save her homeland. The game plays like a traditional...

Aruberea's Maiden

Aruberea's Maiden

NEC PC-FX - June 27, 1997

In Aruberea's Maiden you play one of the three girls who were summoned to the castle of the Queen of Aruberea to study fighting and magical arts (you can name your heroine as you like). As an additional reward - beside the graduation - you can try to impress and ultimately to win the heart of one of the five great knights of the kingdom. Your goal in the game is to make sure you become stronger and more charming than your two rivals, and to make a good impression on the Queen and the knights. You must plan a schedule for your studies in castle. You can choose which classes to visit and...

Battle Heat!

Battle Heat!

NEC PC-FX - December 23, 1994

In a desolate and cruel world, two clans are fighting for domination: the noble Republic of Kriph, led by the warrior Kai, and the evil Holy Dark Empire, led by Alamis and the mysterious armored Götz von Dark. The player can choose to play as any of the good and evil characters (four for each clan) - but it is only possible to fight warriors of the opposing party. Battle Heat!'s biggest innovation as a fighting game is the fact that every single move is viewed as a full-motion anime-style sequence. Each of the controller's buttons is assigned to a specific move (including jumping), and...

Blue Breaker

Blue Breaker

NEC PC-FX - September 27, 1996

The world of Blue Breaker is called "the path in the middle of empty sky": floating islands connected with each other by bridges. It is the tradition of the people in this world that a fighter's full initiation can be completed only when he finds his true love and marries her. Such day has come now in the life of a young warrior named Kain, the hero of the game. His father explains to him that besides the usual warrior's goal of defeating the evil Dark Lord, Kain also has to find the girl of his dreams. He introduces to him a young sorceress named Asha, who becomes his first companion. But on...

Blue Chicago Blues

Blue Chicago Blues

NEC PC-FX - March 22, 1996

Following Murder Club, this is another detective story about the fearless private investigator J.B. Harold. This time, an unknown woman in a red dress was murdered in Chicago. A female detective who began investigating the murder was killed as well, and this time the killer made it look like a suicide. J.B. Harold arrives at Chicago and has now to work together with the local police and to solve the mystery. Blue Chicago Blues is an interactive movie. Most of the player's time is spent watching movie footage (with real actors and scenery). At certain points, the movie freezes, and the...

Boundary Gate: Daughter of Kingdom

Boundary Gate: Daughter of Kingdom

NEC PC-FX - January 24, 1997

Long time ago, the First Mother created the world and blessed it with five magical symbols that would keep it in balance. The symbols were hidden deep in a sacred temple, to protect everything and everyone around them. Many years later, an adventurer named Finn was looking for work in the city of Ambrose. There was indeed much work to do: monsters roamed the country, the threat of war was more real than ever. One night Finn was strolling through the city when he suddenly spotted a young girl attacked by a monster. Naturally, he defeated the monster and saved the girl, who turned out to be a...

Can Can Bunny Extra DX

Can Can Bunny Extra DX

NEC PC-FX - September 27, 1996

The fifth Can Can Bunny game is also the first direct sequel within the series. The story is very similar to the one of the previous game: once again, the hero is lonely and is anxious to get a girlfriend, or, to be more precise, to have sex with different girls. And once again, the benevolent and gorgeous goddess Swatty is here to provide assistance, together with her side-kicks, the Seven Lucky Gods from the Japanese mythology. Even though the story is pretty much the same as in the previous game, the gameplay underwent significant enhancements. The interface is still traditional...

Chip Chan Kick

Chip Chan Kick

NEC PC-FX - September 13, 1996

This is a platform game similar in style to Bubble Bobble and particularly to Parasol Stars. There are two playable characters, both of which are little girls. There is no difference between them gameplay-wise: both use a large blob-like animal to hit enemies from a short distance in a yo-yo-like fashion. It is possible to choose one of them as a single player, or to use them both cooperatively in the two-player mode. Each level of the game is divided into 10 stages, all of which are single screens with platform constructions. The player must eliminate all the enemies who wander around the...

Comic Road

Comic Road

NEC PC-FX - September 26, 1997

Comic Road is a "life simulation" game, starring a young girl (whom the player names themselves) who dreams of becoming a manga artist. In order to become successful, she has to do more than just draw well; it is important to develop other aspects of her personality, and also keep an eye on the finances, otherwise working too much might deteriorate her drawing skills. Social life, physical exercises, reading - everything has consequences! The gameplay consists mainly of making decisions (through menu choices); there is no player character navigation in the game, except shops, which are...

Cutey Honey FX

Cutey Honey FX

NEC PC-FX - November 10, 1995

The game is based on Go Nagai's manga, that was later made into anime TV series. Rather than following the plot of the manga, the game has the player assume the role of a nameless male detective, who is headed to a fictional country called Austral Island in search of a missing girl. When the hero arrives on the island, he soon discovers that there is some sort of a supernatural organization that might be the reason for the girl's disappearance. Then he hooks up with Honey Kisaragi, the heroine of the manga and TV series, who is an android that can assume various combat forms and fight evil...

Der Langrisser FX

Der Langrisser FX

NEC PC-FX - April 26, 1996

Der Langrisser is an enhanced version of Langrisser II. Beside slightly improved graphical quality and a significant reduction of difficulty level, the main difference in this version is the player's ability to make moral decisions for the protagonist, which will subsequently influence the events of the narrative. In the original version, Elwin was only able to fight on the side of the Descendants of Light. In this release, Elwin also starts on this path; but as the game progresses, the player will be able to choose whether he should stay on it or side with the antagonists, the Rayguard...

Doukyusei 2

Doukyusei 2

NEC PC-FX - August 8, 1996

Dokyusei 2 is a classic "love adventure", a genre that is also referred to (quite erroneously) as "dating simulations". You are a high-school student, whose father is a famous archaeologist traveling around the world, and whose mother died when he was a child. It is now your third year at the 88 High School, and naturally, your primary concern is your love life. Will you be able to date successfully and to come to a happy ending with one of the fifteen lovely female classmates? The game mechanics are a lot like in a "standard" adventure game (examine objects, visit various locations, talk...

Dragon Knight 4

Dragon Knight 4

NEC PC-FX - March 28, 1997

Dragon Knight 4 is a sequel to Knights of Xentar. Years have passed after Takeru (a.k.a. Desmond, the hero of the previous Dragon Knight games) defeated the ultimate evil. He married his sweetheart Luna, and they had a son named Kakeru. This fifteen-year-old boy has one weakness: he likes naked female elves. But soon he learns that the evil wizard Lushifon wants to turn all people into stones and control the whole world while nobody is able to stop him. Together with the mysterious swordsman Eto and many other heroes, Kakeru must perform his ultimate quest and defeat Lushifon and his...

Farland Story FX

Farland Story FX

NEC PC-FX - November 8, 1996

Farland Story is the first in the row of successful Japanese strategy RPG games. The main hero of the game is a knight named Arc, who is in love with the beautiful priestess Ferio. One day, when Arc and his best friend Randia are out of town, a hostile army under the command of a mysterious Black Knight invades the town and kidnaps Ferio. Thus begins Arc's quest to defeat the enemies and to rescue his beloved one from their clutches. Farland Story consists entirely of battles (save cut scenes and the ability to shop if you are near a town after a battle). During battles, you move Arc and...

Fire Woman: Matoi-Gumi

Fire Woman: Matoi-Gumi

NEC PC-FX - December 20, 1996

The protagonist of this game is an exchange student who just got transferred to the Shirosagi high school. Upon his arrival he witnesses a boy bullying a school girl. Naturally, he comes to her rescue, but gets badly beaten by the boy and his friends. To his astonishment, three high school girls arrive and defeat the ruffians. The hero learns that those girls belong to an organization called "Matoi-Gumi". Well-trained in martial arts, these girls protect the campus from hooligans and alike. The hero decides to join Matoi-Gumi. Maybe he will save enough girls to make one of them grateful and...

First Kiss Monogatari

First Kiss Monogatari

NEC PC-FX - April 24, 1998

Known as the last game originally released for PC-FX, First Kiss Monogatari has the player assume the role of a high school boy (whom the player must name himself), whose parents left town one month before his graduation. So during this month, he will live by his parent's friends, the Orikura family, which consists of two sisters, Kana and Manami, and their mother, a young and attractive widow. Yes, you've guessed it - the hero (and the player) can conquer the hearts of all three, plus a dozen more lovely girls that populate the city of Akitsuki - and that is pretty much what the story is...

Fushigi No Kuni No Angelique

Fushigi No Kuni No Angelique

NEC PC-FX - October 11, 1996

This game is a variation on the Angelique story: an ordinary school girl named Angelique becomes involved in a struggle to become the Queen of Cosmos, for which it is necessary to befriend the handsome and powerful Guardians of the Elements. The game features the same world and graphics as Angelique Special, with a slightly different story: Angelique falls asleep outside near a tree, and dreams that she fell through a rabbit hole (in an Alice in Wonderland fashion) into the magical land where she encounters her eternal rival Rosalia. Unlike other Angelique games, Fushigi no Kuni no...

Ginga Ojousama Densetsu Yuna FX:  Kanashimi No Sirene

Ginga Ojousama Densetsu Yuna FX: Kanashimi No Sirene

NEC PC-FX - March 8, 1996

The third game in the Galaxy Fräulein Yuna series, Kanashimi no Sirene picks up where the last game ended. After having successfully saved the Earth, Yuna and her new friend, the ever-hungry female android Yuri Cube, return to their normal high school life - or so they think. Because her old enemies will do anything to destroy her, including wrongly accusing her of world domination plans. This draws the attention of a highly ranked female intelligence officer of the Galaxy Alliance, who operated under codename "Sirene" and who pretends to be an exchange student in the Shiraokadai High School,...

Kishin Douji Zenki FX: Vajura Fight

Kishin Douji Zenki FX: Vajura Fight

NEC PC-FX - December 22, 1995

Kishin Doji Zenki FX: Vajura Fight is based on the manga Kishin Doji Zenki by Kikuhide Tani. Once upon a time the Japanese priest Enno has fought and defeated the demon lord Zenki. Zenki was sealed for centuries in the magical bracelet that the Enno family carried through generations. But now, in modern-day Japan, demons called Seeds of Karuma, who worship an ancient evil goddess, began to appear on the Earth, bringing death and destruction. Enno's descendant, a lovely young girl named Chiaki, has no choice but to use her bracelet to summon Zenki! But while being sealed, Zenki has reverted to...

Kokuu Hyouryuu Nirgends

Kokuu Hyouryuu Nirgends

NEC PC-FX - June 28, 1996

Kokuu Hyouryuu Nirgends tells the story of a young man named Dunn Bit, who was just recruited for a special military unit called "Windmuhle". Led by the young and pretty captain Eis Schwarz, this unit specializes in unique airplanes that can transform into giant combat robots called "Divers". They have recently began operation in the country of Vidar, where enemy activity has been spotted. Dunn has to prove himself as a capable pilot and fighter, and perhaps also to make impression on the gorgeous captain or other people in his team, most of which are pretty girls. The game is a mixture of...

Konpeki No Kantai

Konpeki No Kantai

NEC PC-FX - May 31, 1995

Konpeki No Kantai is based on the anime series Deep Blue Fleet, which, in its turn, is based on the novel of the same name by Yoshio Aramaki. The game follows the story of the anime since the first episode. It is set in an alternate universe, following a fictional story of a real historical character, admiral Isoroku Yamamoto (1884 -1943), the commander of the Japanese fleet during World War II. In reality, he was killed during a plane attack by American forces. However, in the anime (and the game) he is miraculously transported on board of the ship Nisshin, shortly after the battle of...

Last Imperial Prince

Last Imperial Prince

NEC PC-FX - March 14, 1997

When an army of monsters attacked the castle Camelot and forced the Emperor to resign, the whole country fell under their rule, and the Emperor's son Radius had to flee. But in his heart, the young prince still hopes to reclaim the land that is rightfully his, and to defeat the monstrous conquerors. With the aid of his best friend, the wandering monk Nova, and a female fighter Mirion, Radius begins his quest. Last Imperial Prince is an action RPG that plays from a side view. Radius and his AI-controlled party fight enemies (who appear on set locations) in real time, using melee attacks...

Lunatic Dawn

Lunatic Dawn

NEC PC-FX - November 24, 1995

In spite of its Japanese origin, Lunatic Dawn is in fact much more similar to very old-school Western RPGs than to its Japanese brethren. It has virtually no story and relies entirely on exploration and strategic combat. Set in a medieval world with little to no distinguishing characteristics, "Lunatic Dawn" throws the player immediately into the game world, which is open for him to explore. The player is able to choose the main character's gender, race (human, elf, etc.), class, and even age - older characters are more powerful, but have a more limited play time. Indeed, the entire...

Tyoushin Heiki Zeroigar

Tyoushin Heiki Zeroigar

NEC PC-FX - August 8, 1997

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