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Acrobatic Dog-Fight

Acrobatic Dog-Fight

Arcade - Released - 1984

A colorful horizontal-scrolling air battle game from Technos. Acrobatic Dog-Fight, released in Japan as Dog-Fight, is a side-scrolling shooter arcade game released by Technos in 1984, featuring "cute" cartoon graphics and gameplay similar to the 8-way scrolling of Time Pilot but differs from that game in many respects. In Acrobatic Dog-Fight the playing field was limited with a ceiling and ground as well as an ultimate destination to navigate to. Acrobatic Dog-Fight also added two buttons, a secondary weapon and an eject button. Eject could be used at any time and made it possible to hijack...

Double Dragon 3: The Rosetta Stone

Double Dragon 3: The Rosetta Stone

Arcade - Released - November 4, 1990

THEY'RE BACK WITH MORE DOUBLE DRAGON MAGIC! Get the game that kids have been waiting for. It’s the newest adventure in non-stop action as Billy, jimmy and now Sonny travel to distant lands packed with excitement. There's more tricks, surprises, and action than ever before.

Double Dragon III

Double Dragon III

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - February 22, 1991

Only one man knows the real story behind Marion's disappearance... and he's dead! Now the Double Dragons must rely on a mysterious fortune teller to locate Marion and her ransom - the Sacred Stones of Power! You'll fend off vicious street thugs, evil ninja warriors, deadly gladiators, Manchurian barbarians and more! Defeat your most dreaded enemies and out of pure respect they'll join your side - adding their Iron Claws and Shangai Stars to your all-new martial arts maneuvers - like the awesome mid-air somersault. Double Dragon III. If you survive the action, you'll rescue Marion, retain your...

Downtown Nekketsu Koushinkyoku: Soreyuke Daiundoukai

Downtown Nekketsu Koushinkyoku: Soreyuke Daiundoukai

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - October 12, 1990

Reihou Academy Student Council proposed a friendly athletic meet-up to apologize for the wrongdoings done by student council president Yamada. However, Toudou Mamoru, the new student council president who has been entrusted with the arrangement of the athletic meet, has no intention of apologizing. Instead he is plotting to crush the other schools, and reinstates The Double Dragons despite them being expelled for their kidnapping of Mami. Nobody hesitates to participate. Nekketsu High School, led by Kunio, Hanazono High School led by Riki and Interschool Union led by Gouda all announce...

Geom Cube

Geom Cube

Sony Playstation - Released - December 22, 1994

In the tradition of Tetris and Welltris comes Geom Cube, a puzzle game in which players maneuver 3D blocks as they fall into a pit. The twist is that players are looking down from a view directly above the pit. Each falling block can be rotated on its axis, allowing for a variety of ways to fit the puzzle pieces together. The objective is to create a solid plane of blocks in order to prevent others from piling up to the top of the playfield. Creating a plane of blocks without gaps (called a "face") causes the blocks on that plane to disappear. There are 24 different block patterns in all, each...

Popeye Beach Volley Ball

Popeye Beach Volley Ball

Sega Game Gear - Released - August 12, 1994

Popeye Beach Volleyball (ポパイ ビーチバレー) is a volleyball game starring characters from the Popeye cartoon series, released exclusively for the Sega Game Gear in 1994. The player controls Popeye, and can pair up with various members of the Popeye cast.

Popeye: Ijiwaru Majo Sea Hag no Maki

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - August 12, 1994

After countless defeats at the hands of Popeye, the evil Seahag has devised a fool proof plan for revenge. She turns all of Popeye's friends into stone by removing their hearts and scattering the pieces across the corresponding islands. Now Popeye must search for the hearts within each of five islands in order to revive them. It won't be easy, as General Bunzo and his troops has issued a "100,000,000G" bounty for the hearts. This prompts the likes of Bolo, Ox to try and collect the hearts for the reward. Upon reading this, Brutus decides to quest for the hearts as well in a plan to impress...

Shin Nekketsu Kouha: Kunio-tachi no Banka

Shin Nekketsu Kouha: Kunio-tachi no Banka

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - April 29, 1994

The eternal rebel Kunio and his pal Riki finally get to face the long arm of the law when they get both arrested for killing a couple of bystanders in a hit-and-run incident. Problem is they are innocent and the lookalike killers are still out there! Kunio and his pal now have to break out of the prison and go kick some butt in the name of justice (and to clear their names of course). Gameplay involves defeating all opponents using your arsenal of attacks and special moves and completing the many side scrolling stages that make up the game, usually after beating an end level boss. Kunio...

Shodai Nekketsu Kouha Kunio-kun

Shodai Nekketsu Kouha Kunio-kun

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - August 7, 1992

First next-gen entry in the Nekketsu Kouha Kunio-kun brawler series. The story this time deals with the Nekketsu High gang making a field trip to Osaka. However rebel student Kunio and his pal Riki do a little more than sightseeing and get tangled up with the local Yakuzas so now its a battle for survival if they want to get out of the city alive. Gameplay-wise the game follows the already familiar beat 'em up/RPG hybrid template for the series, in which you control your character as he battles his way through side scrolling levels with a collection of attacks and special moves. These...

Solar-Warrior

Solar-Warrior

Arcade - Released - 1986

Xain'd Sleena was produced by Technos in 1986. You are an armoured, rocket-booted soldier, whose mission is to defend five planets against the evil empire. You run from left to right, shooting your way to the base at the end of each level, then tackle a left to right space ship stage. Pick up various power-up weapons and attack the end of level boss on each planet. After each space stage there is a spectacular finale. Firing constantly while moving forward is the best method. However, there is a bonus stage after you complete the five planets that is extremely difficult. It is best to...

Sugoro Quest: Dice no Senshi Tachi

Sugoro Quest: Dice no Senshi Tachi

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - June 28, 1991

In this board game style RPG, the kingdom of Siland is being attacked by monsters under the command of the evil Hades. You have to choose from several boards. Your movement is decided when you roll the dice. Certain squares trigger certain events, most being random battles. Your quest depends on which board you choose. There are four player characters, each with different statistics, like attack and magic. Battles are fought by rolling dice, and whoever gets the higher number gets to attack. Damage dealt depends on the stats of both characters and some other factors. You must complete all the...

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