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Akagawa Jiro: Yasoukyoku

Akagawa Jiro: Yasoukyoku

Sony Playstation - Released - July 16, 1998

This adventure game is adapted from Akagawa Jirou's classic mystery novel Yasoukyoku – Hon ni Manekaereta Satsujin (Nocturne – Books that beckon murder) that contains two separate detective stories. The stage is set in Nonomiya Library, a mansion hidden amongst the trees in a darkened forest where a collection of books related to death are stored.

Alshark

Alshark

NEC TurboGrafx-CD - Released - August 26, 1994

Wisperad is a small universe that consists of only a few star systems. Hundreds of years ago, light-speed travel was invented, allowing the inhabitants of different star systems to navigate spaceships and establish contact with each other. Three hundred years ago, a great leader named Dumna founded a centralized kingdom where the different races populating the universe could leave in peace. However, after his death political tensions have increased, eventually resulting in the dissolution of the kingdom and the partition of Wisperad into three spheres of influence: the Mars Confederation, the...

Castles II: Bretagne Touitsu Senki

Castles II: Bretagne Touitsu Senki

NEC PC-9801 - Released - December 3, 1993

Castles II expands on the original by changing the interface and adding video cutscenes on the CD-based versions. You choose to be one of five feuding lords vying for the Crown. Conquering, spying, sabotage, diplomacy, whatever it takes--as long as you keep the Pope and your people happy. You have to reach 7,000 points to petition the Pope for the throne, and then you have to maintain those points for 4-5 game months to win the game. However, your rivals will attack you as soon as the Pope declares his support, so be sure you have a strong military before applying for the Papal...

Dungeon Master II: Skullkeep

Dungeon Master II: Skullkeep

NEC PC-9801 - Released - December 23, 1993

Chaos Strikes Back was a semi-sequel to seminal RPG Dungeon Master, but a true sequel came several years later. The game fuses real-time battles with puzzle solving and travelling, although the game now auto-maps. Rain and magic usage effects are incorporated into the engine. The first part of the game is spent above ground, visiting villages with shops and temples, and trawling through forests.

Flashback

Flashback

Fujitsu FM Towns Marty - Released - April 22, 1994

The year is 2142. The player takes control of Conrad B. Hart, a man who has lost his memory. After barely escaping from hostile aliens, Conrad's bike crashes on an unknown planet. Conrad finds himself in the jungle, and from that moment on his quest for survival and his lost identity begins. Flashback incorporates elements of platforming, shooting, and problem-solving. The game can be described as a "cinematic platformer" (commonly referred to as Prince of Persia-style), following a design philosophy that was also manifested in Delphine Software's previous work, Another World. Compared to...

Mushi Taro

Mushi Taro

Sony Playstation - Released - July 6, 2000

Mushi Taro is a great game for all kind of players that loves insects and nature. In the game the player controls a young boy that try to catch all the species of insects that he knows that are around his house. The game use a third person perspective for moving around the game map with the character, once the character find a place with insects the game changes to a first person perspective and features different kinds of species to catch and ways to catch them; Using a net, an insect, the boy hands, etc. Once the boy finishing catching all the species in a place he takes them to his...

Oumagatoki 2

Oumagatoki 2

Sony Playstation - Released - September 13, 2001

Oumagatoki is an horror first person perspective adventure game that takes place during the summer of 2001 when Tatsuhiro Oka Yuutarou, a young man is chasing a woman (called Kyoko), who was running in Tokyo in the evening. When he catch her a sudden flash of light appears, and they are transported into the Edo Period. He lost his memory, and the player starts to go around the village and during the game he will recover his lost memories. The player will have to solve the mystery. The game is divided into 3 chapters and when the player complete them a fourth one can be played. A save at the...

Ruin: Kami no Isan

Ruin: Kami no Isan

NEC TurboGrafx-CD - Released - November 19, 1993

Long time ago, a thriving civilization blessed by the gods was ruined as a result of a perpetual war. Humanity has built a new civilization, which resembles a medieval world. The young swordsman Jan lives In the kingdom of Cordelia. One fine day he and Ortena, the daughter of the High Priest, go on a treasure hunt. When they return, they find the country overrun by monsters; Ortena's father is killed, and the princess of Cordelia has been kidnapped. The two team up with a legendary hero, in order to rescue those who can still be rescued, and fulfill the legacy of the gods... Ruin: Kami no...

Shadow of the Beast II: Juushin no Jubaku

Shadow of the Beast II: Juushin no Jubaku

Fujitsu FM Towns Marty - Released - 1993

Essentially a side-on scrolling beat 'em up in the vain of The Way of the Exploding Fist, but with an epic storyline and puzzles a-plenty. The introduction, now an Amiga classic, shows the Beast-mage stealing your infant sister and the purpose of the game is to rescue her back. On the way a variety of puzzles, sub-quests and really nasty monsters dog your every step.

ThunderStrike 2

ThunderStrike 2

Sega Saturn - Released - 1996

Your name is General John T. Maclaine and you are the pilot of Firestorm 1, the lead dog in special attack missions to various parts of the world. Your helicopter is extremely powerful and carries the following weapons: 30mm Chain Gun, Firestorm Homing Missile, Rocket Pod, Runaway Cratering System (bombs), the Mk-84 500-Pound Bomb, Cluster Bombs, and the Anti-Ship Missile. These weapons -- plus excellent evasive, and attack maneuvers -- should be enough to help you succeed in attacks on drug runners and terrorists, from Columbia to Iraq. Thunder Strike 2 is the sequel to Core's Amiga, ST,...

Travellers! Densetsu o Buttobase

Travellers! Densetsu o Buttobase

NEC TurboGrafx-CD - Released - December 29, 1994

The most famous story of the heroic past is called "Knights of Legend". It is a story about heroes who have descended into hell, defeated the Demon King, and saved the seven worlds from grave peril. This story is now taught in all the schools for young adventurers, who wish to become heroes and defeat the minions of hell once and for all. Those who have already graduated are called "travelers"; four of them are the heroes of the game - two young men and two young women. Led by the reckless swordsman Ufuru, the travelers begin to roam the land in search of adventure... The game is a rather...

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