Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - December 22, 1993
It's a tennis videogame adapted from the Manga and Anime of the same name. This is one of the first games the used effects from the Mode 7 technology, simulating third-dimensional tennis arena. During 2003 and 2004 a ROM-hacking group named "RPGOne" translated the game to english and renamed it as "Aim For The Ace! ACE TENNIS".
Sega CD - Released - May 29, 1992
Aisle Lord is a 3D dungeon RPG in the tradition of western RPGs such as Wizardry and Might and Magic, though the story and character progression is much closer to Japanese style RPGs with a fixed cast that levels up automatically. The entire game, including towns and building interiors, is explored from a 3D third-person perspective; individual rooms and transitional areas are navigated in a point-and-click adventure game style. Battles play out in a semi-active fashion, with the player giving each character specific commands, which they will follow until instructed to do otherwise.
Microsoft MSX - September 1, 1986
Albatross is a top view golf game that consists of an 18 holes course. You can select your own clubs from 14 drivers, irons and a putter. Further you can adjust your stance, how you hit the ball and your swing. It features a split screen with two views, an overhead view of the entire hole and a more detailed zoom of your ball's current position. The screen also contains a status bar with all necessary information. The gameplay options include single player stroke play, multi player stroke play, or multi player match play.
Microsoft MSX2 - Released - January 1, 1989
The sequel to Albatross brings better graphics, more courses, more options and more challenge than any other golf tournament before!
Microsoft MSX - 1985
This is a slightly strange game where you drive a giant 18-wheels truck racing recklessly in a highway and knocking out of the road innocent cars and ambulances.
Sharp X1 - Released - 1985
American Truck is a top view race and driving game. In each stage you 'll have to reach the finish line before you run out of gasoline or time. Additional gasoline can be acquired by picking up the gasoline items that do appear randomly on the road, but be careful, bombs appear randomly too. Further, you have to avoid crashes with other traffic like cars and trucks and don't get off the road or crash into walls.
Microsoft MSX2 - Released - 1987
In our universe matter and anti-matter co-exist with each other. However, prevalence of anti-matter may create chaos and eventually disrupt the normal flow of things. In a corner of a universe, a concentration of anti-matter led to the creation of an entire star, breeding forms of life threatening to destroy the world. Human beings, in an effort to save the universe, created the powerful Andorogynus - a life form capable of being male and female at once - and sent it on a mission to destroy the creation of anti-matter. Andorogynus (sic) is a top-down shoot-em-up. The player controls the...
NEC TurboGrafx-CD - Released - December 7, 1990
A devastating atomic war wiped out the biggest cities on the Earth and most of its population. Anarchy reigned, different military organizations fighting each other in a new war for dominance. One of such organizations eventually seized control of the planet, establishing itself as a tyrannic government and using advanced technology for military purposes. Only a lone pilot can save humanity from their clutches... Avenger is a vertically-scrolling shooter, in which the player navigates a plane through levels populated by hostile planes, tanks, cannons, ships, stationary devices, and massive...
Sega CD - Released - March 27, 1992
Cosmic Fantasy Stories is a re-release of two PC Engine (TurboGrafx) CD games: Cosmic Fantasy: Bōken Shōnen Yū and Cosmic Fantasy 2. The Sega CD edition features improved graphics and music (the change is particularly noticeable in the first Cosmic Fantasy). It also re-vamps the gameplay system of the first game, allowing previously passive characters to participate in battles, but also increasing the amount of enemies met in battles. The difficulty levels has been modified; in particular, boss battles have become noticeably easier in the first installment. Many areas have been...
Sony Playstation - Released - August 5, 1999
A mysterious ancient artifact called "The Cube" has been unearthed in northern Russia. However, this strange object has fallen into the hands of a terrorist group called "Black Mask", who wish to use its powers for their own gain. The elite counterterrorist force UNSK (United Nations Security Keeper) has been sent in to recover The Cube before things get worse. Cybernetic Empire is a 3rd-person sci-fi action game. Controlling UNSK operatives Max Brougham and Nina Lebedeva, the player must infiltrate Black Mask's secret high-tech compound deep in northern Russia to recover The Cube and...
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - April 29, 1994
The object is to play an evil mercenary named Gene Dorman. Instead of trying to save the world from an evil demon king, he joins forces with him in order to complete missions. Accomplishing each mission allows access to stronger allies, better abilities in addition to promotions in military rank. Sometime in the game, Gene meets up with the so-called "hero" Lux; sharing an undiscovered connection in the process. There is an external clock than can differentiate between day and night. Statues of the Demon King can be found in villages where the people pledge their allegiance to their...
Sega CD - Released - April 17, 1992
A powerful wizard, yearning for even more power, has found a sacred book that granted him command over armies of demons and men. Possessed by the desire to conquer and to destroy, he orders his armies to set cities on fire, massacring the citizens. But one nameless hero, the protagonist of this game, has to stand up against the evil. Leaving Soron, his home village, the hero embarks on a journey to find companions and to face together the forces of darkness. Despite being a Japanese game, Death Bringer is more similar to Western RPGs of the time than to their Japanese counterparts, even...
Microsoft MSX - Released - 1987
This version of Megami Tensei has little to do with the Famicom (NES) version (and with Megaten RPGs in general) gameplay-wise. It is an action game with RPG elements, in which you must fight your way through a series of mazes infested with demons, whom you must defeat in real time combat. You find many items and become stronger as the game progresses, but the emphasis of the game is not on character development but on action-oriented combat and exploration of the dungeons.
Microsoft MSX - December 1, 1986
Final Zone is an overhead run-'n-gun action game like Capcom's Commando, but it's not just that. The program contains an extensive story with lots and lots of dialog between each map. The game tells the story of the special forces team Black Cobra, on a mission to prevent a devastating missile attack from being launched. While the squad consists of five characters, the player is always in control of the leader, Harward Bowie. Before each stage, however, two of the others can be picked as sidekicks.
NEC PC-9801 - Released - September 29, 1992
Goh II is a historical turn-based war strategy game that takes place entirely during World War II in Asia. The player controls the military forces of Japan and has to win the war against USA, United Kingdom, Soviet Union and China. Preparation phase involves setting up factory and assigning to them production of planes, ships, and tanks. Units can be moved around on a large-scale map of Asia. The actual battles proceed automatically, their outcome calculated according to the parameters of individual units, vehicles and equipment. There are also limited diplomatic options such as making an...
Sega CD - Released - June 19, 1992
Mahou no Shoujo: Silky Lip (魔法の少女シルキーリップ) is an adventure game for the Sega Mega-CD. It was only released in Japan.
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - March 26, 1993
Duke, the son of Count Wein of Neugier, was exiled from the country by his father a long time ago. Traveling in faraway lands, Duke heard that his homeland was under attack. He decided to return to Neugier. On the way his ship was attacked by pirates, lead by a mysterious demon named Ord. After he barely escaped the ship, Duke found his way into his father's castle. He realized now that the pirates' attack and the monsters roaming the castle are connected. Although his father doesn't trust him, Duke is determined to save Neugier.
Nintendo 64 - Released - January 29, 1999
This may be seen as the hardest of all the Pachinko games on the N64. The main menu has a career mode, quick play, options menu and a mix of quick play and career mode. The game has 3 tables which are available from the start.
Microsoft MSX2 - Released - 1987
Pro Yakyuu Fan Telenet Stadium is a Baseball game, developed and published by Telenet Japan, which was released in Japan in 1987.
NEC PC-9801 - Released - November 10, 1991
An ordinary school girl experienced time slip to the Edo period while on a school trip. And since she resembled captain of Shinsengumi unit Okita Souji, she just pretended to be him. Who likes Shinsengumi? Or should I better ask who does not like Shinsengumi? Those brutal men establishing justice in the Edo are a safe pick for a story, but a woman as their captain does not look much better than those dozens of woman Oda Nobunaga countless parodies, to be honest. Game was issued after another shinsengumi tv show the same year. Graphics and especially depiction of emotions is great. Action is...
Sharp X68000 - Released - November 22, 1990
At some point in the distant future (in present terms, the 31st century), the human race perfected the bio-logic circuit and created a master computer called the Gatefold Computer System, or GCS-WT. The computer took in information at a fantastic rate and became "self-aware" just a few days after going on-line. Seeing itself as superior to humans, it immediately gave the inhabitants of Earth an ultimatum: Be ruled or be destroyed. The humans fought GCS-WT and most of their forces were defeated. A small group, however, managed to escape and regroup on a secret base near the star...
NEC TurboGrafx-CD - Released - April 9, 1992
Travel Apple is a cute puzzle/action game by Telenet and is somehow inspired by other Battle Games including Hudson Soft's famous Bomberman. Epuru, the heroine of the game, is a cute little girl in a big and cartoony penguin suit. Penguins, as you soon discover, are everywhere in this game and the action starts in the white landscapes of Antartica. She is accompanied by her pet-penguin and his cute little hat. The goal of the game is to clean up every stage during intense one-on-one fights. Various weapons can be collected and used against your opponent : clubs, metal pipes but also hand...
Microsoft MSX - December 20, 1986
Yuuko Asou starts another school day as normal. When school ends, it suddenly starts to rain, so Yuuko tries to find refuge. In doing so, she encounters a fellow student, Reiko Kirishima, who talks with her and leaves her with many unanswered questions. Inmediately afterward, Yuuko is attacked by a monster but a sword appears which she uses to protect herself. She tries to run home only to see that the entire city is being attacked by monsters. After defeating them, queen Valia appears in front of Yuuko telling her that the sword named Valis summoned her to save the dream world, Vecanti, from...
Microsoft MSX2 - August 9, 1989
Time passes since the events of Valis and Vecanti is set to rule under its next emperor after Rogles. This new emperor, Megas, wishes to stamp out any trace of the former tyrant, to the point of murdering any supporters Rogles might have had. Furthermore, his bloodthirsty tendencies recognize Yūko and the Valis sword as viable threats to his claim of the throne, and he targets his minions to eliminate her first before she has the chance to thwart him.