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Alcahest

Alcahest

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - December 17, 1993

Alcahest is an action role-playing game with a top-down perspective that plays similar to The Legend of Zelda. It is divided into 8 stages that are progressed by finding items that aid the protagonist Alen on his quest, and end with a boss battle. After specific boss fights, the player will gain the abilities of one of the four elemental Guardians. Alen will also find five allies that will join him at predetermined points of some levels. They are the young wizard Garstein, the princess Elikshil, the knight Sirius, the android Magna and the shape-shifter dragon goddess Nevis. Though they cannot...

All Star Pro-Wrestling

All Star Pro-Wrestling

Sony Playstation 2 - June 8, 2000

All Star Pro-Wrestling is a 3D Japanese pro wrestling game with a focus on realism and authenticity, featuring more than two dozen New Japan Pro-Wrestling stars including Keiji Mutoh, Riki Choshu, Jushin Thunder Liger, and AKIRA. The game's defining feature is a unique twin-stick control scheme, with the left stick controlling the wrestler's movement, and the right stick executing different types of moves. The game includes a tournament mode, a league mode where the player can try to win the championship for each class, a challenge mode against every wrestler in the game, and exhibition...

Alpha

Alpha

NEC PC-9801 - Released - July 4, 1986

Alpha is an early game by Square, that had started its existence as a developer of Japanese-only text adventures before it became famous for its Final Fantasy series. Alpha describes the adventures of a female pilot whose space ship, the Daedalos, has crash-landed on an unknown planet. The interface is entirely text-based. Both the text messages displayed and the text input are in katakana (Japanese syllabic writing system). Several special commands can be accessed by pressing shortcut keys (Latin letters on the keyboard). The locations are displayed as still pictures above the text, same way...

Alpha

Alpha

Sharp X1 - Released - 1986

Alpha is an early game by Square, that had started its existence as a developer of Japanese-only text adventures before it became famous for its Final Fantasy series. Alpha describes the adventures of a female pilot whose space ship, the Daedalos, has crash-landed on an unknown planet. The interface is entirely text-based. Both the text messages displayed and the text input are in katakana (Japanese syllabic writing system). Several special commands can be accessed by pressing shortcut keys (Latin letters on the keyboard). The locations are displayed as still pictures above the text, same way...

Alpha

Alpha

NEC PC-8801 - Released - July 8, 1986

Alpha is an early game by Square, that had started its existence as a developer of Japanese-only text adventures before it became famous for its Final Fantasy series. Alpha describes the adventures of a female pilot whose space ship, the Daedalos, has crash-landed on an unknown planet. The interface is entirely text-based. Both the text messages displayed and the text input are in katakana (Japanese syllabic writing system). Several special commands can be accessed by pressing shortcut keys (Latin letters on the keyboard). The locations are displayed as still pictures above the text, same way...

Alpha

Alpha

Fujitsu FM-7 - Released - 1986

Alpha is an early game by Square, that had started its existence as a developer of Japanese-only text adventures before it became famous for its Final Fantasy series. Alpha describes the adventures of a female pilot whose space ship, the Daedalos, has crash-landed on an unknown planet. The interface is entirely text-based. Both the text messages displayed and the text input are in katakana (Japanese syllabic writing system). Several special commands can be accessed by pressing shortcut keys (Latin letters on the keyboard). The locations are displayed as still pictures above the text, same way...

Chocobo no Fushigi na Dungeon

Chocobo no Fushigi na Dungeon

Sony Playstation - Released - December 23, 1997

Chocobo's Mysterious Dungeon is a video game made for the Sony PlayStation and Bandai WonderSwan. The game is vaguely linked to the Final Fantasy series by the series' trademark mascot, the chocobo. The title character in Chocobo's Mysterious Dungeon is a yellow chocobo named Poulet (???, Pure?) (a pun on the Japanese "pureiya" meaning "player" and the French word "poulet" meaning "chicken"), but the player can rename him. Poulet is accompanied by his moogle traveling companion, Atla. Chocobo's Mysterious Dungeon borrows many of its game play elements from the Mystery Dungeon sub-genre...

Chocobo Stallion

Chocobo Stallion

Sony Playstation - Released - December 22, 1999

The game was inspired by the Chocobo racing minigame at the Gold Saucer in Final Fantasy VII. The racing gameplay is similar, but has its own independent story that is not related to Final Fantasy VII. The player must train a chocobo and race against other computer controlled chocobos.

Chocobo Stallion

Chocobo Stallion

Sony PocketStation - Released - December 22, 1999

Chocobo Stallion is a game in Square's long running Chocobo series. The game is a spin-off of sorts of the minigame found in Final Fantasy VII where the aim is to breed chocobos and compete with them in various races. This game, as opposed to the minigame, is much more complex and in depth with various statistics screens, racing schedules and more. The player starts out with one chocobo on a ranch, but as the game progresses more will be added to the stable. The game features a story including characters from the Chocobo's Dungeon games, and uses similar chibi style graphics. Compatible...

Cruise Chaser Blassty

Cruise Chaser Blassty

NEC PC-8801 - Released - 1986

In the future, humans have finally reached the surfaces of the other planets in the solar system. Eventually, a group called the Commune, based on a gigantic space station named Ondina, began to dominate the expansion of human colonies. A rebel group from Mars called the Inverse is trying to overthrow the Commune, using for that purpose the Cruise Chasers, space fighters that can transform into giant robots called with the help of a system known as Blassty. Cruise Chaser Blassty is a sci-fi role-playing game. The player controls an unnamed mercenary from Earth who eventually can choose to...

Cruise Chaser Blassty

Cruise Chaser Blassty

Sharp X1 - Released - 1986

In the future, humans have finally reached the surfaces of the other planets in the solar system. Eventually, a group called the Commune, based on a gigantic space station named Ondina, began to dominate the expansion of human colonies. A rebel group from Mars called the Inverse is trying to overthrow the Commune, using for that purpose the Cruise Chasers, space fighters that can transform into giant robots called with the help of a system known as Blassty. Cruise Chaser Blassty is a sci-fi role-playing game. The player controls an unnamed mercenary from Earth who eventually can choose to...

Cruise Chaser Blassty

Cruise Chaser Blassty

NEC PC-9801 - Released - 1986

In the future, humans have finally reached the surfaces of the other planets in the solar system. Eventually, a group called the Commune, based on a gigantic space station named Ondina, began to dominate the expansion of human colonies. A rebel group from Mars called the Inverse is trying to overthrow the Commune, using for that purpose the Cruise Chasers, space fighters that can transform into giant robots called with the help of a system known as Blassty. Cruise Chaser Blassty is a sci-fi role-playing game. The player controls an unnamed mercenary from Earth who eventually can choose to...

Cyber Org

Cyber Org

Sony Playstation - Released - April 22, 1999

Classified as a Space Opera, a new type of action game, Cyber Org is set in a futuristic world, with three different playable characters and multiple areas to explore. Each area has puzzles and fight sequences rendered in polygonal 3D. The gameplay is easy to understand even for beginners, utilizing a single button combined with a secondary button for combo attacks.

The Death Trap

The Death Trap

NEC PC-8801 - Released - 1984

During the 1980-ies, the relationship between the free world and the socialist block became increasingly tense and hostile. Many countries began to prepare for a global-scale war, working on new weapons. One of such countries is the mysterious "B country" in Eastern Africa. Eager to seize power with biological weapons, an organization associated with this country kidnaps the famous scientist Dr. Gitanes. An agent named Benson is sent to B country in order to rescue the doctor and avert the new threat to world peace. The Death Trap is notable for being the very first game created by the...

Dice de Chocobo

Dice de Chocobo

Sony Playstation - Released - December 13, 2002

Dice de Chocobo is a board game starring Chocobo from the Final Fantasy franchise that was first released as part of the Chocobo Collection. In this game, Chocobo must travel in various game board lands and beat each different board in order to free his friends and return to the real world. Each region has a different game board as well as different opponents. Beaten boards can be replayed to earn more playing pieces. The game is similar to Monopoly or even Fortune Street: The player has a certain amount of crystals that can be used to buy creatures to place on the board to increase the...

Final Fantasy Collection

Final Fantasy Collection

Sony Playstation - Released - March 11, 1999

Final Fantasy Collection is a compilation of three Final Fantasy games: Final Fantasy IV, Final Fantasy V, and Final Fantasy VI, released in Japan for the Sony PlayStation. The games are enhanced remakes of titles originally produced for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. Although the games differ little from the original versions in terms of gameplay, graphics, and sound, a number of additional sequences are included, including art galleries, bestiaries, and full-motion video cutscenes. All three games were also released separately between 1997 and 1999. Although Final Fantasy...

Genesis

NEC PC-8801 - Released - 1988

A series of devastating wars and economic disasters influenced the Earth's atmosphere. Various types of energy were released, and as a result the planet's continents began to change shapes. The ensuing cataclysm deformed the Earth's surface, and it changed beyond recognition. Most of the planet turned into a desert. But humanity survived. Humans built new cities in the wilderness, and new organizations emerged. Surviving in this world will be anything but easy... Genesis is an early RPG by Square, which is still much more heavily influenced by the leading Ultima template of the time than...

Genesis: Beyond the Revelation

Genesis: Beyond the Revelation

NEC PC-9801 - Released - 1985

A series of devastating wars and economic disasters influenced the Earth's atmosphere. Various types of energy were released, and as a result the planet's continents began to change shapes. The ensuing cataclysm deformed the Earth's surface, and it changed beyond recognition. Most of the planet turned into a desert. But humanity survived. Humans built new cities in the wilderness, and new organizations emerged. Surviving in this world will be anything but easy... Genesis is an early RPG by Square, which is still much more heavily influenced by the leading Ultima template of the time than...

King's Knight

King's Knight

Sharp X1 - Released - 1987

King's Knight is a fantasy-themed top-down shooter where four heroes have to unite to defeat a dragon and rescue a princess in despair. It was one of the first games published by Square Soft (now one-half of Square Enix). King's Knight is a variation on Konami's Knightmare which sold extremely well. The first four stages involve you powering up your characters as far as they can go, picking up shields (to increase defense), boots (to increase speed), swords (to increase attack power), and spell icons (which will be required to be held by everyone for the final storm on the castle),...

King's Knight Special

King's Knight Special

NEC PC-8801 - Released - 1987

King's Knight is a fantasy-themed top-down shooter where four heroes have to unite to defeat a dragon and rescue a princess in despair. It was one of the first games published by Square Soft (now one-half of Square Enix). King's Knight is a variation on Konami's Knightmare which sold extremely well. The first four stages involve you powering up your characters as far as they can go, picking up shields (to increase defense), boots (to increase speed), swords (to increase attack power), and spell icons (which will be required to be held by everyone for the final storm on the castle),...

Live A Live

Live A Live

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - September 2, 1994

Live A Live's story is split across seven seemingly unrelated chapters that can be played in any order, based on popular genres such as Western, science fiction, and mecha. Each chapter has its own plot, setting, and characters. Although the basic gameplay is the same throughout the game, each chapter adds a new factor to the basic formula, such as the stealth elements in the ninja chapter. After the first seven chapters are completed, two final chapters take place to establish the connection between the seven previous and resolve the story.

Rad Racer II

Rad Racer II

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - June 1, 1990

Speed, Thrills and Glory! Feel the exhilaration of road racing with lightening fast Turbo Boost acceleration to 250 miles per hour. Plus the sensational ups and downs of zooming over ruggeg terrain in the hottest cars on the road today. All it takes to handle the action is skill, reflexes and nerves of steel. Drive to Win! Rad Racer II gives you all-out access to 8 of the most challenging race courses ever! Including the streets of New York City, Las Vegas and San Francisco. You'll feel more sense of speed and more responsiveness than ever before. And you can test your skills in...

Seiken Densetsu: Legend of Mana

Seiken Densetsu: Legend of Mana

Sony PocketStation - Released - July 15, 1999

In Legend of Mana the player controls a hero or heroine traveling over the land of Fa'Diel. The game features a land creation system, allowing the player to create new locations and story elements by placing mysterious artifacts. Those ancient artifacts are repositories of the land's long-forgotten memories and the many events that once took place there. As the game advances, the player will receive more artifacts and find out more about the land. It is also possible raise pet monsters and create powerful golems, forge mighty weapons or refine musical instruments. In addition to the main...

Thexder

Thexder

Sharp X1 - Released - 1985

A platform shooter from Japan, Thexder offers many levels and diverse enemies that gradually increase in difficulty. You pilot a Battletech-style robot capable of switching from a mech into a jet at any time. Your weapon auto-aims, but uses up a fixed amount of rechargeable energy; if you run out of this energy, you'll have to wait a few seconds before you can fire again. Your mech also contains a shield that can be activated to protect you from harm, but this lasts for a few seconds and uses up some of your life energy.

Will: The Death Trap II

Will: The Death Trap II

NEC PC-8801 - Released - 1985

President of the United States of America receives a letter with simple, but blood-chilling words: within the next twenty-four hours, the entire life on Earth will be annihilated. Specialists track the sender of the letter to a small island named Torinia somewhere in the Pacific Ocean. Special agent Benson is sent there with the ultimate mission: find out who sent the letter, or prepare for the destruction of the world... Will is a sequel to The Death Trap, the first game made by Square. As in the previous game, the locations are represented by graphical images, but the interaction is...

Will: The Death Trap II

Will: The Death Trap II

Sharp X1 - Released - 1985

President of the United States of America receives a letter with simple, but blood-chilling words: within the next twenty-four hours, the entire life on Earth will be annihilated. Specialists track the sender of the letter to a small island named Torinia somewhere in the Pacific Ocean. Special agent Benson is sent there with the ultimate mission: find out who sent the letter, or prepare for the destruction of the world... Will is a sequel to The Death Trap, the first game made by Square. As in the previous game, the locations are represented by graphical images, but the interaction is...

Will: The Death Trap II

Will: The Death Trap II

NEC PC-9801 - Released - 1985

President of the United States of America receives a letter with simple, but blood-chilling words: within the next twenty-four hours, the entire life on Earth will be annihilated. Specialists track the sender of the letter to a small island named Torinia somewhere in the Pacific Ocean. Special agent Benson is sent there with the ultimate mission: find out who sent the letter, or prepare for the destruction of the world... Will is a sequel to The Death Trap, the first game made by Square. As in the previous game, the locations are represented by graphical images, but the interaction is...

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