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Captain Silver

Captain Silver

Nintendo Entertainment System - December 16, 1988

This game is a port of the original Arcade version and was released exclusively in Japan. This version features several substantial differences from the Arcade version. The player now has a health gauge and can take more than one hit before losing a life (which can be replenished by picking up hearts). However, some of the enemy grunts now take more than one slice to defeat as well. The player can now purchase all weapon power-ups in item shops, which can be changed through a sub-menu. The stages are different and the bosses include new foes such as Frankenstein's monster and a giant octopus....

Chibi Chara Game Ginga Eiyuu Densetsu

Chibi Chara Game Ginga Eiyuu Densetsu

Sony Playstation - Released - May 27, 1997

Chibi Chara Game Ginga Eiyuu Densetsu tells the story of a distint future world were humanity had reached the space age, but is still on war. There are two sides on the war: The Yang ones and the Reinhart ones. During the intro of the game the two sides of armies are transformed into kids, but they will continue fighting, but instead of weapons they are going to fight in a peculiar way. The game is divided into 2 discs: - In the first disc the game had 3 different mini games: A billiard game, a pair card game and a solitaire card game. - In the second disc the game features a board game...

Chou Fuyuu Yousai Exed Exes

Chou Fuyuu Yousai Exed Exes

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - December 21, 1985

On a planet 6000 light-years from earth, there were creatures called Exes, which resemble large insects, that were used for industrial purposes. However, these creatures one day took to revolting against their creators. Two battle machines have been sent to fight against the Exes, known as Colonel and Sargent. The Exes are nearing completion of their secret weapon, Exed Exes, and they must be defeated before this is allowed to happen! Exed Exes is a basic vertical scrolling shooter; the game scrolls forward, and the player can maneuver their ship around the screen to shoot enemies and avoid...

ClockWerx

ClockWerx

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - December 8, 1995

The goal of the game is to navigate a screen full of nodes to reach a specific point. Along the way are various traps that have a fixed patrol around the screen. The player walks clockwise or anti-clockwise around each node, and can move to another at the moment when their head is touching the node in question. They can also switch direction. By using these two abilities, the player can move across each screen, carefully avoiding obstacles and reaching the end.

ClockWerx

ClockWerx

Sega Saturn - Released - August 9, 1996

ClockWerx (alternatively known as Clockworks) is a puzzle game based on ClockWerx. The gameplay mechanics remain the same: the player character is controlled like spinner and moves from point to point across a field filled with obstacles. The main goal is to try to find the only one way out of the grid without hitting any obstacles, enemy spinners or other hazards on the field of play. However, the puzzles and graphics were redesigned and there are cutscenes with a new player character.

Clockworks

Clockworks

Sony Playstation - Released - July 26, 1996

The game is based in the PC game Clockwerx: A game designed by the team at Callisto Corporation and endorsed by Tetris designer Alexey Pajitnov, the game contains 100 levels to complete by moving, spinning, flipping, reversing, rotating, swinging, or bouncing your "clock hand" from dot to dot (or point to point) across a maze-like playing field. As you move your clock hand around the field of play, you'll have to avoid running into many obstacles. Spinning enemy clock hands, each with unique properties and movements, wait to destroy you. Spikes, walls, doors, switches, globs of oil,...

Eien no Filena

Eien no Filena

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - February 25, 1995

The game's story begins with Filena, a girl raised as a boy by her grandfather Zenna. Filena is raised as a boy because the Empire ruling the country forces girls into prostitution and turns boys into gladiators. After turning 16 Filena prepares to make her debut in the imperial coliseum, however before the battle she and her fellow gladiators are assigned concubines. Filena ignores her assigned bedmate, Lila, but Lila forces her way into Filena's room and learns the truth about her gender. Filena later fights through the gladiator ranks and discovers that their battles to the death are all...

Famimaga Disk Vol. 1: Hong Kong

Famimaga Disk Vol. 1: Hong Kong

Nintendo Famicom Disk System - Released - March 23, 1990

Hong Kong, or Famimaga Disk Vol. 1: Hong Kong, is a Shanghai variant in which players must remove specified tiles from a pattern. The player can select which pattern (from pyramids and hourglasses to more complex designs) from which to draw tiles as well as inputting a three letter code which offers several thousand possible combinations of the tiles within that pattern. Rather than removing tiles in pairs on the edge of the pattern in order to access buried tiles, as is the norm in Shanghai, the player can select any tile on the board as long as it corresponds to the tile the game...

Famimaga Disk Vol. 2: Panic Space

Nintendo Famicom Disk System - Released - October 19, 1990

Panic Space, or Famimaga Disk Vol. 2: Panic Space, is a puzzle game in which the goal is to reflect a laser to an exit panel in order to open the way to the next stage. The laser cannot hit any of the stage's surrounding wall: were it do so, it would cause the level to explode and the player to lose a life (from an initial allotment of five, though this can be increased while playing the game). Much of the time the various reflectors (which send the beam off at a 90 degree angle) and blocks (which simply stop the laser in its tracks) must be maneuvered into place before the laser should be...

Famimaga Disk Vol. 3: All 1

Nintendo Famicom Disk System - Released - February 22, 1991

All One, or Famimaga Disk Vol. 3: All One, is a puzzle game in which the player controls a ladybug pushing over dice. The goal of each stage is to push all the dice onto their side so that their "one" side is facing upwards. The player is given a smaller first-person view window from the ladybug's perspective to allow them to see the sides of each die and plan out their strategy. As with other block-pushing puzzle games, the game becomes similar to Sokoban or Adventures of Lolo in its complexity as it progresses: there is often only a few (or just one) paths to successfully solving a stage...

Famimaga Disk Vol. 4: Clox

Nintendo Famicom Disk System - Released - April 19, 1991

Clox, or Famimaga Disk Vol. 4: Clox, is a falling blocks puzzle game that is superficially similar to Tetris or Columns. Single clock faces depicting one of four angles fall from the top and the player needs to manipulate and place them so they can form larger objects, such as simple formations like squares, diamonds and hourglass shapes to more object-intensive shapes like octagons and hexagons. The four angles include 180 degree lines ("12:30"), 90 degree lines ("12:15"), 135 degree lines ("~12:22") and 45 degree lines ("~12:07"). Once a clock face is placed, the lines from it extend to...

Famimaga Disk Vol. 5: Puyo Puyo

Nintendo Famicom Disk System - Released - October 25, 1991

Puyo Puyo is the first entry of Compile's Puyo Puyo series. It was released on the MSX and Famicom Disk System on October 25, 1991; the FDS version was published by Tokuma Shoten as part of their "Famimaga Disk" line of games. The FDS version would later be released on a Famicom cart in 1993. Puyo Puyo would be succeeded by a much more popular arcade game of the same name. Puyo Puyo contains three modes: Endless, Mission, and Verses. In Endless Mode, players match Puyo until the top of their well is filled. If the player chooses, either a giant 2x2 green Puyo or Carbucle will periodically...

Famimaga Disk Vol. 6: Janken Disk Jou

Nintendo Famicom Disk System - Released - December 22, 1992

Janken Disk Jou, or Famimaga Disk Vol. 6: Janken Disk Jou, is a puzzle game in which the protagonist (who looks uncannily like Disk-kun, the mascot of the Famicom Disk System) must brave a labyrinth of puzzles. In each room there are three variants of hand-shaped blocks between the hero and the exit: each one either making the "scissors" gesture, the "rock" gesture or the "paper" gesture. Pushing a block adjacent to another of a different type causes whichever was the inferior (e.g. with paper and rock, rock is the inferior) to vanish. In addition, each block has a "strength" which is...

Fire Woman Matoigumi

Fire Woman Matoigumi

Sony Playstation - Released - March 26, 1998

In Fire Woman Matoigumi the players starts the game as a transfer student who has just arrived at his new highschool, "Shirosagi Gakuen". The player can enter a name for his character, his birthday, and his blood type (it is a dating game after all) and he also get to choose which year of highschool he is in: 1st, 2nd, or 3rd year, which doesn't have a huge effect on the outcome of the game. Arriving at his new school, he very quickly runs into trouble with some ruffians. Outnumbered and outmatched by them, there seems little hope, when suddenly, three beautiful girls calling themselves the...

Ginga Eiyuu Densetsu

Ginga Eiyuu Densetsu

Sega Saturn - Released - November 29, 1996

This is the first in Bothtec's series of games based on the anime adaptation of Yoshiki Tanaka's science fiction novel cycle Legend of the Galactic Heroes. The games are set in the fictional future as depicted in the novels: humanity has spread all over the Milky Way, and split into two powerful states which are having a permanent war with each other: the Galactic Empire, and the Free Planets Alliance. Two genius strategists are leading the forces of their respective states: Reinhard von Müsel for the Empire, and Yang Wenli for the Alliance. The game is dedicated entirely to large-scale...

Ginga Eiyuu Densetsu

Ginga Eiyuu Densetsu

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - September 25, 1992

Ginga Eiyuu Densetsu is part of a long line of identically titled games based on the anime and manga of the same name, which is usually localized as Legend of the Galactic Heroes. It is, however, the first and only game of the series to be released on the Super Famicom. The anime/manga series is known for its massive fleet-based skirmishes, its profuse amount of classical music and the Death Note-esque tactical rivalry between the two protagonists, Reinhard and Yang Wen-li: two military geniuses on either side of a centuries-old conflict.The SNES version is far more like a simulation than most...

Gorby no Pipeline Daisakusen

Gorby no Pipeline Daisakusen

Nintendo Entertainment System - April 12, 1991

In this falling-block puzzle game, a small girl—wearing a Russian national costume of sarafan, kokoshnik, and valenki—pushes tiles representing segments of water pipe down a two-dimensional, vertical shaft; this shaft is the field of play. A second girl, also in national costume, waves semaphore flags to give the impression that she guides the placement of the tiles. The player must quickly rotate and place the tiles to catch and conduct a continuously-flowing stream of water from pipes on one side of the shaft to the other. When the player successfully links an inflow pipe on one side of...

Gorby's Pipeline

Gorby's Pipeline

Microsoft MSX2 - April 12, 1991

In this falling-block puzzle game, a small girl—wearing a Russian national costume of sarafan, kokoshnik, and valenki—pushes tiles representing segments of water pipe down a two-dimensional, vertical shaft; this shaft is the field of play. A second girl, also in national costume, waves semaphore flags to give the impression that she guides the placement of the tiles. The player must quickly rotate and place the tiles to catch and conduct a continuously-flowing stream of water from pipes on one side of the shaft to the other. When the player successfully links an inflow pipe on one side of...

Higashio Osamu Kanshuu Pro Yakyuu Stadium '91

Higashio Osamu Kanshuu Pro Yakyuu Stadium '91

Nintendo Game Boy - Released - August 9, 1991

A baseball game sponsored by Osamu Higashio, a former pitcher for the Nippon Professional Baseball League who has his own entry in the Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame. The game takes the vertically-aligned batter/pitcher angle favored by series like Namco's Famista series (from which RBI Baseball spun off), but mixes it up by changing the perspective depending on whether the player is pitching or batting: the player's team is always closer to the screen.

Higashio Osamu Kanshuu Pro Yakyuu Stadium '92

Higashio Osamu Kanshuu Pro Yakyuu Stadium '92

Nintendo Game Boy - Released - July 17, 1992

Higashio Osamu Kanshuu Super Pro Yakyuu Stadium

Higashio Osamu Kanshuu Super Pro Yakyuu Stadium

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - September 30, 1993

A baseball game sponsored by Osamu Higashio, a former pitcher for the Nippon Professional Baseball League who has his own entry in the Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame. The game takes the vertically-aligned batter/pitcher angle favored by series like Namco's Famista series (from which RBI Baseball spun off), but mixes it up by changing the perspective depending on whether the player is pitching or batting: the player's team is always closer to the screen. Osamu Higashio also sponsored some Game Boy baseball games published by Tokuma Shoten prior to this game: Higashio Osamu Kanshuu Pro Yakyuu...

Hong Kong

Hong Kong

Nintendo Game Boy - Released - August 11, 1990

Hong Kong is a Shanghai variant in which players must remove specified tiles from a pattern. The player can select which pattern (from pyramids and hourglasses to more complex designs) from which to draw tiles as well as inputting a three letter code which offers several thousand possible combinations of the tiles within that pattern.

Konpeki no Kantai

Konpeki no Kantai

3DO Interactive Multiplayer - Released - April 21, 1995

The game follows all combat operations depicted in the anime series of the same name, with battles fought on an isometric map. The player also has the capability to develop new weapons. However, where the anime series ends with Japan declaring victory with the US and Britain over Nazi Germany, Japan's survival in the war is uncertain when Otaka's government is deposed in another coup, Yamamoto dies in jail, and the Deep Blue Fleet's secrets are exposed.

Labyrinth: Maou no Meikyuu

Labyrinth: Maou no Meikyuu

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - January 7, 1987

Labyrinth is a maze game similar to Gauntlet, but with a more definite goal and some adventure elements. It is based upon the Jim Henson film of the same name incorporates many scenes from the movie as areas with the maze. The goal of the game is to collect twelve coins Sara can use to buy back her baby brother from his kidnapper, the goblin king, Jareth. There is one coin in each of the twelve mazes surrounding the central castle. At first only a few of the mazes are accessible; however, upon collecting a section of a broken key, of which there is also one per region, Sara is sent to a hub...

Little Master 2: Raikou no Kishi

Little Master 2: Raikou no Kishi

Nintendo Game Boy - March 27, 1992

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Little Master: Niji Iro no Maseki

Little Master: Niji Iro no Maseki

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - June 30, 1995

Little Master: Nijiiro no Maseki ("Little Master: Jewels of the Rainbow") is a strategy RPG and the third game in the series. The first two games, Little Master Raikubaan no Densetsu and Little Master 2: Kaminari Hikari no Kishi, were exclusive to the Game Boy. Set two years after the events of Little Master 2, the heroes - swordsman Riim, minotaur brawler Mormor and healing mage Tamtam - rescue a goatman from a cave-in, which sets off another series of battles against old foes the Skull Bombers and other villains. The game is structurally similar to Intelligent Systems's Fire Emblem or...

Little Master: Raikuban no Densetsu

Little Master: Raikuban no Densetsu

Nintendo Game Boy - Released - April 19, 1991

Lot Lot

Lot Lot

Microsoft MSX - December 21, 1985

Lot Lot (ロットロット, Rottorotto) is a multiplatform puzzle video game developed by Irem under license from Tokuma Shoten. Tokuma Shoten published the game itself on home platforms, including the Famicom.

Lot Lot

Lot Lot

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - December 21, 1985

Lot Lot is a puzzle game involving pachinko balls and has a superficiality similarity to that popular Japanese gambling game. Instead of firing the balls around a table full of pins that change their course, the goal is to make sure the balls run into one of the four troughs that score points, with the higher numbered scoring zones being preferable. If any drop into the "Out" zone, the game is over.

Love Quest

Love Quest

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - March 17, 1995

Love Quest is an unconventional role-playing game where 'battles' consist of attempting to impress women. The protagonist is a player-named young man whose bride Yuka suddenly disappears during their wedding. The game involves finding out what happened to her. The game was originally made for the Famicom, however it was canceled, and ported to the Super Famicom. The Famicom prototype was eventually leaked and sold in an online auction for 250000 Yen in 2008.

Magma Project: Hacker

Magma Project: Hacker

Nintendo Famicom Disk System - Released - August 10, 1989

Magma Project Hacker is a sci-fi themed RPG and an adaptation of the 1985 PC/Amiga/Atari ST strategy game Hacker. As with the Famicom Disk System adaptation of Monty on the Run, a considerable number of liberties were taken with the game's themes practically transforming it into a completely different game. Ironically, the story more closely resembles another western PC game, Captive, with its plot. The player character witnesses a murder and is told to seek information on a shadowy organization known as the Magma Project by the dying victim. In order to effectively hunt for clues, the...

Mugen Senshi Valis

Mugen Senshi Valis

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - August 21, 1987

Valis: The Fantasm Soldier is a side-scrolling platformer. Wielding the game's titular sword, the main character fights through each level's enemies while jumping across ledges, then confronts a boss at the end of each level. At certain points in the game, gameplay pauses, and cinema scenes regarding the game's storyline play.

Power Soccer

Power Soccer

Nintendo Entertainment System - March 30, 1990

Puyo Puyo

Puyo Puyo

Nintendo Entertainment System - July 23, 1993

It's raining puyos, and your job is to line up each one with its matching color. Link four or more of the same puyos together, and watch them disappear as your score increases. Go for big-scoring chains and combos, and foil your opponent's grouping strategies by dropping nasty Ojama puyos onto his pile. Four frenetic gameplay modes will challenge even the most talented puzzle champ.

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