Microsoft MSX - Released - December 1, 1983
The main idea of this game is that players take control of a football team and have the task of trying to score a touchdown before the clock runs out. Players start out as a high school team. Games consists of two halves. One touchdown must be scored before time runs out in each half or the game is lost. After a touchdown is scored, the half ends and the 2nd half of the game starts. If the player scores in both halves, they win the game, and then move on to the next level of difficulty. Difficulty levels after high school go from college, pro, then to super. The higher the difficulty, the...
Nintendo Game Boy - Released - July 11, 1991
Ganso!! Yancha-Maru is an Action game, published by Irem, which was released in Japan in 1991.
Sharp X68000 - Released - December 14, 1990
A mysterious alien life form is spreading across the galaxy, trying to conquer the world. It took control of the moon base and is threatening to descend on the Earth. The humans have sent the most advanced fighter jet to oppose the aliens: the OF-1. The OF-1 has the ability to change speed at any time and equip different weapons and pods. OF-1 is humanity's last hope! ImageFight is a top-down vertically scrolling space shooter. On every level there will be enemy ships, turrets, robots, and other machines shooting projectiles or trying to ram you. But there are also power-ups scattered...
Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - August 30, 1991
Kaiketsu Yanchamaru 2: Karakuri Land ("The Wonderful Yanchamaru 2: Karakuri Land", where karakuri is a traditional Japanese wind-up doll) is a Japanese action side-scrolling game set as a sequel to Kaiketsu Yanchamaru (Kid Niki: Radical Ninja in the US) released for the Nintendo Entertainment System on August 30th, 1991, published and developed by Irem Corp. Taking place in a fantasy theme park named Karakuri Land, lead character Yanchamaru battles his way through various themed levels to rescue the princess who has since been missing after visiting the theme park upon its arrival. Combat...
Arcade - 1985
Lot Lot is a puzzle game. The goal of the game is of extreme simplicity. Manipulate the balls in such a way till they fall into the pits and generate points. The game has five pits: Out, 0 points, 10 points, 30 points and 50 points. Each level starts by giving the player a target score that has to be reached before the player can continue on to the next level. The screen is divided into sixteen sections. The walls of those sections randomly disappear and the balls will then drop or roll into the other section or a pit at the bottom of the screen. On the screen, there will be two...
Arcade - 1988
Gekkou, is a young ninja who lost his father to a mysterious half-man half-beast creature. The plot of Ninja Spirit is based on the quest of his revenge in an alternative feudal Japan.
Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - January 20, 1989
Nishimura Kyoutarou Mystery: Blue Train Satsujin Jiken is an Adventure game, developed by TOSE and published by Irem, which was released in Japan in 1989.
Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - March 2, 1990
Nishimura Kyoutarou Mystery: Super Express Satsujin Jiken is an Adventure game, developed by TOSE and published by Irem, which was released in Japan in 1990.
NEC TurboGrafx-16 - Released - June 3, 1988
R-Type 2 is a side scrolling shooter and is the conversion of Irem's arcade game originally released in 1987. The Bydo Empire, a mysterious alien civilization and life form, is about to take over the Earth and the solar system. The R-9 star fighter seems to be humanity's only hope against the invasion and the small ship is sent to stop the massive threat. The fighter can use an arsenal of weapons including a standard Vulcan gun and ballistic missiles. But the real super-weapon of the ship is the force - a glowing orb made from alien technology and its basic function it to float near the R-9...
NEC TurboGrafx-CD - Released - January 7, 1994
As earthquakes occurred in the kingdom of Itchy, and demons began roaming freely through the wilderness, the king realized that an ancient prophecy is about to be fulfilled, and the entire world is in danger. The valiant swordsman Soleil lives in the capital city, and the king entrusts him with the task of protecting the two Moon goddesses, and retrieving the Sun Sword, which are necessarily to prevent a magician known as Silver to use the Gears of Fate for his evil purposes... Sol Moonarge is a traditional Japanese-style RPG. As in most games of this genre, the player navigates the main...
Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - June 26, 1986
When the rulers of planet Neptune find that they are running out of their main food source – man-ham – they hit on a devious plan: Invade the nearby planet earth and melt the polar ice-caps, thus sinking all cities. Then imprison the human creatures in underwater factories where they can be turned into a fresh source of man-ham. The plan goes perfectly. The leaders of earth's nations are taken completely by surprise as the ice-caps melt and the globe is flooded. It seems that humanity will meet its end on the dinner plates of the Neptunian monsters. But wait! One hope remains, in the form...
Arcade - Released - 1986
Youjyuden is a 2D top-down fantasy shooter, similar to Commando or Ninja Princess in an ancient land. The player controls a small, bearded man who wears a horned helmet, goes straight forward and shoots various enemies and bosses. He has unlimited bullets, but the weapon has a very limited range.