Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - October 1, 1989
Casino Kid is a video game on the NES platform released in 1989. It was published and developed by Sofel. In Japan, it was released as 100 Man Dollar Kid: Maboroshi no Teiou Hen. The game takes place in the fictional town of Lost Wages (a pun on the real city of Las Vegas, Nevada) where the object is to earn lots of money and to defeat the evil King of the Casino. Games at the casino include blackjack and five-card draw poker. In the Japanese version, it was possible to travel to other casinos like New York City and Japan for a substantial airfare cost.
Nintendo Entertainment System - April 1, 1993
Casino Kid 2 is the sequel to Casino Kid, released in 1992 and released by the same company. In Casino Kid 2, the Casino Kid, after having defeated the top players in Las Vegas, is issued a challenge by the top gamblers around the world. The matches are organized by a mysterious leader and to unveil the leader, the Casino Kid must defeat nine opponents from around the world in the games of roulette, poker and blackjack. Gameplay in Casino Kid 2 differs in that players no longer venture around the casino looking for rival gamblers, though the card games still operate in the same fashion as...
Nintendo Famicom Disk System - Released - April 10, 1987
Cocona World is a storybook-styled fantasy adventure game that is superficially similar to The Legend of Zelda and the other top-down action-adventure games that were inspired by it. The player controls a young witch exploring a fantasy land filled with creatures both friendly and hostile. The game contains far less action than others of its ilk, emphasizing exploration and puzzle solving instead. There are also minigames to be found across Cocona World as well. Cocona World was the first Famicom game to be developed by Japanese software creators SOFEL. They would continue producing games...
Nintendo Entertainment System - January 1, 1991
The player takes control of a magical human fighter who has the ability to transform himself into a flying dragon. As the fighter, the player can run, crouch, jump, and attack with his sword as he would in most side-scrolling action games. Underneath his life gauge is a "metamorphosis gauge" that will gradually be filled as the player destroys his enemies. When the metamorphosis gauge begins to flash, the player can transform into the dragon by pressing up and A button after jumping. As a dragon, the player will hover in the air while the screen scrolls automatically to the right, similarly to...
Nintendo Game Boy - April 1, 1991
You gotta be fast to rule the Ocean! The more you explore, the weirder it gets! Navigate through the ocean depths with the raddest fish around; Fish Dude. The object of the game is to eat as many little fish as possible so Fish Dude can grow to fight off his hungry enemies. Big fish, seagulls and a floating feline are all after Fish Dude. Luckily Fish Dude has some cool pals like Octo Dude to help him out of tricky situations. So come on in, get your feet wet and explore the high seas with Fish Dude!
Nintendo Famicom Disk System - Released - December 12, 1987
This compilation of card and board games on the Famicom Disk System includes 8 not-so-common games and deviations of the usual game you might expect from the name. From the main menu, cycle through the games with the Left and Right directions. Press START to begin a game. Sometimes you are first asked to pick the number of players which you can confirm with the A button.
Nintendo Entertainment System - July 1, 1991
Sofel takes life simulation into the future with Klashball, for the NES. In a stadium hundreds of years from now, techno-gladiators do battle, combining contact with speed and finesse. Two five-man teams go for it, each fighting to deliver a three-kilo metallic energy sphere into the opponents goal zone. Teams challenge each other in a surreal arena that utilizes devices such as a warp tunnel, ball launcher, and magnetically charged bounce domes. Klashball features a complete league system. There are 11 rowdy teams, each with unique skills, strengths, and weaknesses. After each match the...
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - November 18, 1994
Monster Maker Kids: Ousama ni Naritai is a card-based board game adapted from the Monster Maker series.The premise of the game is to travel across the board, usually against another adventuring party, to complete the assigned goal. Certain tiles lead to turn-based battles which are fought using cards to make moves.
Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - December 20, 1991
The world was protected by seven gods, who protected the eight races. The god of humans, Zool, has become corrupted by desire for more power. Zool tells his five greatest servants to go get the sacred treasures held by the other six gods so that he can achieve ultimate power. He then tells the black knight Nefelda to kill the Child of Light who is destined to become his greatest enemy. The prophet Tarieshin senses that Zool and his dark army are on the move. He asks his apprentice, Lufia, to find and protect the Child of Light. She sets off on a quest to find the child that can control...
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - November 26, 1993
Onizuka Katsuya Super Virtual Boxing is a boxing game developed by Sting Entertainment and published by SOFEL Co. for the Super Famicom. The game was endorsed by Katsuya Onizuka, a former WBA Super Flyweight champion. It features an unusual first-person perspective, similar to Punch-Out!! except for the fact that the player's boxer turns around to meet their juking and evading opponent. The game uses the Super Famicom's Mode 7 to present the ever-moving background.
Nintendo Entertainment System - August 10, 1990
Titan is an Action game, developed and published by Sofel, which was released in Japan in 1990.
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - October 1, 1992
With the most advanced graphics ever created for boxing, the 'sweet science' has never been so real! Check out the action: you've won your first bout, but it was tough! 8 grueling rounds, and now you're dog tired. So it's back to the gym to work on your stamina. Next bout: you're up against this guy who's REALLY FAST! He's not hurting you, but he's building up points with pitty-pat combinations, and you're getting mad! Between rounds, your corner tells you how to get even! They've seen that he drops his left guard, so he's open for a right hook. Next round: BAM! Right hook. He's OUTTA...
Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - December 20, 1989
Where life, love and money all depend on how well you play the game. Make billions of dollars when you deal with the giants of Wall Street. Not only do you take risks by playing the stock market, but you must prove you can uphold a high standard of living. If you dream of fame and fortune, this Life Simulation game is your way to the top. You can taste the victory of success, but only if you're strong enough to face the challenge of life. Now, are you ready to deal?