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18 Wheeler: American Pro Trucker

18 Wheeler: American Pro Trucker

Sega Naomi - Released - July 26, 2000

18 Wheeler: American Pro Trucker (also known as just 18 Wheeler) is an arcade game developed by Sega AM2 and distributed by Sega. The game was first released in arcades in 2000, then ported to the Dreamcast in 2001. It was later released for the PlayStation 2 in 2001 and Nintendo GameCube in 2002 by Acclaim Entertainment. Sega followed up on the success of 18 Wheeler with a sequel, The King of Route 66, which was released in the arcades around 2002 and ported to the PlayStation 2. This was one of the final arcade video games ports to be on the Dreamcast after its discontinuation before Sega...

Action Fighter

Action Fighter

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1989

This is a top down vertically scrolling shooter, in which you start off as a motorbike. You are quite vulnerable to attack at first, but power ups come in the form of a Sega van which you have to dock with. The first time you dock you get double fire, the second time gives you a rocket, the third gives a rear force field and the fourth invulnerablility. By destroying cars and bikes that appear on your way, you can collect A-F letters. Collecting A through to D allows you change into a sportscar which is less vulnerable to attack, but not as nimble. Collect all the letters in order to be...

After Burner

After Burner

MS-DOS - Released - 1989

Come on. "Ace" it. OK, supersonic jock. Get ready to go. Muster up all the skill, reflexes, and guts you've got. Because inside your F-14 Thunder Cat, you're going to need all that - and more. Blast laser-directed, anti-aircraft fire at enemy planes. Dodge heat-seeking missiles with fancy flywork - like dips, turns and barrel rolls. Come head to head with the infamous Flying Fortresses - the toughest of all enemies - and dogfight your way through, to a nanosecond of safety. And if you make it fare enough, a fuel tanker will be waiting for you. Dock successfully and you'll replenish...

After Burner (Mega-Tech)

After Burner (Mega-Tech)

Arcade - Released - 1989

Megatech games are identical to their Genesis/SMS equivalents, however the Megatech cartridges contain a BIOS rom with the game instructions. In Megatech games your coins buy you time to play the game, how you perform in the game does not matter, you can die and start a new game providing you still have time, likewise you can be playing well and run out of time if you fail to insert more coins. This is the same method Nintendo used with their Playchoice 10 system. After Burner is a combat flight simulator arcade game. The player assumes control of an American F-14 Tomcat fighter jet, and...

Akihabara Dennou-gumi Pata Pies!

Akihabara Dennou-gumi Pata Pies!

Sega Dreamcast - Released - July 29, 1999

Akihabara Dennou-gumi Pata Pies! (アキハバラ電脳組 パタPies!) is a Sega Dreamcast game.

Alien Soldier

Alien Soldier

Sega Genesis - Released - February 24, 1995

Alien Soldier is a side-scrolling action game in which the player takes the role of Epsilon-Eagle, the former leader of the Scarlet mutant group. The mutants are now lead by the evil Xi-Tiger who had turned them to terrorism, and one of their goals is to kill Epsilon-Eagle... At the start of the game the player chooses four out of six weapons - each with special advantages or disadvantages against certain enemies. As mutant Epsilon-Eagle also has other special powers, e.g. teleporting across the screen or (with full health) morphing into a powerful phoenix destroying everything in his...

Alien Syndrome

Alien Syndrome

MS-DOS - Released - 1989

The time bomb is set. It's the only sure way to get rid of these aliens. For good. They're vile. Vicious. And villainous. They're holding hundreds of inhabitants hostage. Some of them are your friends. So get in there. And get blasting. Inside, you'll find state-of-the-art weaponry. It's yours for the taking. There's sector after sector to purge. Each more intricate than the one before it. And there are Super Aliens to confront. Each more hideous than the one before it. Get the hostages out. And get as many aliens as you can. Before the blast gets all of you.

Alien Syndrome

Alien Syndrome

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1988

Alien Syndrome is a scrolling shooter arcade conversion. Your job is to run around and rescue all the captives and make it to the escape hatch before the time bomb explodes. Then face the mother alien at the end of the level.

Atsumare! Guru Guru Onsen BB

Atsumare! Guru Guru Onsen BB

Sega Dreamcast - Released - October 31, 2000

Atsumare! Guru Guru Onsen BB (あつまれ!ぐるぐる温泉BB) is a table game for the Sega Dreamcast.

Bank Panic

Bank Panic

Sega SC-3000 - Released - 1985

As a gunslinger, it's your job to protect a bank from bandits while taking care not to shoot innocent customers. The bank has 12 doors in front of 12 teller windows, with only three doors visible at a time. Shooting is done simply by pressing one of the three buttons to shoot the left, middle or right door. The player can move his viewpoint left and right to reveal new doors. People only appear behind the doors that are currently visible on screen, except for the rare outlaws who will pop up to steal a cash deposit from a teller window the player isn't watching. Indicators at the top of the...

Bio-Hazard Battle

Bio-Hazard Battle

Arcade - Released - 1993

The civilization on the planet Avaron is by far more advanced than that of the Earth. People developed special biogenetical creatures - giant flies, crabs, and other animals. Unfortunately, those monsters rebelled against the Avaronians and threatened to conquer the planet. It is up to you to save the planet Avaron from the invasion! "Bio-Hazard Battle" is a horizontally scrolling space shooter. You can choose one of the four ships, each one having its own attacks. During the game, you can upgrade your ships' weapons by collecting colored balls floating around. You can store up to three...

Black Onyx

Black Onyx

Sega SC-3000 - Released - 1987

Rumor says that the legendary Black Onyx, an artifact that grants eternal youth and happiness to those who can find it, lies within the Black Tower near the town of Utsuro. You assemble a party of brave adventurers and venture into the tower, defeating monsters on your way to the great treasure. The Black Onyx is one of the first traditional role-playing games made by a Japanese company. It is similar in gameplay to early Wizardry and Ultima games with killing monsters and exploring dungeons, with dark, realistic visuals. The player creates a party (up to five members) and explores a...

Bloxeed

Bloxeed

Arcade - Released - 1989

Bloxeed is a Tetris variant. The player is presented with an empty field and from the top there is one block at a time falling down. There are blocks of various forms available which can be rotated and moved left and right. The goal is create full lines which then disappear and reward points for the high score list. The more lines are cleared at once (the maximum are four), the more points are earned. When lines are cleared, the player's level rises and so does the falling speed of the blocks. At the top of the screen is a preview of the next block. Besides this known principle, this game...

Bomb Jack

Bomb Jack

Sega SC-3000 - Released - 1985

In Bomb Jack, the player controls Jack, who must collect all the bombs in order to complete the current round and go onto the next one. This sounds easy, right? Wrong! Making Jack's task difficult are numerous enemies such as birds, mummies, turtles, and orbs. In each round, collecting a number of bombs results in a bonus coin appearing, and collecting this coin will make the player's score increase 2 to 4 times. More often than not, the "power ball" appears, and when you collect this, you can defeat enemies and have more time to collect all the bombs. There is also the "E" coin, which...

Borderline

Borderline

Sega SC-3000 - Released - 1983

Borderline is an overhead arcade shooter that puts the player in control of a Jeep in a war zone. The Jeep is equipped with a gun that has unlimited ammunition. Each round consists of four stages; after the player has completed all of them, the game proceeds to the next round, with increased difficulty. The first stage is a vertically scrolling shooter: the player can move the Jeep in all directions, shooting at enemies that try to destroy it by collision; the goal is simply to survive. The other stages share a different gameplay concept: the player has to navigate the Jeep towards enemy...

Brain

Brain

Arcade - Released - 1986

This is a side-scrolling shoot-'em-up, in the style of Gradius. You play as a helicopter gunship, and when you enter a building as a spaceman(who can shoot in eight directions). Interestingly, you can manually scroll up and down as the game scrolls right, but cannot scroll backwards. Destroyed enemies leave power-ups (improving your firepower), smart-bombs which trigger on collecting them, and floppy disks which you must collect to win the game. Another factor is your oxygen level, which shows as an air meter at the bottom (you can gain more air through each stage). There are...

The Castle

The Castle

Sega SC-3000 - Released - 1986

In the puzzle and platform game The Castle the player controls a prince that has to save the princess. To find his princess he must explore the castle, which has a hundred different rooms. Each room is a puzzle on its own as the prince must avoid enemy knights, fat Tiroler men, hazardous objects and has to use objects to get to the next door. In each room the prince has to collect keys and items, such as rings, gold bars and bottles. The bottles will give the prince an additional life. The keys may have different colors and only opens doors with the corresponding key color.

Chack'n Pop

Chack'n Pop

Sega SC-3000 - Released - 1985

Chack'n Pop is considered a predecessor of Bubble Bobble. It is a platform game where a roundish yellow creature, named Chack'n, must fight against Monstas and Mightas in order to reclaim hearts that were stolen during a romantic encounter with Miss Chack'n. The Monstas themselves hatch from eggs hanging from the ceilings and the Mightas push a rock that is used as the game's timer. The Monsta eggs have three phases: if it's blue, it's completely harmless, if it's yellow it will pop within 10 seconds and if an egg turns red it will pop almost immediately. Chack'n uses bombs to blow up...

Champion Baseball

Champion Baseball

Sega SC-3000 - Released - 1983

You choose a team from a selection of North American teams, then play ball against the computer, batting or fielding. The screen consists of the entire baseball pitch and a sidebar view of the pitching/batting. Features amusing base slides and crowd cheering "animation".

Champion Billards

Champion Billards

Sega SC-3000 - Released - 1986

In this version of billiards, you progress to the each next level by sinking all the other balls with a red ball. The billiard tables are like miniature golf greens. If you break open the yellow ball, sometimes a yellow "Flicky" bird is released (Sega released Flicky in 1984).

Champion Boxing

Champion Boxing

Sega SC-3000 - Released - 1984

A straightforward championship boxing game from Sega. You can select several punches during a boxing match: straight, jab or upper. Don't get cornered and if you get hit then get up your defenses or step back. The matches can be played at four different levels of difficulty. In the game there is a referee, who counts when your opponent or you are down. The matches can be set at four difficulty levels.

Champion Kendo

Champion Kendo

Sega SC-3000 - Released - 1986

A kendo sports game - kendo is dueling with wooden swords. You can play against the computer or a friend. In mode 1 there are five rounds, and you win a round by striking your opponent in the head or disarming them, twice. In mode 2, there are no rounds and each kendo practitioner has a life meter. The winner is the one to deplete his opponent's life meter. In both modes, there is a time limit on each round.

Championship Lode Runner

Championship Lode Runner

Sega SC-3000 - Released - 1985

A follow-up to the original Lode Runner, with identical gameplay. This package contained 50 of the most challenging levels ever designed, and was intended for expert players only. It did not include the level editor, you had to play through the levels in order, but a save-game option was provided (although you lost one life every time you restored).

Choplifter

Choplifter

Sega SC-3000 - Released - 1985

Choplifter! is a side-scrolling action/arcade game that puts you in command of an attack chopper. Your mission: Go behind enemy lines and rescue up to 16 hostages per level. Be careful, though, because tanks and enemy aircraft will try to stop you - and they won't stop shooting while you are rescuing those hostages! Originally released for Apple II home computers, Choplifter! was later ported to the arcades and a number of video game consoles. Many imitators and homages would follow.

Comix Zone

Comix Zone

Windows 3.X - Released - 1995

Sketch Turner was a starving comic book artist, living with his pet rat Roadkill... that is until a lightning storm mysteriously brought his cartoon villain, Mortus, to life and imprisoned Sketch within the pages of his own comic book. Now trapped in the world that he himself created, but someone else is now drawing, Sketch must battle through the pages of his own comic book, and past his own creations, to a final battle with Mortus. Perhaps one of his own creations, General Alissa Cyan might be able to help... Comix Zone is a side-scrolling fighting game with a difference, you're inside of...

Congo Bongo

Congo Bongo

Sega SC-3000 - Released - 1983

Congo Bongo is an arcade platform game similar in many ways to Donkey Kong, but with an isometric perspective. The player takes control of a safari hunter who is searching for an ape named Bongo, determined to punish him for setting the hunter's tent on fire. The game consists of four one-screen stages, each with an objective to jump on platforms and reach the top. Various animals will try to stop the protagonist: for example, in the first level a large gorilla throws coconuts at him. The hero has no offensive abilities and must jump or otherwise avoid enemy attacks. Stages may contain...

Crack Down

Crack Down

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1990

At the beginning of the 21st century, a mad scientist by the name of Mr. K has created an army of artificial soldiers. He conquered the industrial city of Atlantis, and is now preparing to take over the world. The United Nations decided to retaliate by sending two of their top class Special Forces officers, Ben and Andy, infiltrate the city and destroy the enemy base using a newly developed time bomb--Sigma. Crack Down is a time-limited action game. The two heroes, Ben and Andy, have to get through the levels as quickly as possible placing bombs on X marks scattered around the levels....

Crack Down

Crack Down

MS-DOS - Released - 1990

At the beginning of the 21st century, a mad scientist by the name of Mr. K has created an army of artificial soldiers. He conquered the industrial city of Atlantis, and is now preparing to take over the world. The United Nations decided to retaliate by sending two of their top class Special Forces officers, Ben and Andy, infiltrate the city and destroy the enemy base using a newly developed time bomb--Sigma. Crack Down is a time-limited action game. The two heroes, Ben and Andy, have to get through the levels as quickly as possible placing bombs on X marks scattered around the levels....

Crack Down

Crack Down

Arcade - 1989

At the beginning of the 21st century, a mad scientist by the name of Mr. K has created an army of artificial soldiers. He conquered the industrial city of Atlantis, and is now preparing to take over the world. The United Nations decided to retaliate by sending two of their top class Special Forces officers, Ben and Andy, infiltrate the city and destroy the enemy base using a newly developed time bomb--Sigma. Crack Down is a time-limited action game. The two heroes, Ben and Andy, have to get through the levels as quickly as possible placing bombs on X marks scattered around the levels....

Crazy Taxi

Crazy Taxi

Windows - Released - August 8, 2002

Hey hey, come on over and have some fun with Crrrrrazy Taxi! Barrel through traffic packed streets, hurdle off parking garages, and Crazy Combo your way to Crazy Money in a wild frantic race to scare up the most fares. In Crazy Taxi, time is money, and only the Craziest Cabbies come out victorious.

Digital Dance Mix Vol. 1 Namie Amuro

Digital Dance Mix Vol. 1 Namie Amuro

Sega Saturn - Released - January 10, 1997

Digital Dance Mix is a rhythm based game featuring songs by Namie Amuro, a j-pop singer. There are three different features this game includes. Digital Dance is focused on stage dancing where the player has full control of the camera and can select the song, a costume for the 3D character modeled after Namie Amuro, and the stage and background where the character will be dancing. Sing It focuses on singing part featuring the same songs where the player needs to match lyrics with the song. The setup for character and stage works the same way as in Digital Dance. The third and last thing on...

Drol

Drol

Sega SC-3000 - Released - 1985

Drol is a platform game where you play a cute robot that can fly and shoot. Your goal is to rescue children that are wandering around each level. The levels consist of rows of platforms, with gaps which can be jumped through to go up or down a vertical level. The creatures to avoid and shoot vary from strange hopping, beer-belly aliens, to demons, snakes, and axes flying through the air (we never do find out who's throwing those axes!). Like Defender, Drol incorporates a "radar" at the top of the screen, so you can find the children and dodge incoming baddies.

Dynamic Country Club

Dynamic Country Club

Arcade - 1991

Dynamic Country Club is a golf simulation game featuring an original course with a full 18 holes, as well as several standard modes including Tournament, Stroke Play for up to four players, Match Play for up to two players, and a four-player cooperative mode called Foursome. Outside of the main game modes, there is a so-called Warming Up mode where the player can pick a hole to practice in a variety of ways, including practicing shots from numerous locations on and off the fairway. In addition, there is also a dictionary mode where a wide range of golf terms are explained in...

Dynamite Deka 2

Dynamite Deka 2

Arcade - Released - 1998

Clone of Dynamite Cop. Dynamite Deka 2 (Dainamaito Deka Tsu) is the sequel to the 1996 game, Dynamite Deka which was released outside Japan as Die Hard Arcade. Pirates have kidnapped the President's daughter and are holding her on a hijacked cruise ship. Now it's up to an elite police force to get them back, using whatever means necessary. The action takes place on both the cruise ship and the pirate's island hideaway. You play as one of three cops, in this beat-em up fighting game from Sega. Dynamite Cop features similar gameplay to Die Hard Arcade. As your character enters an area, you...

E-SWAT

E-SWAT

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1990

Crime is getting out of control in Liberty City, and to combat the problem, the LCPD establishes a new unit, called ESWAT (Enhanced Special Weapons and Tactics). Police officers who are promoted to this unit wear a cyber-suit that contains state-of-the-art military equipment including two Turbo-Booster Thrusters, extra ammunition, and increased protection. In order to become an ESWAT member, all a dedicated police officer has to do is arrest enough criminal masterminds to progress through the ranks, which include Captain, Assistant Chief, and Chief. ESWAT: Cyber Police is a...

Exerion

Exerion

Sega SC-3000 - Released - 1983

This is a shoot-em-up game with parallax effects in the background. It does have a simulation of inertia in the control of the ship. There are dozens of enemies and two types of shooting: slow and fast. Two weapon systems: one slow double-shot cannon and one fast single-shot cannon. With each enemy hit by the slow cannon you get one shot added to the fast cannon ammunition supply. A challenge stage follows each stage in which you can build up your fast-shot bullet supply.

Fighting Vipers

Fighting Vipers

Arcade - Released - November 1, 1995

Electric fences. Barb wire cages. No-mercy skate punks. Axe-wielding rockers. Rollerbladers who take the term seriously... Fighting Vipers is street fighting in its rawest form. Furious, wall-to-wall combat brought to life with a visual intensity and relentless game play so superior, so brutal beyond comparison, nothing can prepare you for what you've got coming. NOTHING!

Gale Racer

Gale Racer

Sega Saturn - Released - December 2, 1994

Rad Mobile, known as Gale Racer (ゲイルレーサー) for the Sega Saturn port, is an arcade racing game which was released in 1990 using the Sega System 32 platform. It was Sega's first System 32 game and is also the first game which Sonic the Hedgehog appeared in. Rad Mobile takes place in the first person perspective. The race is a speed race across the USA where the player is limited by time, Police on Certain stages, and weather effects. The game was very advanced for the time as the player had to interact by pressing buttons to activate the Widow screen wipers on the car and the headlights...

Girl's Garden

Girl's Garden

Sega SC-3000 - Released - 1984

The simple little country girl Papri has a problem: her boyfriend Minto seems to show signs of interest towards another little girl, Cocco. Papri has to win his love back! The only way she can achieve that is by collecting flower bouquets, presenting them to Minto as a token of her feelings and gradually making him forget the other girl. Girl's Garden is Yuji Naka's debut and an early precursor of games with dating gameplay mechanics. Papri has to move through a confined top-down area, collecting flowers on the way. After having collected ten flowers, Papri can enter her boyfriend's house,...

Godzilla Generations

Godzilla Generations

Sega Dreamcast - November 27, 1998

In Godzilla Generations you play as either Godzilla or Mechagodzilla and have to rage havoc in the city and fend of the army before time runs out. You can unlock other monsters such as First Generation Godzilla, USA Godzilla and Minira by playing through the game. There are five cities that you can lay to ashes, all located in Japan. Each city has two stages to play through. Each monster has a range of moves which range from swiping his tail, using his claws or shooting rays from his eyes or hands. Each monster can also heal himself.

Godzilla Generations Maximum Impact

Godzilla Generations Maximum Impact

Sega Dreamcast - December 23, 1999

Godzilla Generations: Maximum Impact is a sequel to the Dreamcast launch title Godzilla Generations. Both are based on the famous Japanese movies series around the eponymous Godzilla, a giant dinosaur-like monster. The game is a rail shooter like the famed Panzer Dragoon, where you move on a fixed path but can shoot in all directions to take down waves of approaching enemies. The game also features a dodge and a lock-on mechanic. The gameplay is divided in two kinds of levels. The first style features Godzilla rampaging through a Japanese city and taking down all kinds of military devices...

Golden Axe II

Golden Axe II

Arcade - Released - 1993

Not long after the malign reign of the Death Adder has ended, another evil rises. The peace of the land has again been threatened, this time by 'Dark Guld', who was supposed to be imprisoned but apparently isn't. He has instead now got his hands on the Golden Axe, and is using it for his own nasty purposes, and with his minions is causing much chaos. So once more, Ax-Battler, the fierce barbarian; Tyris-Flare, the fearless Amazon; Gilius Thunderhead, the ferocious dwarf; get up to deal with the oppression, with their might and magic, and recover the Golden Axe. The hack and slash...

Golden Axe II (Mega-Tech)

Golden Axe II (Mega-Tech)

Arcade

The Mega-Tech System is an arcade cabinet released by Sega in 1989, and Western counterpart to the Mega 6. It was based on the Sega Mega Drive home console, and was designed similarly to Nintendo's PlayChoice-10: players chose games from a menu of eight titles, with credits buying more play time (usually 1 minute per credit) rather than extra lives or continues; reaching a game over screen does not end the play session, and players can start over or choose a different game as long as there was some play time remaining. The Mega-Tech was not released in North America, though did see use in Asia...

Golgo 13

Golgo 13

Sega SC-3000 - Released - 1984

Golgo 13 is a scrolling shooter based on the manga of the same name, putting the player in control of its main character, the assassin Duke Togo. In this adaptation, however, the protagonist's goal is, on the contrary, to rescue people. The screen scrolls horizontally, displaying Duke on a car that is moving along the road, trying to keep up with a moving train on top of the screen. The player can move the car left and right, aligning it with the train's cars. The goal is to shoot the train's windows, letting the people trapped inside run out. The player controls a crosshair, moving it in...

H.E.R.O.

H.E.R.O.

Sega SC-3000 - Released - 1985

There is trouble in the mines! Volcanic activity has trapped numerous miners, and it is your job to save them. As Roderick Hero, you need to make your way through the dangerous mineshaft avoiding the dangerous creatures and lava, and find out where the miners are located before you run out of energy. To help on your mission, Roderick Hero has several useful types of equipment. A prop pack will allow you to hover and fly around the mineshaft and (hopefully) avoid the many dangers within. Your helmet features a short range microlaser beam which can be used to destroy the bats, spiders, snakes,...

Honoo no Toukyuuji: Dodge Danpei

Honoo no Toukyuuji: Dodge Danpei

Sega Genesis - Released - July 10, 1992

Danpei Ichigeki is a young boy who loves dodgeball. Danpei's father was a famous dodgeball player when he was still alive, and he joins the Dodgeball Club at his elementary school. However, these kids are very serious about their dodgeball, and the road ahead isn't going to be easy for Danpei. Dodge Danpei is a team dodgeball game, one of several based on the anime and manga created by Tetsuhiro Koshita, which plays strikingly similar to the well-known Super Dodge Ball. Each team has four main players and three support players, and attempts to knock out the opposing team's main members by...

Hyper Sports

Hyper Sports

Sega SC-3000 - Released - 1985

Six tough events await in this joystick-waggling successor to Track &Field. The full sequence of events is - swimming, skeet shooting, gymnastics, archery, triple jumping and weightlifting. You must complete each event in order to be allowed onto the next one. Swimming involves moving left and right as fast as possible, while pressing fire when a breath is required. Skeet shooting and archery both come down to timing - though elevation and wind factors affect the latter. Gymnastics involves timing a succession of presses to ensure that the jump is long and the landing graceful. The...

King's Quest V

King's Quest V

Sega Dreamcast - Unreleased - September 12, 1990

On a beautiful sunny day, King Graham of Daventry decides to take a stroll in the woods surrounding his castle. When he returns, he discovers with horror that his home, Daventry Castle, has completely disappeared! Graham is at a loss, and wonders how this could have happened, when a talking owl named Cedric appears. He tells him that he saw the whole thing, and that an evil wizard named Mordack whisked the entire castle away, along with Graham's family in it. Cedric offers to take him to his homeland, Serenia, where his master, the wizard Crispin resides. Surely Crispin will be able to help...

Mazin Wars

Arcade - Released - 1993

The story takes place in 1999 where a Bio-Beast by the name of Godkaiser Hell has reigned supreme over Earth, after a nuclear and biological holocaust has disfigured most of the population and formed an army called the Steelmask Force. The survivors have fled underground and are constantly attacked by the Bio-Beast horde until one day a scientist by the name of Dr. Kabuto creates a mech, the Mazinger-Z, that can be used against the monsters. This is where the player takes control of the games protagonist and pilots the suit in an attempt to reclaim the Earth. The gameplay is a hack-n-slash...

Mikie

Mikie

Sega SC-3000 - Released - 1985

Mikie puts you in charge of Mikie, a high school student who likes to win hearts of every girl that he can lay his eyes on. There are several classrooms to explore like the Quantum Physics Room, Locker Room, Canteen, the Aerobics Dancing Class, and the Playground. In each classroom, Mikie has to collect all the hearts that are found in each classroom to form a message. In order to collect these hearts, Mikie must stand somewhere near them and shout out. There are two type of hearts: small and large. Mikie needs to shout out only once to collect the small hearts, and multiple times to...

Monaco GP

Monaco GP

Sega SC-3000 - Released - 1983

A top-down view, vertically scrolling, Formula One-style racing game, with colour, first released for the arcade in 1979. Few games before this had coloured scrolling backgrounds (Taito's Super Speed Race is one). Has notable sound effects e.g the fanfare to start the race, engines, crashes, etcetera. The track has a narrowing/widening visual effect and a night driving mode where the headlines of cars are on.

Ninja Princess

Ninja Princess

Sega SC-3000 - Released - 1986

Ninja Princess is an action shooter. You play as a female ninja as you fight your way through hordes of enemies on your quest to recapture territories and to take back the Castle all of which have been captured and occupied by the enemy forces. Throwing knives and shuriken are your weapons as you shoot your way through enemy occupied territory. Coming into contact with any enemies or any of their thrown projectile weapons equals instant death. Unlike the original arcade machine, the SG-1000 and MSX ports contain only 13 levels instead of 16.

N-Sub

N-Sub

Sega SC-3000 - Released - 1983

N-Sub puts the player in control of a submarine in the Cobalt Blue Sea. The action takes place on one screen; the player-controlled submarine can move in all directions and must defend itself against an onslaught of enemy ships and submarines by firing torpedoes at them. Torpedoes can be fired vertically (which is the only way to hit ships) and horizontally (to deal with enemy submarines), activated by two different buttons. Pressing the button down allows firing short bursts of three torpedoes each. A round is over after an enemy fleet of twelve ships and a destroyer has completed a fixed...

Orguss

Orguss

Sega SC-3000 - Released - 1984

Orguss is a horizontally-scrolling shoot-em-up based on the anime series of the same name. The inhabitants of Terram has constructed a terrifying weapon that can destroy space-time. The player character, piloting the Orguss craft, has 2:30 minutes to get to the weapon and deactivate it. This is done by flying either in the native ship form, or transforming into the powerful mecha Orgroid. The mecha shoots repeatedly if the player presses the fire button, while the ship's gun has to be fire separately for each shot. However, when the protagonist is in mecha form the screen scrolls slower,...

Out Run

Out Run

MS-DOS - Released - 1989

Out Run is a racing game that allows the player to race across varied terrain in a readily available Ferrari, complete with a female passenger, over a series of short tracks. Gameplay is viewed from just above and behind the car. The roads are full of sharp bends and hazards, contact with which can cause the car to roll and lose the player's time. On each section of track, there is a fork in the road, allowing the player to choose which direction he or she wishes to go in. The player has to complete five track sections in total, out of the fifteen in the game.

Pacar

Pacar

Sega SC-3000 - Released - 1983

The game plays like a combination of the Namco games Rally X and Pac-Man and a follow-on from Sega's 1979 game Head-On. As the green car Pacar, you consume dots like Pac-Man, and dodge red and blue cars instead of ghosts. Like Pac-Man, you collect "power dots" for invincibility and progress through levels.

Penguin Land

Penguin Land

Sega SC-3000 - Released - 1985

In Penguin Land, you must control a penguin trying to get his (her?) egg down to the bottom of the level, while tunneling through ice to get there. Special egg and penguin blocks may make things easier, while polar bears and falling rocks will almost certainly slow you down.

Pitfall II

Pitfall II

Sega SC-3000 - Released - 1985

You play Pitfall Harry searching for the Raj diamond, his niece Rhonda, her cat Quickclaw and a variety of treasures somewhere in the Andes. Poisonous frogs, eels, scorpions, bats and other hazards get in the way. Pitfall II is the sequel to Pitfall!, the original platform game. Gameplay has remained pretty much the same, with each screen presenting a side view of obstacles to get past, and potentially treasures to collect. The landscape is more maze like, with a variety of paths and dead ends to search. Along the way there are checkpoints the player will encounter in the form of red...

Pop Flamer

Pop Flamer

Sega SC-3000 - Released - 1983

In this action arcade game, you play the role of a flamethrower-wielding mouse. You explore each round - there are multiple screens and scrolling graphics) - and your aim is to find and pop all the red balloons. You dodge or incinerate enemy creatures.

Rampo

Rampo

Sega Saturn - Released - February 24, 1995

Rampo is an interactive movie which uses pre-rendered backdrops and live actors much in the veins of The 7th Guest, without the puzzle-solving part. The game features Edogawa Rampo, a Japanese mystery novel writer, as a protagonist and is based on the movie with the same name which was released a year earlier. In real life, Edogawa Rampo (江戸川 乱歩) is a pseudonym of Hirai Tarou (平井 太郎), a Japanese novelist who wrote mystery fiction in the early-to-middle of 20th century. Having a writer's block and still under influence that your work has been banned from publishing due to the level of...

Roommania #203

Roommania #203

Sega Dreamcast - Released - January 27, 2000

Chain-smoking Neji Taihei is an average Japanese guy, lives by himself in his apartment, and is kind of a loser. Naturally, just letting the guy continue being a loser isn't particularly interesting, so a spirit that happens to also live in his apartment starts to toy with his daily life. You can affect Neji in two different ways. If he's not around, you can interact with things in his apartment like moving his table, or locking his door. If he is around, you can throw little ping-pong balls at objects to focus his attention on them. If you throw too many too fast, though, he'll get...

Safari Race

Safari Race

Sega SC-3000 - Released - 1984

A racing game with safari backgrounds and the added challenging of avoiding wild animals crossing the track. You must reach each checkpoint in the time allowed. You also risk running out of fuel and can refuel at petrol pumps(at the expense of your precious time of course). The background music seems to be derived from Henry Mancini's "Baby Elephant Walk"(1961).

Sega Flash Vol. 4

Sega Saturn - 1997

Sega Flash Vol. 4 is the fourth demo disc in the Sega Flash series. Vol. 4 contains three playable demos, however Cyber Troopers Virtual-On is recycled from Sega Flash Vol. 3. Die Hard Arcade contains the first section of the first stage and Sonic 3D: Flickies' Island contains the first level too (and bonus stages). The videos are full-screen and are again no-frills demonstrations of gameplay footage. There is an additional "arcade titles" video which shows Model 2/Model 3 footage of Last Bronx, Sega Touring Car Championship and Virtua Fighter 3, all considered big Sega arcade games at the...

Sega Flash Vol. 5

Sega Saturn - 1997

Sega Flash Vol. 5 is the fifth demo disc in the Sega Flash series. It was released in mid-1997 and features four playable demos; Sonic Jam, Die Hard Arcade, Sonic 3D: Flickies' Island and Sega Rally Championship, as videos containing previews of seven other games. Much of the content is recycled from Sega Flash Vol. 1 and Sega Flash Vol. 4 - the only "new" demo is Sonic Jam, which allows players to play through the first stages of Sonic the Hedgehog and Sonic the Hedgehog 2, as well as a reduced section of Sonic World. As the game had not yet been released in Europe at the time, the game...

Sega Flash Vol. 6

Sega Saturn - 1997

Sega Flash Vol. 6 is the sixth demo disc in the Sega Flash series. Vol. 6 contains three playable demos; Steep Slope Sliders contains two characters and two tracks, Sega Worldwide Soccer '98: Club Edition, much like the Sega Worldwide Soccer '97 demo in previous Sega Flash discs, allows users to play half an exhibition match with any team of their choosing, and Sega Touring Car Championship contains the first track. In the United Kingdom this was released with issue #27 of Sega Saturn Magazine.

Sega Flash Vol. 7

Sega Saturn - 1998

Sega Flash Vol. 7 is the seventh and final demo disc in the Sega Flash series. It was released in 1998. Vol. 7 contains three playable demos, although Steep Slope Sliders and Sega Touring Car Championship are recycled from Sega Flash Vol. 6, with Sega Worldwide Soccer '98: Club Edition being substituted for World League Soccer. In the United Kingdom this was released with issue #32 of Sega Saturn Magazine. Playable Demos included: Sega Touring Car Championship Steep Slope Sliders World League Soccer Videos included: Burning Rangers Enemy Zero The House of the Dead NBA Action...

Sega Tetris

Arcade - Released - 1999

Sega Tetris is an officially licensed Tetris game originally made for arcades that can be played in both single player and multi player modes. The game uses polygonal graphics with animated backgrounds. As progress through the game is made these change and take the player to numerous different settings. When playing alone the game is very much true to the original Tetris but with some differences. The game is played with a joystick for moving the blocks around as they fall and two buttons to rotate them left and right. As the game's level is raised the speed of the falling block will also...

Sega Worldwide Soccer '98

Sega Worldwide Soccer '98

Sega Saturn - Released - November 19, 1997

Sega Worldwide Soccer 98 picks up where its predecessor stopped, adding two new stadiums, new animations, faster gameplay, and the most important, club teams from England, Spain and France for a total of 60 teams adding to the 48 of the International mode. While the game still lacks a license (except the English league, that has real player and team names), the name editor is still present. In the commentary box, Gary Bloom is joined by former England international and 1966 World Cup winner Jack Charlton. There are seven games modes: Friendly match, Club exhibition, Worldwide Cup, Club...

SegaSonic Popcorn Shop

Arcade - Released - 1993

SegaSonic Popcorn Shop is a popcorn vending machine. It dispenses three flavors: salted, butter, and curry. The twist: it's also an arcade game. The player chooses their flavor, then begins the minigame. Gameplay consists of turning a crank to help Tails get the corn kernels over the fire while Sonic supervises. Whether the player succeeds or not, the popcorn is microwaved and dispensed.

Shinseiki Evangelion

Shinseiki Evangelion

Sega Saturn - Released - March 1, 1996

A Japan-only release of a Neon Genesis Evangelion episode in the form of a video game. Following the story of the popular animé series, the game presents an episode of its own. The player controls Shinji Ikari, the main character of the series. A new Angel appears and attacks Unit-01. As a result, Shinji loses his memory. His friends decide he should fight Asuka in Unit-02, hoping his memory will be restored as a result of the battles. The game contains many cut-scenes made by Gainax, the creators of the TV series. Many scenes are taken directly from original Neon Genesis Evangelion...

Shinseiki Evangelion 2nd Impression

Shinseiki Evangelion 2nd Impression

Sega Saturn - Released - March 7, 1997

This is the second Neon Genesis Evangelion "interactive animé" for Saturn. The events of the game take place just after Episode 14 of the TV series. A new girl called Magumi arrives to the school where the hero of the series Shinji Ikari studies. The two start developing feelings for each other, when a new Angel attacks. The player controls Shinji through series of decisions (there are now three or four choices each time, as opposed to the prior game that had only two, and a branching story line) and through the fights. Much of the movie footage depicting combat is presented in 3D. The player...

Shinseiki Evangelion: Koutetsu no Girlfriend

Shinseiki Evangelion: Koutetsu no Girlfriend

Sega Saturn - Released - March 26, 1998

This is a Japanese-style adventure game based on the popular TV anime series Neon Genesis Evangelion. A girl named Mana Kirishima arrives at Tokyo-3 and studies in the same class with Shinji Ikari, the series' main hero. About the same time, a giant robot attacks the city. Is there a connection between the new student and the sudden assault? Unlike the two previous Neon Genesis Evangelion games, Kōtetsu no Girlfriend is not an interactive movie. The player controls Shinji by selecting locations to travel to, looking at people, and talking to them. The locations are graphically represented...

Sindbad Mystery

Sindbad Mystery

Sega SC-3000 - Released - 1983

In this top-down action adventure game, you play "Sindbad" the sailor. You must avoid monsters while piecing together treasure maps on different islands. You can block the monsters by pushing boulders or digging holes. There are some nice looking "cut scenes" between levels.

Soko-Ban

Soko-Ban

Sega SC-3000 - Released - December 11, 1985

Soko-Ban is a classic puzzle game, the basis of numerous clones in the later years. It is set in a warehouse. On each level, the player must push crates (from square to square) to get them onto designated spots; once each crate is on a marked spot, the level is complete. Crates can only be pushed one at a time (so two crates next to each other cannot be pushed together), and cannot be pulled--so it's possible to get a crate stuck in a corner, where it cannot be retrieved! By the last levels, you must plan 40 steps in advance.

Sonic the Hedgehog Chaos

Sonic the Hedgehog Chaos

Sega Master System - Released - October 25, 1993

The inhabitants of South Island are in danger! Dr. Robotnik has stolen all the Chaos Emeralds which kept the power balance. Robotnik has thrown the Emeralds in a parallel universe and is keeping the red one. Sonic and Tails must retreive all the Chaos Emeralds before the destruction of South Island. The Game Gear version is also the first Game Gear game where you can play either Sonic or Tails.

Sonic the Hedgehog: Spinball

Sonic the Hedgehog: Spinball

Sega Master System - Released - January 25, 1995

Dr. Robotnik plans on turning the animals of Mobius into robots by using his volcano powered Veg-O=Fortress factory. He has set up a pinball security system for this factory to keep all the captured animals from escaping. Now it's up to Sonic the Hedgehog to free his captive animal friends and put a stop to Robotnik's plans. The game consists of four pinball stages. Sonic will have to get through the Toxic Pools, Lava Powerhouse, The Machine, and The Final Showdown to take down Robotnik. The levels consist of typical pinball fair such as bumpers, flippers, annd drop targets which open up...

Space Harrier

Space Harrier

MS-DOS - Released - 1989

Run… fly… dodge those obstacles, but return fire on wave after wave of attacking aliens. Armed with a really big gun, you have to defend yourself against the alien hordes using your wits to navigate around the screen. But watch out for those end of level bosses! Originating in the arcades, Space Harrier is a third-person rail shooter with pseudo-3D graphics, set in the same world as Fantasy Zone. The lone titular hero fights aliens with a fireball-launching cannon, which can also be used to transform the hero into a flying rocket. The protagonist is constantly in motion, but the speed of...

Space Harrier II

Space Harrier II

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1988

Space Harrier II follows (very closely) in the footsteps of its predecessor and involves you (a Space Harrier) going off to save "Fantasy Land". This combined with the many flashing gaudy colors the game throws at you leads me to believe that it was born out of a bad acid trip. There are 13 stages to complete by jetting around and blasting bad guys and bosses as they approach. The game is played from behind the main character and the landscape rushes up in 3D similar to the effect used in many car games such as Outrun. The game uses many of the enemies and bosses from the first Space...

Star Jacker

Star Jacker

Sega SC-3000 - Released - 1983

Star Jacker is a vertically scrolling shoot 'em up where the player controls a Universe Squadron whose job is to attack various enemy space colonies while evading or destroying the enemies UFO forces before returning to the Star Jacker mother ship. The main difference from other shooters is that the player here controls three space ships at once. As the front ship move the others follow its trail. This means that the player can shoot three shots at a time but it also means that enemy projectiles are harder to avoid since the ships take more space. However if hit the size of the squadron will...

Star Wars: Racer Arcade

Star Wars: Racer Arcade

Arcade - Released - 2000

Star Wars Racer Arcade is based on the pod-racing scenes of Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace. Initially the player has a choice of either Anakin Skywalker or Sebulba with the possibility to unlock two further alien race drivers at certain points in the game. There are four tracks available each with increasing difficulty. Once the racer and track have been chosen, the race which closely mimics events in the movie. A complete race consists of four laps and if a lap is finished within the allotted time, the time is extended.

Super Zaxxon

Super Zaxxon

Atari 800 - Released - 1984

Super Zaxxon is a three-quarter perspective, space shooter style game. You must first go over a base on an asteroid. Things located on this base include gun emplacements, fuel tanks, radar stations, missiles, and fighters. After you successfully navigate this base, you will go through a tunnel to tangle with enemy fighters, mine layers, and mines. You then will have to navigate through a series of barriers on another asteroid in order to take on the Super Zaxxon's, the enemy robot dragons. The game is very similar in appearance to Zaxxon. The differences are: Your fighter moves much...

Supertank

Supertank

Sega SC-3000 - Released - 1986

A vertical, player-controlled scrolling game where you control a tank. You move your tank along deserts, fields, roads and pavements, shooting air and land opponents. There are end of level bosses i.e bases with gun turrets.

ThunderBlade

ThunderBlade

MS-DOS - Released - 1989

Aboard the lethal Gunship Gladiator helicopter, it is your job to ensure that a coup fails to install a dictator as leader. The game features 12 levels split into three distinct styles. First of all you'll be flying over a city in your helicopter, shooting out tanks by ducking low enough to target them, but also climbing to avoid the skyscrapers in the area. The third section is viewed similarly, but sees you attempting to wipe out the planes mounted on an aircraft carrier. The second section is viewed behind your helicopter in full 3D, and adds helicopters and planes to be shot, with...

Turbo Outrun

Turbo Outrun

Commodore 64 - Released - 1989

Turbo Outrun the player in control of a male driver sitting alongside his girlfriend in a Ferrari F40, racing against the clock and a computer-controlled opponent in a Porsche 959 in a race across the United States. The goal is to reach Los Angeles from a starting point of New York City. Unlike the original Out Run, however, there are no branch roads to choose from. Instead, there is only one way from the start to the end of the road.

UEFA Euro 96 England

UEFA Euro 96 England

Sega Saturn - Released - May 30, 1996

An official licensed game of the European Championships held in England in 1996. All 16 teams are available to choose from and the following Game Types: European Championship, Friendly Game, Practice Penalties and Practice Match (only the opposition's goalkeeper is on the pitch). A couple of options of note are variable/adjustable wind and a choice of referees each with two difficulty levels of 'vision' and 'discipline' (the latter is available for friendly games only). Long time BBC sport commentator Barry Davies provides the commentary. The game is based on Gremlin Interactive's Actua...

Up 'n Down

Up 'n Down

MS-DOS - Released - 1987

The object is to drive around a twisty course and collect all the colored flags. You can jump over gaps and over or onto other cars. If you land on another car, you destroy it and collect points. You can also collect things like balloons and ice cream cones for bonus points. The faster you collect all the flags, the bigger a time bonus you get. In later levels, there are dead-ends or gaps and a vehicle that is carrying a flag you need, so you will need to jump on it. If you are hit by another vehicle or go off the course, you lose a life. Two player games are alternating with the players...

Up'n Down

Up'n Down

Arcade - Released - September 13, 1983

FUN IN THE FAST LANE Drive your Baja Buggy over treacherous miles of deadly motocross track. Watch out! The course is crawling with opponents who want to make this the last race you run. Beware of killer pick-up trucks, boulders, and swarms of other motoring menaces. Multiple screeching screens of Baja Road Race excitement. - High-speed challenges for one or two players. - Full-throttle color action-animated graphics. The object is to drive around a twisty course and collect all the colored flags. You can jump over gaps and over or onto other cars. If you land on another car, you destroy it...

Up'n Down

Up'n Down

Atari 800 - Released - 1984

Up'n Down is a video game developed and published by Sega. It was first released in 1983 as an arcade game, then later ported to the Atari 2600, ColecoVision, Atari 8-bit family, and Commodore 64. In Up'n Down the player drives a car forward and backward along a branching, vertically scrolling track, collecting flags and jumping on other cars to destroy them.

WanChai Connection

WanChai Connection

Sega Saturn - Released - November 22, 1994

The story takes place in 1997 (three years into the future from when the game was released) in Wan Chai area of Hong Kong island. The naked woman washed ashore and she doesn't have any recollections. You play as Michael Lee, a Hong Kong detective trying to find out the truth behind an attempted murder case. This game was launched on the same date Sega Saturn console was released, so it's one of the console launch titles. Besides talking to characters and typical adventure dialog and question options, game also features searching for clues mode which lets you look for clues in 3D...

Yamato

Yamato

Sega SC-3000 - Released - 1983

Yamato is a shooter were you sit behind the front of a ship and its guns at the bottom of the screen while the enemy ships and planes are ahead in the distance. The aim is to keep destroying the enemies ships and planes until it is game over but the more you destroy then the higher the round you play on. You take control of two cross-hairs, one for firing bullets and the other for missiles and they both move together when you move them left or right which also moves your ship. When you move them up or down, then they move at different speeds and the bullets are for shooting down the planes and...

Yukawa Moto Senmu no Otakara Sagashi

Yukawa Moto Senmu no Otakara Sagashi

Sega Dreamcast - Released - March 20, 1999

Yukawa Moto Senmu no Otakara Sagashi (or "Former Director Yukawa's Treasure Hunt" as the title translates to) was a promotional game released by Sega where 10,000 applicants could win a prize of ¥10,000 each. To do this the players had to use clues presented on the internet (using the Orange Dreamkey CD for internet access). All that was needed to enter was to purchase the game at certain retailers for the low price of ¥980. The promotional period was between March 20 through April 11, 1999. In the game the player is cast as Sega's former Senior Managing Director Hidekazu Yukawa, presented...

Yukawa Moto Senmu no Otakara Sagashi

Sega Saturn - Released - March 20, 1999

Yukawa Moto Senmu no Otakara Sagashi (or "Former Director Yukawa's Treasure Hunt" as the title translates to) was a promotional game released by Sega where 10,000 applicants could win a prize of ¥10,000 each. To do this the players had to use clues presented on the internet (using the Orange Dreamkey CD for internet access). All that was needed to enter was to purchase the game at certain retailers for the low price of ¥980. The promotional period was between March 20 through April 11, 1999. In the game, the player is cast as Sega's former Senior Managing Director Hidekazu Yukawa, presented...

Zaxxon

Zaxxon

Sega SC-3000 - Released - 1985

The Zaxxon defense system must be destroyed in this isometric-viewed shoot 'em up. The game has three stages, first taking you through Asteroid City, which is heavily protected by aircraft, guns and missiles. Many barriers are alarmed, leaving you with limited space to progress through, and fire must constantly be dodged. Stage two is a space shoot out against hordes of enemy aircraft - those you failed to destroy in the first part of the task. Complete this and you reach the final battle with Zaxxon, the game looping with increased difficulty if you can survive the first time. There are three...

Zippy Race

Zippy Race

Sega SC-3000 - Released - 1983

In a game reminiscent of both Road Fighter and Rally Bike, the player takes control of a motorcyclist who's in a race to be the first to traverse the United States from the west to the east coast, starting in Los Angeles and ending up in New York City. Gameplay consists of the player dodging cars and other roadway hazards on their way to the next checkpoint. Players can either accelerate or hit the brakes on their motorcycle so they can avoid getting into an accident. Accidents cause the player to lose fuel and running out of fuel can end the game. So players must keep an eye out on the...

Zombie Revenge

Zombie Revenge

Arcade - Released - 1999

A top secret government plan to use undead soldiers has gone horribly wrong. Just before it was ready to be put into operation, someone unknown interfered. Now a year later the city is the home for the undead. Three agents, Stick Breitling, Linda Rotta and Rikiya Busujima, who have come together from various paths of fate, now join together to do battle against the army of the undead and rid the streets of the zombie scum! The game features multiple weapons and 1 or 2-player arcade action. Each of the characters have different attributes, agility, strength, better with weapons as opposed to...

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