Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - December 22, 1995
Jūma Hōkan is based on the manga series 3x3 Eyes. Long time ago, in ancient China, a group of people discovered the secret of immortality. They became "sanzhiyan" (three-eyed ones) and possessed supernatural powers that were manifested in a third eye each one of them had. One of the sanzhiyan, a girl named Pai, longed to become a normal human again. She was aided by the Japanese scientist and explorer Fujii, who then disappeared in Tibet under mysterious circumstances. Fujii's son, Yakumo, became connected to Pai by merging his soul with her and becoming a "wu", an immortal being. Now they...
Sony Playstation 2 - Released - January 27, 2005
In the future, interstellar political strife has led to the formation of a global governing body called the United Community of Earth, or UCE. Recently, global energy shortages have led to the development of a new energy source, a powerful substance named E2. However, there are those who want it for their own personal gain, and the UCE defense forces are the front lines in protecting the Earth against rebel groups.
Sony Playstation 2 - May 30, 2006
Tak Kepford and Marina Carson are test pilots for a series of mecha called Arks. Following a test run of a new Ark series mecha prototype dubbed Gun Ark, the UCE base where the test was carried out is attacked by another group, attempting to steal a prototype Gundam also being tested there. During the attack, Marina is killed, Gun Ark is destroyed, and the Gundam prototype is stolen. Tak joins up with the Albion corps to help track down the stolen machine, but soon winds up involved in something much larger...
Sony Playstation 2 - September 6, 2007
A few years after the events of A.C.E. 2, a strange meteor lands near the home of average high-school student Barrel Orland. Unidentified life forms begin to attack, and he meets a girl named Fei Roshenande, pilot of a giant robot called the Exbrau. Reluctantly, he joins Fei and becomes a pilot for the Earth Federation, fighting the invading aliens in hopes of stopping their assault on his planet.
Arcade - Released - 1996
Air Gallet, released in Japan as Akuu Gallet is a vertically scrolling shoot 'em up arcade game developed by Gazelle (one of the offshoots of Toaplan) and released by Banpresto in 1996. It runs on the Cave MK 1 hardware. It features the voice of narrator of Lenne Hardt and Jeff Manning
Sony PSP - Released - January 13, 2011
This is the first chapter for PlayStation Portable of the acclaimed Another Century's Episode flight action game, mixing mech units from a wide variety of anime franchises in battles high above the planet.
Nintendo Game Boy - April 7, 1995
Aoki Densetsu Shoot! (????????! Legend KI shot!?) is a Japan-exclusive soccer video game. It was released for the Super Famicom on December 16, 1994 and for the Game Boy on April 7, 1995. The game was developed by Affect and published for the Super Famicom by KSS and for the Game Boy by Banpresto. The game has an exhibition mode, an anime-style story mode, and a variety of options. Once the game begins, the action progresses in a side view. On release, Famicom Tsushin scored the Game Boy version of the game an 18 out of 40.
Sony Playstation - Released - March 4, 1999
Get equipped with the future's enhanced body armor arms legs, "Arms", and destroy the enemy! Action 3D fighting for survival! Several game modes and story mode to explore.
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - February 2, 1996
The game is set in the end of Edo period in Japan (1600-1868). Japan, controlled by the feudal rulers (shoguns) of the Tokugawa dynasty, consumed by a peaceful sleep for three hundred years, was awoken by the arrival of the Westerners. It seemed that they only wanted the end of Japan's isolation from the rest of the world. But their true purpose was to take control of a mysterious Japanese energy source called reiketsu. To protect those sources, that were running dry during their three hundred years-long reign, the Tokugawa Shoguns formed the famous Shinsengumi special force. In addition to...
Sega Saturn - Released - November 26, 1998
Baldy Land (ボールディランド) is a simulation game for the Sega Saturn. The Saturn version was only released in Japan, however Sony PlayStation, Atari Jaguar and PC versions made it to the west as Baldies.
Sega Saturn - Released - October 25, 1996
Batsugun was the last release from the arcade game development studio Toaplan and one of the earliest if not the earliest manic or "bullet hell" shoot-'em-ups. A large part of the team later went on to work at CAVE Co., Ltd. where the genre would be refined. Batsugun for the Saturn integrates the two revisions of the original 1993 arcade game, where the second one, Batsugun Special Version, was completed but never released because the company was bankrupt. Both versions were used to create the Saturn version by the Toaplan offshoot Gazelle. It is a military-themed vertical shooter with a...
Nintendo Entertainment System - February 19, 1993
Battle Baseball is a Sports game, developed by Minato Giken and published by Banpresto, which was released in Japan in 1993.
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - December 29, 1991
Battle Commander: Hachibushu Shura no Heihou is another game in Banpresto's Compati Hero Series, focusing on battles between characters from the Gundam, Ultraman and Kamen Rider universes. The first two Super Famicom games in this series, SD Great Battle and Battle Dodgeball, were a platformer/brawler and a dodgeball game respectively. Battle Commander more closely resembles a 4X strategy game such as Famicom/Advance Wars or Military Madness. Players develop and build their side, recruit units, expand their territory and eliminate all opposition by destroying their base with overwhelming...
Nintendo Game Boy - January 27, 1995
A cross-over fighting game known as part of the Compati Hero Series. Battle Crusher features twelve different playable characters, including some characters from the Gundam and Ultraman franchises. You can battle with the various movesets of the characers against the CPU or a friend.
Nintendo Game Boy - Released - October 16, 1992
Gundam, Kamen Rider V3 and Ultraman Taro are the main representatives of the 'heroes' side of the six teams in Battle Dodge Ball, with Zeong, Ikadevil and Zetton rounding out as the villains. The general gist of the game is that you can choose one of the six teams. You then fight each of the other five teams once per round in a short dodgeball game, two-on-two. Unlike normal dodgeball, you are not knocked out with a single hit. Rather, in Battle Dodge Ball, each character has a specific amount of HP. Once he takes enough hits to lose all his HP, he is out of the match. Along with HP,...
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - July 20, 1991
A crossover combat dodgeball game featuring characters from Mobile Suit Gundam, Ultraman and Kamen Rider. Similarly to Technos's Super Dodge Ball, each combatant has a health meter which depletes whenever they are hit by the dodgeball. Stronger throws cause more damage and once a character's HP is depleted, they leave the arena.
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - July 23, 1993
A dodgeball game and part of the Compati Heroes Series that was released in 1993 for the Super Famicom. It is the sequel to 1991's Battle Dodge Ball from Sun L. The game features characters from Kamen Rider, Ultraman and Gundam. Each team is comprised of heroes or villains from each of the three universes, and have their own array of special moves that can be used to damage the opposing team. The goal is to throw a dodgeball back and forth to reduce the HP of opposing team members. Once a whole team has been eliminated from play, the other side wins.
Sony Playstation - Released - November 13, 1997
Battle Formation is an strategy game that features villains from the Kamen Rider, Ultraman & Gundam series, and the goal of the game is to conquer the World. The game takes place in a World Map in which the player plays against another human player or the computer to reach the end level of the world in the first place. In each the player can use money to buy new units and use them to conquer new territories.
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - February 24, 1995
Battle Pinball is a multi-table pinball game exclusive for the Super Famicom and part of Banpresto's "Compati Hero Series" that brings together the licenses for Ultraman, Kamen Rider and Gundam. As with other games in the series, all the characters have been super-deformed to normalize the heights of the differently-sized heroes. The game contains four tables, each themed to a different hero: Kamen Rider, who fights in dusty wastelands with a number of his recurring enemies; Ultraman, who fights in a city against various kaiju; Knight Gundam, who fights in space; and Banpresto's own...
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - March 17, 1995
Battle Racers is a Mode 7-enabled racing game and part of the Compati Hero Series, which combines characters from Gundam, Kamen Rider and Ultraman. The game takes after Super Mario Kart in its presentation and use of power-ups to get the edge in races. It also uses a similar zoomed-out view of the track for the second player's window for the game's single-player mode. Players select from four Grand Prix cups: each cup has one more track than the one before, starting with four. The final cup is locked until the others have been beaten.
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - September 1, 1995
Battle Robot Retsuden ("Battle Robot Biographies") is an isometric turn-based strategy game that features a number of mecha from popular manga and anime series. While not officially part of the Super Robot Taisen/Wars series, it was developed by the same team of Winkysoft and Banpresto and could be seen as a spin-off or side game. Depending on the mecha being controlled, the player is given a stock of action points and a series of weapons with different ranges and action point costs. The player can also choose to spend some action points to move.
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - November 25, 1994
Battle Soccer 2 is a Compati Hero Series soccer game for the Super Famicom and the sequel to 1992's Battle Soccer. It once again pits soccer teams of superheroes and villains from the universes of Gundam, Kamen Rider and Ultraman against each other in an SD format that standardizes everyone's heights. Matches are played with a horizontal perspective of the pitch and the various characters have specific strengths and weaknesses, as well as special abilities. The teams are sorted into three leagues: USER, A League and B League. There is also an all-stars team available in the versus mode as...
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - November 1, 1992
Battle Soccer: Field no Hasha ("Champions of the Field") is a soccer game from Pandora Box and Banpresto that is part of the Compati Hero Series of crossover games. It features characters from the Gundam, Kamen Rider and Ultraman franchises, as with previous Compati Hero games, but also includes characters from Toho's Godzilla universe such as King Ghidorah, Rodan and Godzilla himself. The game uses a horizontal view of the pitch, with the two teams on either side. Depending on the character and their original series, each player has a special ability which increases their effectiveness on...
NEC TurboGrafx-CD - August 5, 1994
Sailor Moon was the title of a video game released in Japan in 1994 for the PC-Engine console. The game was an interactive story, including characters and voice actors from the anime as well as some original characters. The songs "Koisuru Otome wa Makenai" and "Onaji Hoshi ni Umareta Futari Dakara" were written specifically for this game. A shortened version of each song appeared in the game, while full versions were available on the single "Sailor Moon: PC Engine Theme Songs".
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - August 28, 1992
Devilman, Mazinger Z, and a bunch of other Go Nagai manga mainstays, in a brawler with resemblances of river city ramsom series.
Nintendo GameCube - July 17, 2003
Charinko Hero is a Racing game, developed and published by Banpresto, which was released in Japan in 2003.
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - September 22, 1995
Chinhai is a puzzle game for the Super Famicom and a variant on Mahjong Solitaire, or Shanghai. Instead of pairing and removing any two tiles that match as long as one of their sides is clear, as is the case in Shanghai, the rules of Chinhai require that the two tiles can only be removed if it's possible to draw a line between the two that doesn't make a 90 degree turn more than twice. Two tiles on opposite sides of the board, for instance, can't be paired because it would take three 90 degree turns to draw a line between them. To account for this added difficulty, the game lacks the "stacks"...
Nintendo Game Boy - December 12, 1997
Chou Majin Eiyuuden: Wataru Mazekko Monster is a Role-Playing game, developed by Alpha Unit and published by Banpresto, which was released in Japan in 1997.
Nintendo Game Boy - August 7, 1998
Chou Majin Eiyuuden: Wataru Mazekko Monster 2 is a Role-Playing game, developed by Alpha Unit and published by Banpresto, which was released in Japan in 1998.
Sony Playstation - Released - April 12, 1997
A legend exists among the fighters and martial artists of this world, of a mysterious scarab badge that only the most elite warriors will earn. This badge, sent out by the mysterious Merkuar, is in fact an invitation to a dangerous tournament held in England, where the contestants fight for money, power, and glory. Now, a poor young fighter from Hong Kong named Rickey Leon has just received one of these badges. Critical Blow is a 1-on-1 fighting game, and the sequel to Shadow Struggle. Though the game features a full-3D view, gameplay takes place in a traditional 2D plane. In addition to a...
Nintendo Entertainment System - December 19, 1991
Dai-2-Ji Super Robot Taisen is a Strategy game, developed by WinkySoft and published by Banpresto, which was released in Japan in 1991.
Sony Playstation 2 - Released - May 3, 2003
Dai-2-ji Super Robot Taisen α is the third game in the Alpha sub-series after Super Robot Taisen α Gaiden, picking up a few months after the previous story. Earth has successfully repelled the Neo Zeon and Zentradi attacks, but faces ever more new threats, from both inside and out. Gameplay is the standard mission-based, turn-based strategy that the series is well-known for. Several new systems appear, including a new Platoon system that allows groups of units to work in unison, a damage scaling system where the size of units affects the damage they take from attacks, and the redesigned...
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - July 23, 1993
Dai-3-Ji Super Robot Taisen ("3rd Super Robot Wars") is the third game in Banpresto's immense Super Robot Wars/Taisen series.Six months after the DC War (as chronicled in Super Robot Wars 2), the DC seems to be regaining their former combat strength thanks to the Zabi family. In response, the United Nations has decided to reorganize itself into the Earth Federation. The heroes of the last war are formed into a unit known as Londo Bell; however, the Earth Federation distrusts them due to their immense power, and provides them with as few resources as they can...
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - January 1, 1994
Dai-4-Ji Super Robot Taisen (literally "4th Super Robot Wars") is a strategy RPG and the fifth game - including the previous "gaiden" Super Robot Wars EX - in their Super Robot Wars crossover series which brings together characters from various mecha anime, including but not limited to Gundam, Mazinger and Getter Robo. A few months after the battle with the Inspectors (Super Robot Wars 3), the Earth Federation's economy is in shambles; to add to the problem, spacenoids (people living in space colonies) have begun to commit terrorist attacks. To counter these acts, Jamitov Hymem creates the...
Arcade - Released - February 1, 1994
Denjinmakai (電神魔傀?) is a side-scrolling beat 'em up programmed by Winkysoft and published by Banpresto that was originally released as a coin-operated arcade game on February 1, 1994. It was later ported to the Super Famicom under the title Ghost Chaser Densei (ゴーストチェイサー電精?), which was released on September 23, 1994.
Sony Playstation - Released - December 22, 1995
Doki Oki is a first person perspective in the style of games like Myst. In the game the player takes the role of a human that is summoned into another world by strange robotic creatures that tells him that they need his help to defeat a mysterious enemy.
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - July 1, 1997
A Simulation game where the player plays the role of a high school male student. In the winter vacation of the last school year (from 22 December to 7 January), he has to choose one girl to be his girlfriend. There are 15 choices for him to make, some are his classmates and some have to be met in the city. The player has to meet the girls and make friends with one of them until the relationship develops to a point that the girl is willing to become his girlfriend.
Arcade - Released - 1993
Dragon Ball Z is a fighting game designed and manufactured in Japan by Banpresto in 1993. The game's cabinet is shaped like a robot with markings similar to Goku's gi (suit). The game features large sprites and a color palete that is identical Toriyama's water color scheme in the manga. The environments are semi destructible as chunks of wall or ground could be destroyed. The controls are unique as most of the characters movements are flight related. The playable characters are Goku, Super Saiyan Goku, Gohan, Vegeta, Piccolo, Frieza, Captain Ginyu, Recoome, and Burter.
Arcade - Released - 1994
Dragon Ball Z 2: Super Battle the sequel to Dragon Ball Z released in 1994, also produced by Banpresto. The gameplay matches the Butōden series of games rather than the previous arcade game. The characters are Goku, Gohan, Vegeta, Future Trunks, Piccolo, Cell, Android 16, Android 18, Android 20, and Mr. Satan.
Sega Saturn - December 30, 2002
Dragon Ball Z: Legendary Super Warriors (ドラゴンボールZ 伝説の超戦士たち, Doragon Bōru Zetto Densetsu no Chô Senshi Tachi) is a turn-based fighting game released for the Game Boy Color. It is played with the use of in-game cards for attacks, techniques and support items. The game’s story takes place from the start of Dragon Ball Z, the Saiyan Saga, and runs until the end of the Buu Saga. The game also includes two extra stories involving Future Trunks's timeline. The game boasts a large array of characters for a Game Boy Color game, featuring all of the Ginyu Force, Super Saiyan forms of all characters that...
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - December 27, 1996
Dragon Knight 4 is a sequel to Knights of Xentar. Years have passed after Takeru (a.k.a. Desmond, the hero of the previous Dragon Knight games) defeated the ultimate evil. He married his sweetheart Luna, and they had a son named Kakeru. This fifteen-year-old boy has one weakness: he likes naked female elves. But soon he learns that the evil wizard Lushifon wants to turn all people into stones and control the whole world while nobody is able to stop him. Together with the mysterious swordsman Eto and many other heroes, Kakeru must perform his ultimate quest and defeat Lushifon and his...
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - February 24, 1995
Farland Story: Yottsu no Fuuin is a fantasy-themed turn-based strategy RPG and a graphically remastered remake of the first Farland Story, which debuted on the PC-9801 in 1992, combined with its sequel Farland Story Denki: Arc Ou no Ensei. The player, as Arc (unrelated to Arc the Lad, another strategy RPG series), is walking with his friend Randia when an enigmatic Black Knight appears to kidnap his girlfriend Ferio. Arc puts together a band of heroes to pursue the Black Knight and defeat his forces in multiple battles.
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - December 22, 1995
Farland Story 2 is an independent side-story to the Farland Story series (this game shouldn't be confused with Farland Story Denki: Arc Ou no Ensei, which is also known as "Farland Story 2"). The game is set in the same time line as the second and the third "mainstream" Farland Story games, 20 years after Arc has become a king. Peace has returned to the world, but on the continent of Ionia, an emperor is plotting an evil scheme. His son Riad refuses to accept the methods of his father, especially when he wants to use Serena, a girl he loves, for his plans of war and conquest. During a quarrel,...
Arcade - Released - 1995
From TV Animation Slam Dunk - Super Slams , is a basketball game made by Toei Animation and released by Banpresto in 1995 in Japan. The game has a portable versions on Super Nintendo and Sega Saturn.
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - January 28, 1994
The Earth is under attack, devastated by terrorist activities conducted by Shocker, invading alien monsters, natural disasters such as earthquakes, tsunamis, tornadoes, and finally, colony drops conducted by the Principality of Zeon. Earth's military, including the Earth Federation Forces, is powerless to protect the planet. From the Land of Light in Nebula M78, Father of Ultra senses that Earth is in great danger, and sends three Ultra Warriors: Ultraman, Zoffy, and Leo, to save the planet. Earth Federation Forces' main headquarters, Jaburo, was under an all-out attack by Zeon's forces....
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - August 4, 1995
A visual novel with a heavy emphasis on scrolling text and photo backgrounds, with the school-aged cast depicted by photos of actors. The game has a horror theme with a spooky tale that is shown from various angles, depending on the character the player chooses to play as.
Sega Saturn - Released - December 22, 1996
Gekka no Kishi: Ouryuusen (月下の棋士 ～王竜戦～) is a shougi game for the Sega Saturn.
Sony Playstation - Released - September 20, 1996
The Phillips Foundation is sponsoring a grapple tournament, and the prize is ten million dollars. Eight warriors have gathered to take part in the tournament -- some for the money, some for the fame, and some for more personal reasons. The name of the tournament is...POWER OF SOLID. Shadow Struggle is a fast-paced 3D fighting game similar to its contemporary Toshinden. There are eight playable characters each with their own moves. During the fights, in addition to their health meter, each character has a "Shadow Skill Gauge" that fills up as blows are exchanged. When it fills up and starts...
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - September 23, 1994
Ghost Chaser Densei doesn't take any dramatic departures from the standard scrolling-brawler plot-line. A city twenty minutes in the future must be saved from a terrorist organization, and between salvation and you is a long, straight line full of goons who must be punched. Aside from receiving orders from your boss before each level, and the quick conversation with a boss or rare NPC, the story won't attempt to get in the way of beat-downs. There are three playable characters in Ghost Chaser Densei: the martial artist Makai, the mace wielding cat-girl Iyo, and the autonomous robot Belva....
NEC TurboGrafx-CD - July 29, 1994
Ghost Sweeper Mikami (GS美神) is a video game released only in Japan for the PC Engine Super CD-ROM² in 1994 by Banpresto. It is an adventure game with card battles.
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - December 23, 1994
Ackman is not what one would call a good person. His job is to murder and steal souls for the Demon Lord. The angel Tenshi has taken it upon himself to put an end to Ackman's nefarious ways, and sends an army of angels and hired assassins to take out Ackman for good. It's just as well, because Ackman was getting bored without anyone to kill. Go Go Ackman is a scrolling platformer starring the titular Ackman. Ackman can punch and charge up a ranged wave of energy, and he can also jump on some enemies to stun them before running into them and turning them into a sliding projectile. Ackman can...
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - July 21, 1995
The second installment in the Go Go Ackman series, concerning a young demon and his cherubic nemesis who tries to rein in the destruction he causes. Ackman is now pitted against the Metal Angels, a rock band of Angels inspired by the voice of God, Metatron.Ackman is capable of a wide variety of actions, which often vary depending on the weapon being wielded at the time.Go Ackman 2 is an Action game, developed by Aspect and published by Banpresto, which was released in Japan in 1995.
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - December 15, 1995
The third and final Super Famicom video game adaptation of Akira Toriyama's manga about the 200 year old "devil child" Ackman and his culling of human souls on Earth. On hand to stop him from hurting humans, though he rarely succeeds in doing so, is the cherubic angel Tenshi.The third game has the pair teaming up to take on Tenshi's flamboyant rival, who employs an army of mechanized angels in order to complete Tenshi's job in taking down Ackman after kicking the cherub to the curb. Tenshi is now a selectable character that the player can switch between at any point.As with the two previous...
Arcade - Released - 1993
Godzilla (Gojira) is an arcade game developed by Banpresto and released to Japanese arcades in 1993. Have two modes, Story Mode and Versus Mode (mode where one can play against friends or alone).
Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - 1992
Great Battle Cyber is an Action game, developed by Arc System Works and published by Banpresto, which was released in Japan in 1992.
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - January 28, 1994
The Great Battle Gaiden 2: Matsuri da Wasshoi (Matsuri refers to a Japanese festival, at which "wasshoi" is regularly chanted) is an off-beat "gaiden" (side story) game in The Great Battle sub-franchise: the flagship games of the Compati Hero Series. The game is based around an alien invasion during a festival, and the four heroes (Ultraman, Kamen Rider, Knight Gundam from Gundam and Fighter Roar, a character created for The Great Battle series). The game has a mix of genres. The chief gameplay is a platformer where the player can leap up and down floors similar to Ninja-Kid or Mr. Goemon....
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - March 27, 1992
The second game in the Great Battle series for Super Famicom which began with SD Great Battle in 1990. It is also part of the Compati Hero Series, which re-imagines Gundam, Ultraman and Kamen Rider characters as super deformed (SD) versions of relative sizes. This was so the immensely tall Gundam and Ultraman characters could fight alongside human-sized Kamen Rider characters. Last Fighter Twin departs from SD Great Battle's top-down action gameplay with a side-scrolling brawler format.
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - December 17, 1994
The Great Battle IV is an Action game, developed by Sun L and published by Banpresto, which was released in Japan in 1994.
Nintendo Game Boy Color - Released - December 3, 1999
The Great Battle Pocket is a Miscellaneous game, developed by Alpha Unit and published by Banpresto, which was released in Japan in 1999.
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - December 22, 1995
The Great Battle V is an Action game, developed by Sun L and published by Banpresto, which was released in Japan in 1995.
Arcade - Released - December 1, 1995
Guardians (ガーディアンズ), also known as Denjinmakai II (電神魔傀II), is a side-scrolling beat 'em up developed by Winkysoft and published by Banpresto that was exclusively released as a coin-operated arcade game in 1995 as the successor of the 1994 arcade game Denjinmakai.
Arcade - Released - 1995
Gundhara - Juudan Arashi is a 2D top-down shooter, similar to Commando, Ikari Warriors or Bloody Wolf. THe game has two heroes: Jerry and Jinn. Gameplay is simple and dynamic - the chosen hero shoots various enemies (like soldiers and robots) in the jungle and other location, and rescues hostages. A big boss awaits at end of each level. The heroes have guns, but can kick, upgrade their guns, and use special weapons.
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - November 20, 1992
Part of the Compati Hero Series of games that feature cameos from the Gundam, Kamen Rider and Ultraman franchises as super deformed characters of relative size. The series also ties in with the Super Robot Taisen (Super Robot Wars) series of crossover anime mecha RPGs. The game introduces the Gespenst and other narrative elements of the game are frequently referenced by modern Super Robot Taisen games.The game is a traditional turn-based RPG. The party of playable characters consists of Amuro Ray, Dan Moroboshi and Kotaro Minami (Kamen Rider Black) of the Gundam, Ultraman and Kamen Rider...
Sega Saturn - Released - December 22, 1995
Hokuto no Ken is based on the anime series First of the North Star, continuing its plot. The story begins when Burt and Lynn are about to marry and Lynn is kidnapped by Jado (which resembles Jagger of the first series of Hokuto no Ken), a disciple of the "Dark Hokuto" The Dark Fist of Deceased Light, using a technique called Hokuto Mumyo Ken, a technique older than Hokuto Shinken itself. Then Ken (who is retired in a cave) is attacked by an henchmen of this martial arts school. After defeating him, Ken decides to investigate. The player watches the development of plot in long anime-like...
Sony Playstation - Released - August 30, 1996
This game was the first one based on the Manga and Anime series of the same name, continuing its plot. The story begins when Bat and Lynn are about to marry and Lynn is kidnapped by Jado (which resembles Jagger of the first series of "Hokuto no Ken"), a disciple of the "Dark Hokuto" The Dark Fist of Deceased Light, using a technique called Hokuto Mumyo Ken, a technique older than Hokuto Shinken itself. Then Ken (who is retired in a cave) is attacked by an henchmen of this martial arts school. After defeating him, Ken decides to investigate. The player watches the development of plot in...
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - August 1, 1995
Hyper Iria is an action game based on the cyberpunk anime OVA Iria: Zeiram the Animation. The player gets to control a female mercenary named Iria. Flying can also lead to a miniature shoot 'em up stage with unlimited ammunition. Within the game, the object is to disable the security system with her gun, her fists, or her kicks. The default primary weapon is a laser pistol; when that runs out, the player can punch as well as kick. Kicking is considered to be the player's secondary weapon. Secondary weapons include flying bombs and grenades. Literacy in Japanese is required to fully...
WonderSwan - Released - September 30, 1999
A food-centered strategy game from Banpresto.
Nintendo Game Boy - December 8, 1990
Kininkou Maroku Oni is a Role-Playing game, developed by WinkySoft and published by Banpresto,which was released in Japan in 1990.
WonderSwan - Released - April 20, 2000
The WonderSwan version of Lode Runner allows users to share created levels locally with other WS users. Like many other Japan-developed versions of the game, this version doesn't place the full level on screen at the same time, resulting in scrolling as the player moves from side to side.
Arcade - 1996
Macross Plus is a 2D vertically scrolling shooter, based on the Macross anime. The player can choose one from 3 characters: Isamu Dyson in his YF-19, Guld Bowman in his YF-21, and an unnamed female pilot in the VF-11. Gameplay is very straightforward - player flies forward and shoot enemies. He has gun, bombs and missiles (press shot to release missile attack - they have special homing system). The player can collect power-ups dropped by special enemies.
Arcade - 1993
Masked Riders Club: Battle Race is a top-down action racing game based on the Kamen Rider television franchise. At the start the player chooses one of ten grasshopper-themed altered humans called Kamen Riders that come with their own motorcycles. The game consists of nine vertically-scrolling levels that need to be completed before time runs out, with themes such as an industrial environment, a beach, a snowy environment etc., each with its own enemies.
Arcade - Released - August 22, 1994
Mazinger Z was produced by Banpresto in 1994. Mazinger-Z is a 2D vertical scrolling shooter, based on manga and anime with mechas (giant Japanese robots) "Mazinger-Z". The player can choose one from 3 mechas from various series: Mazinger Z, Great Mazinger, and Grendizer. The game has straightforward gameplay - just fly forward and shoot enemies. The player can use 3 attacks - normal shot, energy whip (for close combat), and limited special attack. At the end of each level,a large boss awaits for players. Game has standard co-op for 2 players.
Nintendo Game Boy Color - February 24, 2000
As known as Detective Conan: The Mechanical Temple Murder Case, It's up to Jimmy Kudo to solve the latest murder while visiting a local temple for a vacation.
Arcade - Released - 1995
Metamoqester is a 2D arcade fighting game, similar in concept to Red Earth or Monster Maulers. One or two players (there is a co-op mode) fight against big monsters in deadly duels. There are three different characters to choose from. The game uses four buttons - Weak Attack, Medium Attack, Strong Attack, and Shoot/Throw Weapon.
Taito Type X - Released - 2006
Mobile Suit Gundam: Spirits of Zeon is Arcade Light Gun Game based on the Gundam franchise. Notable is that players act as Villain Protagonist, rather than served for E.F.S.F.. The game sets around U.C.0079, two main characters, Lieutenent Kurt Roswell & Lieutenent Robin Bradshaw, are above to use their respective Mobile Suits: MS-06 Zaku II, to operate their respective missions given by Zeon. The first installment was titled Dual Carnage, which playthrough the story in normal way. The second installment, titled Memory of Soldier, was able to Time Skip/ Time Travel to choose other missions,...
Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - August 3, 1991
My Life My Love: Boku no Yume Watashi no Negai is a Miscellaneous game, developed by WinkySoft and published by Banpresto, which was released in Japan in 1991.
Nintendo Game Boy - Released - March 11, 1994
Oni IV: Kishin no Ketsuzoku is a Role-Playing game, developed by Pandora Box and published by Banpresto, which was released in Japan in 1994.
Sony Playstation - Released - August 7, 1997
Panzer Bandit is a beat'em up game in which you have 4 characters to choose from (and 8 unlockable ones) to go through 8 stages in total to brawl it out before completing the game. In addition to that, there is a versus mode, which allow you to duke it out one on one, two on two, or battle royal up to a total of 4 players or CPU controlled opponents. STORY: World have since gone scrace with the reduction in energy that consistently used by human. For this, an organization called Arc (actually the name of the giant flying whale-ship) lead by the evil Prof. Farado seek to manipulate the...
Sony Playstation - Released - July 29, 1999
Play Stadium 4 is the fourth and last one in the series of games made by Banpresto for Playstation features as usual different kind of game modes, different stadium and teams to select, cartoon 3d graphics and the gameplay that made the series a success.
Arcade - Released - March 22, 1995
The game is a side-scrolling "beat-'em-up" game, one or two players pick their desired Senshi and travel through various stages defeating enemies. Items are sometimes dropped by enemies that can range from items that restore health, give extra points, or crystals that allow the Senshi to perform special attacks. Up to five crystals can be collected per player to power up the Senshi's special attacks. During the most difficult moments in battle, Tuxedo Mask will appear and throw a rose, which is a bonus to pick up and depart.
Nintendo Game Boy - July 31, 1994
This game was released only in Japan and is a port of the Arcade original.
Arcade - Released - 1997
Quiz!! Pretty Soldier Sailor Moon - Luck, Intellect and Physical Strength- (Kuizu! Bishōjo senshi sērāmūn ~ chiryoku tairyoku-ji no un ~ /クイズ！美少女戦士セーラームーン ～知力・体力・時の運～) is a Japanese video game released exclusively for arcade game-machines in 1997. After the player has chosen a Senshi, the game will begin. In order to advance, the player must throw the digital die. The player will move forward the number of steps shown on the dice; this is where he or she will encounter a monster-of-the-day (or boss). The player is then automatically entered into a quiz. After answering several questions,...
Sony Playstation 2 - Released - September 13, 2006
Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Kenkaku Romantan: Enjō! Kyōto Rinne (るろうに剣心 -明治剣客浪漫譚- 炎上!京都輪廻) is the only video game for the PlayStation 2 console. Its Japanese release was slated for September 13, 2006. The game has sold over 130,000 copies in Japan.
Nintendo Game Boy Advance - June 4, 2002
Join the Scooby gang as they try to solve the mystery of Spooky Island. Players will roam the movie locations in search of clues, solving a series of small mysteries as they work to uncover the island?s ultimate mystery. Along the way the players will interact with familiar characters, explore environments based on the movie and collect items they can use to trap diabolical villains.
Nintendo Game Boy - Released - April 13, 1990
SD Lupin Sansei: Kinko Yaburi Daisakusen is a Puzzle game, developed by Nova Games Ltd. and published by Banpresto, which was released in Japan in 1990.
Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - September 8, 1990
A Sengoku style strategy game utilizing SD graphics and simplified mechanics. Choose your Daimyo and conquer the land.
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - December 29, 1990
SD The Great Battle is a top-down platformer/shooter that features characters from the Ultraman, Kamen Rider and Mobile Suit Gundam universes. It is the first game in what would be known as the Compati Hero Series. As well as for stylistic reasons, characters are super deformed -- turned into cartoonish caricatures with large heads and small bodies -- so that characters from the three franchises can be depicted at heights comparative to one another. Normally, Kamen Rider characters are human-sized whereas most Gundam Mobile Suits and Ultraman (and his kaiju opponents) are around 50-200 feet...
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - September 22, 1995
Shin Togenkyo ("New Togenkyo", where Togenkyo refers to a mythical garden from Japanese folklore) is a game from Banpresto that offers players advice and fortunes by taking some personal details and divining various predictions from that input. The game is heavily reliant on Japanese script, and offers little in the way of visuals besides the occasional icon used to represent the player's status. Shin Togenkyo also offers a rudimentary slot machine for players to try their luck in a different manner.
Sony Playstation - Released - December 20, 1996
Shin Super Robot Wars features full-sized graphics (besides Super Robot Wars Gaiden: Maso Kishin / The Lord Of Elemental and the Scramble Commander games, this is the only title to do so), as well as the debut of the "Banpresto Original" SRX storyline. Series Premiered: Blue Comet SPT Layzner, Super Electromagnetic Machine Voltes V, Demon Dragon of the Heavens Gaiking, Invincible Robo Trider G7, New Mobile Report Gundam Wing STORY: The game begins when the military has detected a large energy signature - far *too* large. The source becomes apparent quickly: one of the colonies around...
Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - October 9, 1992
Shuffle Fight is a Board game, developed by Pandora Box and published by Banpresto, which was released in Japan in 1992.
Super Nintendo Entertainment System - June 24, 1994
Slayers is based on an manga series of the same name (also known as Lina the Teenage Sorceress). The heroine of the manga (and of the game) is Lina Inverse, a seventeen-year-old girl who can use magic and is also proficient with the sword. Lina particularly likes money, and often robs rich people and hunts for treasure. She also has a sense for justice - if a village or a town is in trouble, Lina will do anything to protect it and fight the bad guys. In the game, Lina is knocked down after a fight against mysterious attackers, and is found by the inhabitants of the nearby village. The trouble...
Sony Playstation - Released - October 22, 1998
Seal stones... Stones with the power to end all magic. Lina and her crew attempt to collect all of these stones in Slayers Wonderful. This special RPG is based off the anime 'Slayers Royal'. Boasting the best in anime, battles similar to Final Fantasy 7's, and a story only anime could come up
Sega Saturn - Released - January 29, 1998
Jinsoku Senior High School. At first glance, it`s a school that is everywhere, with a clique of a gang of four schoolgirl student council-style fighters who hold the "Tetsuwan" fighting ability beyond the knowledge present there. These people are called the "Sokkou Seitokai" (Sonic Council) because they overflow with ambition. One day, during the "Daiuchuu Kassai" (Cosmic Life Festival), invitations for tournament participants were received by tournament-style martial arts students that possess "Tetsuwan" throughout the whole town. They say, seemingly the power of the universe will be...