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46 Okunen Monogatari: The Shinkaron

46 Okunen Monogatari: The Shinkaron

NEC PC-9801 - Released - May 24, 1990

The dawn of time...You are one of the first creatures to inhabit the earth! There were no peace treaties back in the early days, just your character in a jaw-clamping, teeth-flying, survival of the fittest, right to live. With the new Multi-change option and "Book of Life" feature, you can create and save up to 50 of the biggest, baddest creatures you can conjure up! The only thing standing between you and the fabled land of Eden, are 4.6 billion years worth of Mother Nature's meanest creations!

The 7th Saga

The 7th Saga

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - April 23, 1993

This is not your ordinary RPG! The graphics are eye-popping, breath-taking, stunning and unbelievable, not to mention incredible. This is no hack-and-slash, rip-your-guts-out fighter! This is the future of RPGs, right here in your hands! With music this good, you won't turn the sound off--you'll turn it up! No more small elves leading your team! This game contains real, believable figures. You won't be embarrassed to use your own name; you'll be proud. It's just you against six other characters in search of the 7 Sacred Runes. Whoever finds them... Rules the World. It's that simple,...

ActRaiser

ActRaiser

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - December 16, 1990

Restore peace and order to your people's world! Long ago, you and your people built a peaceful land. Since then, your world has been taken over and inhabited by the evil Tanzra and his Guardians. Your once-tranquil land has become a breeding ground for monsters. Injured, you have retreated to your Sky Palace and have fallen into a deep sleep. Now, many years have passed and you have recovered from your injuries and slumber. You must punish Tanzra and restore the world to your people or lose their faith forever.

Actraiser

Actraiser

Nintendo Satellaview - Released - 1995

ActRaiser is a Super Nintendo Entertainment System city-building simulation and action hybrid. The game was developed by Quintet and published by Enix (before their merge with Square), and this is a BS-X port of the game that was released during November of 1991.

ActRaiser

ActRaiser

Arcade - Released - 1992

The Nintendo Super System (NSS) is an arcade system developed and manufactured by Nintendo. The system can play either one or multiple Super Nintendo Entertainment System games depending on the system version. Like the PlayChoice-10, players can play any of the games available on a specific Nintendo Super System machine within a fixed time limit. The Nintendo Super System would be the last arcade system Nintendo would manufacture and distribute. ActRaiser (Arcade Super System version) is an action-platform game developed by Quintet and published by Enix. In this arcade version of...

ActRaiser

ActRaiser

Nintendo Wii - Released - May 28, 2007

A masterpiece of game design originally released in the early days of the Super Nintendo Entertainment System, ActRaiser’s enduring popularity stems from its revolutionary combination of action- and simulation-based game play. The user plays the role of the Master, a dethroned deity whose once idyllic world has fallen under the control of the Evil One. Stripped of godly power, the Master must somehow put an end to the Evil One’s reign and rebuild his desolate realm. Game play alternates between two modes: Action and Simulation. In Action mode, the Master must battle against impossible odds to...

ActRaiser 2

ActRaiser 2

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - October 29, 1993

THE LEGACY CONTINUES! Every once in awhile a game comes out that is so good, people can't stop talking about it - a game that seems to rise above the others. ACTRAISER for the SNES was that game. We don't need to remind you of how good the graphics were. We don't have to tell you about the music. We could have just sat back and been satisfied with the recognition it's received. Instead, we decided to make something even better: ACTRAISER 2! We've improved the graphics, improved the sound and created a game we're confident will once again set the standard for all SNES games. HE'S BACK! The...

Blade Arts: Tasogare no Miyako R'lyeh

Blade Arts: Tasogare no Miyako R'lyeh

Sony Playstation - Released - September 28, 2000

Blade Arts: Tasogare no Miyako R'lyeh is an action-adventure game similar to Tomb Raider with platforming and puzzle-solving accompanying combat and featuring character designs by Nobuteru Yūki. Players take control of an archeologist and treasure hunter Rei Shidoh, who is a part of a team dispatched to ruins on a mysterious island to investigate them and locate survivors of a strong earthquake there. As players complete the first level of the game, Rei will discover a mysterious tall and wide blade that can change its shape and will grow more powerful, gaining unique attacks and spells if...

Brain Breaker

Brain Breaker

Sharp X1 - Released - 1985

The protagonist of the game was sent on the spaceship Zeppelin to a supposedly deserted planet. However, upon entering its atmosphere his pod was shot by laser fire. Soon the hero discovers that the planet is populated by robots and controlled by the air defense computer. The protagonist has to explore the hostile world and survive. Brain Breaker is a side-view game that incorporates elements of action and adventure-style gameplay. Much of the gameplay is dedicated to exploring environments, gathering clues and items that must be used on specific occasions in a puzzle-solving-like fashion....

Brain Lord

Brain Lord

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - January 29, 1994

Beyond your memory lies a time filled with Dragons and men riding the skies together. The Dragon Warrior blood flows deeply through your family. Now, you are the only one left. Your father has spent a life time searching for the Ancient Dragons, a life lived in vain. It is up to you to find the Dragons. Before you lies a world filled with puzzle and riddles, enough to drive even the most rational insane. There are too many unanswered questions in your mind. What lies ahead? Where do I start? What will I find? There is a Dark Presence that awaits you. Can you unlock the secret? Are you strong...

Bust A Groove 2

Bust A Groove 2

Sony Playstation - Released - April 15, 1999

BUST A GROOVE 2 continues the PlayStation dance party. Choose a dancer, each created using motion-captured technology and featuring new costumes. After picking a dancer, hit the dance floor in the Practice mode to get a feel for the controls. When practice is over, hit the dance scene in the One-Player mode, where the goal is to get the crowd and the camera to pay exclusive attention to you. How well you dance will determine what the next challenge will be. When your groove becomes too hot for the computer to handle, compete against friends with the Two-Player mode. No matter what mode...

Bust A Groove 2: Dance Tengoku Mix

Bust A Groove 2: Dance Tengoku Mix

Sony Playstation - Released - April 15, 1999

BUST A GROOVE 2 continues the PlayStation dance party. Choose a dancer, each created using motion-captured technology and featuring new costumes. After picking a dancer, hit the dance floor in the Practice mode to get a feel for the controls. When practice is over, hit the dance scene in the One-Player mode, where the goal is to get the crowd and the camera to pay exclusive attention to you. How well you dance will determine what the next challenge will be. When your groove becomes too hot for the computer to handle, compete against friends with the Two-Player mode. No matter what mode...

Bust A Move

Bust A Move

Sony Playstation - Released - January 29, 1998

Bust A Move is a dancing simulation that features 10 different dancers all motion-captured after professionals. Each character has their own unique wardrobe and dancing style; Hiro is patterned after John Travolta from Saturday Night Fever and Frida is a funky 17-year-old artist that likes to get her groove on. Gameplay options include One-Player, Two-Player, Dance View, and Practice modes. In the One-Player game, the idea is to out-dance your opponents by executing moves in time to the beat. Using a dance command system reminiscent of PaRappa the Rappa, players will press button...

Checker Flag

Checker Flag

NEC PC-8801 - Released - 1983

Code-Zero

Code-Zero

Sharp X68000 - Released - 1991

Code Zero is a shoot'em up for the sharp x68000 developed by Random House and published by Enix Corporation in 1991. The game consists of 7 levels + 1 boss rush. This a pretty classical shooter with elements taken from raiden. Bombs are called supernova. There are 3 kinds of power ups : - Red : wide shoot - Yellow: floating options - Blue : laser

Dark Half

Dark Half

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - May 31, 1996

Through the Light came the Darkness, and through the Darkness came the Light. They were inseparable in the beginning, and gave birth to each other. Rukyu appeared before all the other creatures, the great demon of darkness, later to be known as the Satan. The divine hero-god Roda went up to his dark realm to defeat him, but was struck down, and presumed dead. But the hero couldn't die so easily: he swore to defeat Rukyu once and for all. Meanwhile, Rukyu doesn't just stay in his realm, waiting for Roda: he goes out to the world as a death-bringing sorcerer, and he is out for Roda... The...

Dokuron no Yakata

Dokuron no Yakata

Sharp X1 - Released - 1983

Door Door

Door Door

Sharp X1 - Released - 1984

In Door Door, players take on the role of Chun. Chun's goal is to trap four different enemy alien types behind doors. Door Door is a platform game in which Chun has to lock up the alien creatures that pursue him. Chun can attempt to lock as many aliens as he can behind each door that is available on a particular stage. Chun can slide open a door, wait for the alien(s) to enter and then he has to quickly shut the door, because if he waits to long the captured aliens will walk out and pursue him again. Each stage is completed when all the enemy aliens are trapped behind doors.

Door Door

Door Door

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - July 18, 1985

In DoorDoor, players take on the role of Chun. Chun's goal is to trap four different enemy alien types behind doors. DoorDoor is a platform game in which Chun has to lock up the alien creatures that pursue him. Chun can attempt to lock as many aliens as he can behind each door that is available on a particular stage. Chun can slide open a door, wait for the alien(s) to enter and then he has to quickly shut the door, because if he waits to long the captured aliens will walk out and pursue him again. Each stage is completed when all the enemy aliens are trapped behind doors.

Door Door mkII

Door Door mkII

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1985

Door Door mkII is an expanded version of Door Door with an extra 50 levels (levels 51 to 100). In Door Door, players take on the role of Chun. Chun's goal is to trap four different enemy alien types behind doors. Door Door is a platform game in which Chun has to lock up the alien creatures that pursue him. Chun can attempt to lock as many aliens as he can behind each door that is available on a particular stage. Chun can slide open a door, wait for the alien(s) to enter and then he has to quickly shut the door, because if he waits to long the captured aliens will walk out and pursue him...

Door Door MkII

Door Door MkII

NEC PC-8801 - Released - 1985

Door Door mkII is an expanded version of Door Door with an extra 50 levels (levels 51 to 100). Other levels were changed from Door Door, with some even being more of a puzzle platform level.

Door-Door

Door-Door

NEC PC-8801 - Released - February 1, 1983

Door Door blends puzzle and platform game elements. Players control Chun, a small, spherical animal outfitted with a baseball cap. Chun is relentlessly pursued by a quartet of game AI aliens traveling in unique deterministic algorithm paths. The most predictable aliens Namegon and Amechan follow Chun in the most direct path possible, Invekun deviates and follows roundabout paths using ladders, and Otapyon shadows Chun's jumps. The player's objective is to trap the aliens behind sliding doors positioned throughout each level, courses composed of platforms conjoined by assorted ladders. To...

Dragon Quest

Dragon Quest

Microsoft MSX2 - Released - November 1, 1986

All is darkness. The Dragon-lord has captured the Princess and stolen Erdrick's powerful ball of light. You are Erdrick's heir. To you has fallen the most dangerous task - to rescue the King's daughter and recover the mystic ball of light. Search out the Dragon-lord's lair and face your destiny. In this role-playing adventure you are the Dragon Warrior!

Dragon Quest

Dragon Quest

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1986

Though not the first role-playing game developed by a Japanese company, Dragon Quest is considered one of the progenitors of the Japanese RPG genre. The player navigates a lone pre-made protagonist on a top-down overworld, accessing locations represented by icons, similarly to early Ultima games. As opposed to most other RPGs of the time, dungeons are viewed from an overhead perspective as well. In cities and palaces it is possible to talk to people, rest in inns and buy weapons, armor and items in shops. When wandering around in the wilderness or through dungeons, the player character...

Dragon Quest Characters: Torneko no Daibouken 2: Fushigi no Dungeon

Dragon Quest Characters: Torneko no Daibouken 2: Fushigi no Dungeon

Sony Playstation - Released - September 15, 1999

Torneko: The Last Hope is a single player RPG title that revolves around the chubby merchant from Dragon Warrior IV as he sets out on an adventure to rid the town of all the monsters. The story unfolds in the village as you interact with the town's inhabitants and gather information to help you in your quest. The action mode will have you fighting monsters and collecting items while traveling through the dungeon. Dungeon floor plans change every time they are revisited, and other changes may occur depending on actions taken by Torneko and the monsters. After you get past the first few...

Dragon Quest II

Dragon Quest II

Microsoft MSX2 - Released - May 1, 1988

Long ago, a descendant of Erdrick the Great defeated the Dragonlord and recovered the mystical ball of light in Alefgard. Under the rule of his children and their descendants there was prosperity throughout the land for generations. One day, however, this peace was shattered by the wicked Sorcerer Hargon. Now it is time for you to claim your birthright as the Prince of Midenhall, for Erdrick's blood also flows through your veins. With the Prince of Cannock and the Princess of Moonbrooke by your side, you are about to embark on a most adventurous journey. Use your strength and cunning for you...

Dragon Quest II

Dragon Quest II

Microsoft MSX - January 1, 1987

Dragon Quest II is set a hundred years after the events of the first game. The game's story centers on the prince of Midenhall, who is ordered to stop an evil wizard named Hargon after Hargon destroys Moonbrooke Castle. On his adventure, he is accompanied by his two cousins, the prince of Cannock and the princess of Moonbrooke. Dragon Quest II greatly expands on the series formula from the first game by having a larger party, more areas to explore, multiple heroes and enemies in a battle, and a sailing ship.

Dragon Quest III: Soshite Densetsu e...

Dragon Quest III: Soshite Densetsu e...

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - December 6, 1996

Your father, the brave Ortega, is dead. He set off to destroy the Archfiend Baramos but fell in glorious battle. Unless stopped, Baramos will unleash a torrent of evil that will destroy the world. You must stop Baramos and discover the legend of Dragon Quest! Your journey starts in Aliahan. Only you decide where it ends... Originally not released outside of Japan, this version has earned itself several fan translations over the years.

Dragon Quest IV: Michibikareshi Mono Tachi

Dragon Quest IV: Michibikareshi Mono Tachi

Sony Playstation - Released - November 22, 2001

This is a remake of the NES game Dragon Warrior IV. The game utilizes a chapter system, where each chapter is dedicated to the personal stories of one or several main characters. The first four chapters tell the stories of the soldier Ryan, who sets off to investigate the disappearance of children in a nearby village; Arena, the princess of Saintheim, who dreams to become a martial artist; Klift and Burai, a priest from Saintheim Castle and a magician who watched over the princess when she was younger; the weapon dealer Toruneko, who wants to become the best in business; and the two sisters...

Dragon Quest Monsters 1・2: Hoshifuri no Yuusha to Bokujou no Nakamatachi

Dragon Quest Monsters 1・2: Hoshifuri no Yuusha to Bokujou no Nakamatachi

Sony Playstation - Released - May 30, 2002

Dragon Quest Monsters 1 & 2 is a remix of the first two games in the popular Dragon Quest Monsters series for Playstation. The game featured updated graphics and a new interface. In Dragon Quest Monsters 1 you are a young boy named Terry who is looking for his sister Milayou, who was taken away by a creature called Warabou. You end up taking up the life of a monster tamer along the way, with the goal being to win a tournament between the kingdoms of the world; I won't spoil anything, but even for a simple story line this one does throw a curve or two at you. In Dragon Quest Monsters 2,...

Dragon Quest Monsters: Caravan Heart

Dragon Quest Monsters: Caravan Heart

Nintendo Game Boy Advance - Released - March 29, 2003

Following in the footsteps of the media phenomenon Pokémon, Dragon Quest Monsters lets players travel a fantasy world on a quest to capture monsters and train them in battles against other creatures. An aspect integral to the Monsters series from the start is the breeding or merging of monsters to create stronger offspring inheriting the parents' skill sets. Only released in Japan, Dragon Quest Monsters: Caravan Heart puts players once again in the role of prince Kiefer from Dragon Quest / Dragon Warrior VII. Like previous Dragon Quest Monsters games for the GameBoy Color whose plot took...

Dragon Quest V: Tenkuu no Hanayome

Dragon Quest V: Tenkuu no Hanayome

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - September 27, 1992

The hero of this game is the son of a brave warrior named Papas. It appears that his mother died just after giving birth to him, and his father took him on a long journey when he was a little baby, searching for something. Now the boy is six years old, and Papas brings him to his hometown. After some time, they learn that Henry, the prince of Reinhart, was kidnapped by bandits. Papas and his son attempt to rescue him, but this only leads to a tragic event and the boy's imprisonment. Only many years later will the hero discover who or what his father was searching for, and come to realize his...

Dragon Quest VI: Maboroshi no Daichi

Dragon Quest VI: Maboroshi no Daichi

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - December 9, 1995

You and two of your friends decide to attack the Archenemy - the evil Mudo - in his castle. But as you reach his throne, he attacks you and send the three friends into three different places... Was this just a dream? You have just fallen out of your bed dreaming! It's time to go to the village elder, to get a seemingly simple assignment - to sell some goods at a bazaar in the nearest town. But soon the hero will discover his dream was not so far away from reality... "Dragon Quest VI" is the last SNES game of the Dragon Quest series (called "Dragon Warrior" in US). It is a party RPG with...

Dragon Warrior I & II

Dragon Warrior I & II

Nintendo Game Boy Color - Released - September 27, 2000

Step back into the wondrous land of Alefgard and defeat the evil DracoLord in the standard-setting Gragon Warrior I. Continue your amazing adventure and banish the foul Hargon in Dragon Warrior II. With tons of monsters to fight, treasures to find and mysteries to explore, you may never want to turn off your Game Boy Color again!

Dragon Warrior II

Dragon Warrior II

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - January 26, 1987

Long ago, Erdrick the Great defeated the Dragonlord and recovered the mystical ball of light in Adalfgard. This valiant warrior then took Princess Gwaelin's hand in marriage, and together they founded the country of Torland. Their union was blessed and Gwaelin brought forth two sons and a daughter. Under the rule of the children and their descendants there was prosperity throughout the land for generations. One day, however, this peace was shattered by the wicked Sorcerer Hargon. Now it's time for you to claim your birthright as the Prince of Midenhall, as Erdrick's blood also flows through...

Dragon Warrior III

Dragon Warrior III

Nintendo Game Boy Color - Released - July 16, 2001

Your father, the brave Ortega, is dead. He set off to destroy the Demon Lord Baramos but fell in glorious battle. Unless stopped, Baramos will unleash a torrent of evil that will destroy the world. You must stop Baramos and discover the legend of Dragon Warrior! Your journey starts on Aliahan. Only you decide where it ends...

Dragon Warrior III

Dragon Warrior III

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - February 10, 1988

Dragon Warrior III is noted for greatly expanding upon the original Dragon Warrior and Dragon Warrior II. The game uses basic console role-playing game conventions, such as leveling up by gaining experience points and equipping items. Battle is turn-based like the other games in the series. Dragon Warrior III features a class system, in which each character has a certain class. While the Hero always keeps the Hero class, the other characters can choose among the following: Soldier (Warrior in the GBC version), Fighter, Pilgrim (Cleric), Wizard (Mage), Merchant (Dealer), Goof-Off (Jester),...

Dragon Warrior IV

Dragon Warrior IV

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - February 11, 1990

Dragon Warrior IV differs from the rest of the series by breaking up the game into five distinct chapters, each of which focuses on a different protagonist or protagonists. The first four are told from the perspective of the Hero's future companions and the fifth one, from the hero's perspective, brings all the characters together as they begin their journey to save the world.

Dragon Warrior Monsters

Dragon Warrior Monsters

Nintendo Game Boy Color - Released - September 25, 1998

In Dragon Warrior Monsters, enter Terry’s Wonderland, a magical place of kings, monsters and magic spells. Make monsters your allies to fight through the dangers that lie ahead in the long quest. Find your kidnapped sister and become the most powerful monster master in the world! Each monster has unique special skills to use in battle. Train and treat them well, and you’ll be victorious! Over 40,000 different combinations - can you breed the rarest and most powerful monsters? * Over 200 cute & cool monsters to collect, tame, and train. * Breed your trained monsters to make more...

Dragon Warrior Monsters 2: Cobi's Journey

Dragon Warrior Monsters 2: Cobi's Journey

Nintendo Game Boy Color - Released - September 15, 2001

When Cobi and Tara's family of monster farmers moves out to the island of GreatLog, it quickly becomes apparent that all is not well in their new homeland. The island's prince, Kameha, and his ill-willed accomplice, Warubou, quickly confront the brother-and-sister team. Now, the dastardly pair has embarked on a plot to sink the entire island, and you'll have to train an army of Dragon Warrior Monsters to help stop the evil crime. This installment casts you as the brother, Cobi challenging you to find hidden keys and prepare all of your monsters for battle. There are more than 300 battling...

Dragon Warrior Monsters 2: Tara's Adventure

Dragon Warrior Monsters 2: Tara's Adventure

Nintendo Game Boy Color - Released - September 15, 2001

The wildly successful DRAGON WARRIOR MONSTERS returns to handheld form with parallel releases DRAGON WARRIOR MONSTERS 2: Tara's Adventure and DRAGON WARRIOR MONSTERS 2: Cobi's Journey. This installment focuses on the efforts of the sister, Tara, as she tries to end an evil plot to stop her new homeland from sinking. Prince Kameha and his ill-willed accomplice, Warubou, are responsible for the mischief, and you've got to help Tara collect and train more than 300 fighting monsters in order to reverse the deadly plan. Make your way through the countryside, collecting valuable keys and recruiting...

Dragon Warrior VII

Dragon Warrior VII

Sony Playstation - Released - November 1, 2001

The story begins when the father of the protagonist brings home a map fragment from a fishing trip; this map suggests to the protagonist and his friend that the world had, at some point in its past, many continents, though now there is only the small island of Estard. The two of them find a way to travel back to the past, when the continents still existed. The continents are facing serious problems that threaten their existence; the protagonist and his growing party work to resolve the problems, and when they do, the continents reappear in the present. When all the continents are finally...

E.V.O.: Search for Eden

E.V.O.: Search for Eden

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - December 21, 1992

The dawn of time... You are one of the first creatures to inhabit the earth! There were no peace treaties back in the early days, just your character in a jaw-clamping, teeth-flying, survival of the fittest, right to live. With the new Multi-change option and "Book of Life" feature, you can create and save up to 50 of the biggest, baddest creatures you can conjure up! The only thing standing between you and the fabled land of Eden, are 4.6 billion years worth of Mother Nature's meanest creations!

Endonesia

Endonesia

Sony Playstation 2 - Released - May 31, 2001

In Endonesia, the player takes the role of a boy who went into the park and suddenly found himself in another world. A mysterious voice contacts him and says that this world is called Endonesia, and if he wants to return home, he has to call upon its fifty gods. In order to find the gods, the hero has to communicate with the inhabitants of Endnesia by transferring his own emotions to others.

Fan Fun

Fan Fun

NEC PC-8801 - Released - 1983

Fharanx

Fharanx

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1985

Gandhara

Gandhara

Microsoft MSX2 - January 1, 1988

Gandhara refers to the capital of the Kushan Empire, (today's Pakistan and Afghanistan), founded in 1st century BC, whose rulers were Buddhists; it was one of the most flourishing Buddhist states in history. The story of the game, however, is based on pure mythology, featuring Buddhist deities in their distinctly Japanese incarnations. The protagonist is contacted by the bodhisattva Akasagarbha (known as Kokūzō in Japan, from the Chinese Xukongzang), who tells him that the world is in danger: the king of demons is trying to locate and neutralize the holy Ashes of Buddha, whose power protects...

Gekisen! Minami Taiheiyou

Gekisen! Minami Taiheiyou

NEC PC-8801 - Released - 1983

Gootsn

Gootsn

Sharp X1 - Released - 1984

Grandia Xtreme

Grandia Xtreme

Sony Playstation 2 - Released - September 30, 2002

The Spirits, who once protected the world, have gone loose. Running around wildly, they created monsters who disturbed the peace in the world and provoked two mighty nations to start an all-destroying war. After years of battles and pain, the two nations finally decided to sign a peace agreement. Now they wish concentrate together on hunting down and eliminating the insane Spirits. You control a young boy named Evan, who wants to become a Ranger (a fighter who possesses unique abilities), like his father. But before he can be initiated as a Ranger, he has to fulfill an important mission and...

Great Hits: Get Down with the Beat

Great Hits: Get Down with the Beat

Sony Playstation - Released - October 29, 1998

Guuguuthropus

Guuguuthropus

Sony Playstation - Released - January 28, 1999

Hamelin no Violin Hiki

Hamelin no Violin Hiki

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - September 29, 1995

Pandora's Box was a cursed existence. Through the curiosity of a woman, evil was unleashed and very nearly covered the world in darkness. Miraculously, humanity managed to seal Maou Kestra back into the box but with immense sacrifices. Even without their lord, the demons are still a formidable force that has only grown stronger with time, locked in the abandoned capital of the north, Hameln. 15 years have passed since that fateful battle... Enter Hamel, a travelling minstrel who is so self-centered that he'd sooner cook his guardian crow Oboe, than go hungry for even a minute. Welcome to...

Illusion of Gaia

Illusion of Gaia

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - September 1, 1994

Radiating an ominous light in its path, the Chaos Comet threatens the existence of the planet. Battles erupt and a tentative peace is returned to the lands. Danger lurks as the Chaos Comet orbits and dreadful beasts lie waiting. In the Age of Exploration a boy named Will is born. Tragedy strikes during an expedition to the Tower of Babel separating Will from his father. Telekinetic forces awaken as Will returns to South Cape. Armed with his transformation abilities of two great warriors, Will must save the planet. Gaia, Will's guiding spirit bestows magical powers and advice along his...

Itadaki Street 2: Neon Sign Wa Bara Iro Ni

Itadaki Street 2: Neon Sign Wa Bara Iro Ni

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - February 26, 1994

A multiplayer board game adaptation that plays similarly to Monopoly. Players make their way around the board, buying properties and returning to the start point after passing through four integral points around the board shaped like playing card suits. There are multiple boards to choose from, each of which has a different shape and is increasingly larger and more elaborate than the last.

Joshiryou Panic

Fujitsu FM-7 - Released - 1983

Joushou Mahjong Tenpai

Joushou Mahjong Tenpai

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - September 29, 1995

Joushou Mahjong Tenpai ("Heavenly Tiles of Invincible Mahjong", roughly) is a mahjong game for the Super Famicom with the developer/publisher team of Game Arts and Enix, both companies better known for their RPG series. Joushou Mahjong Tenpai would be the only Super Famicom/SNES game Game Arts created. As well as allowing the player to take on the CPU for various mahjong sessions, the game has a plethora of advanced tactics and advice for would-be mahjong masters.

Just Breed

Just Breed

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - December 15, 1992

Just Breed (ジャストブリード Jasuto Burīdo?) is a tactical role-playing game published by Enix for the Family Computer. It was released exclusively in Japan in 1992. Although it is somewhat obscure and was overlooked due to its late release, it is notable for its long development and as one of the largest RPGs created for the Family Computer. The game's story opens in the town of Astholm, which is spiritually protected by a sapphire wielded by the priestess Firis. She is one of six priestesses charged with holding a special gem to have together held an archaic power for several generations. During...

Jyutei Senki

Jyutei Senki

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - August 27, 1993

Jutei Senki is a turn-based strategy game, never released outside of Japan. The game takes place in an alternate universe where centuries ago humanity and their tree soldiers called Junei fight against Letum, a race of robots powered by magic. The player commands the human army. The mission in each battle is to defeat the enemy army or take their headquarters in a limited amount of turns. In the human army's main building, the player can recruit new soldiers, but their number is limited. Each unit has its own statistics, including range, speed and attack power. Battles are carried out...

Kaikan Phrase: Datenshi Kourin

Kaikan Phrase: Datenshi Kourin

Sony Playstation - Released - February 24, 2000

Based on the boy band, bishonen anime with the real voice actors, plus an abundance of footage and an introduction from the series, Kaikan Phrase pits the player on stage needing to successfully hit the beats to progress. Initially only the anime’s intro song is available, but loads more are available to be unlocked. Each band member varies in difficulty regarding the speed and frequency of beats with the drummer being a particularly tough nut to crack. A Tour Mode keeps interest in a very stylish title. Kaikan Phrase is a music simulation game, much like the Beat Mania series. The story...

Karuizawa Yuukai Annai

Karuizawa Yuukai Annai

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1986

Karuizawa Yuukai Annai (軽井沢誘拐案内), which translates to "The Karuizawa Kidnapping Guide," was the third and final adventure game developed by Yuji Horii that tells a comedic story with light erotic elements. Similar to the original version of the Portopia Serial Murder Case, the game was developed single handedly by Yuji Horii, including writing the game's scenario, designing, programming and even creating the ingame art. Enix published the title in May 1985 for the NEC PC-88 and ports for various Japanese computers followed shortly afterwards. A complete remake of Karuizawa Yuukai Annai was...

King Arthur & the Knights of Justice

King Arthur & the Knights of Justice

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - July 1, 1995

King Arthur Needs Your Help! The land of ancient England is under siege. King Arthur and his noble Knights of the Round have been imprisoned deep under the distant mountain stronghold of the sorceress Morgana. From within the Cave of Glass, King Arthur is powerless as Morgana's evil Warlords ravage the countryside. Merlin, the great wizard, has reached out into the future to bring you back in time to this land of knights and dragons. Are you willing to face Morgana, retrieve the lost Twelve Keys of Truth, and liberate King Arthur and his men? Merlin and the people of Camelot are depending on...

Magic Garden

Magic Garden

NEC PC-8801 - Released - 1984

Mahoujin GuruGuru

Mahoujin GuruGuru

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - April 21, 1995

Mahoujin GuruGuru ("Spinning Magic Circle") is based on an anime series of the same name that was itself written and presented as a parody of standard Japanese RPG tropes of its era. It was followed by Mahoujin GuruGuru 2, a 1996 Super Famicom sequel, and the GBC game Doki Doki Densetsu: Mahoujin GuruGuru.

Mahoujin GuruGuru 2

Mahoujin GuruGuru 2

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - April 12, 1996

Mahoujin GuruGuru 2 ("Spinning Magic Circle 2") is an action RPG exclusive to the Super Famicom that was released in 1996. It follows the original Mahoujin GuruGuru from 1995 and features similar graphics and gameplay. Wannabe hero Nike and magic apprentice Kukuri are once again tracking down the evil Giri to end his reign of terror. Mahoujin GuruGuru and its sequel are based on the manga of the same name which mocks recurring RPG tropes, including having to perform a lot of side-quests and the turn-based nature of combat, which Enix themselves published between 1992-2003. A forty-five...

Mystic Ark: Maboroshi Gekijou

Mystic Ark: Maboroshi Gekijou

Sony Playstation - Released - March 18, 1999

Mystic Ark Maboroshi Gekijyo is an action adventure game in which the player takes control of one of two different characters (a boy or a girl) that will being a weird adventure between different worlds. The game starts with the anniversary of a small port town, all is quiet until a troupe of actors come to town. The people of the town tell their children to don't go to the theatre but one night the player's character go to the threatre and there she will know a strange man (Mr. Silverfingertips) that will tell her to start a difficult journey into the land of the fairies. The gameplay...

Nanatsu Kaze no Shima Monogatari

Nanatsu Kaze no Shima Monogatari

Sega Saturn - Released - November 27, 1997

Nanatsu Kaze no Shima Monogatari, roughly translated by the developer as “The Seven Blasts of Wind in Island Story” (but better translated as “The Tale of Seven Winds Island”), is a commonly neglected masterpiece released by Enix exclusively for the Saturn in 1997: one that didn’t obtain the same accolades as other RPG and Adventure titles released for this system. As a two CD set, the game was accompanied by a Premium disk that featured some of the most beautiful matte art ever conceived for a video game, along with singular item and character designs. Essentially, Nanatsu Kaze no Shima...

Nekketsu Tairiku: Burning Heroes

Nekketsu Tairiku: Burning Heroes

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - March 17, 1995

The young fighter Ryu was thrown out of his father's home, and this childhood trauma has been dominating his life ever since. His only wish is to surpass his father and to show him he has become a better fighter than him. Laila is a cheerful treasure hunter. She dreams only of valuable things, adventure, travels, and life in the capital city. Gaou is experiencing a personal tragedy: he wants to discover the mystery of the disappearance of a woman he loved, Asuka, aided by his best friend Froz. Naaga is a girl who wears a heavy armor, which - as she thinks - will prevent her from losing any...

Newtron

Newtron

Fujitsu FM-7 - Released - 1984

Newtron

Newtron

Sharp X1 - Released - 1984

Ninpen Manmaru

Ninpen Manmaru

Sega Saturn - Released - December 18, 1997

Ninpen Manmaru (忍ペンまん丸) is a 3D action platform game developed by Tamtam and published by Enix for the Sega Saturn. It is based upon the 1997 Ninpen Manmaru anime series.

Ogre Battle: The March of the Black Queen

Ogre Battle: The March of the Black Queen

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - March 12, 1993

It's been nearly a quarter of a century since the Zetegenian Empire first conqured the Kingdoms of Zenobia with a wrath of fear and bloodshed. You are the leader of a band of rebels who have fought to preserve the last shred of honor in this desperate time of treachery. This sets the somber scene for Ogre Battle, the first in the superb line of fantasy, roleplaying and simulation sagas from Enix. Manage the ranks of a full-blown rebel army complete with hundreds of characters, magic items, weapons, and mystical Tarot cards. You must succeed in ousting the evil usurpers, as your fate, and that...

Omiai Commando: Bakappuru Ni Tukkomi Wo

Omiai Commando: Bakappuru Ni Tukkomi Wo

Sony Playstation - Released - March 30, 2000

'Omiai' is the Japanese word for a meeting between potential mates for an arranged marriage. Omiaikomandoh Bakappuru Ni Tukkomi Wo (also known as Omiai Commando) is a simulation of a futuristic marriage agency. The game takes place in the year 2010 when a futuristic agency hire the player to try to make different people that comes to the agency to go in dates and try to get them to fall in love after some different dates. The player can change the hair, clothes, aspect, face, etc of his own character. The dates takes place in different places like cafes, restaurant, cinemas, fortune...

Orega Kantoku Da!: Gekitou Pennant Race

Orega Kantoku Da!: Gekitou Pennant Race

Sony Playstation 2 - Released - November 22, 2000

Ever wanted to be the manager of a Japanese baseball team? Ore ga Kantoku da! ("I'm the Manager!") is a baseball management sim featuring an official NPB license, meaning it includes all 12 Central and Pacific League teams and player data for the 2000 season. After choosing a team, the player must manage their team's players both on and off the field. During the season, coach your players on batting, pitching, and fielding during practice, then direct them from the sidelines during the games. You can even talk to individual players one-on-one to give them advice or encouragement, and their...

Pac-Land

Pac-Land

NEC PC-8801 - Released - 1985

Pac-Land is a side-scrolling game with a cartoony feel to it. Now equipped with arms, face, and legs, Pac must guide a fairy back to her home in Fairy Land, but this task will not be easy because Inky, Blinky, Pinky, Clyde, and Sue will pursue Pac-Man as he travels through Pac-Land. When he finally transports the fairy back to her home, Pac is given some magic shoes, which will help him get to his own home, where he will be greeted by his family: Ms. Pac-Man, Baby Pac-Man, Chomp Chomp, and Sourpuss.

Paladin's Quest

Paladin's Quest

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - October 1, 1993

Step into the mysterious world of Lennus. As Ghezni stands before the great Tower, incertainty wraps its icy hands around his heart. What mysteries lie behind the great door looming before him? What started out as a simple dare has turned to terror as Ghezni finds himself about to begin an adventure that will change his life, and just may change yours.

Parallel World

Parallel World

NEC PC-8801 - Released - 1984

Parallel World is notable as the first RPG published by Enix, although the later Dragon Quest crew had nothing to do with it. A true role-playing game with 26 verbs, 100 characters, 10 monster types, 20 types of food, 26 swords, 26 crystals, 21 dungeons and 100 ilnesses, where the player would travel between 7 parallel world.

Planet Laika

Planet Laika

Sony Playstation - Released - October 21, 1999

Planet Laika is a console role-playing game developed by Quintet and Zeque. The game was only released in Japan. The game follows the main character, Laika, through a mission to Mars which forces the player to manipulate Laika's multiple-personality disorder in order to solve puzzles. All the characters in the game have dog heads, a possible reference to the Russian space dog Laika. The story begins as the crew of a rocket ship heads to Mars on a mission to find out the truth behind rumors about the "end of the world" and the existence of an unknown supernatural being. All the characters in...

Portopia Renzoku Satsujin Jiken

Portopia Renzoku Satsujin Jiken

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - November 29, 1985

Yuji Horii's second published game (after Love Match Tennis), Portopia Renzoku Satsujin Jiken (Portopia Serial Murder Case) is a first-person murder mystery text adventure, which allows players to input commands by selecting them from a verb list and searching onscreen graphics for hot spots. The story puts players in the shoes of a nameless Japanese police detective on a quest to solve the murder of a bank director. On his travels through real Japanese settings, the nameless, silent protagonist is assisted by his colleague Yasu who carries out his orders.

Portopia Renzoku Satsujin Jiken

Portopia Renzoku Satsujin Jiken

Fujitsu FM-7 - Released - 1983

Kouzou Yamakawa, the president of the Loan and Savings Company, was found dead inside his mansion. Despite all the evidence indicating that it was a suicide, a detective (i.e. you) and his assistant arrive at the scene for further investigation. The player must resolve the mystery of a murder by searching for clues, interacting with characters, and solving item-based puzzles.

Rakugaki Showtime

Rakugaki Showtime

Sony Playstation - Released - July 29, 1999

Rakugaki Showtime is a game along the same vein as Poitter's Point (Also known as Poy Poy )where in you try to defeat the opponents by throwing things at them. STORY: Welcome to the world of Rakugaki. An imaginary game world, created entirely by the pencil drawings of the "God Hand". The characters who inhabit this world were created by the God Hand in the same way... Yukiwo, Sasami, Pitanand Tsubohachi; the four members of the "Heroes Team", and Daddy; who commands the mysterious enemy character army. Called the "Heroes and Enemies", they are all controlled by their master, and...

Reichsritter

Reichsritter

Sharp X68000 - Released - May 26, 1991

Reichsritter is a Role-Playing game, developed and published by Enix Corporation, which was released in Japan in 1991.

Riven: The Sequel to Myst

Riven: The Sequel to Myst

Sega Saturn - Released - January 1, 1998

Riven is a sequel to Myst, and is very similar to its predecessor in gameplay style, controls, and visual presentation. The game world is presented as a series of computer-generated still screens; the player explores it in a point-and-click fashion. Interaction with the environment is possible only when said environment is highlighted as a "hot spot", and is also performed by simple clicking. Like its predecessor, Riven is heavy on puzzles, which rarely include using inventory items, but usually involve understanding and manipulating the complex environments and machinery of the game world.

Robot Alchemic Drive: RAD

Robot Alchemic Drive: RAD

Sony Playstation 2 - Released - November 5, 2002

Robot Alchemic Drive, or commonly known as RAD, is a Big Robot / Monster fight in a modern city with a twist. There is a story mode / training mode and a 2 player vs mode. In a nut shell, alien’s attack the last city on earth. The big robot comes up, and here is where the twist come in, you have to control the robot from the perspective of the “hero” (three to choose from) and you can switch between the robot / hero mode. This forces you to make sure you have a strategic position to move the hero around in the city to see the battle without getting too close. As the game goes on you have the...

Robotrek

Robotrek

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - July 8, 1994

Welcome to Rococo! Since moving into town. these are the only words you‘ve heard all day. Being the son of a World Famous Inventor doesn‘t seem to help either. Someday people will call YOU the Worlds Greatest Inventor! Rich and Famous! Wow! You can hardly wait to get your hands on the 'lnvention Machine' your father built in the basement... It only he would let you near it! For now. a rogue band of pirates called, Hackers, have invaded Rococo. Everyone has panicked. No one seems to know what they want. Half of you wants to help your father with the Hackers. while the other half is...

Segare Ijiri

Segare Ijiri

Sony Playstation - Released - March 6, 1999

Segare Ijiri is one of the weirdest games that were released for the Playstation one console, in the game the player takes control of a young boy with an arrow-size head that her mother (a giraffe) send him through a strange world to make him learn different things. To advance in the game the player have to talk to different characters and make different things (the player can swim, jump, climb ropes, push, etc.), some ways will be blocked until he talk with someone or make something in another place. A very hard game to understand if you can't understand the japanese language.

Shuten Douji

NEC PC-8801 - Released - 1990

A young modern-day Japanese couple was paying their respects to the dead in a cemetery near a temple, when they witnessed a battle between two fearsome demons. One of them emerged victorious, and placed a little baby boy at the feet of the terrified couple.The demons asked the humans to raise this boy as their own, and to protect him until he turns fifteen... And soon after his fifteenth birthday, Jirou - who knew about his demonic heritage from his foster parents - had to fight for his life, as demons invaded his school, shape-shifting into his friends and relatives. Jirou had no chance...

Soul Blazer

Soul Blazer

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - January 31, 1992

Money. The root of all evil... King Magridd sold out. Obsessed with the desire for wealth, he cut a dastardly deal with the ruler of evil. Now the Freil Empire is in shambles and you are chosen to save it. Free the kingdom's captive souls. Teach the King a thing or two about integrity. Rescue a beautiful maiden. Liberate an imprisoned inventor. You'll boldly traverse the six complex stages in this action-RPG An array of weapons, armor and magic are at your disposal. After you revive the kingdom, you will confront Deathtoll. Then make him pay...

Star Ocean

Star Ocean

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - July 19, 1996

A young boy named Ratix lives in the town Clatos on a planet with medieval culture, together with his best friends Dorn and Milly. They belong to respectable families of warriors and healers, and excel in battles kills. One day, a letter from a neighbor town arrives. A strange disease has plagued the town and its inhabitants plead the healers of Clatos to help them. Milly's father decides to go, but he himself catches the disease. The young adventurers must save Milly's father and other people at all costs. But in the beginning of their journey, they discover a crashed space ship with people...

Star Ocean: Blue Sphere

Star Ocean: Blue Sphere

Nintendo Game Boy Color - Released - June 28, 2001

Star Ocean: Blue Sphere is a Role-Playing game, developed by Tri-Ace and published by Enix Corporation, which was released in Japan in 2001. It is the direct sequel to Star Ocean: The Second Story.

Star Ocean: The Second Story

Star Ocean: The Second Story

Sony Playstation - Released - July 30, 1999

The game gives the player the choice of playing as Rena or Claude, with the journey evolving and ending differently depending on the choices one makes. Star Ocean: The Second Story is a world of magic, science, space travel and deadly demons! Enter a world where love knows no bounds, the evil is neverending and good can overcome all if the heart is just and true. Featuring three battle modes, the ability to master skills to create items and an emotional level for each of the characters, Enix has pulled out all the stops in their latest (and first) title to be brought to the North American...

Suzuki Bakuhatsu

Suzuki Bakuhatsu

Sony Playstation - Released - July 6, 2000

Suzuki is having a very bad day. Everything she touches turns out to be a bomb! Cell phones, cassette tapes... even an orange! Fortunately, she's also an expert at bomb disposal, so it's her job to make sure they're safely disarmed before they explode. Suzuki Bakuhatsu is a bomb disposal game where the player must disassemble and disarm increasingly complicated and bizarre explosives. Given a set of tools -- initially only a screwdriver and nipper; later also a wrench (spanner), allen wrench (hex key), and adhesive tape -- the player must disarm each bomb within a specific time limit. The...

Swarm

Swarm

Sharp X1 - Released - 1984

Ten Made Jack: Odoroki Manenoki Daitoubou!!

Ten Made Jack: Odoroki Manenoki Daitoubou!!

Sony Playstation - Released - December 23, 2000

Jack and the Beanstalk is a folktale said by English historian Francis Palgrave to be an oral legend that arrived in England with the Vikings. The tale is closely associated with the tale of Jack the Giant-killer. It is known under a number of versions. In the Jacobs version of the story Jack is a young lad living with his widowed mother and struggling in hard times. Jack is in love with the counts daughter and wishes to marry her. In desperation for money Jack is sent by his mother to sell their only cow at the market, but along the way he is apparently swindled by a man who offers him...

Tokyo Nampa Street

Tokyo Nampa Street

Fujitsu FM-7 - Released - April 30, 1985

Dating simulation game released by Enix in 1985. Considered somewhat revolutionary for its time, this game helped lay the foundations for the dating sim genre.

Tokyo Nanpa Street

Tokyo Nanpa Street

NEC PC-9801 - Released - 1985

You have to manage your stay at a local hotel and, during the day, use your wiles in conversation to snag a girl for the night. The most crucial phase of the game is the restaurant conversation you have with a date, which involves careful selection of options from a text tree.

Tokyo Nanpa Street

Tokyo Nanpa Street

Sharp X1 - Released - November 1, 1985

You have to manage your stay at a local hotel and, during the day, use your wiles in conversation to snag a girl for the night. The most crucial phase of the game is the restaurant conversation you have with a date, which involves careful selection of options from a text tree.

Torneko: The Last Hope

Torneko: The Last Hope

Sony Playstation - Released - November 15, 2000

Torneko: The Last Hope is a single player RPG title that revolves around the chubby merchant from Dragon Warrior IV as he sets out on an adventure to rid the town of all the monsters. The story unfolds in the village as you interact with the town's inhabitants and gather information to help you in your quest. The action mode will have you fighting monsters and collecting items while traveling through the dungeon. Dungeon floor plans change every time they are revisited, and other changes may occur depending on actions taken by Torneko and the monsters. After you get past the first few...

Toward-8

Toward-8

Sharp X1 - Released - 1984

Uchuu no Senshi

Uchuu no Senshi

NEC PC-8801 - Released - 1983

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