Jaleco

64th. Street: A Detective Story

64th. Street: A Detective Story

Arcade - Released - 1991

A side-scrolling fighting game starring Rick and Allen, two private detectives on a case to retrieve a "Rich Man's" kidnapped daughter, set in October, 1939. The story starts out in a typical Double Dragon/Final Fight style setting at 64th Street with two protagonists: Rick (Anderson), a calm and intelligent, 35-year old professional private detective and manager of the detective agency; and Allen (Tombs), a 19-year old, reformed delinquent trained by Rick, who is "short-tempered and violent when angry". At the start of the plot, an evil corporation known as the Legacy organization,...

Argus

Argus

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - April 17, 1986

Argus is a vertical shooter by Jaleco and conversion of an arcade game originally released in 1986. The players takes control of a space-fighter equipped with a front laser gun and ground bombs. Although the game features power-ups, they follow an unusual and unique formula - tiles on the ground must be destroyed in order to upgrade the main weapon or trigger special events. However, three of these tiles must be destroyed to activate such power-ups - B creates a temporary barrier around the ship,P upgrades the primary weapon and L gives the player an extra bonus at the end of each stage....

Argus

Argus

Arcade - Released - 1986

A vertical scrolling shoot 'em up. Fire guns and drop bombs on the enemies in this deep space battle. Pickup assorted power-ups. The screen also scrolls left and right if your ship nears the edges of the screen. Argus is a standard vertical shooting game like Raptor: Call of the Shadows or Tyrian; this game bears a strong resemblance to Terra Cresta, an arcade game. There is no story, this game is a straight arcade-action shooter. The game scrolls upward as waves of enemies attempt to impede your progress, shooting slow and fast moving bullets at your ship. Armed with air-to-air and...

Arm Champs II v2.6

Arm Champs II v2.6

Arcade - 1992

The Astyanax

The Astyanax

Arcade - Released - December 21, 1989

The Astyanax, known in Japan as The Lord of King, is a side-scrolling action game developed by Aicom released for the arcades by Jaleco. A home version for the Nintendo Entertainment System, simply titled Astyanax, was released during the same time as the arcade version.

Astyanax

Astyanax

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - December 21, 1989

Astyanax is a side-scrolling platform game. The controls are fairly simple: the A Button makes Astyanax jump, the B Button will attack with an axe called Bash, and a combination of up and attack will perform a special magic attack. The game also contains a few role-playing elements, such as weapons upgrades. It had a unique feature (for the time) of a bar that grows between attacks; the length of the bar determines how much damage Astyanax will do with his next attack. If one attacks rapidly, one's hits will do little damage, much unlike most games where a rapid succession of hits would all be...

Avenging Spirit

Avenging Spirit

Nintendo Game Boy - 1992

You have been deep sixed by gangsters and turned into a ghost. To make matters worse, the mob has kidnapped your moll and for ransom, they want the secret of ghost energy. To rescue her and get even with the mob, you must inhabit any one of 20 different creatures and search for your girlfriend on 6 dangerous levels. So grab a body, any body, make a beeline to the big rescue, and rescue your doll face.

Avenging Spirit

Avenging Spirit

Arcade - Released - 1991

In Avenging Spirit the protagonist is a spirit out for revenge. He has been murdered by a group of gangsters and his girlfriend has taken hostage by them. Her father uses his brand new machine to call the man's spirit back from the dead, telling him that they are holding his daughter ransom unless he turns over his research of ghost energy. In side-scrolling fashion, the game features six different stages - the city, the rooftops, a factory, the city sewers and two levels dealing with the mobsters base of operation. The player is able to possess enemies, 20 in all, and use any skills or...

Bakusou Kyoudai Let's & Go!! - Eternal Wings

Bakusou Kyoudai Let's & Go!! - Eternal Wings

Sony Playstation - Released - July 30, 1998

Bakusou Kyodai Let's and Go!! Eternal Wings (or Racing Brothers Let's and Go!! Eternal Wings) is a 3-D anime-racing game on PSX and based also on the popular anime show Bakusou Kyodai Let's and Go!! MAX. The game is based on the anime cartoon about 4dw Mini racers, and the main characters Retsu and Go. othre characters are also availible with different cars and stats. The game can be customized with a wide range of parts that affect the cars performance. players can choose from motor type or even what batteries to use.

Bases Loaded

Bases Loaded

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - June 26, 1987

The game allows the player to control one of 12 teams in either a single game or a full season. For single games, there is also a two-player option. Bases Loaded featured a unique television-style depiction of the pitcher-batter matchup, as well as strong play control and a relatively high degree of realism, which made it one of the most popular baseball games of the early NES. One unique feature of the game is that the pitcher can provoke a batter to charge the mound. Each team has only one batter (usually the team's best hitter) who can be provoked in this manner, however; it is up to the...

Bases Loaded 3

Bases Loaded 3

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - September 1, 1991

The game is the third installment of the Bases Loaded series. The series spanned three generations of consoles and eight total installments. The original Bases Loaded title was a arcade game that Jaleco ported to the NES. Only the original Bases Loaded was an acrade game; the rest of the series were exclusive to their particular consoles. There are four video games in the Bases Loaded NES series, Bases Loaded II: Second Season, Bases Loaded 3 and Bases Loaded 4. There was also a Game Boy version of Bases Loaded. The series continued onto the SNES platform with Super Bases Loaded, Super Bases...

Bases Loaded 4

Bases Loaded 4

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - April 1, 1993

Bases Loaded 4 was Jaleco's last 8-bit entry in the long-running baseball series. The game featured slightly more elaborate animations than its predecessor, and much larger fielders. Removed was the goal to play a flawless game; instead the game featured more traditional modes, including exhibition games and full season play. Geared more toward faced-paced arcade gameplay than simulation, Bases Loaded 4 was not licensed by Major League Baseball or the Major League Baseball Players' Association. Therefore, it did not feature real American (or Japanese, for that matter) teams or players.

Bases Loaded '96: Double Header

Bases Loaded '96: Double Header

Sony Playstation - Released - October 10, 1997

BASES LOADED '96: Double Header was the first baseball game to appear on the PlayStation. All of the players from Major League Baseball over 700 in all are here thanks to the license from the MLBPA. If you want to jump right into the action, put your team on the field in an exhibition game or a championship series. For those who are interested in testing their mettle against every other team in the league, play a season with 13, 26, 52, or 162 games. While going through the ups and downs of the season, take on the manager's role and decide who sits and who plays. You can also fill in the...

Bases Loaded for Game Boy

Bases Loaded for Game Boy

Nintendo Game Boy - Released - 1990

This game is the first installment of the Bases Loaded series, followed by seven sequels across three generations of consoles. Bases Loaded features baseball action with two game modes, USA mode or Japan mode. The difference between the two modes is that the Japan mode contains faster pitches. After selecting your mode of play you are given a choice of two teams: East and West. You can perform all of the basics of major league baseball: pitch, hit, field, pickoffs, pinch hit, and bring in a relief pitcher. Gameplay is viewed from a different perspective when hitting and when pitching....

Bases Loaded II: Second Season

Bases Loaded II: Second Season

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - January 1, 1990

The game is the second installment of the Bases Loaded series. The series spanned three generations of consoles and eight total installments. The original Bases Loaded title was an arcade game that Jalelco ported to the NES. Only the original Bases Loaded was an acrade game; the rest of the series were exclusive to their particular consoles. There are four video games in the Bases Loaded NES series, Bases Loaded II: Second Season, Bases Loaded 3 and Bases Loaded 4. There was also a Game Boy version of Bases Loaded. The series continued onto the SNES platform with Super Bases Loaded, Super...

Battle of the Solar System

Battle of the Solar System

Arcade - Released - 1992

You take control of a giant war robot in a futuristic war zone to battle with other similarly massive and horribly be-weaponed robots. The game is filled with 3D graphics and animations. The game has different war zones to test your robot skills, the later ones are pure mayhem, with mega powerful warbots blasting you with laser beams, plasma cannons and even nuclear missiles.

Battle Unit Zeoth

Battle Unit Zeoth

Nintendo Game Boy - July 1, 1991

One last hope against the Heavy Metal Horde...Battle Unit Zeoth! - You've got everything you need! - A formidable foe! - A fired-up offense! - A dangerous mission! - A-MAZE-ing action! Battle Unit Zeoth takes place in the future where mankind is invaded by a race of alien robots known as the Grein. The Earth’s forces were triumphant in battle and the Grein forces fled the Solar System. However, as they retreated, the Grein left behind a secret underground base filled with self-replicating Grein machines. Forty-two years after the Earth’s victory, the Grein base opened and a new...

Big Challenge! Dogfight Spirit

Big Challenge! Dogfight Spirit

Nintendo Famicom Disk System - Released - October 21, 1988

Big Challenge! Dogfight Spirit is a vertical scrolling shoot 'em up in which the player controls a blue helicopter fighting against waves of enemy vehicles and ground turrets. Each mission takes the helicopter to a different part of the world, each with a distinctive if chromatically plain visual style. The game's power-ups, available by destroying smaller supply trucks driving across the screen, change the helicopter's weapons but do not make them stronger. It's even possible to collect the weaker original weapon again if the player is too careless. These range from a stronger...

Big Challenge! Go! Go! Bowling

Big Challenge! Go! Go! Bowling

Nintendo Famicom Disk System - Released - June 23, 1989

Big Challenge! Go! Go! Bowling is the fourth and final game in the diverse Big Challenge series of Jaleco Famicom Disk System games, and the very last FDS game from Jaleco themselves. Go! Go! Bowling is a straightforward simulation of ten-pin bowling, the goal of which is to knock down as many pins in as few throws as possible.

Big Challenge! Gun Fighter

Big Challenge! Gun Fighter

Nintendo Famicom Disk System - Released - March 28, 1989

Big Challenge! Gun Fighter is the third in Jaleco's Big Challenge! series of Famicom Disk System games. The player is a cowboy who must make their way across a Wild West town while shooting or avoiding the various enemies, which include rooftop gunmen, boxers and other ne'er-do-wells. The player can find additional ammo and health refills after defeating enemies, as well as money which can be spent at the start of each level on various items.

Big Challenge! Juudou Senshuken

Big Challenge! Juudou Senshuken

Nintendo Famicom Disk System - Released - August 10, 1988

Big Challenge! Judo Senshuken (lit. Big Challenge! Judo Championship) is a Judo-themed competitive sports game developed for the Famicom Disk System and published by Jaleco Entertainment in 1988. It is the first title in Jaleco's "Big Challenge!" series. The object of the game is to defeat the opponent using legal Judo moves. This involves a lot of grapples, pins and throws. Defeating one opponent allows the player to work their way up the tournament ranks to progressively tougher foes.

Big Run

Big Run

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1992

"HIT THE ROAD" "WHAT ROAD?" Pinned to your seat, engine howling, wheels spitting gravel and the marathon begins - you're about to encounter the six toughest stages of the grueling Paris to Dakar rally. Your supercharged car may be built to be driven through hell and back, but to qualify for each stage you'll need every ounce of the driving skills you possess. No Sunday drivers or lunch breaks please - this one's strictly for the pro-rallying crew!

Bio Senshi Dan: Increaser Tono Tatakai

Bio Senshi Dan: Increaser Tono Tatakai

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - September 22, 1987

The year is 2081. The Earth has become a devastated planet, overrun by monsters, controlled by a mysterious entity known as Increaser. The only hope to save the beloved Earth lies with you, a young warrior named Dan. You are sent in a time machine to the year 1999, when the monster invasion was beginning. Your task is to find your way through monster-infested labyrinths and to defeat the Increaser – whatever he (or it) is. The game is an action platformer with more emphasis on exploration than on "jump & run" gameplay. You don't die immediately if a monster touches you, but have a life bar...

Bishoujo Janshi Suchie-Pai

Bishoujo Janshi Suchie-Pai

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - July 30, 1993

At the Game Center "You&Me", clerk Misaki Kyoko is a beginner of mahjong. However, with the Suchie pendant, developed by her father, she transforms into a "Suchie-Pai" a professional skilled mahjong fighter. Fight today for love, justice and peace!

Bombs Away (prototype)

Arcade - Released - 1988

A vertical scrolling shooter developed by Jaleco in 1988.

A Boy and His Blob: Trouble on Blobolonia

A Boy and His Blob: Trouble on Blobolonia

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - 1989

A Boy and His Blob: Trouble on Blobolonia is a platform-puzzle game. The plot involves a young boy and his alien blob friend on a quest to save the latter's home planet of Blobolonia, which has been taken over by an evil emperor who only allows his subjects a diet of sweets. The boy and Blobert must traverse the subways and caves beneath the Earth and gain the necessary items before traveling to Blobolonia and defeating the emperor. They must evade dangerous obstacles like falling rocks, stalactites, and stalagmites, as well as deadly, snake enemies. A Boy and His Blob is not a side-scrolling...

BRAHMA Force: The Assault on Beltlogger 9

BRAHMA Force: The Assault on Beltlogger 9

Sony Playstation - Released - March 31, 1997

A mech-based FPS; pilot your Bipedal Robotic Assault Heavy Mechanized Armor (built by Bronx Industries, of course) through the Beltlogger 9 excavation colony... ...discover what happened to the Beltlogger 9 colony- it may be related to the events on Probe Ship Mina 3, wherein a lone person apparently under the control of an outside intelligence slaughtered his shipmates.

Brawl Brothers

Brawl Brothers

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - April 15, 1993

DOUBLE TROUBLE STREET FIGHTING ACTION! Fists and feet fly as the Brawl Brothers hit the streets in this explosive two player simultaneous fighting game. Score with the thunderous action of body slams, leg sweeps, jabs, hooks uppercuts, punching, kicking and more. Defeat the enemy and take over his role. Brawl Brothers features 10 realistic stages and three levels of difficulty. Blow-by-blow, Brawl Brothers packs a tremendous punch of realistic action. Take your best shot now!

Break In

Break In

Microsoft MSX - 1987

You have to prevent a ball from falling from the playing field, attempting to bounce it against a number of bricks. The ball striking a brick causes the brick to disappear. Some bricks are protecting a key that open the wall to the next level. With this key collected, the player goes to the next level, where another pattern of bricks protecting one more key appears.

Builder's Block

Builder's Block

Sony Playstation - Released - July 12, 2000

Builder's Block is a puzzle game in which you must construct buildings and then eliminate them for points. Although a certain color can only eliminate itself, the object of this game is to match colored blocks together to form buildings. Once you have made a building, you can eliminate it by shooting a block on the corner of it. The larger the building, the more benefits you'll reap when you destroy it! The game can be played three different ways: Puzzle mode, Battle mode, and Arcade mode. In the Puzzle mode, you must travel to one of seven different courses and construct specific size...

Butasan

Butasan

Arcade - Released - December 1, 1987

Butasan (ぶたさん) (also known as Mr. Pig and Pig and Bombers) is a 1987 arcade game developed by NMK and Jaleco. The player controls a pig and the aim of the game is to blow up other pigs by throwing bombs at them. The bombs are randomly spawned across the map and can be picked up and thrown at the other pigs. The bombs are given a number between 5 and 30; when the bomb is thrown it takes that number of seconds to explode. Bombs which directly hit pigs explode on contact. Various power ups are available throughout the game such as gas that makes all other characters fall asleep. A bonus...

Chameleon

Chameleon

Arcade - Released - 1983

A colorful platform game where the player controls a chameleon that loves eating eggs produced by the antagonist, who is a giant hen. There are also other chickens to contend with, which can kill you if they touch any part of your body aside from your tongue, which can kill them. Also there are bombs you can use to kill chickens as well.

Check Man

Check Man

Arcade - Released - 1982

You control a man who must walk over blocks to get the time bombs. The screen is broken up into 14 x 13 tiles or checks. When the player passes over the tiles, they disappear so each tile can only be walked over once per level. Some tiles are taken up by skull and crossbones which kill the player if walked into. The skulls turn to time bombs one at a time and the player must walk over them to defuse them before they explode. They must avoid the skulls and make sure they do not block off a possible future route by circling it. Some tiles are also flags which can be collected for bonus...

Chimera Beast

Arcade - Unreleased - 1993

Chimera Beast takes place on a planet which is described as distant and Earth-like. The planet is overrun by animals known as eaters, capable of eating other creatures and acquiring their abilities or characteristics. The player controls one of these eaters and progresses through the game by means of the Food chain, consuming microscopic organisms in the first stage, fish in the second, and so on. There are two possible endings: one in which the player is able to stop the eaters from escaping the planet, and one in which the eaters do escape and, we are told, will eventually make their way...

Choplifter

Choplifter

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - June 26, 1986

In Choplifter, the player assumes the role of a combat helicopter pilot. The player attempts to save hostages being held in prisoner of war camps in territory ruled by the evil Bungeling Empire. The player must collect the hostages and transport them safely to the nearby friendly base, all the while fighting off hostile tanks and other enemy combatants. According to the back story, the helicopter parts were smuggled into the country described as "mail sorting equipment." In 1986, ports of the arcade version back to home versions were developed for the Nintendo Entertainment System and Sega...

City Connection

City Connection

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - September 27, 1985

Your mission: Race your speed demon car from New York to Tokyo in record time. With the cops and the enemy on your tail. They ambush you at every turn, pushing you off the road, leaping into your path. You outsmart them, firing an arsenal of oil cans you've collected in the road, knocking them out and racking up more points. Cover every stretch of the highway in order to hit the next city. You can make it. Or can you?

City Connection

City Connection

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1986

In City Connection you must drive along on roads, painting them a different color. When you have all the roads painted, you go on to the next level. Cops are frequent along the roads, but oil cans will quickly stop them in their tracks. Avoid cats and spikes, and collect balloons to warp to further levels.

D-Day

D-Day

Microsoft MSX - 1984

You are in control of a battleship. You have to shoot enemy ships and destroy enemy bunkers while avoiding enemy fighters.

Desert War

Desert War

Arcade - Released - 1995

A vertically scrolling helicopter battle game where the mission is to rescue the prisoners of war from enemy battlefields.

Dingo

Arcade - Released - 1983

Big Ted the koala is so fond of fruit that he has cultivated an enormous melon patch in the jungle. But unfortunately the patch has been invaded by a pack of evil dingoes that love nothing more than stomping on poor Ted's melons and creating a lot of havoc in the process. Big Ted has to harvest the fruit as fast as he can to save them from the invading marauders.

Dr. Franken II

Dr. Franken II

Nintendo Game Boy - October 31, 1997

It is many years since Dr. Von Frankenbone passed on and Franky is in big trouble again! The late Doctor's castle, where Franky had spent many happy years with his girlfriend Bitsy, is crumbling and badly in need of repair. If this problems weren't already enough, the electricity company have finally caught up with him and presented him with a huge bill. Franky's only hope is to find the late Doctor's lost treasure; a golden tablet depicting the image of Bitsy, famed throughout the land, but now scattered and lost. Drastic situations call for drastic measures! Franky has fled Von...

Dragon Seeds

Dragon Seeds

Sony Playstation - Released - September 30, 1998

Enter the world of Dragon Seeds! As a Dragonsage you will need to genetically engineer, and train (essentially "ranch") your dragons for armed combat. Plus, you can use memory card data from any game to create high powered dragons. Dragon Seeds features a simple, RPG-like battle interface, tons of weapons and shields, and a two-player mode.

Druid: Kyoufu no Tobira

Druid: Kyoufu no Tobira

Nintendo Famicom Disk System - Released - March 3, 1988

Druid is an action game inspired by the arcade hit Gauntlet. As the eponymous hero, your job is to destroy four magic skulls hidden over eight levels. The game is presented in a top-down view. The druid walks around the terrain seeking out the staircase that leads to the next level. On the way, he is harassed by hordes of monsters that come out of every direction and attack him, decreasing his health. To defend himself, the druid can use the spells of water, fire or electricity to toss projectiles. However, these magical weapons have limited ammo. The druid also has three other magical...

Dynamic Shoot Kyousou

Arcade - 1988

E.D.F. Earth Defense Force

E.D.F. Earth Defense Force

Arcade - Released - 1991

The graphics will dazzle you, the speed will astound you... but if you don't think fast and shoot faster, you won't have a chance against the alien firestorm. Because in EARTH DEFENSE FORCE, the best defense is always a great offense. So get ready to hit first and hit fast!

Earth Defense Force

Earth Defense Force

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - 1992

A SUPER SAGA OF 23RD CENTURY SATELLITE WARFARE! The graphics will dozzle you, the speed will astound you... but if you don't think fast and shoot faster, you won't have a chance against the alien firestorm. Because in EARTH DEFENSE FORCE, the best defense is always a great offense. So get ready to hit first and hit fast in the hardest-hitting adventure to hit the Super NES screen!

Esper Boukentai

Esper Boukentai

Nintendo Entertainment System - October 13, 1987

Esper Boukentai is a platform action game developed by Jaleco for the Famicom and published in 1987. It is an exploration game which uses Jaleco's arcade game Psychic 5 as the basis for the story and the cast of characters which you use throughout the game. Each character possesses different attributes, including their jumping ability, their ability to hover in mid-air, and their strength. As in the arcade, some characters must be rescued in order to make them playable. This game boasts over 50 household items which serve as animated enemies throughout each level.

Exerion

Exerion

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - February 11, 1985

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

Exerion

Exerion

Arcade - Released - 1983

Exerion is a shoot 'em up game featuring parallax effects and inertia simulation, something notable for 1983. The player travels around strange scenarios shooting aliens. The player has two types of guns: fast single shot (limited) or slow double shot (unlimited). In 1984, along with the MSX1 port of the original, a sequel was released titled Exerion II: Zorni for the MSX1, with similar gameplay to the original. There were plans for an NES release of this game. In 1987, the game was followed by the semi-sequel titled Exerizer, also known as Sky Fox.

F-1 Grand Prix Star II

F-1 Grand Prix Star II

Arcade - Released - 1993

F1 Grand Prix Star II is a racing/driving video game for Arcade, created and published by Jaleco in 1993. it is the sequel to their 1991 game Grand Prix Star.

The Fidgetts

The Fidgetts

Nintendo Game Boy - October 1, 1997

Meet the Fidgetts, a family of adventurous mice! Fed up with life in a quiet country barn, Pa Fidgett decided to take his family to America to make a fresh start. During the long and arduous journey to the docks, Freddie and Frankie have become separated from the rest of the family. And so begins the adventure of a life time! You now take control of Frankie and Freddie as they make their way through seven large area scrolling zones and many more different sublevels in order that they may rendezvous with their parents at the dockyard and sail off to a new life in America. - Each mouse has...

Field Combat

Field Combat

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - July 9, 1985

Field Combat is a 1985 video game in which the player fights as a single commanding officer in a generic futuristic battlefield. The Family Computer version of Field Combat was later released for the Wii's Virtual Console service exclusively in Japan on June 12, 2007. The object of the game is to make it all the way to the end of the battlefield using the Genesis; a warship that can fire off missiles. While the player controls the blue forces, the player must defeat the Red forces without dying in the process by either avoiding or shooting helicopters, infantrymen, and tanks. An interesting...

Formation Z

Formation Z

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - April 4, 1985

Taking place in the year 2701, the player controls a robot which can transform into an aero fighter on a mission to stop an alien super weapon from reaching the Earth. The robot may move forwards, backwards and jump, and the aero fighter may travel anywhere on screen but has limited fuel in which to do so. A combination of the two must be used to avoid obstacles, as well as to destroy any on-screen enemies for extra points.

Formation Z

Formation Z

Arcade - Released - 1984

The player competes in a marathon continuous scrolling horizontal shoot-em-up game across land, sea, air and outer space. You can hold down the fire button for a burst of Charged fire, which is especially essential to defeat the bosses. The player can hold down the Jump button to transform back and forth between a Mobile Robot or an Aero Fighter. Some sections have confrontations on both ground and air; others insist on aerial battling. Your time in the Aero Fighter is limited by its fuel requirement.

Fortified Zone

Fortified Zone

Nintendo Game Boy - February 26, 1991

He has the offense. She has the defense. Together they have a chance, in the ... FORTIFIED ZONE - He has the guts. She has the guile. - But in battle, you're on your own. - Blast through the front lines. - Blow their artillery away. - It takes teamwork to win in the Fortified Zone. Fortified Zone was ahead of its time in allowing the player to switch between characters during game play. Each character has their own strengths and weaknesses: Masato (the male mercenary) uses all the special weapons, but cannot jump. Mizuki (the female mercenary) can jump, but cannot use the special...

Fuuun Shourin Ken

Fuuun Shourin Ken

Nintendo Famicom Disk System - April 17, 1987

In Fuuun Shourin Ken, you control a rising martial artist who strives to defeat other great fighters. To do so, you must utilize a wide array of attacks to defeat your opponent before they knock you out first. You will compete in six different scenes against 13 different opponents. The game follows in the vein of Yie Ar Kung-Fu, and predates the original Street Fighter by only a couple of months. It features similar concepts such as a distinction between punch and kick attacks, relative directions, and a health bar for each fighter, depicted as a series of paper fans.

Fuuun Shourin Ken: Ankoku no Maou

Fuuun Shourin Ken: Ankoku no Maou

Nintendo Famicom Disk System - Released - April 22, 1988

Fuuun Shourin Ken: Ankoku no Maou is the sequel to Fuuun Shourin Ken, which was published almost exactly one year prior. Like its predecessor, it features concepts such as a distinction between punch and kick attacks, relative directions, and a health bar for each fighter. Ankoku no Maou combined the one on one fighting aspect of the game with a visual novel presentation that allowed you to select your next opponent. It also altered the control scheme to something slightly more conventional. All punch attacks are performed with B button while all kick attacks are performed with A...

The Game Paradise: Master of Shooting!

The Game Paradise: Master of Shooting!

Arcade - Released - 1995

Choose one of five characters with different powers and get the bad guy who has infiltrated an amusement arcade. Fly into the machines and battle all the things found in a classic arcade: cocktails, uprights, printed circuit boards, pinballs, fruit machines, skill games and lots more.

Ganbare Jajamaru Saisho wa Goo / Ganbare Jajamaru Hop Step & Jump

Arcade - Released - 1990

Ganso JaJaMaru-kun

Ganso JaJaMaru-kun

WonderSwan - Released - April 15, 1999

Ganso Jajamaru-kun is a remake of the NES platformer Ninja Jajamaru-kun. It includes new levels and bosses that stretch the gameplay in novel ways. Lord Namazu Dayuu has kidnapped Jajamaru-kun's beloved Princess Sakura. This piratical lord is no laughing matter, despite his sadistically gleeful disposition, he possess an army of creatures drawn from Japanese folklore to prevent you from reuniting with your princess ever again.

Goal!

Goal!

Nintendo Game Boy - 1993

IT'S A WHOLE NEW WORLD OF SOCCER ACTION! The shots. The passes. Sharp graphics and sophisticated strategies. If you're goal is to beat the best in the world at their own game, get into GOAL! for Game Boy. And get ready for the challenge of your life! - Super competition: choose from international field of 16 teams - 3 super modes: Match Play (1-or-2- player), Super Cup (1-player in round-robin tournament), and Penalty Kick Shootout - 3 super perspectives, including a full field view that shows the positions of all players - Super moves... kick, block, head, bicycle kick, pass, or...

Goal!

Goal!

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - December 1, 1992

Goal! is a soccer game featuring an Exhibition mode and a Super Cup mode. In the Exhibition mode the player gets to choose from 24 different international teams and play the computer or another player in a single soccer match. The Super Cup mode lets the player select a team and play against the three other teams in the group on their road to winning the Super Cup. Before a soccer game starts, players get to choose a formation and set the game options. Options include turning on or off offsides, fouls, radar (a minimap showing where the players are positioned on the field), and whether to...

Goal!

Goal!

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - December 22, 1988

The game has four modes: World Cup, Tournament, Shoot Competition, and Vs. Mode. The object of the game is the same as in real football; one team must score more goals than the other to win.

Goal! Two

Goal! Two

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - November 1, 1992

Get ready for the ultimate rematch! It's too real! Too fast! Too good to be anything less than the best soccer game ever created for the NES! It's GOAL! TWO, the long-awaited sequel to the original title that set the standard for world class soccer simulation. It's living proof that you can never get too much of a great thing!

Goblin Commander: Unleash the Horde

Goblin Commander: Unleash the Horde

Sony Playstation 2 - Released - November 11, 2003

Set in a fantasy world, the story follows the tale of a civil war between goblin clans after their creator and master is killed. The gameplay is a combination of real-time strategy and light action where players gather resources and build up their horde of goblins while also being able to take direct control of certain units.

Goblin Commander: Unleash the Horde

Goblin Commander: Unleash the Horde

Microsoft Xbox - Released - November 11, 2003

Set in a fantasy world, the story follows the tale of a civil war between goblin clans after their creator and master is killed. The gameplay is a combination of real-time strategy and light action where players gather resources and build up their horde of goblins while also being able to take direct control of certain units.

Grand Prix Star

Grand Prix Star

Arcade - Released - 1991

Grand Prix Star is a Racing game with great graphics for the time, developed and published by Jaleco Entertainment, which was released in 1991.

Grasspin

Arcade - 1983

Grasspin is an Action game, developed and published by Jaleco Entertainment, which was released in Japan in 1983

GT 24

GT 24

Sega Saturn - Released - May 28, 1998

Super GT 24h is a 3D arcade racing game developed and published by Jaleco for Sega Model 2B CRX hardware. It was originally released in 1996, with a watered down Sega Saturn port appearing in Japan in 1998. The Saturn version of the game is known as GT24.

GUNbare! Game Tengoku: The Game Paradise 2

GUNbare! Game Tengoku: The Game Paradise 2

Sony Playstation - Released - March 19, 1998

The evil scientist Genius Yamada is trying to take over the world of video games. Yuki Ito, part-time bunny girl at the "You and Me" arcade, enlists the help of a variety of Jaleco game characters to travel through the game world and put a stop to his nefarious plans. The playable characters include: Jeynus Starmine, pilot of the Fighter-EX from Exerion Seria, pilot of the ship from Plus Alpha Pig, from Okkotoshi Puzzle Tonjan!? Z-DYNE MK II, the successor to the mech from Formation Z Miki and Misato, two young girls piloting the radar ship Genesis 3 from Field Combat Sakura, the...

Gunfright

Gunfright

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1985

The player takes the part of the "meanest and fastest Gun Totin'Bunch of Rootin' Tootin' Gun Slingers which ever did hit the Wild West", Sheriff Quickdraw. In the beginning of the game in a first person view the player has to be quick on the draw to shoot bags of money that fall down the screen, to collect a "bounty" that will be used to buy supplies and cover possible fines during the game. The main game then takes place in an isometric scrolling play-field that is similar to previous Ultimate Filmation titles. The objective is to collect a bounty by finding and eliminating wanted...

Hammerlock Wrestling

Hammerlock Wrestling

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - October 1, 1994

Plug in Hammerlock and get a look at in-your-face, action-packed wrestling like you've never seen it before: up close. How close? Jaleco's exclusive ringside perspective brings the action right under your eyelids. In addition to the main screen, you get two ringside screens. See your opponent's hand pull back for a punch so you can time your dodge perfectly. Then watch the close-up screen explode to twice its regular size as you grab his legs and throw him into a spine splintering suplex. See it all like it's just inches away - closer than you've ever seen it before. - 12 wrestlers and over...

Hayaoshi Quiz Ouza Ketteisen: The King Of Quiz

Arcade - Released - 1993

A 3 player Quiz game in Japanese.

Hoops

Hoops

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - November 22, 1988

Gym rats, beware! HOOPS takes you out to the asphault, where basketball is a half-court game of fast hands, faster moves and slam-jam-thank-you-Sam dunks! The legends of the Playground are all here: Mr. Doc, Jammer, Legs, Bomber, Wiz, eight players in all. You can pit them one-on-one or two-on-two. You pick the court - Eastern or Western - and you pick the rules, too. You can play against the computer or one other player. Or you can even team up with another player against the computer. You can block shots, make steals, pass off or go strong to the hoop - in fact, you control just about...

Idol Janshi Suchie-Pai 3

Idol Janshi Suchie-Pai 3

Sega Naomi - 1999

Idol Janshi Suchie-Pai II Limited

Idol Janshi Suchie-Pai II Limited

Sony Playstation - Released - September 20, 1996

Idol Janshi Suchie-Pai is a series of mahjong video games that have been released on a variety of systems including arcade, PC, and video game consoles. The first game in the series was on the Super Famicom in 1993 as Bishoujo Janshi Suchie-Pai and was renamed Idol Janshi Suchi-Pai for its subsequent releases. This game is notable for Kenichi Sonoda doing the character designs. There is also an anime OVA that is based on the game. Once every century, the legendary mahjong dials called the "Legendary Pai" show themselves to the world, and if you collect them all it will grant you any wish....

Idol Janshi Suchie-Pai Special

Idol Janshi Suchie-Pai Special

3DO Interactive Multiplayer - 1993

The Ignition Factor

The Ignition Factor

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - January 1, 1995

Challenge your arcade and strategic skills to eight levels of blazing excitement. Dodge exploding barrels, douse torrential fires, and rescue the trapped in an attempt to stave off one of nature's most powerful and destructive weapons - FIRE! The two part nature of the game allows you to strategically choose your firefighting equipment and gather information from the people trapped inside. If you can handle the pressure, you'll be celebrated by the entire town as the hero that you are.

In Your Face

In Your Face

Nintendo Game Boy - December 1, 1990

In Your Face is a Sports game, developed and published by Jaleco Entertainment, which was released in 1990.

Irritating Stick

Irritating Stick

Sony Playstation - Released - February 3, 1999

Irritating Stick, published by Jaleco and developed by the guys and gals at Saurus is quite a weird idea when it comes to what the videogame industry has expected in the past. Based on a cult TV show in Japan where contestants have to guide a rod in between two barriers of pulsating volts of electricity to the end of the maze without touching either side as this will lead to a shock of electricity, you would hardly even conceive this idea to be a practical videogame. The game entails moving around what appears to be a dot on the screen since this actually represents the stick in a 3D world...

Jajamaru Gekimaden: Maboroshi no Kinmajou

Jajamaru Gekimaden: Maboroshi no Kinmajou

Nintendo Entertainment System - May 29, 1990

JaJaMaru Gekimaden is an action role-playing game, with gameplay similar to The Legend of the Zelda. Players control the protagonist character through towns, dungeons, and a world map. Each different type of map features top-down exploration. When moving through a dungeon, the protagonist will gradually recover health. The protagonist can equip different types of weapons and items that he can buy or find and use them during combat. Dungeons are made up of several rooms with enemies inside. Occasionally, an enemy will drop money when defeated, which can be used to buy items or heal health...

Jajamaru Ninpou Chou

Jajamaru Ninpou Chou

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - March 28, 1989

JaJaMaru: Ninpō Chō (じゃじゃ丸忍法帳?) is an role-playing video game released in Japan on March 28, 1989 by Jaleco for the Family Computer. It is part of Jaleco's Ninja JaJaMaru-kun series and was originally scheduled for a North American release under the name Taro's Quest, although it was never released. Ninja Taro, another game in the series, was localized for America instead.

JaJaMaru no Daibouken

JaJaMaru no Daibouken

Nintendo Entertainment System - August 22, 1986

JaJaMaru no Daibouken (じゃじゃ丸の大冒険?, "JaJaMaru's Great Adventure") is a Family Computer video game that was released exclusively for a Japanese market in 1986. The concept of the game is that the player controls a red ninja as he progress through a series of Japanesque levels defeating evil spirits that have spread across the land. The player can even ride his faithful frog if he can recover it from hiding.

Jaleco Rally Big Run: The Supreme 4WD Challenge

Jaleco Rally Big Run: The Supreme 4WD Challenge

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - March 20, 1991

A rally racing game and sim in which the player takes part in the Paris-Dakar rally. The game actually begins in Tripoli, Libya and passes through around 2,500 miles of African desert, swamp and jungle on the way to Dakar. In addition to passing each checkpoint under the required time - the checkpoint system ubiquitous in solo racing games of the era - the player must also be aware of environmental dangers along the course and needs to select a sponsor, navigator and engineer team before starting. They must also balance the weight of their car, as too few replacement parts might cause a...

Jazz Jackrabbit

Jazz Jackrabbit

Nintendo Game Boy Advance - Released - November 19, 2002

Now our hero is jazzed up with trick new weapons and tactics, super-cool environments, and a slew of slimy opponents waiting to turn you into rabbit stew. Watch out for surprises as fantastic characters like Zoe Cottontail, Professor Lapin, Spaz and more, unite their powers to help Jazz kick some intergalactic butt.

Jitsuryoku!! Pro Yakyuu

Arcade - 1989

Jitsuryoku!! Pro Yakyuu is a Sports game (baseball), developed by TOSE and published by Jaleco Entertainment, which was released in Japan in 1989.

Juggernaut

Juggernaut

Sony Playstation - Released - November 19, 1998

Juggernaut is a slow-paced, point-and-click adventure in the same vein as the PC title Myst. It tells the story of a young woman named Sarah who, after having received an antique bottle as a gift from her boyfriend, opens it only to be consumed by an enigmatic, evil force. Having inadvertently caused her plight, players assume the role of her boyfriend who, aided by a priest, must venture into her mind, defeat the being that now resides there, and ultimately, save her soul. The gist of the gameplay consists of moving about a series of static screens, collecting items and objects for later...

JWP Joshi Pro Wrestling: Pure Wrestle Queens

JWP Joshi Pro Wrestling: Pure Wrestle Queens

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - December 23, 1994

This is a game dedicated to the JWP Joshi Pro Wrestling federation of wrestling! The wrestlers are exclusively women. There are several game modes from tag team to versus mode and options.

K-1 Revenge

K-1 Revenge

Sony Playstation - Released - September 11, 1997

Kickboxing, Karate, Kenpo, Kung-Fu, and Tae-Kwondo are among the various martial arts disciplines making up the "K" in K-1 Revenge, the unofficial sequel to 1997's K-1: The Arena Fighters. The K-1 is a real event held annually to determine the best fighter in the world, and it is unique in that it embraces all forms of fighting styles. Now you can decide if you have what it takes to become a world-class fighter by selecting one of fourteen authentic K-1 participants in your choice of five game modes including One Player, Tournament, Team Battle, Training and AI Setup. The One Player contest...

Kick Off

Kick Off

Arcade - Released - 1988

Kick Off is a 1988 soccer/football game developed and published by Jaleco.

King Arthur's World

King Arthur's World

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - March 1, 1993

Do You Dare Venture To The Darkest Corners Of The Dark Ages? Evil has darkened every part of this world, from the endless labyrinth of caverns beneath the mountains, to the mystic kingdom in the clouds. Lead your army against it, hand to hand against the hordes of dark knights, wicked goblins and flame-spewing behemoths that stand in your path. Avoid the boiling cauldrons of oil, the underground traps and their gleaming spikes, the never-ending perils and pitfalls that lay in wait for you. Can you be victorious? Do you dare try? - 26 levels to conquer - 7 different troop types - Super NES...

Knight Lore

Knight Lore

Nintendo Famicom Disk System - Released - December 19, 1986

Our hero must reach Melkhior, a somewhat eccentric wizard who is the only one who can save him. As with most Ultimate titles of the day, reaching him is a long and treacherous challenge, involving both puzzle-solving and action, meaning that each screen requires thorough planning and precise navigation. The game uses the isometric viewpoint in a manner similar to the later Head Over Heels, using monochrome (save for the Famicom conversion) but detailed graphics and techniques to avoid flickering sprites. The game lasts for 40 days and nights - at night your character turns into a werewolf....

The Last Ninja

The Last Ninja

Nintendo Entertainment System - February 1, 1991

In The Last Ninja, you assume the role of Armakuni as he searches Manhattan for the elusive Kunitoki. Through six 3D stages, you'll have to use both your ninja skills as a fighter and a thinker to take on your enemies and solve the puzzles impeding your progress. You'll amass many types of weapons and objects along the way, but their ultimate use may differ from the obvious. In the end, you'll have to show Kunitoki who's boss in any century. Show him what it means to be The Last Ninja.

Lowrider

Lowrider

Sony Playstation 2 - Released - November 20, 2003

Welcome to one of the world's hottest auto trends. Lowrider's club driven car culture jumps from the streets to the PS2. Timing and twitch make Lowrider simple to pick up and downright impossible to put down. For a quick fix, select a ride that fits your mood then choose to hop, dance or street style your way to the next round by winning the love of the fans. Or start with a beater and bring it to glory with upgrades in hydraulics, batteries, suspension and custom paint jobs

Mahjong Angel Kiss

Mahjong Angel Kiss

Arcade - Released - 1995

Mahjong Angel Kiss was produced by Jaleco in 1995. A japanese mahjong game with a mature theme.

Maniac Mansion

Maniac Mansion

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - September 1, 1990

The game takes place in the mansion of the Edison family: Dr. Fred, Nurse Edna, and their son Weird Ed. Living with the Edisons are two large, disembodied tentacles – one purple and the other green. The player starts out by selecting two of six characters to accompany protagonist Dave Miller. The intro sequence shows that a meteor crashed near the mansion 20 years earlier. The sentient meteor took control of the family and caused Dr. Fred to begin conducting human experiments while plotting to take over the world. After the introduction, Dave and his two companions prepare to enter the mansion...

Maniac Mansion

Maniac Mansion

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - September 13, 1988

The Edison mansion has always been a creepy old house on the edge of town. There have been rumors of strange experiments going on and of odd creatures living amongst the Edison family. There is even a story that a meteorite once crashed near the home nearly 20 years ago. More immediately, a girl named Sandy has gone missing from the local highschool and her boyfriend Dave swears that he saw Dr. Fred abducting her. Dave knows that he cannot do it alone and will need help from two other students if he has any hope of infiltrating the mansion and rescuing Sandy. The Maniac Mansion was ported to...

Maru's Mission

Maru's Mission

Nintendo Game Boy - Released - March 1, 1991

The Master Traveler takes on the Monsters of the World. Play as the ninja Maru in this action-packed side-scrolling game that will take you on a journey across the world. While Maru is out for a walk with his girlfriend Cori, an evil samurai named Muramasa suddenly appears and kidnaps her. In Maru's efforts to track her down and rescue her, he must face a number of mythological monsters while gaining new and powerful weapons in order to defeat them. Using the hints that are left behind by his enemies, Maru will follow a trail that will lead him across six different locations - including the...

Metal Mech: Man & Machine

Metal Mech: Man & Machine

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - December 14, 1990

It can save mankind, but beware... this machine has a mind of its own! Welcome to the all-terrain attack vehicle of the future. It's what you need in a world gone to the dogs! You can beat 'em into the ground, or blast 'em underground, or fight 'em alone!

Military Madness: Nectaris

Military Madness: Nectaris

Sony Playstation - Released - December 10, 1998

Nectaris: Military Madness is essentially an updated version of the Turbografx-16 classic, Military Madness. The main plot and the original campaign mode was taken straight out of that venerable TG-16 version in fact. (Even the resolution of the combat maps and the music are the same). But the game doesn't just stop where the older version did. Superficially, it adds in the option of polygonal battle cinematics and full motion video sequences. (Purists have the option of using 2D sequences and the impatient can turn off the animations entirely). For the types out there who look for more...

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