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HG101 Digest Vol. 5: Treasure

Now available! This book covers the work of cult classic developer Treasure, plus several other related titles!

NARC

To understand Midway’s drug-busting arcade game NARC, you first some background of American politics of the era. While the so-called

Ms. Pac-Man Maze Madness

This entry is part 10 of 10 in the series Pac-Man

With the success of Pac-Man World helping to keep Namco’s mascot relevant in a world of 3D platformers, it must

Top 47,858 Games of All Time Episode 219: Gunstar Heroes

Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the run-and-gun classic that put Treasure on the map, as it were.

Pac-Man Arrangement

This entry is part 9 of 10 in the series Pac-Man

Namco, for any faults they might have, rarely gives up on their classic franchises, no longer how long it’s been

Pac-Attack / Pac-Panic

This entry is part 7 of 10 in the series Pac-Man

One of the greatest signs of success when you’re comparing video game mascots is just how many spinoffs they’ve had.

Pac-Mania

This entry is part 6 of 10 in the series Pac-Man

One might say that the late 90s and early 2000s were the time when remakes of classic arcade games seemed

Top 47,858 Games of All Time Episode 218: The Dagger of Amon Ra

Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank a Roaring Twenties Sierra On-Line adventure, and perhaps a hidden classic – with special guest PushingUpRoses!

Neutopia II

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Neutopia

Released a couple of years later, Neutopia II got more exposure from reviews at the time (most of which were

Neutopia

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Neutopia

The original Legend of Zelda is one of the most influential games of all time, and its mark on the

Pac & Pal

This entry is part 5 of 10 in the series Pac-Man

Despite the rather tepid reception Super Pac-Man got in arcades, Namco would see fit to release another sequel the following

Professor Pac-Man

This entry is part 4 of 10 in the series Pac-Man

By 1983, Pac-Man Fever seemed to finally coming to an end. Despite the release of two sequels from Namco, one

Jr. Pac-Man

This entry is part 3 of 10 in the series Pac-Man

Bally Midway’s efforts to milk the franchise, Namco be damned, would march on with the release of Jr. Pac-Man. More

Top 47,858 Games of All Time Episode 217: Dwarf Fortress

Join the HG101 gang as they discuss and rank the legendarily complex crafting game that will change the way you look at ampersands.

Pac-Man 2: The New Adventures

This entry is part 8 of 10 in the series Pac-Man

Pac-Man sat a difficult spot in the 90s. His sheer popularity by the start of the 80s had carried over

Wing Commander (Series Introduction)

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Wing Commander

For most of the 1980s, Origin Systems was best known for their groundbreaking work in the Ultima series. Ultima defined

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