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Zombie Nation

What happens when a giant orange disembodied samurai head tears up the United States of America in a quest to

Xexyz

Xexyz (pronounced “zeks-iz”) unfortunately bears one of the worst titles in the NES library. Publisher Hudson Soft apparently didn’t know

Youkai Club

Youkai Club is an action/platformer game developed by TOSE and published by Jaleco in May of 1987. This was just

Wendy: Every Witch Way

There is a gutter licensed video games tend to fall into. Considering all the faults and issues that can haunt

Warcraft Adventures

Canned amidst distress in Blizzard’s growing fanbase right before E3 1998, Warcraft Adventures: Lord of the Clans was always thought

Vanark

It’s a rough job, being a fan of rail shooters. Panzer Dragoon had three good outings (not counting Azel of

Vice: Project Doom

A cliché statement though it is, imitation is indeed the sincerest form of flattery. Unscrupulous designers thought they could be

Urban Yeti!

Urban Yeti! is not what many people would term as a “good” game. Some might even term it “terrible”, or

Trip World

In the early 1990s Sunsoft was at its best, developing many fine platformers, several of which were even licensed properties.

Taiyou no Tenshi Marlowe: Ohanabatake wa Dai-Panic!

Taiyou no Tenshi Marlowe: Ohanabatake wa Dai-Panic! (“Sunshine Angel Marlowe: Panic in Bloomland!”) or just “Angel Marlowe” is a weird

Sqoon

Irem is the company behind R-Type, undoubtedly one of the most influential shoot-em up series this side of Gradius. Sqoon

Steel Empire

 The ’90s was the golden age of shoot-em-ups, especially on the 16-bit consoles, where games like Lords of Thunder where

Slap Happy Rhythm Busters

What a ridiculous name. The easiest way to describe Slap Happy Rhythm Busters (or Srap Happy Rhythm Busters, based off

Alpha Centauri

Anyone who’s finished a game of Civilization I or II by winning the Space Race is familiar with the tense

Rhythm Thief and the Emperor’s Treasure

Anyone familiar with Sega’s catalog of games knows how indispensable music has been to the company’s vision. While by no