Valis IV

Valis IV

I liked Super Valis IV in spite of its many problems.  In my opinion it fell in line with the rest of the series as a solid yet flawed gem.  However despite my appreciation for it I could tell there...
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Valis III

Valis III

Valis III would be the last in the series to come to the US which is a bit sad.  But at the very least the series went out on a high note and we were spared seeing the property whored...
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Valis II

Valis II

Valis was not an especially good title.  In fact you could even say it was only slightly above average.  Early in the Sega Genesis’ life you could appreciate it but as superior titles released it couldn’t keep up.  Yet there...
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Mugen Senshi Valis

Mugen Senshi Valis

  This is going to sound really strange but I love the Valis games despite the fact they are solid titles at best.  The series has had its ups and downs over the years but I have always had a...
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R-Type

R-Type

Of the many shooters that I have played over the decades I count three that shaped my tastes.  Gradius was one of the first major shooters I ever played.  There’s Zanac, which introduced me to Compile and their penchant for...
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Last Alert

Last Alert

The Turbo Grafx-16 had very little success when it came to side scrolling action games.  While Genesis owners got to enjoy Gunstar Heroes and Contra Hard Corps they were left with…Bloody Wolf and Final Zone 2.  I like Bloody Wolf...
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Gate of Thunder

Gate of Thunder

I distinctly remember thinking TTI and NEC could turn things around for the Turbo Grafx with the Turbo Duo.  As an owner of the system for a brief period I genuinely wanted it to succeed for obvious reasons.  Mind you...
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Bonk’s Adventure

Bonk’s Adventure

I think it is safe to say that the Turbo Grafx-16 did not make a great first impression in North America.  While the NES had Super Mario Brothers and the Genesis had Altered Beast the system was saddled with Keith...
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Download

Download

I love surprises like this.  Much like the Saturn to truly get the most out of the Turbo Grafx-16 you’ll have to explore its Japanese library.  There are a wide range of titles only released in Japan and if you...
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Exile

Exile

Exile is one of the Turbo CD games I wanted to play the most.  Why I became so obsessed with it is a bit of a mystery.  But if I had to guess it would probably be the cool screenshots...
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