Magical Chase

Magical Chase

At this point Magical Chase has become something of a legend within the video game industry.  You simply cannot talk about it without mentioning the ridiculous prices it commands on Ebay and similar websites.  At any given moment you can...
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The Great Battle III

The Great Battle III

I’m really surprised at how much I’ve enjoyed Banpresto’s Great Battle series.  Normally I’m not a fan of the super deformed aesthetic but somehow this series has a charm that I can’t resist.  The first two SNES outings were good...
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Elemental Master

Elemental Master

Anyone who is a fan of shooters knows about the Thunder Force series.  Developer Technosoft proved that they were a master at the genre with those titles but they were just getting started.  They also created what many consider to...
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Operation Logic Bomb

Operation Logic Bomb

There are games that fly under the radar for a variety of reasons.  Sometimes they get lost in the hype of more anticipated titles.  The publisher might have done a terrible job with its marketing.  And then there are games...
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Devastator

Devastator

In America the Sega CD is often looked back on as a wasteland full of terrible FMV games and licensed junk.  That is true to an extent but when you dig deeper it has an alright library of diverse games. ...
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Run Saber

Run Saber

Early on in the Super Nintendo’s life Capcom blessed the system with many arcade ports such as U.N. Squadron, Final Fight, and Super Buster Brothers.  All great titles but I’m sure I’m not the only one who wondered if they...
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Captain America & the Avengers

Captain America & the Avengers

I have been a comic book reader for going on 31 years now.  Marvel, DC, Image, IDW, it doesn’t matter the publisher; if it is good I’ll read it.  Games based on comic books have had a long history, some...
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Super Off Road – The Baja

Super Off Road – The Baja

Out of all the genres that were active during the 16-bit era racing games are perhaps the hardest to revisit.  Polygons finally allowed developers to create the kinds of engaging twists and turns they had always dreamed of, leaving scaling...
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Night Striker

Night Striker

Anyone who was around in the 80s has bought more than one video game based off of screenshots, a magazine or ad.  My interest in Night Striker was peaked due to a preview in Diehard Gamefan.  It looked incredibly cool...
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Air Zonk

Air Zonk

There were plenty of successful mascot platformers during the 16-bit age.  The true sign of success came when the character would branch out into other genres.  Mario would eventually go kart racing, host parties, and even teach typing and Sonic...
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