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Pac-Land

While considered part of the Pac-Man series Pac-Land was a completely different style of game that brought us an early look at a gameplay style that would later become common place. Developed by Namco and released in 1984 Pac-Land showed us a completely ...
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R-Type

Format: HuCard Developer: Hudson Soft / Irem Released: 1988 (Japan) / 1989 (US) Genre: Shoot’em Up   Irem’s legendary side scrolling shoot’em up is regarded as one of the PC-Engine’s most accomplished arcade conversions. This was (and still ...
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Doraemon Meikyu Daisakusen

Doraemon Meikyu Daisakusen a.k.a. Cratermaze (1989) By: Hudson Soft  Genre: Maze  Players: 1  Difficulty: Easy Featured Version: NEC PC Engine / TurboGrafx-16  First Day Score: Infinity Also Available For: Nothing Having recently introduced some ...
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Devil’s Crush

Devil’s Crush (a.k.a. Devil Crash) (1990) By: NAXAT Soft Genre: Pinball Players: 1-2 (alternate) Difficulty: Medium-Hard Featured Version: NEC PC Engine / TurboGrafx-16 First Day Score: 18,756,300 Also Available For: MegaDrive / Genesis Download ...
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Weird Games: Toilet Kids

Going through my thousands of M.A.M.E. games, I wanted to search for really weird games that people might not know about. There are definitely a lot of them, but today’s weird game come from the PC-Engine.The game is called Toilet Kids and is about ...
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Air Zonk

Air Zonk a.k.a. PC Denjin Punkic Cyborg (1992) By: Red Company / Hudson Soft Genre: Shooting Players: 1 Difficulty: Medium Featured Version: NEC PC Engine / TurboGrafx-16  First Day Score: 1,184,160 Also Available For: Nothing Download For: Wii Virtual ...
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Energy

Energy (1989) By: Quasar Soft / NCS  Genre: Run ‘n’ Gun  Players: 1  Difficulty: Medium Featured Version: NEC PC Engine / TurboGrafx-16 Also Available For: Nothing  I thought I’d take a look at the PC Engine’s back-catalogue. ...
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Legendary Axe

My last day of Sword & Sorcery Week has me re-playing Legendary Axe. Been a while since I’ve fired this up, and I’ve never been able to finish it (Damn yooouu, No-Save-Game!) This game is another hack-and-slash scroller, but also a fine platformer. ...
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Alien Crush

[youtube id=”VpuO_XKRMd0″ width=”633″ height=”356″] I think it’s safe to say that the Alien movies were something of an inspiration for the visuals this game, though! Still, if you’re going to be influenced by things, ...
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Dragon Egg

Dragon Egg! (1991) By: NCS Genre: Platform Players: 1 Difficulty: Easy-Medium Featured Version: NEC PC Engine / TurboGrafx-16 Also Available For: Nothing One thing I love about delving into the mysterious realms of Japanese gaming is discovering another ...