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Dragon Ball Z: Ultimate Battle 22 Released 21 Years Ago Today In Japan

Dragon Ball Z: Ultimate Battle 22 (ドラゴンボールZ アルティメイトバトル22, Doragonbōru Zetto Aruteimeito Batoru 22) is a 2D/3D fighting video game based on the Dragon Ball Z anime series. It was released for the PlayStation in 1995 in Japan and 1996 in Europe. Overview The game is called “Ultimate Battle 22” because it features 22 characters at […]

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Dr. Mario 26th Anniversary Tribute

Dr. Mario (Japanese: ドクターマリオ Hepburn: Dokutā Mario, often stylized as D℞. Mario) is a 1990 Mario arcade-style action puzzle video game designed by Gunpei Yokoi and produced by Takahiro Harada. Nintendo developed and published the game for the Nintendo Entertainment System and Game Boy consoles. The game’s soundtrack was composed by Hirokazu Tanaka. Vid Source […]

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Shining Force CD’s 22nd Anniversary Tribute Post

Shining Force CD (シャイニングフォースCD) is a 1994 strategy role-playing game developed by Sonic! Software Planning for the Sega CD, and a remake of the games Shining Force Gaiden and Shining Force Gaiden II that were originally for the Game Gear. Vid Source – Artificialraven Book 1 The ambassador of Cypress, Woldol, pays a visit to […]

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Star Ocean’s 20th Anniversary Post

Star Ocean (スターオーシャン Sutā Ōshan) is a franchise of action role-playing video games developed by the Japanese company tri-Ace and published and owned by Square Enix (originally Enix). Vid Source – CGRundertow Creation and influence As fans of science fiction and space travel, the developers at tri-Ace created the Star Ocean series with a sci-fi […]

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The Nintendo Entertainment System Launched 33 Years Ago Today In Japan

The Nintendo Entertainment System (commonly abbreviated as NES) is an 8-bit home video game console that was developed and manufactured by Nintendo. It was initially released in Japan as the Family Computer (Japanese: ファミリーコンピュータ Hepburn: Famirī Konpyūta) (also known by the portmanteau abbreviation Famicom (ファミコン Famikon?) and abbreviated as FC) on July 15, 1983, and […]

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NES Classic Editions Games List

The NES Classic Edition has been turning some heads lately. Gamers love for the classics will never die, especially not for the Nintendo Entertainment System. The point of this post is to feature the 30 games that this all in 1 console will feature. Besides the list I feel that I should add that you […]

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Blaster Master: Blasting Again’s 16th Anniversary Post

Blaster Master: Blasting Again Blaster Master: Blasting Again (known simply as Blaster Master in Japan) is the fifth game in the Blaster Master series. It was released for the PlayStation. The release of the original game had a different plot, but this title is a follow-up to the Worlds of Power adaptation in all regions. […]

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Vandal Hearts II’s 17th Anniversary Post

Vandal Hearts II (ヴァンダルハーツ II 天上の門 Vandal Hearts II: Tenjo no Mon) is a tactical role-playing game for the PlayStation and the sequel to Vandal Hearts. Gameplay Vandal Hearts II uses a three-map layout of an overworld map, town map and a battle map. The overworld features a basic map of the country with dots […]

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Happy 20th Anniversary Nights Into Dreams

Nights into Dreams (Japanese: ナイツ Hepburn: Naitsu, stylised as NiGHTS into Dreams) is an action video game developed by Sonic Team and published by Sega for the Sega Saturn in 1996. The story follows two teenagers, Claris and Elliot, who enter a dream world called Nightopia where all dreams take place. With the help of […]

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Donkey Kong 3 (NES) 32nd Anniversary Post

Donkey Kong 3 (ドンキーコング3 Donkī Kongu Surī) is the third video game in the original Donkey Kong series by Nintendo. It was released near simultaneously for the Family Computer and arcade, and later released in America on the Nintendo Entertainment System in 1986. The game was re-released on the Wii Virtual Console in North America […]

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Neo Geo AES’s 25th Anniversary Post

Neo Geo AES 25th Anniversary The Neo Geo (Japanese: ネオジオ Hepburn: Neojio), stylised as NEO・GEO, also written as NEOGEO, is a cartridge-based arcade system board and fourth-generation home video game console released on April 26, 1990, by Japanese game company SNK Corporation. It was the first system in SNK’s Neo Geo family. The Neo Geo […]

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Driver’s 17th Anniversary Post

Driver (known as Driver: You Are the Wheelman in North America), is a 1999 action/driving video game developed by Reflections Interactive and published by GT Interactive Software for the PlayStation. It was released in North America on June 30, 1999; in Europe on July 2; and in Japan on March 9, 2000. It is the […]