Hot on the heels of the success of the first Gauntlet came the sequel in 1986 featuring 100 more custom floors and a handful of new features to appease hungry […]
Athena was a little company in Japan founded in 1987. Their webpage today points to a missing page hosted by Sakura Internet, but this obscure developer used to pump out everything […]
Dark Seal from Data East takes players on a grand adventure to close an evil door and save the world!
Fantasy settings were really popular with beat ’em ups in providing plenty of reasons for hack ‘n slash, mass monster mashing. Capcom jumped all over the idea with The King […]
The late eighties and early nineties saw an explosion of AD&D licensed video games as computer game developer, SSI, reaped the benefits via its series of “Gold Box” RPGs. These […]
Magic Sword arrived in arcades in 1990 and parted more than a few brass tokens from my pocket. It is, at its heart, a hack ‘n slashers side-scrolling paradise pitting […]
Just a shout out for Ys: Oath in Felghana, the remake of Ys III for PCs. Awesome import fun!