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2 Final Match Tennis
8 Steady popularity English Sports | 4 players | 1991

rating

5 /5

The game's roster has 16 male players based on real-life tennis players, all with different strengths and weaknesses. For instance, Björn Borg has a poor serve but is fast and excels at topspin shots and is especially challenging to play against on a clay court. Boris Becker can serve bombs and has ...
Bonk's Adventure
5 Growing popularity English Action - Platformer | 1 player | 1990

rating

5 /5

Bonk's Adventure is a prehistoric platform game where you are in control of a large bald headed caveman, guiding him through the levels taking out all manner of strange prehistoric creatures that get in your way including King Drools henchmen - all in effort to free the captured/controlled residents...
Detana !! TwinBee
5 Growing popularity English Shoot'em up | 2 players | 1992

rating

5 /5

Another top-down shooter in the TwinBee series of "cute'em ups". Detana!! Introduces for the first time the characters behind the TwinBee & WinBee fighters, Pastel and Light, and chronicles their journey to save Princess Melora from an evil force that threatens the world. Nevertheless its still a...
OutRun
5 Growing popularity Japanese Racing | 1 player | 1990

rating

4 /5

OutRun is a racing game that allows the player to race across varied terrain in a readily available Ferrari, complete with a female passenger, over a series of short tracks. Gameplay is viewed from just above and behind the car. The roads are full of sharp bends and hazards, contact with which ca...
4 City Hunter
5 Growing popularity English Action - Platformer | 1 player | 1990

rating

3 /5

City Hunter is based on the eponymous manga by Tsukasa Hojo. The story focuses on Ryo Saeba, a young man with a mysterious past, who founds the City Hunter team in Shinjuku, Tokyo. The City Hunter is an underground private detective agency, which takes care of particularly dangerous cases. In the ga...
Galaga '90
4 Growing popularity English Shoot'em up | 1 player | 1990

rating

5 /5

Galaga '88 takes the basic gameplay of Galaga and adds higher-quality graphics, triple ship abilities, parsec progression, power-ups, asteroids, bosses and other enhancements. Periodically the player encounters Challenging Stages, which are set to music and feature "dancing" enemies. The objective i...
Super Star Soldier
4 Growing popularity English Shoot'em up | 1 player | 1991

rating

5 /5

Super Star Soldier takes place in the far future, where you are the last hope for planet Earth, which is being attacked by an alien race. The game features top-down view with vertical scrolling levels, similar to its predecessor Star Soldier. The game features the following game play modes: norma...
Madou King Granzort
4 Growing popularity Japanese Action - Platformer | 2 players | 1990

rating

5 /5

Madō King Granzort is based on the anime of the same name. The story takes place in science-fiction scenario in which a few kids get special powers to save the world from the evil Jadou Clan. To be more exact, they can summon three powerful creatures: The Madou kings of earth, water and wind. The pl...
Aldynes - The Mission Code For Rage Crisis
4 Steady popularity Japanese Shoot'em up | 1 player | 1991

rating

4 /5

The year is 2020, and global depression has descended upon the societies of the Earth. When humans least expect it, aliens from a mechanical planetoid attack seemingly without any reason. The League of Nations collaborates with NASA to produce a powerful space fighter under project name Aldynes. Whe...
Splatterhouse
3 Growing popularity French Beat'em all | 1 player | 1990

rating

5 /5

Splatterhouse is the first game in the series, but only the second game to appear on a home console (after Splatterhouse: Wanpaku Graffiti on the NES), which was later continued on the SEGA Genesis. Rick and his girlfriend Jennifer enter West Mansion (known as Splatterhouse) to study Dr. West's p...
5 City Hunter
3 Growing popularity Japanese Action - Platformer | 1 player | 1990

rating

4 /5

City Hunter is based on the eponymous manga by Tsukasa Hojo. The story focuses on Ryo Saeba, a young man with a mysterious past, who founds the City Hunter team in Shinjuku, Tokyo. The City Hunter is an underground private detective agency, which takes care of particularly dangerous cases. In the ga...
Download
3 Steady popularity Japanese Shoot'em up | 1 player | 1990

rating

5 /5

Nearing the end of the 21th century, human society entered a development stage that was dubbed "neo capitalism". Powerful mega-corporations built gigantic computer systems which were able to create entire virtual worlds, where humans sought refuge from the grim reality and the certainty of death. Bu...
Bomberman
3 Growing popularity English Action - Reflexion | 5 players | 1991

rating

5 /5

The black spaceman kidnapped Bomberman's beloved and brought her to his chambers in the castle, far beyond his reach, over the rivers, forest and mountains. Bomberman's job is to save her, battling the sea of the enemies, with only bombs at his disposal. The range of Bomberman's bomb explosions c...
Aero Blasters
2 Steady popularity English Shoot'em up | 2 players | 1990

rating

5 /5

Air Buster is a fast side-scrolling shooter. The player controls a small craft through different levels with many enemies. Every level ends with a boss and some sections speed up the gameplay, offering fast obstacle courses both horizontally and vertically scrolling. Flying orange pods release many ...
Override
2 Growing popularity Japanese Shoot'em up | 1 player | 1990

rating

5 /5

Override is a vertically-scrolling shooter in which the player controls a fighter craft on a mission to stop an alien invasion of the Earth. Much of the action takes place on planet surfaces, and enemies include spaceships of various kinds as well as ground enemies, mobile (tanks) or stationary (tur...
Gunhed
2 Growing popularity Japanese Shoot'em up | 1 player | 1989

rating

5 /5

Gunhed is a top-down shooter featuring 9 levels of varied and fast-paced action. The story here is the usual save-the-world variety. You must pilot your ship against 8 super-weapons and ultimately destroy the menace once and for all. The power-up system in Blazing Lazers deserves special mention....
Street Fighter II' Champion Edition
2 Growing popularity Japanese Fighting | 2 players | 1993

rating

5 /5

This version of Street Fighter II is similar in most aspects to the original, save that all 12 characters are selectable from the get-go (the boss characters were originally locked), and the game engine has been revamped.
Darius Plus
2 Growing popularity Japanese Shoot'em up | 1 player | 1990

rating

5 /5

Darius Plus (ou Darius + selon les supports) est en réalité une version boostée aux hormones du premier Darius à être sorti en arcade. Nous sommes dans un lointain futur et Paco Rabanne est formel : d'ici là, l'humanité aura bouffé toutes les ressources de la planète. C'est pourquoi des expéditio...
Final Blaster
2 Growing popularity Japanese Shoot'em up | 1 player | 1990

rating

5 /5

Shoot'em up hardcore, Final Blaster est à réserver aux as de la gâchette, de ceux qui devront l'apprivoiser avant de pouvoir pleinement le savourer. Développé par Namco, Final Blaster est un shoot vertical somme toute très classique. Malgré son côté horizontal, il rappelle énormément un certain R...
Cyber Core
2 Steady popularity Japanese Shoot'em up | 1 player | 1990

rating

5 /5

Cyber-core is a vertically scrolling shooter in which the player fights insects. The basic idea is traditional: shooting everything before they can shoot/touch the player: after three hits the chitin armor breaks and a life is lost. Besides flying enemies which are disposed of with the standard gun,...
1 Skweek
2 Decreasing popularity English Action - Reflexion | 2 players | 1991

rating

5 /5

The Skweeks lived in harmony for centuries, being a naturally peaceful peoples, until Pitark arrived. He ruined their bright pink land by removing the colour, and it was only after he died that they had the opportunity to clean the land up. Your job is to travel through the 99 continents and clean e...
5 Ninja Spirit
2 Decreasing popularity English Action | 1 player | 1990

rating

5 /5

A ninja-based action game that has the player leading Moonlight through numerous enemy-riddled levels on a quest to exact revenge against his father's murderer. To accomplish this task Moonlight is armed with a katana, shurikens, bombs, and a sickle and chain weapon. Each weapon offers its own advan...
Parasol Stars - The Story Of Bubble Bobble III
2 Growing popularity English Action - Platformer | 2 players | 1991

rating

5 /5

Parasol Stars is a cute platform game by Taito and the (often forgotten) sequel of Rainbow Islands (itself sequel of the classic Bubble Bobble). Bubby and Bobby, the two main protagonists of the series, are back. Well, fans of Taito's classic will undoubtedly remember that the two dinosaurs regained...
Veigues - Tactical Gladiator
2 Growing popularity Japanese Action - Shoot'em up | 1 player | 1990

rating

5 /5

In the year 2324, Earth is in no good shape: alien forces attacked the planet since three years. But now the military unleashed their secret weapon, the fighting robots Veigues, to set an end to this threat! The player controls one of those robots through ten stages in which a lot of aliens and a bi...
Psychosis
2 Growing popularity English Shoot'em up | 1 player | 1990

rating

5 /5

There is something wrong with your brain. It is being taken over by the Devil Ugar himself! Your only recourse is to fight back against this hostile invasion. Thankfully your mind has created the ultimate weapon: a ship with which you can navigate the five causes (stages) and blast back the Devil's ...
Dragon's Curse
2 Steady popularity French Action - Platformer | 1 player | 1990

rating

4 /5

Life as a roaming adventurer is never easy. One minute you're shoving several feet of cold steel between the gaping jaws of some evil robot dragon, and the next thing you know, you've been transformed into a fire breathing lizard man. Such is the problem that you first encounter at the beginning of ...
Dragon Spirit
2 Growing popularity English Shoot'em up | 1 player | 1989

rating

5 /5

Princess Alicia of the kingdom of Mitgult is kidnapped by the monster Zawell. It's now up to the heroic warrior Amul to transform himself into a blue dragon and go and rescue the princess. Dragon Spirit is a vertically scrolling shoot-em-up which consists of nine stages. Players fly around and de...
R-Type
2 Growing popularity English Shoot'em up | 1 player | 1990

rating

5 /5

R-Type is a side scrolling shoot 'em up best known for its extremely tough and strategic gameplay. You control the R-9 spaceship as it launches a last-ditch effort to repel the evil Bydo empire. The R-9 comes equipped as standard with a small gun which can only take down the smallest of enemies w...
Gradius
2 Decreasing popularity French Shoot'em up | 2 players | 1991

rating

5 /5

Ici, nous avons affaire à une version quelque peu modifiée. Le Vic Viper est toujours de la partie et on retrouve toujours la même succession de niveaux, mais parfois un peu retouchée, et avec un cinquième niveau avec des squelettes de dinosaure. Ce dernier ne dépareille absolument pas le jeu et se ...
PC Genjin - Pithecanthropus Computerurus
2 Growing popularity Japanese Action - Platformer | 1 player | 1989

rating

5 /5

Bonk's Adventure is a prehistoric platform game where you are in control of a large bald headed caveman, guiding him through the levels taking out all manner of strange prehistoric creatures that get in your way including King Drools henchmen - all in effort to free the captured/controlled residents...
2 Saigo No Nindou - Ninja Spirit
2 Growing popularity Japanese Action | 1 player | 1990

rating

5 /5

A ninja-based action game that has the player leading Moonlight through numerous enemy-riddled levels on a quest to exact revenge against his father's murderer. To accomplish this task Moonlight is armed with a katana, shurikens, bombs, and a sickle and chain weapon. Each weapon offers its own advan...
Boxyboy
2 Growing popularity English Puzzle game - Reflexion | 1 player | 1990
Boxyboy is a Soko-Ban variant, explicitly based on the gameplay of the original version by Thinking Rabbit. The gameplay is unchanged, but the game features 250 new levels. They take place in five different countries with their own graphics set. The basic principle: The player works in a warehous...
R-Type I
2 Decreasing popularity Japanese Shoot'em up | 1 player | 1988

rating

5 /5

R-Type is a side scrolling shoot 'em up best known for its extremely tough and strategic gameplay. You control the R-9 spaceship as it launches a last-ditch effort to repel the evil Bydo empire. The R-9 comes equipped as standard with a small gun which can only take down the smallest of enemies w...
Fantasy Zone
2 Decreasing popularity English Shoot'em up | 1 player | 1989

rating

4 /5

The Fantasy Zone is a solar system consisting of eight brightly colored, fantastic planets. The evil Menons are trying to take over all of the planets in the Fantasy Zone by using misappropriated foreign currency to build their forces. It is the player's job to recover all of the coins and save the ...
Devil's Crush
1 Steady popularity English Pinball | 2 players | 1990

rating

5 /5

Imagine an adventure game in the format of pinball, and you get Dragon's Fury. Your hero is a small silver ball, and your battlefield is a three-tiered pinball machine. Using your ball, you can defeat monsters, rack up points, and enter bonus stages. If you play with enough skill, you can trigger al...
Shockman
1 Growing popularity French Action - Shoot'em up | 2 players | 1992

rating

5 /5

In the sequel to Kaizou Choujin Shubibinman once again the player takes the role of either cyborg Tasuke or Kyapiko (renamed Arnold and Sonya for their US debut) to face an alien threat to the world. Both cyborgs have traded their energy blades for ranged attacks, which change the pacing of the g...
Bloody Wolf
1 Growing popularity English Action | 1 player | 1990

rating

5 /5

Snake and Eagle, two commandos of the Bloody Wolf special forces, receive instructions from their commander to destroy the enemy's heavily armed base to rescue the President and any allies who have been reported as MIA. This top-down run and gun shooter takes a nod to Contra-style gameplay, allow...
Victory Run
1 Growing popularity English Racing | 1 player | 1987

rating

5 /5

Victory Run is an arcade racer based on the Paris-Dakar rally. The gameplay is similar to OutRun, with your car appearing near the bottom of the screen, and a course made of scaling sprites laid out ahead. At the start of the race, you choose how many spare engines, tires, brakes, and so on to ta...
1 Daimakaimura
1 Decreasing popularity Japanese Action - Platformer | 1 player | 1990

rating

5 /5

Three years have passed since Arthur defeated the Demon King Astaroth and rescued his beloved Princess Prin-Prin (see Ghosts 'N Goblins). A new villain, the Great Demon King Lucifer (Loki in some versions) has become the new leader of Ghoul Realm. While returning from a journey, Arthur sees the Prin...
1 The Kung Fu
1 Growing popularity Japanese Beat'em all | 1 player | 1987

rating

5 /5

The Kung Fu is a side scrolling beat'm up by Hudson Soft and was one of the first game released for the PC Engine system. The player takes control of a martial art and topless fighter, who curiously resembles Bruce Lee, and the goal of the game is to walk through four areas (each divided into three ...
3 Splatterhouse
1 Steady popularity English Beat'em all | 1 player | 1990

rating

5 /5

Splatterhouse is the first game in the series, but only the second game to appear on a home console (after Splatterhouse: Wanpaku Graffiti on the NES), which was later continued on the SEGA Genesis. Rick and his girlfriend Jennifer enter West Mansion (known as Splatterhouse) to study Dr. West's p...
Burning Angels
1 Steady popularity Japanese Shoot'em up | 2 players | 1990

rating

5 /5

The Burning Angels are two scarcely clothed women who fight with space ships. Their current goal is to rescue the head of a science project who was kidnapped by aliens. Now they head into their ships, fly through the vertically scrolling levels and kill everything they see, including several boss en...
Battle Ace
1 Growing popularity Japanese Shoot'em up | 1 player | 1989

rating

5 /5

Battle Ace is an action-oriented flight game in a first-person perspective. The player mans a space ship, including a radar which shows enemies, and the goal is to reach the end of each level where an end boss waits. As usually, the main occupation is to blast a lot of aliens which approach the play...
1 S.C.I. - Special Criminal Investigation
1 Growing popularity Japanese Racing | 1 player | 1991

rating

5 /5

Three girls have been reported missing including the mayor's daughter, and Chase Special Investigations has asked you to track down five vehicles, mentioned in the mission briefing, who are believed to be involved in the kidnapping. Using a heavy-designed machine with a V6 DOHC 3000CC Twin Turbo Eng...
1941 : Counter Attack
1 Decreasing popularity Japanese Shoot'em up | 2 players | 1991

rating

5 /5

The prequel to 1942, like the other games in the 194x series, is a top down shooter set in WWII. One or two players control a P-38 (for player 1) or a Mosquito (for player 2), shooting enemy airplanes and ships. As in the previous games, one button shoots the airplane's weapon (which is upgradeab...
Dragon Saber - After Story of Dragon Spirit
1 Growing popularity Japanese Shoot'em up | 2 players | 1991

rating

5 /5

Whereas Dragon Spirit was a multi-format conversion, only Turbo-Grafx / PC Engine users initially got to play the lesser-known sequel at home. Gameplay-wise, little has changed from the original, as both games are vertically-scrolling shoot 'em ups putting you in control of a dragon. You are flying ...
The Legendary Axe II
1 Growing popularity English Action - Platformer | 1 player | 1990

rating

5 /5

The Axe is back... with twice the force and twice the fury of 1989's "Videogame of the Year"! This time it's brother against brother locked in deadly combat. Your older brother has summoned unspeakable forces of evil to take control of the kingdom. Treachery rules! Your only hope is the legendary ro...
Bomberman '93
1 Growing popularity Japanese Action - Reflexion | 5 players | 1992

rating

5 /5

Black Bomberman has cut power to the galaxy's own power station, which resulted in disputes between seven planets, and it is up to White Bomberman to restore power to the station and bring peace to the planets again. The objective is the same as in Dyna Blaster: use bombs to destroy all enemies in a...
Bomberman '93
1 Growing popularity English Action - Reflexion | 5 players | 1993

rating

5 /5

Black Bomberman has cut power to the galaxy's own power station, which resulted in disputes between seven planets, and it is up to White Bomberman to restore power to the station and bring peace to the planets again. The objective is the same as in Dyna Blaster: use bombs to destroy all enemies in a...
Coryoon - Child Of Dragon
1 Decreasing popularity Japanese Shoot'em up | 1 player | 1991

rating

5 /5

As Coryoon the dragon, you must save the princess in this horizontally-scrolling shoot 'em up. Most shot enemies release fruit (larger pieces from tough enemies requiring multiple shots), which can be collected for bonus points. The game is split into several worlds, each with two bosses to destroy ...
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