Information: Review Date: July 5, 2021 Release Date: December 19, 1996 Platform: SNES (or the equivalent of it in EspaƱa) Publisher: Enix Developer: Enix Genre: Adventure Anecdotes: As I scour the globe to find all sorts of games to play, I had to dive in to some games that never reached the United States in… Continue reading Terranigma

Princess Maker: Legend of Another World

Game Data: Review Date: June 26, 2021 Release Date: October 27, 1995 Platform: SNES Publisher: Gainax Developer: Gainax Genre: Simulation Anecdotes: These Japan exclusives clearly have a different feel and flavor to them. The games range in quality from utter crap like Lum’s Wedding Bell to pure awesomeness like Sailor Moon R. The biggest pattern… Continue reading Princess Maker: Legend of Another World

Sailor Moon R

Game Data: Review Date: June 10, 2021 Release Date: December 29, 1993 Platform: Super Famicom Publisher: Bandai Developer: Angel Genre: Beat ‘Em Up Anecdotes: OK, I went back through the first game and beat stage 1 with each girl to find out their names. Yes, I could have easily just looked them up, but I… Continue reading Sailor Moon R

Castlevania: Rondo of Blood

Game Data: Review Date: June 7, 2021 Release Date: October 29, 1993 Platform: Some system I never heard of, called TurboGrafx-16 Publisher: Konami Developer: Konami Genre: Linear Platformer Anecdotes: First off, let me apologize to Castlevania fans for skipping Bloodlines. For some reason, I made a mistake doing the research and I thought Bloodlines, Dracula… Continue reading Castlevania: Rondo of Blood

Sailor Moon

Game Data: Review Date: June 5, 2021 Release Date: August 27, 1993 Platform: Super Famicom Developer: Angel Publisher: Angel Genre: Beat ‘Em Up Anecdotes: Well, this is going to be fun. Sailor Moon is a video game I’ve never played until now (hey, I actually thought this was an RPG) that’s based on an anime… Continue reading Sailor Moon

Final Fantasy V

Game Data: Review Date: May 30, 2021 Release Date: December 6, 1992 Platform: SNES, sort of Publisher: Square Developer: Square Genre: RPG Description: Ex-Death was set loose again to wreak havoc on the world. A new team of warriors is given the task of putting him away for good. As usual, I’ll list the characters… Continue reading Final Fantasy V

Dragon Quest V

Game Data: Review Date: May 27, 2021 Release Date: October 1, 1992 (OK, this date is a lie, but I couldn’t put V’s release before IV’s) Platform: SNES Super Famicom Publisher: Enix Developer: Enix Genre: RPG Anecdotes: I’m sorry, Dragon Quest fans. I have not been able to play the games fully from end to… Continue reading Dragon Quest V

Final Fantasy III

Review Date: April 21, 2021 Release Date: April 27, 1990 Platform: NES Famicom Publisher: Squaresoft Genre: RPG Anecdotes: It’s quite the travesty that the original version of this game never made it to North America. Of the three NES titles, this one is easily the best. Many of the traditions that define the Final Fantasy… Continue reading Final Fantasy III

Final Fantasy II

Review Date: April 8, 2021 Release Date: December 17, 1988 Platform: NES Publisher: Square Genre: Role Playing Game Anecdotes: Final Fantasy fans can be very fickle. The main series is at 15 games as of this writing with a 16th in development. I bet that if I surveyed 100 people and asked them to rank… Continue reading Final Fantasy II