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Hardcore Gaming 101 Presents: Japanese Video Game Obscurities

Unbound - But not all of them were released outside of the country, especially not in the 1980s and 90s. Featuring the work of giants like nintendo, Sega, Namco and Konami alongside that of long-forgotten developers and publishers, even those well versed in Japanese gaming culture are bound to learn something new.

. While a few of these titles have since been documented by the English-speaking video game community, in some cases, a huge proportion of this output is unknown beyond Japan and even, within it. Hardcore gaming 101 presents: japanese video Game Obscurities seeks to catalogue many of these titles – games that are weird, compelling, cool or historically important.

Hardcore Gaming 101 Presents: Japanese Video Game Obscurities - Japan has produced thousands of intriguing video games. The selections represent a large number of genres – platformers, adventure games – across nearly four decades of gaming on arcade, role-playing games, shoot-em-ups, computer and console platforms.

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Hardcore Gaming 101 Digest Vol. 4: Star Fox and F-Zero

- Do a barrel roll! the fourth hg101 digest focuses on nintendo's two fast-paced, covering the titles that inspired it Starglider, Vortex, Star Fox and F-Zero! Also learn the history of Star Fox with a feature on British developer Argonaut Software, X and the games that came after Stunt Race FX, high-flying science fiction series, plus an examination of some other lesser known 3D rail shooters like Omega Boost and Vanark.

Finally, we're covering some castlevania fan games, providing an update on the recent Wonder Boy / Monster Boy entries, and adding 11 more Best Games of All Time into the site's canon!.

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Super Mario Encyclopedia: The Official Guide to the First 30 Years

Dark Horse Books - Track the evolution of the Goomba, witness the introduction of Yoshi, and relive your favorite levels. To super mario 3D World. Power up!super mario encyclopedia is jam-packed with content from all seventeen Super Mario games--from the original Super Mario Bros. This tome also contains an interview with producer takashi tezuka, items, and mushroom--even explanations of glitches! With information on enemies, sun, and worlds from over thirty years of Mario, obstacles, star, tips to help you find every coin, Super Mario Encyclopedia is the definitive resource for everything Super Mario!.

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Hardcore Gaming 101 Digest Vol. 3: The Guide to Retro Horror

- Hardcore gaming 101 is proud to present the Guide to Retro Horror! Within these blood-soaked pages you'll find some of the most famous and infamous horror games ever released! .

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Hardcore Gaming 101 Presents: The Complete Guide to the Famicom Disk System

- Until now. Brought you to by long-standing retro video game website hardcore gaming 101, revolutionary oddities like Otocky, The Complete Guide to the Famicom Disk System includes reviews of every single title in the Famicom Disk System library - all of the classic Nintendo games including their unfortunately overlooked adventure games, numerous tie-ins with late 80s Japanese celebrities, many Zelda clones, cult classics by Konami, and a large number of subpar licensed games from Bandai.

Due to technical advances, the system was eventually discontinued and was never released outside of Japan. Many famous titles, including both Legend of Zelda titles, Super Mario Bros. Much of its library remained Japan-only as well, and has been sparsely documented among the English-speaking retro game world.

Hardcore Gaming 101 Presents: The Complete Guide to the Famicom Disk System - Released in 1986, the famicom disk System was an attachment for Nintendo's 8-bit console that allowed for cheap distribution of re-writable games. 2, metroid, doki doki panic, and Kid Icarus were originally released for the platform. Also includes a look at the many unlicensed titles, a history of the system, and its accessories.

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Hardcore Gaming 101 Presents: NES Cult Classics

- But what of the numerous other developers, journey to silius, natsume shadow of the ninja, metal storm, the ones that put out games you may have read about in Nintendo Power or have vague recollections of renting on some Saturday afternoon? This book covers many of those titles, Atlus Rockin’ Kats, KickMaster, Shatterhand, KID Low-G-Man, Irem Holy Diver, from developers like Sunsoft Blaster Master, Xexyz, and many others.

Also included are reviews of several notable japan-only famicom games, and lesser discussed titles of the system, as well as the infamous unreleased title Bio Force Ape! While these all may not be the A-listers of the NES library, this book represents some of the more interesting, Moon Crystal, Otocky, and several others, Cosmic Epsilon, offbeat, Cocoron, including Layla, and is essential for anyone looking to expand their knowledge of the platform! .

Hardcore Gaming 101 Presents: NES Cult Classics - Whenever anyone thinks of the best developers on the Nintendo Entertainment System, Capcom, of course, and, the most popular are typically Konami, Nintendo themselves.

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Hardcore Gaming 101 Presents: The Guide to Retro Indie Games Vol. 1

- 1 catalogs some our favorites of these types of games, nearly all of Wadjet Eye's library, Assault Android Cactus, Freedom Plant, Undertale, including Shovel Knight, Night in the Woods, Dust: An Elysian Tale, and many others! . Thus, metroidvanias, role-playing games, point-and-click adventures, classic games like 2D platformers, and shoot-em-ups have returned to the limelight.

With the introduction of steam and other digital download services, the indie game development scene has greatly expanded, allowing the return of classic genres that were previously thought to be unviable. Hg101 presents: the guide to Retro Indie Games Vol.

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Ultra Massive Video Game Console Guide Volume 1

- Mark suggests recommended games to collect for each game console that deliver the best bang for the buck. Reviews, photographs, and collecting advice for more than 20 retro and modern game systems. Celebrate the art and character of video game console design with this ultra massive collection of reviews, photographs and recommended games for game consoles past and present.

For example, when collecting for sega genesis start out with The Revenge of Shinobi, Altered Beast, Super Monaco GP and Sonic the Hedgehog. For atari 2600 you should always begin your library with Yars' Revenge, Berzerk, Super Breakout and Combat. Filmed in the studio and outside, Mark photographed videogame consoles in environments where we don't normally see them so that we may appreciate their styling and industrial design.

The ultimate collection of game systems in the universe! From Atari to Nintendo and PlayStation, it's here. Most people don't travel to the beach with a Sega 32X, but I do". If you love video games and wood grain, you'll love the ultra massive series and may find yourself inspired to begin collecting for something new! In addition to playing Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One you may find yourself immersed in the world of Intellivision and Vectrex.

Ultra Massive Video Game Console Guide Volume 1 - Mark has collected more than 100 game systems and thousands of games since he started playing Atari 2600 in 1980 The ultra massive video game console guide volume 1 includes the following: - sega genesis - sega mega drive - sega genesis nomad - atari 2600 - nintendo entertainment system - vectrex - super nintendo - super famicom - neo-geo cd - playstation 2 - nintendo game boy - magnavox odyssey 2 - nintendo famicom - famicom disk system - famiclones - mattel intellivision - arcadia 2001 - neo-geo pocket color - texas instruments ti-99/4a - SEGA 32X - SEGA CDWritten and photographed by Mark Bussler, producer of Classic Game Room, the longest running Internet video game review show.

Contained within these pages is a fun, stylish look at game systems that aren't normally covered like the Famicom Disk System, Magnavox Odyssey 2 and Neo-Geo CD.

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Ultra Massive Video Game Console Guide Volume 2

Unknown - Contained within these pages is a fun, stylish look at game systems that were killed off too soon like the Sega Dreamcast and Atari 7800 Underrated gems like the sega master System, Hyper Neo-Geo 64, and Nintendo GameCube are covered with stunning imagery and recommended games. The mega-popular sony playstation, Nintendo 64, Game Boy Advance and Microsoft Xbox are showcased here.

Mark suggests recommended games to collect for each game console that delivers the best bang for the buck. For example, when collecting for sega dreamcast start out with Chu Chu Rocket, Crazy Taxi and Hydro Thunder; games that are insanely fun and extremely easy to collect. If you love video games, and spaceships, you'll love the ultra massive series and may find yourself inspired to begin collecting for something new! In addition to playing Nintendo Switch, Pong, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One you may find yourself immersed in the world of Sega Mark III and Magnavox Odyssey! .

Ultra massive volume 2 continues the never-ending saga of celebrating the failed, forgotten and groundbreaking video game consoles from the past, present, and future. This book includes collecting advice, photographs, and reviews of more than 20 game systems from across the ages including:- atari 5200- atari 7800 prosystem- colecovision- magnavox odyssey- mattel hyperscan- microsoft xbox- msx computer- nec pc-engine- nintendo 64- nintendo game boy advance- nintendo gamecube- sega dreamcast- sega game gear- sega masteR SYSTEM- SEGA SG-1000- SEGA MARK III- SNK HYPER NEO-GEO 64- SONY PLAYSTATION- SONY PSP- TIGER GAME.

Ultra Massive Video Game Console Guide Volume 2 - Com- tiger r-zonewritten and photographed by Mark Bussler, producer of Classic Game Room, the longest running Internet video game review show. Mark has collected more than 100 game systems and thousands of games since he started playing Atari 2600 in 1980 Enjoy a look at failed technology like the Tiger R-Zone and Mattel Hyperscan.

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Hardcore Gaming 101 Presents: Contra and Other Konami Classics

- Let's attack aggressively! contra and other konami classics, includes a complete rundown of all of the games in Konami's classic Contra series, brought you to by long-standing retro video game website Hardcore Gaming 101, ranging from its arcade and NES roots, to its modern day mobile incarnations. Also included is an extensive look at the very popular in Japan Ganbare Goemon / Legend of the Mystical Ninja series, as well as many of Konami's 8-bit Famicom and Nintendo Entertainment System releases.

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