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In 1999, two Xena games were released. The PlayStation got a hack-n-slash adventure while the N64 got a fighting game. The plot of this game is easily what you’d expect: there’s a powerful object and random characters have to compete for it. This…

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Sometimes when games are released on both N64 and PS1, they’re mostly the same game with some differences based on the hard ware. Sometimes, though, they’re completely different games with a similar basic core idea. Both are 1 on 1 fighting games, but…

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Dragon Sword is a cancelled beat-em-up style that translates the gameplay of Golden Axe and Streets of Rage into 3D. It was in development by Interactive Studios, but ended up getting cancelled when MGM Interactive decided that it likely wouldn’t sell enough copies…

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No, there isn’t a typo in the title of the game. For some copyright reasons, the “s” had to be dropped from the Fighters Destiny name. Fighter Destiny 2 feels more of a refresh of the first game rather than a sequel. It…

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I know nothing about the anime of Neon Genesis Evangelion, but from this game I can figure out the basic premise: giant creatures are attacking cities, and humans have created giant robots in response. Pilots get psychically linked to the machines, which is…

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The world was formed 4,500 years ago and was split into the continents of Earth, Fire, Wind and Water (no Heart). To help create peace, large mechs caused Legions were made. Unfortunately, nobody realised that these powerful creations could also be used for…

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One of my strangest gaming choices as a kid was picking Pokémon Stadium. I enjoyed the show, but I wasn’t a fan of the Game Boy games. The problem with Stadium is that it’s mainly a companion piece for Red, Blue and Yellow,…

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In terms of gameplay, Rampage 2 doesn’t do anything to improve of its earlier N64 game, and it wasn’t particularly entertaining back then. It’s something that can be fun for a short burst in an arcade, but the novelty wears thin very quickly.…

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I really enjoyed the first Sumo 64 game, much to my surprise. It had simple but quick gameplay, and an intriguing story that went a bit off the rails (in a fun way) by the end. As a result, I was very interested…

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The first Flying Dragon – the one that released worldwide – was a game with an identity crisis. Half of the game was an anime-style fighting game with items you could upgrade to boost your stats, but it also contained a more “realistic”…

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