Tag Archives: RPG

The second Legend of the River King game on N64 is quite a bit different to the first, pulling back on some areas of the game to focus on the fishing a lot more. The sprites are also a lot more zoomed in,…

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The development of Majora’s Mask was a mess. Nintendo knew they wanted to build upon all the work they did on Ocarina of Time, but the main people involved had different ideas. Shigeru Miyamoto originally planned for a 64DD expansion that reworked the…

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Robopon (short for Robot Ponkottsu, essentially “Robot Trash”) is a game that was very much inspired by Pokémon, launching on the Game Boy Color with Sun and Star versions, followed up by Moon version. The GBC game did end up getting released in…

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Every now and then, a game I would have never expected to like will surprise me, making me very glad that I’m doing these playthroughs. I always dismissed Custom Robo as the kind of JRPG that I don’t like, and magazines that reviewed…

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While I have been a bit unfair to arcade ports for lacking in content, Gauntlet Legends is an arcade game that makes a lot of sense for a home console port. The arcade game used a password system to play the game across…

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Hybrid Heaven was hyped up a lot – while the PlayStation got Metal Gear Solid, Konami were also developing Hybrid Heaven for the N64 for its big action game featuring a complex plot. Hybrid Heaven didn’t perform anywhere near as well as Metal…

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Ultraman is a very popular Japanese franchise, although I don’t really know anything about other than that. With a very right history to pull upon, PD Ultraman Battle Collection 64 has you getting random monsters/characters from a capsule machine (or import them from the…

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Not related in any wat to the Chupa Chups platformer, Zool: Legend of the Beast Tamer is a Pokémon-like game involving taming and battling monsters. It’s much more story focused than similar games, as instead of someone that gets given a monster on…

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In the world of Onegai Monsters, when kids turn 10 years old, they can become a monster trainer. They collect their first monster from their local professor. These monsters are part of different elemental types, and will fight each other in turn-based battles…

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Nushi Tsuri is a series of fishing RPGs that were released between 1990 and 2007. A few games have received western releases under the name Legend of the River King on the Game Boy and Game Boy Colour. Some of the later games…

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