User Reviews & Ratings

Average Score 8.78/10

Total of 84 user ratings spread across 84 releases

  1. 10
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    (44)
  3. 8
    (28)
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  • Rating:9

    Choujikuu Yousai Macross

  • Review Score:9
    The Playstation 2 incarnation of Macross is simply the best video game adapatation of the lengedary anime franchise.

    Choujikuu Yousai Macross

    The Playstation 2 incarnation of Macross is simply the best video game adapatation of the lengedary anime franchise.

    Super Dimensional Fortress(SDF) Macross Is a game that I've had for a while now (I got it since it came out) and have continously kept on playing it. Since there's no review of it in here, I decided to make my own. T... Read Full Review

    4 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Chou-Jikku Yousai: Macross II

  • Review Score:9
    The Super Dimentional Fortress: Macross II is simply and excellent and beautiful Shooting game.

    Chou-Jikku Yousai: Macross II

    The Super Dimentional Fortress: Macross II is simply and excellent and beautiful Shooting game.

    Banpresto was like the official developer of anime games on the Arcades. Almost every anime-based game released on the Arcades was developed by them. So it was fortunate that outside of few exceptions they did an excelle... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9
    Denjin Makai II is one of the fastest, coolest-looking and more stylish Arcade beat 'em-ups around.

    Denjin Makai 2 / Guardians

    Denjin Makai II is one of the fastest, coolest-looking and more stylish Arcade beat 'em-ups around.

    Denjin Makai is a series of high-quality yet rather unknown series of beat 'em-up games. Developed by Winky Soft for Banpresto. Denjin Makai II is the third and final installment of the series that comprise two Arcade ga... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Denjin Makai 2 / Guardians

  • Review Score:9
    The Revenge of Death Adder is the best game in the legendary Golden Axe series.

    Golden Axe: The Revenge of Death Adder

    The Revenge of Death Adder is the best game in the legendary Golden Axe series.

    The true and (in my opinion) only worthy sequel to the legendary Arcade masterpiece "Golden Axe". The Revenge of Deat-Adder improves over the original game in every conceivable way. The storyline remains pretty basic:... Read Full Review

    3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Golden Axe: The Revenge of Death Adder

  • Rating:8.5

    Alien Storm

  • Review Score:8.5
    Time to waste some really ugly aliens in this classic SEGA Arcade game.

    Alien Storm

    Time to waste some really ugly aliens in this classic SEGA Arcade game.

    he Earth is under attack! An army of devious and disgusting alien creatures is invading our planet and terrorizing the people! Who you gonna call in this time of crisis!? that's right, the Alien Busters! Posing as sim... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8
    A better looking but less charming sequel. Still a worthy conclusion to Kaze no Densetsu and the Dragon Slayer series.

    Legend of Xanadu: Kaze no Densetsu Xanadu II

    A better looking but less charming sequel. Still a worthy conclusion to Kaze no Densetsu and the Dragon Slayer series.

    Kaze no Densetsu: Xanadu II - The Last of Dragon Slayer was developed by Falcom and released exclusively for the PC-Engine Super CD system in 1995. The game is the sequel to the original Kaze no Densetsu: Xanadu also rel... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Legend of Xanadu: Kaze no Densetsu Xanadu II

  • Review Score:9
    Kaze no Densetsu Xanadu is undoubtedly one of the best and most memorable RPGs on the PC-Engine Super CD/Turbo Duo.

    Legend of Xanadu: Kaze no Densetsu Xanadu

    Kaze no Densetsu Xanadu is undoubtedly one of the best and most memorable RPGs on the PC-Engine Super CD/Turbo Duo.

    Falcom is one the most renown and influential videogame RPG developers from the early Japanese PC gaming scene. So it was very fortunate for PC-Engine owners that NEC and Hudson Soft loved Falcom, because they got to see... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Legend of Xanadu: Kaze no Densetsu Xanadu

  • Review Score:9
    Twinkle Tale is a highly fun and charming game worthy of being among the  best SHMUPS of the Mega Drive.

    Twinkle Tale

    Twinkle Tale is a highly fun and charming game worthy of being among the best SHMUPS of the Mega Drive.

    Twinkle Tale is a top-down view scrolling shoot 'em up "SHMUP". It was developed by Wonder Amusement Studio and published by Toyo Records of Japan in 1992 for the SEGA Mega Drive console. In Twinkle Tale you take the ... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Twinkle Tale

  • Rating:8

    Dragon Force

  • Review Score:8
    Sometimes the whole "cult" status thing can help to cloud one's judgement.

    Dragon Force

    Sometimes the whole "cult" status thing can help to cloud one's judgement.

    Dragon Force is one of the most renown and sought-after Saturn games. (for the English version at least)It is the spiritual successor of Dark wIzard on the Mega-CD. An excellent Strategy game that I've spent countless ho... Read Full Review

    10 of 13 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    Battle Mania: Daiginjou

  • Review Score:10
    Battle Mania: Daiginjou is the epitome of a cult classic.

    Battle Mania: Daiginjou

    Battle Mania: Daiginjou is the epitome of a cult classic.

    Very often on any given system, a good game comes out that for some reason or another gets unnoticed and thereafter falls into obscurity among general mainstream knowledge. Those games usually become "cult titles&qu... Read Full Review

    4 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8
    Stop the evil golfer organization Dark Hazard from taking over the world in this fun anime inspired golf game.

    Battle Golfer Yui

    Stop the evil golfer organization Dark Hazard from taking over the world in this fun anime inspired golf game.

    Battle Golfer Yui is an anime-based Golf game with a small mix of Adventure to spice things up. It was developed by SEGA and released on the Mega Drive in 1991. The game had a somewhat small popularity in Japan on it's r... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Battle Golfer Yui

  • Review Score:8
    Get ready for some Trouble Shooting!

    Battle Mania

    Get ready for some Trouble Shooting!

    Battle Mania, also known as "Trouble Shooter" outside of Japan. Is an horizontal side-scrolling shoot 'em up. "SHMUP" Developed by Vic Tokai, the game was released on the SEGA Mega Drive in 1992. Th... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Trouble Shooter

  • Review Score:8.8
    Help saving SEGA in one of the most unique premises ever in a game.

    Segagaga (Dreamcast Direct First Print Limited Edition)

    Help saving SEGA in one of the most unique premises ever in a game.

    Described as a "SEGA Simulator" SEGAGAGA lets you be in charge of SEGA for 3 years as they strive to retake their lost market share from the manipulative and controlling "DOGMA" corporation, and hopef... Read Full Review

    3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.8

    Segagaga (Dreamcast Direct First Print Limited Edition)

  • Rating:7.8

    SNK Gals Fighters

  • Review Score:7.8
    SNK Gals' Fighers is a very fun fighter, but it just doesn't have what it takes to set itself apart from the rest.

    SNK Gals Fighters

    SNK Gals' Fighers is a very fun fighter, but it just doesn't have what it takes to set itself apart from the rest.

    SNK Gals' Fighters was one of the last fighting games released for the Neo Geo Pocket Color. The game is an all-female(or isn't it?) humorous take on The King of Fighters, so the tournament here is called Q.O.F. &quot... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    Musha Aleste

  • Review Score:10
    One of the finest SHMUPS in history, Musha Aleste is just worth it's weight in gold.

    Musha Aleste

    One of the finest SHMUPS in history, Musha Aleste is just worth it's weight in gold.

    Musha Aleste: Fullmetal Fighter Ellinor, better known as "M.U.S.H.A." outside of Japan, was released on the Mega Drive/Genesis in 1990. Although being a fairly popular game in it's time, sadly, it has fallen so... Read Full Review

    7 of 8 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.1

    Lords of Thunder

  • Review Score:9.1
    A truly great SHMUP with a killer soundtrack, Lords of Thunder delivers on the Mega CD.

    Lords of Thunder

    A truly great SHMUP with a killer soundtrack, Lords of Thunder delivers on the Mega CD.

    Lords of thunder is a horizontal side-scrolling shoot 'em up,(SHMUP) developed by Hudson Soft's developing studio Red, the same studio behind the also classic SHMUP Gate of Thunder. The game is a port of the Turbo Duo ga... Read Full Review

    4 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8
    The Valkyries ride again.

    Choujikuu Yousai Macross: Scrambled Valkyrie

    The Valkyries ride again.

    Based on the legendary Anime from the '80's, Scrambled Valkyrie is a horizontal side-scrolling shoot 'em up (SHMUP) developed by Winky Soft and published by Zamuse in 1993. The game is based very lightly on the Anime ... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Choujikuu Yousai Macross: Scrambled Valkyrie

  • Rating:9.5

    Progear

  • Review Score:9.5
    The time has come for the young to reclaim the skies!

    Progear: Storm Of Progia

    The time has come for the young to reclaim the skies!

    Progear No Arashi (Storm of Progear) is an horizontal side-scrolling shoot 'em up (SHMUP) developed by Cave and published by Capcom for their own CPS-2 Arcade board in 2001. By now the chances of actually finding this... Read Full Review

    3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Akumajou Dracula X: Gekka no Yasoukyoku

  • Review Score:9
    Despite being less than a stellar port, Dracula X is still an unrivaled gaming masterpiece for the Saturn.

    Akumajou Dracula X: Gekka no Yasoukyoku

    Despite being less than a stellar port, Dracula X is still an unrivaled gaming masterpiece for the Saturn.

    Akumajou Dracula X: Gekka no Yasoukyoku "Nocturne in the Moonlight" for the Saturn is an enchanted port of the Playstation masterpiece better known as Castlevania: Symphony of the Night to most gamers outside o... Read Full Review

    8 of 9 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.6

    Marvel Super Heroes vs. Street Fighter

  • Review Score:9.6
    The 4MB cartridge at it's best, and arguably the best 2-D fighting game of the Saturn.

    Marvel Super Heroes vs. Street Fighter (w/4MB Ram Cart)

    The 4MB cartridge at it's best, and arguably the best 2-D fighting game of the Saturn.

    Marvel Super Heroes vs. Street Fighter is the follow up to X-Men vs. Street Fighter and it's my personal favourite out of the 4 VS. games. The game came out on the Saturn a year or so after X-Men vs. Street Fighter, a... Read Full Review

    4 of 5 users found the following review helpful