Sakura Taisen GB: Geki Hanagumi Nyuutai!

Seeing Sega games on what could be considered rival formats may have been nothing new even as far back as the year 2000, when this Sakura Taisen game released on Nintendo's unstoppable Game Boy Color, Sonic the Hedgehog had an excellent platformer on the Neo Geo Pocket Color, and Sega's own Dreamcast had players worldwide … Continue reading Sakura Taisen GB: Geki Hanagumi Nyuutai!


Blade Warrior

You can usually spot an Amiga game a mile off: It'll have a bright pink gradient for a background and then everything in front of that will either look like airbrushed chrome, "I read The Lord of the Rings as a teenager", or eighties anime as half-remembered by a British guy who saw Akira once … Continue reading Blade Warrior

Galaxy Angel 2: Eigou Kaiki no Toki

How do you solve a problem like Galaxy Angel 2? Players looking to start this final installment will have already endured a male lead who has "developed" from Beigey McBeigerson to outright unlikeable, a selection of ladies who only manage to show brief glimmers of what could have been if they hadn't been saddled with … Continue reading Galaxy Angel 2: Eigou Kaiki no Toki

Galaxy Angel II: Zettai Ryōiki no Tobira

Galaxy Angel II is a 2006 Playstation exclusive released as part of a whirlwind of sequelly-branded manga/light novels/anime, no doubt intended to kick off another financially viable series of spacefaring adventures with One Plain-ish Guy (that's you!) and a clutch of romantically-inclined ladies for him to date. You may think that having a game titled … Continue reading Galaxy Angel II: Zettai Ryōiki no Tobira