Tag Archives: RPG

SNES A Day 186: Shadowrun

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Approximate Release Date: May 1, 1993
Genre: Action RPG
Developer: Beam Software
Publisher: Data East

There aren’t many games on the Super Nintendo like Shadowrun, an action RPG based on the tabletop game of the same name. In fact, it would have felt more in line with PC games of the era than its console contemporaries. Continue reading SNES A Day 186: Shadowrun

SNES A Day 179: Super Ninja Boy

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Approximate Release Month: April 1993
Genre: Brawler/RPG
Developer: Culture Brain
Publisher: Culture Brain

It shouldn’t be a surprise that neither the brawler or RPG aspects of Super Ninja Boy are very good.

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SNES A Day 162: Inindo: Way of the Ninja

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Approximate Release Month: March 1993
Genre: Turn-based RPG/strategy
Developer: Koei
Publisher: Koei

Inindo: Way of the Ninja seems to be a by-the-books Japanese role-playing game. It’s made by Koei, though, so it can’t be that simple, right?

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SNES A Day 99: Final Fantasy Mystic Quest

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Approximate Release Date: October 5, 1992
Genre: Turn-based RPG
Developer: Square
Publisher: Square

Even though the reasons behind its creation border on insulting, Final Fantasy Mystic Quest gets a bad rap.

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SNES A Day 33: Ys III: Wanderers From Ys

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Approximate Release Month: January 1992
Genre: Action RPG
Developer: Tonkin House
Publisher: American Sammy

It’s amazing how Ys III: Wanderers From Ys can make one small design decision and make me hate it.

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