Tag: rpg

Cosmo Tank

A game that brushed with greatness but didn’t quite make the connection. Cosmo Tank spans planets, genres, and play modes—it’s incredibly ambitious, and almost a masterpiece.

Ultraman Club: Teki Kaijuu o Hakken Seyo!

Ultraman’s debut on Game Boy bears a suspicious similarity to Gundam’s first portable outing. Except instead of taking the form of a brain-dead fighter, it’s more of a…

Ayakashi no Shiro

The first of approximately half a dozen first-person RPGs ever to appear on Game Boy, Ayakashi no Shiro plays by the rules laid down by Wizardry but switches…

Gargoyle’s Quest

At long last, Capcom makes its debut on Game Boy, and that game—an RPG-inspired Ghosts ’N Goblins spin-off—raises the bar for quality on the platform.

The Sword of Hope

The second RPG ever released for Game Boy was even more unconventional than The Final Fantasy Legend. Square’s game at least adheres to the general structure and format…

The Final Fantasy Legend

Kawazu: The man, the myth, the legend Akitoshi Kawazu may be my all-time favorite video game auteur. He’s not your typical Hideo Kojima or David Cage, though — no film-obsessed…