One of the most innovative games of this millennium was created in the studios of Capcom, the creator of the Devil May Cry, Onimusha and Killer 7 series. The game has some particularly impressive boss fights you face a memorable, large, red dragon as a final boss and a very good soundtrack. Given the sheer number of systems they were selling, Sony could have had a ton of great beat-em-up's released for the Playstation but they were so obsessed with 3D games. There are huge bosses that take up both screens too. Whoever is on the sidelines will regain energy like the popular Marvel vs Capcom fighting games.
You will always have to face overwhelming odds. One has you riding in mine carts while avoiding obstacles. You control a little devil who runs around a playfield where dice spawn underfoot. Plus, the two player story mode co-op and a six player versus mode with an insane number of characters to choose from make it a great game to play with friends to this day. The game features something called soul limit. Co-op play became largely a thing of the past as well.
The characters in this game are rather large and the game has a cartoonish look that is very appealing, much like something like Shank, Bloodrayne Betrayal, or Castle Crashers. It really sounds like the great score from the movie. It can actually be seen through the eyes of two different playable characters and the voices retain their original Japanese voice actors to maintain the Japanese feel of the game. You even need to move objects around and jump on them to get to certain areas and there are hidden areas to find as well. Jackie Chan Adventures: Legend of the Dark Hand Game Boy Advance Torus Games 2001 This game really captures the look of the show quite well and features some nice animation. Gameplay usually spans many levels, with most levels ending in an enemy.
The game also features a weird level where you end up inside a whale, right after fighting a boss while a helicopter tries to fire at you from the background. One of the games even featured a funny low blow attack that was removed due to the horrid localization. By default, Michael attacks with some kind of energy he emits from his hands rather than using melee attacks. Novice Valkyries along with their new mysterious friend set out to save the world. One cool bonus though is that you can actually ride your motorcycle in parts of the game! There are lots of secrets, items, specials, and hidden stuff to be found in this series. You pretty much were in control of all three dwarves at all times and could switch between them at will to strategically make use of their different attacks. The graphics and music are certainly not bad for a Genesis game at all and they retain the same style as Turtles in Time.
Suffice it to say, this game has an unusual look to it that has to be seen to be really understood. This includes classic stuff like Batarangs and really cool things like a light sword. They can reverse your controls or keep you from striking anything. Hilarious 2D cartoon combat inspired by Streets of Rage, Final Fight, Turtles in Time and Battletoads. There are a few games in this article that can be tough to find even on ebay though. The year 2000 brought a notable title to the genre on the Playstation 2.
The intro shows him saving a woman tied to some train tracks by hitting a moving train with a 100 megaton punch! This tops them all however. Also, your character will duck and cover when throwing a bomb, which is funny to see. For some odd reason, there are also one on one fights after each stage where you control an enemy character. Our hero must travel to faraway locations to lay the smack down on these pop culture icons bent on our destruction. You have a walking plant, a kid named Pola Abdul sounds a lot like a certain, former American Idol judge riding an ostrich, and a character that looks a lot like Felicia from Darkstalkers, just to name three of them. As the only shmup title available at launch, fans of the genre were delighted to be able to play these arcade classics on their new PlayStations. The Japanese version is the way to go.
Seeing its head and arm fill up a good chunk of the screen as you run from it is pretty memorable. You can actually summon other heroes to aid you in combat. You play as a cyborg and face other robotic enemies throughout the game. It featured nonlinear gameplay and gave Rick some new moves like a headbutt, a roundhouse kick and others. In an attempt to stop the onslaught of dice, you can move them around by either pushing them or rolling them into other dice of the same top face number. Another cool feature is that you can use different attacks on enemies who are on the ground on all fours. Once you push together a set amount of dice determined by top face two connected dice with a top face of two, six with a top face of six, etc.
This is basically a port of the first two arcade Raiden games on one disc. Sony was at the forefront of this change with their 3D focused Playstation console and they were not very interested in 2D video games at the time. This game is fun for a couple of reasons. There are some notable differences though. On gameplay alone, it would be easy to write off this game. Marvel comic book artist Joe Madureira also contributed. With graphics that make it look like a Metal Slug spin-off, you'll love every second you spend firing torpedoes at enemy forces.