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Eikan wa Kimini 4, (SLPS-02173)

Eikan wa Kimini 4, SLPS-02173

Eikan wa Kimini 4, SLPS-02173

Eikan wa Kimini 4, SLPS-02173 (Original)
Eikan wa Kimini 4, SLPS-02813 (Artdink Best Choice)

PlayStation Games – E



Eikan wa Kimini 4 is a simulation game in which the player is the new coach and manager of a Japanese baseball team, he can choose in which team he wants to coach, the team uniforms, the tactics, the different training for each week and during the games he can decide the kind of throws and tactics.

The game features also a vs mode in which two players can load their own personally created teams from a memory card and play a match against each other.

EikanwaKimini4-01dBaseball is one of the most popular sports in Japan. It was introduced to Japan in 1872 by Horace Wilson, who taught at the Kaisei School in Tokyo. The first baseball team was called the Shimbashi Athletic Club and was established in 1878. Baseball has been a popular sport ever since. It is called yakyu in Japanese, combining the characters for fielding and ball.

The professional baseball association is called Nippon Professional Baseball. Japan has two leagues, as in the United States. The Central and Pacific Leagues each consist of six teams. The Pacific League uses the designated hitter style of play. The pro baseball season is eight months long with games beginning in April, and a Championship held in October. Teams play 144 games, as compared to the 162 games of the American major league teams.

The rules are essentially those of Major League Baseball. In the Nippon league, however, tie games are allowed, and technical elements are slightly different: a smaller baseball, strike zone, and playing field are used. The Japanese baseball is wound more tightly and is harder than an American baseball. The strike zone is narrower “inside” than away from the batter.

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Lagnacure, (SLPS-01009)


Lagnacure, SLPS-01009 (Original)

Lagnacure, SLPS-01009 (Original)
Lagnacure, SLPS-02833 (Artdink Best Choice)

PlayStation Games – L



Lagnacure is a 3d RPG game with cartoon character and an isometric view. In which the player controls a group of characters that will begin a big adventure. The game got a sequel a few years later called Lagnacure Legend.

In the game, the player controls a young boy who’s dream is to become the best fighter of the world. That’s why he’s in a martial arts school. The game begins when some of the students are going to a fighters tournament; After he loses, he discovers that things will never be the same again for him, and some strange things start happening around his town.

Lagnacure-01cManufacturer’s description:
RPG fantasy depicting the adventures of a hero fighting swordsman Lean Toward the title of world’s strongest. We packed your own elements, such as a memory card battle system in addition to the battle system highly strategic to fight by making full use of attack a variety of magic that is fed to the active and continuous tricks, after clearing is served in exchange for the match.

Third person perspective.
3D graphics
Cartoon graphics
Medieval Fantasy theme. Continue reading ‘Lagnacure, (SLPS-01009)’ »

Carnage Heart (SLPS-00151)


Carnage Heart (SLPS-00151)

Carnage Heart (SLPS-00151) (Original Version)

Carnage Heart (SLPS-02540) [Artdink Best Choice]

Carnage Heart (SLPM-87239) [Superlite 1500 Series]

PlayStation Games – C



Carnage Heart is a video game for the PlayStation, developed by Artdink. Its gameplay is a mecha-based, turn-based strategy game, where the player takes the role of a commander in a war fought by robots. The robots, called Overkill Engines (OKEs), cannot be directly controlled in battle; they must be programmed beforehand to behave in a certain way under certain conditions using a flow diagram system.

The game also features a fairly complex negotiation system that allows the player to purchase, research, or upgrade new equipment and parts. The OKEs themselves can be upgraded as well through this system, allowing for extended use of the same model for as long as possible. The various companies involved in the negotiation process can also provide valuable information about the purchases of the enemy, allowing the player to better plan for the next advancement in enemy technology. Continue reading ‘Carnage Heart (SLPS-00151)’ »