Tag: Fighting

Abalaburn, (SLPS-01280)

Passing-Fancy February 24, 2018 1 Comment PlayStation 1 Games , , , , , , , , ,

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Abalaburn – A Battle Legend of Astterica, (SLPS-01280

Abalaburn – A Battle Legend of Astterica, (SLPS-01280)

PlayStation Games – A

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Abalaburn – A Battle Legend of Astterica is a 3d Fighter game that features 8 different characters for the player to choose: Blood, Pooly, Ariel, Kleude, Bian, Rose, Aquila & Nate.
Each character’s story begins in a different place but the missions are the same for all of them.

Blending exotic influences from Rival Schools, Tobal and Toshiden (unsurprisingly coming from Takara) into a very sound whole with fine characterization including an excellent robot combatant all of which have been represented in brash colors and lavish anime styling.

Abalaburn-01dLittle known fighting game with story and arcade modes, but well deserving of another blast. Plenty of longevity too as the story mode features some basic action RPG elements.

STORY MODE:
“Upon thee hast the Gods bestowed wisdom without measure.
Likewise from the Celestial Force hast thou inherited the Mystic Way.
With thy wisdom canst thou interpret the logic of all things, whilst the Mystic Way givest thou wherewithal to conquer heaven and earth.
Thus I say unto thee, he who masters me and mine, masters all things.
Behold, I am Lemuria.
Seek thou me.
Verify, my Spirit abideth in me, and doeth permeate the Bastion of the Eight-fold Path. (more…)

Oda Nobunaga Den, (SLPS-01595)

Passing-Fancy February 5, 2018 1 Comment PlayStation 1 Games , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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Oda Nobunaga Den, SLPS-01595

Oda Nobunaga Den, SLPS-01595 (Original)
Oda Nobunaga Den, SLPM-87042 (Koei Teiban Series)
Oda Nobunaga Den, SLPM-86337 (Koei the Best)

PlayStation Games – O

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Oda Nobunaga (June 23, 1534-June 21, 1582) was a major daimyo during the Sengoku period of Japanese history. He was the second son of Oda Nobuhide, a deputy shugo (military governor) with land holdings in Owari province. Nobunaga lived a life of continuous military conquest, eventually conquering a third of Japanese daimyo before his death in 1582. His successor, Toyotomi Hideyoshi, a loyal Oda supporter, would eventually become the first man to conquer all of Japan.

OdaNobunagaDen-01bOda Nobunaga Den is a strategy game made by Koei in 1998 based on the life of Oda Nobunaga. In the game the player can use money to build an army (normal soldiers, archers, etc) and build new weapons and improve the weapons too. Before each battle he can choose his army and ask his soldiers for advices. When the player is ready he can go to the battle.

The battle part is a tactical rpg, the player characters got a range of movement and when is near an enemy he can choose what kind of attack he wants to use.

Manufacturer’s description:
Simulation is aimed at unification maverick warlords Nobunaga Oda ran through the Warring States RPG. Ending his success with the world of the Warring States and ?? force under the renowned warrior. Okehazama can experience the game, and fight many Nagashino result selection and strategy and combat, the story branches and the achievement of objectives, you can also set a new history.

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Fantastic Four, (SLPS-01034)

Passing-Fancy January 26, 2018 1 Comment PlayStation 1 Games , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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Fantastic Four, (SLPS-01034)

Fantastic Four, (SLPS-01034)

PlayStation Games – F

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It’s Clobberin’ Time!
At the beginning of FANTASTIC FOUR, Sub-terraneans and creatures from Monster Island have take over the city. Now, it is up to the Fantastic Four to drive the bad guys away and save the city.

Choose to play as Mr. Fantastic, Invisible Woman, Thing, Human Torch, or She Hulk. Then punch and kick your way through various levels of enemies.

FantasticFour-01bThankfully, every character has special moves that utilize their unique powers. However, to unleash the most powerful attacks, the characters must use a limited supply of force energy. If you have friends who want to play, get four people playing at the same time. Should you have no friends, computer-controlled drones can fill in and help you out. Take control of the FANTASTIC FOUR as they beat up the bad guys and save the city.

Features:
* Battle the evil Dr. Doom
* Includes interactive backgrounds, so the action never stops!
* Play with up to four players!
* Authentic Fantastic Four moves in 3D rendered environments!

Manufacturer’s description:
Marvel Comics Fantastic Four
Join Mr. Fantastic, the Invisible Woman, the Human Torch and the Thing on their greatest mission ever–as they face the villainous Dr. Doom. Authentic moves, 3D interaction (throw cars and rocks!), hidden levels, and frenzied 4-player pandemonium! IT’S CLOBBERING TIME! (more…)

Ehrgeiz, (SLPS-01750)

Passing-Fancy January 2, 2018 1 Comment PlayStation 1 Games , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Ehrgeiz,
Ehrgeiz, SLPS-01750

Ehrgeiz, SLPS-01750 (Original)
Ehrgeiz, SLPS-91448 (PSOne Books)
Ehrgeiz, SLPS-02770 (Square Millennium Collection)

PlayStation Games – E

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An ancient weapon of unknown origin was found in a German castle some fifty years ago. Since it was obviously something of value, it was decided that it would be awarded to the best fighter in the world. After all, who would appreciate a weapon more than an experienced fighter? Eleven of the world’s finest combatants (including Cloud Strife, Tifa Lockhart and Vincent Valentine) have set out to claim this prize.

The mysterious artifact came to be known as Ehrgeiz, and the tournament that was built around it took on the very same name. Now rumors suggest that the door to a long-forgotten land can be unlocked with this weapon; a land that could reveal the secret of immortality. The tournament has taken on a whole new meaning!

Ehrgeiz-01eEhrgeiz is a 3D fighting game that takes place within elevated environments. As in most fighting titles, players seek to wear down their opponent’s life meter before time runs out, all while protecting their own character from harm. A series of ten fights comprise the tournament, with each fight requiring two victories in order to progress.

Moves consist of high, mid and low attacks, guarding by standing in front of the opponent, special attacks in the form of projectiles, and interrupts, which counter incoming special attacks. Characters can also run, crouch, jump, roll on the ground, perform throws and evade attacks by spinning their bodies.

Three modes of play include Arcade (fight all of the characters in succession until you defeat the final boss character), Versus (choose the stage, set the handicap and challenge a friend) and Practice (characters have unlimited time and health). Yet the game also includes several extras to separate it from other fighting titles. These include the following four mini-games: Infinity Battle, Battle Runner, Battle Beach and Battle Panel.

Infinity Battle is similar to a survival mode in that you must defeat as many computer opponents as you can before your life meter runs out. Battle Runner is a racing game that has players running around trying to finish a course before their opponent. Of course, combat is encouraged and successful attacks will help characters run faster! (more…)

Falcata, (SLPS-00010)

Passing-Fancy December 21, 2017 No Comments PlayStation 1 Games , , , , , , , , , ,

Falcata,
Falcata, (SLPS-00010)

Falcata, (SLPS-00010)

PlayStation Games – F

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The falcata is a type of sword typical of Pre-Roman Hispania (the Iberian Peninsula, modern Spain and Portugal), similar to the Greek kopis or Nepalese kukri. The term Falcata is not ancient. It seems to have been coined by Fernando Fulgosio in 1872, on the model of the Latin expression ensis falcatus “sickle-shaped sword” (which, however, refers to the Harpe). He presumably went with falcata rather than falcatus because the Spanish word for sword espada is feminine, although there are other presumable theories. The name caught on very quickly, and is now firmly entrenched in the scholarly literature.

Falcata-01dFalcata was one of the first games released on PlayStation in Japan, and for sure it was a strange one, the game is a mix between an strategy board game and a RPG game. In the game screen, the game draws a line connecting some different circles on a map, given a genuine and bizarre sense of atmosphere.

The game is set in 1500 BC in a land with different cities and hostile tribes, that makes most of the people to travel to other lands. The goal of the game is to restore the land so the people can stop their endless wandering, and finally arrived to that land and that will end with the tribal fights. The player’s character will be the hero to reach that? Only time will tell.

The game features 6 different parties that can be customized in their clothes and hair, all of them with their own stats. The game-play is about going around those places and examine them, in some of them you will have to fight and then the game takes the usual rpg style with turns to choose the proper actions that the player wants his characters to do. But instead of fights he can also pay to avoid the fights, make pacts or discover relics, etc.

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