Tag: Limited Edition

Kagayaku Kisetsu he, (SLPS-01975)

Passing-Fancy April 7, 2018 1 Comment PlayStation 1 Games , , , , , , , , , ,

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Kagayaku Kisetsu he, SLPS-01975

Kagayaku Kisetsu he, SLPS-01975 (Original)
Kagayaku Kisetsu he, SLPS-01972-3 (Limited Edition)

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Kagayaku Kisetsu he is a Japanese adult visual novel, developed by Tactics, a brand of the joint company Nexton, and released on May 26, 1998 playable on the PC for Windows 95. Much of the staff that created the game later became the founding members of the visual novel company Key. The game was later ported to the PlayStation, and re-released as a full-voice version for the PC. A sequel loosely based on the original One visual novel entitled One2: Eien no Yakusoku was produced by BaseSon, another brand under Nexton, and was first released in April 2002.

KagayakuKisetsuhe-01cTwo original video animation (OVA) series were created loosely based on the game. The first, which had the same title as the original game, was an all-ages OVA published by KSS between 2001 and 2002 with four episodes. The second series, by the title of One: True Stories, was adult in nature, and published by Cherry Lips between 2003 and 2004 with three episodes. One: True Stories was later licensed for English language distribution by Media Blasters. Other adaptations include four novels, drama CDs, and manga anthologies.

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The game-play requires little interaction from the player as most of the game is spent on reading the text that appears on the game screen, which represents either dialogue between the various characters, or the inner thoughts of the protagonist. Every so often, the player will come to a “decision point” where he or she is given the chance to choose from options displayed on the screen, typically two to three at a time. The time between these decision points is variable and can occur anywhere from a minute to much longer. During these times, game-play pauses until a choice is made that furthers the plot in a specific direction, depending on which choice the player makes. (more…)

G1 Jockey, (SLPM-86195)

Passing-Fancy January 29, 2018 1 Comment PlayStation 1 Games , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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G1 Jockey, SLPM-86195

G1 Jockey, SLPM-86195 (Original)
G1 Jockey, SLPM-86858 (Koei the Best)
G1 Jockey, SLPM-86213-4 (Limited Edition)
G1 Jockey, SLPM-86413 (Koei the Best)

PlayStation Games – G

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Horse Racing (US) or horseracing (UK) is an equestrian sport that has been practiced for millennia. It is inextricably associated with gambling. The common sobriquet for Thoroughbred horse racing is The Sport of Kings.

Horse racing is an equestrian sport and major international industry, watched in almost every nation of the world. There are three types: “flat” racing; steeplechase, i.e. racing over jumps; and harness racing, where horses trot or pace while pulling a driver in a small, light cart known as a sulky. A major part of horse racing’s economic importance lies in the gambling associated with it, an activity that in 2008 generated a world-wide market worth around US$115 billion.

G1Jockey-01dJapan conducts more than 21,000 horse races a year in one of three types: flat racing, jump racing (races over hurdles), and Ban’ei Racing (also called Draft Racing).

There are a total of thirty racetracks in Japan. Ten of these tracks are known as “central tracks”, where most of Japan’s top races are conducted. Races at these ten tracks are conducted by the Japan Racing Association (JRA), which operates under the oversight of the Japanese government. The remaining twenty tracks are operated by municipal racing authorities and run under the affiliation of the National Association of Racing (NAR). Two tracks, Sapporo Racecourse and Chukyo Racecourse, run separate meetings under either JRA or NAR jurisdiction.

Horse racing game in the style of the Gallop Racer series. G1 Jockey features different racing places and a lot of different kind of horses of all them with their own stats. (more…)

0 Kara no Shogi – Shogi Youchien Ayumi-Gumi, (SLPS-02044)

Passing-Fancy October 19, 2017 No Comments PlayStation 1 Games , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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0 Kara no Shogi – Shogi Youchien Ayumi-Gumi, (SLPS-02044)

0 Kara no Shogi – Shogi Youchien Ayumi-Gumi, ) SLPS-02044 (Original)
0 Kara no Shogi – Shogi Youchien Ayumi-Gumi, SLPS-01986 (Limited Edition)
0 Kara no Shogi – Shogi Youchien Ayumi-Gumi, SLPS-02920 (R Edition)

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Shogi, also known as Japanese chess, is a two-player board game in the same family as Western chess, chaturanga, and Chinese Xiangqi, and is the most popular of a family of chess variants native to Japan. Shogi means general’s.

0KaranoShogi-01dThe earliest predecessor of the game, chaturanga, originated in India in the 6th century, and spread from China to Japan, where it spawned a number of variants. Shogi in its present form was played as early as the 16th century, while a direct ancestor without the “drop rule” was recorded from 1210 in a historical document Nichureki, which is an edited copy of Shochureki and Kaichureki from the late Heian period (ca 1120).

According to ChessVariants.com, “Perhaps the enduring popularity of Shogi can be attributed to its ‘drop rule’; it was the first chess variant wherein captured pieces could be returned to the board to be used as one’s own. David Pritchard credits the drop rule to the practice of 16th century mercenaries who switched loyalties when captured – no doubt as an alternative to execution.”

0 Kara no Shogi – Shogi Youchien Ayumi-Gumi is a shogi game that features 5 different kind of boards, a complete tutorial and a dictionary in Japanese language, different vs modes (also a 2 players vs mode), a sort of a battle mode in which the player advance defeating opponents and the game has 10 different opponents. (more…)

Spyro the Dragon, (SCPS-10085)

Passing-Fancy April 29, 2016 No Comments PlayStation 1 Games , , , , , , , , , ,

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Spyro the Dragon, (SCPS-10085)

Spyro the Dragon, (SCPS-10085) (Original)
Spyro the Dragon, (SCPS-10083-4) (Limited Edition)

PlayStation Games – S

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Spyro the Dragon is a platform game developed by Insomniac Games for the PlayStation. It stars the title character, a young purple dragon named Spyro and his dragonfly friend, Sparx, and is the first game in the Spyro the Dragon series. The Limited Edition also includes a second game disc, the trial version of Saru Get You!

SpyroTheDragon-01bThe first game was massively popular at its initial release and Spyro would later become one of the most recognizable, popular and respected gaming icons for the PlayStation gaming console.Gnasty Gnorc was never taken seriously throughout his life. After all, it’s not easy being ugly in a land filled with beautiful jewels and majestic dragons. So he started to dabble in magic, hoping to learn something that would make those dragons pay. He found it. Gnasty developed the perfect spell to cast over the peaceful land, turning all of those snooty dragons into crystal statues.

He even managed to transform some of the jewels into soldiers that would do his bidding! The magic wasn’t perfect, however: Gnasty somehow missed a young dragon named Spyro. Now Spyro, along with his dragonfly companion Sparx, must embark on a quest to free his friends from captivity.

Take to the skies as a little purple dragon in this 3D action-adventure game by the developers of Disruptor. Spyro and dragonfly Sparx must travel to different worlds in order to end Gnasty’s nefarious plans. Thirty free-roaming levels await players of all ages, and special treasure rounds will put their flying skills to the test. In total, there are 80 dragons to free, 10,000 pieces of treasure to find, and 12 mysterious Dragon Eggs to collect. (more…)

Soul Edge, (SLPS-00555)

Passing-Fancy March 25, 2016 No Comments PlayStation 1 Games , , , , , , , , , , ,

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Soul Edge, SLPS-00555

Soul Edge, SLPS-00555 (Original)
Soul Edge, SLPS-00545 (Limited Edition)
Soul Edge, SLPS-91168 (Playstation the Best)
Soul Edge, SLPS-91454 (PSOne Books)

PlayStation Games – S

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Soul Edge is a 1996 3D arcade fighting game developed by Project Soul and published by Namco. It is the first installment in the Soul series of fighting games, while its title refers to the demonic sword around which the plot revolves. Soul Edge is the second 3D fighting game to feature characters that fight with weapons (the first being Battle Arena Toshinden), although putting weapons in fighters was not a new concept (Samurai Shodown is a notable example of a 2D fighter with weapons). Apart from the aesthetic benefits, giving the characters weapons allows for a greater diversity between them, meaning there is someone for every play style.

SoulEdge-01cIt was initially released in the arcades in 1996. A couple of months later, Namco released a fixed version labeled Soul Edge Ver. II, upon the complaints of players who found the difficulty quite high and the last boss “unbeatable”. Hwang (initially a palette swap of Mitsurugi for the Korean version of the game) was introduced to Japanese players with a new movelist, Cervantes became playable, Guard Impacts and Air Combos were implemented, and all the characters received upgraded movelists.

The game was then ported to the Sony PlayStation and Namco chose to use the name Soul Blade in Europe, North America and Australia to avoid potential complications due to EDGE Games’s earlier “EDGE” trademark.The Soul Edge is a sword of sheer power, one that has ended many lives. Many believe it is cursed — when an attempt is made to wield the sword, that person usually dies or ultimately fails. The fearsome pirate Cervantes de Leon found this out first hand; he disappeared with the sword and hasn’t been seen since. Now, you and ten other warriors lust for the sword and engage in a fierce tournament — the winner will be given a chance to possess the powerful blade.

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