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Chantelise – A Tale of Two Sisters

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Much like when Nippon Ichi released Disgaea THEN La Pucelle in America, despite them coming out in reverse in Japan, Chantelise was released AFTER Recettear in America…and sadly doesn’t quite live up to the fun, strange, engrossing quirkiness of such. Even if you really, really loved Recettear, I simply cannot recommend this title.
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Brawler of the Year – 1993

This year we start seeing many more console titles. They’re not always that great, but they’re there all the same! Actually, this year was tied up for a while, but it eventually became clear who the true winner was.
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Brawler of the Year – 1992

There were a lot of great games this year, even on the consoles. However, I only had to take one look and immediately I knew which one deserved the #1 spot.
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Strider vs. Strider vs. Strider

When most people think Strider Hiryu, they think Marvel vs. Capcom, but they don’t often know what Strider is besides just “that one ninja looking guy.” Fortunately, I’m here to provide you my robust, yet still limited knowledge. What I will say is, regardless of whether or not Wiki can corroborate what I’m saying, is that effectively Strider is a futuristic space ninja complete with all kinds of cool gymnastic flippy jumps, an awesome sword, robot familiars, and has the ability to basically scale any surface.
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