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Dragon Quest III/ドラゴンクエストIIIそして伝説へ

Dragon Quest III is the 3rd and final game in the “Loto Trilogy” (Erdrick if you’re playing the western versions of Dragon Quest), originally released for the Famicom/NES. In the same vein as Dragon Quest I and Dragon… Read More

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Rudra no Hihou/ルドラの秘宝

Rudra no Hihou is a game that is still obscure even within niche JRPG circles. The last Squaresoft RPG to be released for the SFC before Square committed fully to the new PlayStation, Rudra no Hihou is another… Read More

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Chrono Trigger/クロノ・トリガー

Chrono Trigger is a game that most likely doesn’t even need an introduction. The legendary creation of the “Dream Team” – Final Fantasy creator Hironobu Sakaguchi, Dragon Quest creator Yuji Horii, and Akira Toriyama of Dragon Ball fame,… Read More

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Final Fantasy VI/ファイナルファンタジーVI

Final Fantasy VI (FF6) marks the end of the Final Fantasy Trilogy for the SFC/SNES, and what a way to end it! Anyone who has any amount of interest in the FF series or just 16-bit RPGs in… Read More

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Seiken Densetsu 3/聖剣伝説3

Seiken Densetsu 3. You’ve heard the name before. The elusive sequel to Secret of Mana that was (and still is) locked away in Japan, and the last of the Mana games for the SFC/SNES.   Seiken Densetsu 3 (Holy… Read More

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Dragon Quest I & II (Dragon Quest 2)/ドラゴンクエストI・II (ドラゴンクエスト2)

Dragon Quest 2 was released soon after the original Dragon Quest due to the unbelievable success of the first game within Japan. Released just 7 months after the first game, one might think that Dragon Quest 2 would… Read More

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Dragon Quest I & II (Dragon Quest 1)/ドラゴンクエストI・II (ドラゴンクエスト1)

Dragon Quest is the game that essentially birthed the entire JRPG genre. Originally meant to be Japan’s answer to Ultima, Dragon Quest became a cultural phenomenon in Japan. Looking back, Dragon Quest is a very simplistic game –… Read More

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Live A Live/ライブ・ア・ライブ

Live A Live is another one of the big Squaresoft SFC/SNES RPGs that never left Japan. Live A Live was a peculiar game for its time, being a game that is split into 7 different chapters spanning 7… Read More

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Romancing SaGa 3/ロマンシング サ・ガ3

Romancing SaGa 3 is the third and final installment of the “Romancing” SaGa series, and thus the end of the Super Famicom trilogy.   Released near the end of the Super Famicom’s life-cycle, Romancing SaGa 3 is one… Read More

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Star Ocean/スターオーシャン

Star Ocean is one of the more revered SFC RPGs, not only for it’s graphical achievements and being yet another Japanese exclusive, but also for the fact that it was released an entire year and a half after… Read More

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