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  1. The 3DS is obviously very popular and been out long enough to have a list of Hidden Gems for it. Here are 8 Nintendo 3DS games that are Hidden Gems that you will want to check out! Game Shown: Heroes of Ruin Azure Striker Gunvolt Pac-Man and Galaga Dimensions Ghost Recon: Shadow Wars James Noir's Hollywood Crimes Pilotwings Resort Frogger 3D CrossWords Plus I would love to know what other "hidden gems" you recommend on the 3DS, both retail releases and perhaps digital eShop games.
  2. The Immortal John Hancock (SWLovinist) owns every single Sega Genesis game released in North America complete in box and today he's shows us some of his favorite Hidden Gems for the console. Games Shown: Ex-Mutants Jewel Master Blades of Vengeance Final Zone Mazin Saga Mutant Fighter Sub-Terrania Mystical Fighter Atomic Runner Phantom 2040 Wardner Crue Ball What Sega Genesis / MegaDrive hidden gems should be in parts 2 & 3?
  3. Kinsey is back to finish our Nintendo DS Hidden Gems series with 8 more great games PLUS Honorable Mentions and some embarrassing Outtakes! I recently picked up a 3DS XL...and I am loving playing DS games on that handheld.
  4. This question has probably been asked on here already but I thought it would be nice to start a new thread about it. What are your personal favorite 2600 games that could also be considered a hidden gem? Please try to include screenshots if you can find them, the company of manufacture and a short description (or not so short if you would like) of the game. I have two personal favorites: 1. Fast Food by Telesys: Game in which you play as a disembodied pair of lips eating up as much food as you can to gain "calories" or score as most people would call it. The food files from left to right at various speeds (some moving faster than the lips can) and you can pretty much move anywhere in the play field but watch out for the eggplants (or pink pickles as I like to call them because they have the exact same sprite as the pickle just pink colored instead of green) because if you eat 6 of them the restaurant closes (Game Over). After a certain amount of food has passed a new round starts and the food gets faster. There are various types of food as well and different foods will net more or less calories. Unlike something like stampede there is no penalty for letting food pass by you. The strategy of this game all involves the position of the lips, the closer to the left of the screen you are the easier it is to eat more food but makes it harder to dodge eggplants, and the closer you are to the right of the screen the harder it is to eat the food but easier to dodge eggplants. This game is for those who love twitch based gameplay and want to test their reaction times. This is honestly probably my favorite Atari game I've played. 2. Turmoil by 20th Century Fox: A single screen shooter in which your object is to blast as many enemy space ships as possible (I know super groundbreaking stuff for Atari 2600). While conceptually unoriginal it's the layout of this single screen that's intriguing. Instead of just being a horizontal or vertical single screen shooter you have to worry about all four cardinal directions. Your ship can move up and down along a column in the center of the screen and face left or right. On either side of this center column are seven rows stacked on top of each other in which enemies of various types will come at you one at a time per row from both the left and the right. These enemies have various properties including having different speeds, shooting projectiles, invulnerability from the front, and more. you die by get hit by a projectile or colliding with a ship passing the center row. There are also these eggs(?) that will spawn within the rows every once in a while in that can be collected for major points (this is the only time you can travel down the rows). If these eggs(?) are left uncollected for to long they'll hatch(?) into an incredibly fast frog(?) enemy that can be extremely hard to deal with, but be careful as when your in the rows because an enemy can spawn in the row your occupying and you can't shoot while in the row. This game is an amazing S.S.S. (can I coin this abbreviation or is it to silly sounding?) that is a complete far cry from the standard space invader clones the system is riddled with. The term "Hidden Gem" is pretty subjective term especially for the 2600 library (barring the obvious Black Label Atari produced games and most Activision titles) and even more so on this forum with extremely knowledgeable 2600 collectors so let's try not to get hung up on whether a title is really a hidden gem or not. I'm still fairly new to 2600 collecting so all I really want is to learn about games that don't often get brought up when discussing good Atari 2600 games. I want this to be a thread for those looking to expand their library of good Atari 2600 games to come after they have picked up the well known classics. *Couldn't find useable screenshots right now have to go but will try to post some later
  5. Here are 10 lesser known fun games that should be in every NES game collectors library! w/ John Riggs I have to say this is one of the most fun videos I have made. John & I were tired after a day of PAX and we are just sillier and looser than normal. It made for some funny conversation and teasing! I hope you guys enjoy it! GAMES SHOWN: Cowboy Kid Kickle Cubicle Rescue: The Embassy Mission The Legend of Ghost Lion Princess Tomato in the Salad Kingdom Monster Party Nightshade North and South Wurm: Journey to the Center of the Earth The Krion Conquest What games should we cover in Parts 2 & 3?
  6. Playstation 3 had some great games released for it and in this video I highlight some of the lesser known Hidden Gems for your PS3 game collection. Games Shown: Nier Yakuza 4 AquaPazza: AquaPlus Dream Match Ski Doo: Snowmobile Challenge Dragon’s Crown Brutal Legend The Bureau - XCom Declassified Valkyria Chronicles Ridge Racer Unbounded
  7. The 3DS eShop is a busy place for popular Nintendo franchises as well as cool indie games. I cut through the clutter to recommend 10 eShop Hidden Gems for your 3DS handheld! Games Shown: Gunman Clive AiRace Speed & Xeno Liberation Maiden Monster Shooter The Starship Damrey SteamWorld Dig: A Fistful of Dirt Aqua Moto Racing 3D Mighty Switch Force! 2 SkyPeace Undead Bowling What games should be in Part 2?
  8. 2D fighting games often have the best art work, craziest combo moves and amazing soundtracks. Reggie shows us 10 2D Fighting games that are Hidden Gems and should be in every collection Games Shown: The Last Blade 2 Fatal Fury: Mark of the Wolves Aquapazza:AquaPlus Dream Match Phantom Breaker Extra Arcana Hearts 3: LOVEMAX!!! Under Night In-Birth Vampire Resurrection Shin Koihime Musou: Otome Taisen * Sangokushi Engi Honorable Mentions: Persona 4 Arena Ultimax Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN- What other 2D fighting games that are lesser known should we check out?
  9. Metal Jesus & TheBigJB show you 8 lesser known Steam games you should definitely check out! Games Shown: A Story About My Uncle Mark of the Ninja Cloudbuilt Jets ’n’ Guns Quantum Conundrum PB Winterbottom Race the Sun Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons What games would you like to see in future Steam Hidden Gems videos?
  10. We love being SCARED and playing a good survival horror game is a fun way to spend a dark and lonely evening pooping our pants in FEAR! In this video Reggie shows us some of his favorite Survival Horror hidden gems covering the PS2, PS1, XBOX, PS3, Wii and much more! Games Shown: Hydrophobia Amy Rule of Rose Haunting Ground Galerians Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth X-Files: Resist or Serve Ghosthunter Cold Fear Cursed Mountain ObsCure / ObsCure The Aftermath Kuon Are there any handheld survival horror games you would recommend? Do they even exist!?
  11. Over 200 Nintendo Mario games have been released but not all of them are popular or well known. Kinsey & the Metal Jesus present their favorite Mario Games Hidden Gems for collectors and fans of the famous Italian plumber! Games Shown: Mario vs. Donkey Kong (GBA) Mario & Wario (SFamicom) Fortune Street (Wii) Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins (GB) Mario Pinball Land (GBA) Hotel Mario (CD-I) Super Mario Strikers (GC) Mario Clash (VB) Mario Tennis PowerTour (GBA) Mario Golf (GBA) Golf (GB) Super Mario Sunshine (GC) Mario is Missing (PC) Alleyway (GB) What games are we missing?
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