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The host of this site.
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Capcom develops the best games on
the planet. If you don't know the name Capcom, leave this site.
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= SNK, Playmore,
After a brief scare SNK has returned, although in
somewhat fragmented form. SNK creations like Fatal Fury, Samurai Shodown,
The King Of Fighters, and Metal Slug have stood second only to Capcom's
titles throughout time. If you don't know SNK, you should.
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Another important figure in the gaming industry,
Sega is not only the creator of the Virtua Fighter and Fighting Vipers
series, but also the designer of the Chihiro, Triforce, Naomi2, and Naomi
hardwares. In addition, Sega's own arcades are the best in Japan.
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Capcom, Psikyo, and Takumi designed games on Sony's
diversely compatible PlayStation and PlayStation2 hardwares. The ZN1,
ZN2, and System 246 are among the many widely developed for Sony compatible
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This developer produces some of the best shooting
games in the industry, including the amazing Mars Matrix, Giga Wing, and
Night Raid titles.
] = Psikyo
The creator of the stellar Strikers 1945 series,
Gunbird, Zero Gunner, and a whole lot of cool mahjong games.
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Another developer that has had its head in the game
for a while, Konami brought us the goodness of Gradius, Contra, Parodius,
Castlevania, Metal Gear, and a ton of other fun series.
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This unpopular developer is the creator of some
of the most creative and innovative shooters out there, with Ketsui, ESPra.de,
Guwange, and DoDonPachi Dai Ou Jou among the many. Click the link to see
why this developer has a cult following.
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Creator of old-school shooters like Fire Mustang,
Sky Shark, and Darius, Taito also pushes on with past titles like RayStorm
and RayCrisis, as well as recent titles like XII Stag, Border Down, and
Psyvariar. Taito also has some of the best arcades in Japan.
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Known for creating the insanely hard R-Type shooters,
Irem also made a few other shooters like In The Hunt and Gallop.
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This developer holds the title for having the most
overpriced titles under its belt. Treasure is the maker of shooters like
Ikaruga, Bangaio, and Radiant Silvergun, as well as action games like
Silouhette Mirage, Gunstar Heroes, and Mischief Makers.
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Yet another old school developer, Seibu gave us
the many entries of the Raiden series, and hopefully many more in the
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Dead Or Alive comes to mind when I think of Tecmo.
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Not known for fighters or shooters, Visco impresses
with the Breakers series, as well as a cool shooter that I forgot the
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Another company not known for fighters, Sammy/Arc
System Works released Guilty Gear upon the masses.
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The best Japanese gaming magazine. Click the link
and get a subscription.
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= MadMan's Cafe
Lots of rare news from Japan.
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= The Magic Box
Lots of current gaming news straight from Japan.
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= Shmups mk2
Tons of information on shooting games of all sorts.
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= CP-Systems2 Turbo
This site rocks. Lots of cool official Capcom artwork,
some screenshots, game lists, and much more.
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This site is where almost all who play fighting
games gather mostly to post on the huge message board.
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= Joker Jun
Artist of Batsugun.
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The Hope Conspiracy
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Hardcore home of bands like Buried
Alive, Earth Crisis, Atreyu, SHUTDOWN, and Thursday.
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Home of Bleeding Through, Adamantium, Throwdown, and Eighteen
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Metal from Sacto.
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Though I have an eBay buying habit
no prevention program could cure, eBay is, religiously speaking, a "Godsend."
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= BAD'S COMBO PAGE
The best site on the massive, information-filled,
porn-ridden operation we affectionately refer to as 'The Internet.'
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A terrible site on a great server.
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= Most Precious Blood
Indecision is gone, but will never