5 Super Nintendo Hidden Gems - IMPLANTgames

5 Super Nintendo Hidden Gems - IMPLANTgames

Over the past few years of collecting Super Nintendo games I've played my fair share of awesome games. Games like Mega Man X or Super Mario Kart are popular and widely renowned for excellence.
 
But the focus of today's video will be the more obscure games. These may be good titles no one talks about, underrated games most pass off as average, or even ports of popular games many didn't know existed. In any case, on today's episode of 5 Games I present 5, Super Nintendo, hidden gems.

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5 Good NES Shmups - IMPLANTgames

5 Good NES Shmups - IMPLANTgames

Since creating IMPLANTgames, shoot-em-ups have slowly become one of my favorite video game genres. The simple act of flying around the screen, dodging bullets, and shooting everything that moves, is inherently fun. While I feel the 16-bit consoles is where the genre really hit its stride, there were some solid entries available on the previous generation of hardware. So on today's episode of 5 Game, I present 5 good, NES Shmups.

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5 Great Game Boy Games - IMPLANTgames

5 Great Game Boy Games - IMPLANTgames

The Game Boy is easily one of the most iconic handhelds of all time. The simplistic 4 color graphics and terrific sound hardware make for an awesome 8-bit experience. Even better, games can be enjoyed with proper controllers and on a TV thanks to the Super Game Boy and Game Boy Player peripherals.
 
To celebrate Nintendo’s little handheld that could, on today’s episode of 5 Games, I present 5 Great, Game Boy Games.

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5 More Great NES Games - IMPLANTgames

5 More Great NES Games - IMPLANTgames

The Nintendo Entertainment System needs no introduction. The system made Nintendo a household name, spawns sequels 30 years later, and for myself, and many of you, was the greatest form of entertainment from our childhoods.

So on today’s episode of 5 Games, we are going to take a 5 more great games for the NES.

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5 More Great Sega Genesis Games - IMPLANTgames

5 More Great Sega Genesis Games - IMPLANTgames

The Sega Genesis is without a doubt one of the great game consoles of all time, with a deep library of games spanning every genre. In the past I've looked at some of the great shmups, platformers, and even just great games in general, and there are still a mountain of awesome titles to talk about. So on today's episode of 5 Games, I present 5 more, great Sega Genesis games.

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5 Great Sega Dreamcast Games - IMPLANTgames

5 Great Sega Dreamcast Games - IMPLANTgames

Since it’s release in 1999, the Sega Dreamcast has remained my favorite game console of all time. Sega was at their creative peak with a never ending stream of awesome new games, arcade ports were still relevant with simple, yet fun, gameplay mechanics. And the Dreamcast enjoyed a massive technical leap over the competition for an entire year.

To celebrate the awesome that was, on today’s episode of 5 Games, we are going to take a look at 5 great games for the Sega Dreamcast.

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5 Master System Games With FM Sound - IMPLANTgames

5 Master System Games With FM Sound - IMPLANTgames

As much as I like the Sega Master System, one of my biggest complaints about the console is the lackluster sound the system’s sound chip produces. In Japan However, an FM Sound Unit was released adding a Yamaha YM2413 FM synthesis sound chip. Many Western releases retained the code taking advantage of this add-on. So with that, I present 5 Master System games released with FM Sound.

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5 Great Game Boy Advance Games - IMPLANTgames

5 Great Game Boy Advance Games - IMPLANTgames

The Game Boy Advance is a fantastic little handheld, and thankfully, can be enjoyed like a traditional console thanks to the Game Boy Player. Released in 2001, the Game Boy Advance might be the last mainstream console with hardware focused on sprites, rather than pushing polygons.

With the 15 year anniversary fast approaching, and games still reasonably priced, on today’s episode of 5 Games we take a look at 5 Great Game Boy Advance games.

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Five 60 FPS Dreamcast Games

Five 60 FPS Dreamcast Games

For many, the Sega Dreamcast remains the greatest game console of all time. Sega was at their creative peak with a never ending stream of awesome new games, the console ushered in online gaming for many, and the graphical capabilities were a massive leap above the generation of systems before it.

In addition to a true 480p resolution, the Dreamcast also raised the bar in terms of frame rate, with a ton of games featuring buttery smooth, 60 frames per second, gameplay. On today’s episode of 5 games, we are going to look at 5 such titles.

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5 Great Sega Genesis Games - IMPLANTgames

5 Great Sega Genesis Games - IMPLANTgames

To the initiated, the Sega Genesis was a system with a ton of sports games, and of course Sonic. For those in the know however, the Sega Genesis has an awesome library of games spanning every genre.
 
On today's episode, we are going to take a look at 5 Great Sega Genesis games, which are neither sports games, nor feature, Sonic the Hedgehog.

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5 Great Sega Genesis Platformers

5 Great Sega Genesis Platformers

Every since I was a kid, side scrolling platformers have always been one of my favorite genres of video games. Something about the simple act of running and jumping appeals to me, and I find the genre a ton of fun. So on today’s episode, we are going to take a look back at 5 great platformers for the Sega Genesis.

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5 More Great 16-Bit Shmups

5 More Great 16-Bit Shmups

As I've said in the past, the 16-bit generation of shmups was my favorite. The shooters of this era featured the perfect blend of speed and complexity, without feeling overwhelming. The genre really started hitting its stride and there are dozens of classic titles to choose from. On today's episode of 5 Games we are going to take a look at 5 more, great shmups released on 4th generation home consoles.

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