The best classic and old school Japan games

The Last Ninja

The Last Ninja

The Last Ninja is an action adventure game developed and published by System 3 Software and released in 1987 for the Commodore 64. It was ported to several other systems in subsequent years.

Year: 1987 Genre: Action Updated: 2019-08-21Tags: commodore 64 fighting isometric japan martial arts puzzle-solving

James Clavell's Shogun

James Clavell's Shogun

James Clavell's Shogun is the computer game adaptation of the famous novel Shogun by James Clavell. The game was created by Infocom and released in 1989 for Amiga. Apple II, MS-DOS, and Macintosh.

Year: 1989 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2021-09-13Tags: interactive fiction japan licensed novel text adventure text with still pics

Geisha

Geisha

Geisha is a graphic adventure for adults, created by Tomahawk and published by Coktel Vision in 1990 for the Amiga, Atari ST, and MS-DOS. Set in futuristic Japan, the game designed...

Year: 1990 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2021-03-10Tags: adult crime & punishment detective japan mini-games point and click science fiction

Last Ninja 3

Last Ninja 3

The Last Ninja 3 is the third chapter of the popular series created by Mark Cale with its System 3 for the Commodore 64 and ported to many other platforms. Ninja Three was released for the Commodore 64, Atari ST and Amiga in 1991.

Year: 1991 Genre: Action Updated: 2021-02-21Tags: commodore 64 fighting isometric japan martial arts mythology ninja puzzle-solving

Lords of the Rising Sun

Lords of the Rising Sun

Lords of the Rising Sun is a game designed by the renowned Doug Barnett and published by Cinemaware in 1989 for the Amiga, among other consoles. This adventure puts the player in ...

Year: 1989 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: action strategy amiga original game history japan

Shadow Fighter

Shadow Fighter

Shadow Fighter is a fighting game created by N.A.P.S. and published by Gremlin Graphics exclusively for the Amiga, initially for ECS machines, then AGA. Clearly inspired by popular...

Year: 1994 Genre: Beat-'em-up Updated: 2021-03-10Tags: 2 players aga amiga original game arcade competitive fighting japan versus

Ninja Remix

Ninja Remix

Ninja Remix is the conversion for Amiga and Atari ST of the Commodore 4 hit created by System 3, The Last Ninja. This action adventure is probably the best game ever created for th...

Year: 1990 Genre: Action Updated: 2021-06-05Tags: fighting isometric japan martial arts mythology ninja puzzle-solving

Ninja Spirit

Ninja Spirit

Ninja Spirit, known in Japan as Saigo no Nindou, is an arcade game created by Irem in 1988. Two years later, the home computer versions were released, including the Amiga version, the Atari ST one, Commodore 64, and more.

Year: 1990 Genre: Beat-'em-up Updated: 2021-03-20Tags: coin-up conversion fighting japan ninja side-scrolling

Shogi Master

Shogi Master

Shogi Master is the video game version of the Japanese Chess game Shogi developed and published by Ishi Press International in 1991 for DOS only. Shogi is also known as the Game o...

Year: 1991 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2020-12-02Tags: board game chess variants japan

Sword of Honour

Sword of Honour

Sword of Honour is a beat-em-up action-adventure set in ancient Japan, where you impersonate a Ninja that has to regain the trust of his Shogun by recovering a sword. The game was...

Year: 1992 Genre: Beat-'em-up Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: action-adventure fighting japan martial arts ninja side-scrolling single screen

The Black Onyx

The Black Onyx

The Black Onyx is a Japanese RPG created by Bullet-Proof Software originally in 1984 for the NEC-PC 8801. It was the first role-playing game developed in Japan, taking inspiration from big western hits such as Wizardry and Ultima.

Year: 1988 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2018-03-22Tags: dungeon crawler fantasy first-person japan turn-based