Hi friends, are you ready to go back to Kamurocho and embark on a new adventure in Isezaki Ijincho?
If you’ve ever experienced Judgment or the Yakuza series, you’ll know that despite all the investigations you do, there is still time to take a break from the investigation. and play retro classics!
The Club SEGA arcade naturally offers many games, including a few new titles. However, this time our protagonist Yagami can also play Master System games in his office, and even switch between the Western and Japanese versions of these 8-bit wonders.
Here’s a breakdown of the games you can find throughout your adventure:
Space harrier (1985) is the arcade shooter that put SEGA on the map. You are the Harrier and your mission is to eliminate enemies including giant dragons while dodging obstacles and enemy fire.
Building on the success of Hang-On, Super grip (1987) offers you to ride a motorcycle through four difficulty classes divided into stages across continents. Here your enemy is time itself – make sure to avoid going off the track or encountering other runners if you plan on reaching that next checkpoint!
Fantasy Zone (1986) is a shoot ’em up (or actually, “cute’ em up”) where the adorable Opa-Opa spaceship must hunt down and defeat bases and bosses every step of the way. Throughout your journey, be sure to upgrade your ship – don’t underestimate how tough your enemies can get.
Combat vipers (1995) brings its own unique twist to the fighting game genre by adding armor to its roster of fighters. If you hit your enemies enough, their armor will explode from their bodies, and you can even hurl them through stage walls if your last round attack hits hard enough!
As part of Sonic’s 30e birthday celebrations, Sonic the fighters (1996) joins Lost Judgment. From AM2, the creators of Virtua Fighter and Fighting Vipers, this 3D fighter has his own unique and exaggerated cartoon style. It was also the first game for Bark the Polar Bear and Bean the Dynamite, which reappeared more recently in Sonic Mania.
Futuristic bike racing simulator Motor Raid (1997) makes you eliminate your opponents to get ahead of the pack! This SEGA Model 2 game was released to arcades as a conversion kit for Manx TT Super Bike at the time.
Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown (2010) is the revolutionary fighting game that remains impressive to this day. You’ll face six opponents and the final boss Dural in single-player mode, and you can also fight against a friend locally. If you like it, don’t forget to check out Virtua Fighter 5 Ultimate Showdown, remade in Lost Judgment’s own Dragon engine!
House of the Dead and zombie fans should also keep their eyes peeled for the new arcade game HAMA of the DEAD which is a new version of KAMURO of the DEAD from the original judgment.
Alex Kidd in Miracle World (1986) was incorporated into many Master System units, quickly becoming the 8-bit mascot of Alex Kidd SEGA! Crush blocks and enemies on your way to defeat Janken the Great and his minions.
The Master System version of Fantasy Zone (1986) reduced the arcade version a bit, while retaining the colorful originality of the original. This home version includes two different bosses from the arcade version!
The land of penguins (1987) is an action puzzle where you have to bring fragile eggs home safely, avoiding dangerous animals. Awesome for the time, there is even a level editor to create your own stages.
Quartet (1987) is a 2-player conversion of the 4-player arcade original, where you’ll take down treacherous creatures to save your space colony from certain collapse!
Enduro rider (1987) is an off-road racing bike that is a bit different from the arcade version thanks to its isometric perspective. Be sure to try out the Japanese version of the game, where you’ll get five extra stages!
Woody pop (1987) has you control the main character, who transforms into a brick-breaking hero as you navigate 50 levels of puzzle action to take down the Mad Machine. Originally, this was only released on Game Gear in the US and Europe!
In 3-D Maze Hunter (1988), you have to make your way through a series of mazes from a top-down perspective. The original game required the SEGA 3-D glasses, but now you have the option to turn them off if you prefer.
Secret order (1986) is a top-down action shooter in which you, Ashura, must infiltrate a vast enemy stronghold. You can also ask a second player to join you as a comrade, Bishamon, to make your life easier.
Master system (DLC games)
Sagaia (© TAITO CORP. 1986, 1992), also known as Darius II, follows two pilots responding to a distress call from their home planet, Darius. Control the Silverhawk peacekeeping ship to face all kinds of shady enemies and save a civilization!
Fantasy Zone II: The Tears of Opa-Opa (1987) takes place 10 years after the events of Fantasy Zone. Opa-Opa must now defend the city gates against the Blackhearts by navigating through interconnected teleportation gates!
Alien Syndrome (1987) is the name of the deadly creatures you face in this port of the top down arcade shooter. Can you, Ricky, save the hostages and escape in time?
World Defense (1987) is the home port of the SDI arcade shoot ’em up: Strategic Defense Initiative. Here you use a satellite’s supercharged laser cannon to save Earth from space missiles and enemy satellites!
Lost Judgment launches worldwide on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 on September 24, and if you pre-order the Digital Deluxe or Digital Ultimate editions, you can jump into the action three days earlier on PlayStation Early Access starting September 21. September.