Links To Cool Sites

  Import

Gamengai
Site of biblical proportions to the Genki Team. Covers wide array of formats and waxes lyrical on many import-only titles. Previously known as Japanese Gaming. Unfortnately no recent updates, but with the forum still lively we haven't given up hope...

Hardcore Gaming 101
More underground than the FM Towns Marty: detailed and well researched articles on The Legend of Valkyrie, Kunio kun and Ganbare Goemon amongst other mystical characters of import gaming.

OPCFG
The Organisation for the Preservation of Classic Forms of Gaming does a sterling job reviewing and exploring import only classics. No longer active, but enshrined forever within Hardcore Gaming's website.

Illusionware.it
Covers seemingly all the collectable titles on seemingly all the consoles with plenty of snazzy screenshots making this a sterling piece of work. Recommended.

Randomised Gaming
Artwork to bring a tear to the eye and plenty of looks into import exclusives that have hidden in the nooks and crannies of gaming annuals exposed in their full glory with heaps of footage. 

Sega

The Dreamcast Junkyard
A superb tribute to Sega's machine with plenty of reviews embellished by trivia the sort of which DC fans love such as unknown Gundam demo disk and DC disks produced by Toyota showrooms. The site has also produced a superb looking fan book. 

Shin Force
Shin Force is an all Sega site covering everything from the Master System to the Dreamcast and beyond.

Sega 16
Over 200 well written Mega Drive and Mega CD reviews complete with screen shots.

Dreamcast Talk
Cosy community site dedicated to Sega's Dreamcast.

Sega Network
German language site covering all Sega's major Western released machines.

Sega Forever
Wealth of information from instruction manuals to magazine articles on Sega's baby. No recent updates unfortunately...

RadioSega
Colourful guide to the delights of Sega related in game music with a samba feel and a friendly forum. You can also request a track to bring the nostalgia flooding back.


Top Dream

Intriguing and bold modifications for the Dreamcast for those steady with a soldering iron.

PC Engine

PCEngine.co.uk
Well written, definitive guide to Engine games covering hundreds of titles with smart screenshots for which we are eternally grateful.

Video Game Den
Highly informative PC Engine reviews with some rare titles covered and an ever increasing Super Famicom section. Thank you for the screen shots.

Turbo Grafx
Well informed PC Engine reviews and hardware features.

Nintendo

Anime Super Famicom
Reviews of some very prime cuts of import only SFC gaming with coverage of underground, anime themed games and colourful screen shots.

RVGFanatic
Superb Super Famicom site with coverage of underground games even dedicated import connoisseurs may not have yet considered. Some fine Sega Saturn commentary too.

Multi Format

Silicon Era

Review coverage of all contemporary systems and some retro info.

Video Game Critic
Covers a massive range of formats with concise, cutting reviews.

Whip Ass Gaming
Covers Sega, Playstation, Neo Geo & XBox in true Rock n Roll style.

Flying Omlette
Reviews including Ganbare Goemon and thought provoking gaming related articles

The Entertainment Depot
Cutting edge news and reviews of the latest formats and games.

Bluestorm
Current & past generation reviews with some interesting top eleven lists & articles. Not updated recently however.

VideoGames101
Covers a wide plethora of systems: well rounded compendium of gaming knowledge.

Game List Mania
A great idea to allow gamers to keep track of games they wish to play or have completed. Hopefully we stock a few they may yet have encountered...

Anime Related

Anime On-Line
Totally dedicated to fan service for even the most demanding anime aficionado. Being the retail wing of MVM means the discerning otaku can enjoy amazing anime releases as well as magnificent manga, mouth watering figures and some marvelous merchandising. But being for the fans also means they have links to clubs, expo's even running trips to Japan. Look out for Genki next time you're rummaging through the Clearance Centre...

Anime Video Games
Reviews and shots of plenty of anime related crackers on a vast array of systems.

Anime Video Resource Center
Featuring hundreds of little known anime based titles mainly on the Super Famicom, but also on the Game Boy, Famicom, PC Engine etc. Each concise lowdown features a screen shot and brief description of the game along with a very useful control guide. A real wealth of information for the anime loving gaming otaku. Sadly not updated for a while.


Various

Destroy All Monsters
All things good in the thumb blistering world of shoot 'em ups. Full of passion for the topic in hand with plenty of screen shots and well written reviews across a multitude of platforms.

Neo Geo For Life
A massive compedium of knowledge about all SNK produced machines (including links to the Pocket site) giving them the loving care they deserve.

Retrobase
Dedicated to the preservation of classic videogames through capturing screen shots and release information. Staggering number of formats covered.

Good Deal Games
Thought provoking and educating articles such as a guide to Japanese language in video games along with news, interviews, release lists...

RPG Fan
Expansive coverage of the RPG world including a plethora of import reviews mentioning the games accessibility to Western gamers.

Console Classix
Retro gaming site allowing subscribers to enjoy US released retro titles on the PCs.

RPG Classics
Covers a wide spectrum of formats and all the heart-warming RPG's to have appeared on them. May your HP total always be more than your adversary's.

KidFenris
Anime and an array of cracking reviews of mainly Japanese shooters.

Lofi Gaming
Game King articles, retro gaming crosswords, but its the museum of most interest cataloging hundreds of cracking titles complete with cover scans and insight.

MegaOldies.com
Fine French language site detailing just about every conceivable console with master lists of releases. Also has a friendly forum to practice your Francais.

Insomnia.ac
Underground, slick site with reviews and a keen eye for classic coin-ops plus an avant-garde look at gaming.

Final Fight Online
Classy site dedicated to Capcom's seminal street brawling series with info on other Capcom developed fighting fests along with reviews of alternative side scrolling beat 'em ups too.

MMMonkey
Plenty of easy to follow guides to repairing and enhancing consoles from all generations. Unfortunately GenkiVideoGames.com can't be held responsible for any mishaps in using these guides - we're unsteady enough with a soldering iron. So please enjoy at ones own risk.

Gameover
At a loose end in the Dutch Capital? Check out this fine emporium of gaming wares....

Magazines

Mean Machines
Enough nostalgia to bring a tear to the eye, at least for UK based gamers. Good to see the familiar faces of the mag's writers still have a twinkle in their eyes.

Video Game Collector Magazine
Mighty fine literature covering retro gaming on the other side of the pond with interesting insight & super Made In Japan column.

Edge
Always independent, always cutting Edge and never believes the hype.

Miscellaneous

UkDanceRecords.com
Latest vinyl dance releases for house, techno, trance DJ's.

Far Side Music
Vast number of album releases imported direct from East Asia, mainly Japan; but it is the sunshine sounds eminating from the isles of the Okinawan section frequently found brightening up the Genki offices. (As can be found in Animal Crossing...).

YouLoveClothing.com
Funky threads from fashion thoroughbreds.

TopTenSearch.net.com
Helping websites get good rankings on the search engines.

Hua Hin Fishing Club
Newly formed fishing club, based in Hua Hin, Thailand.