Obscure Fighting Games That Are Worth Some Attention
The mid-1990s were a pretty special time in gaming. The PlayStation was everywhere, and mod chips were becoming common. This opened me up to a world of crazy-ass import games. Since I happened to have something of a budget that I could put toward acquiring and reviewing imports, I went out of my way to just buy stuff that looked interesting to me... like 2D fighting games starring anime high-school girls.
These days, import games are rarely this cool, I guess because the Japanese market isn't what it used to be, and anything that has half a chance of being appealing to the US audience makes it over here in some form, usually simultaneously.