Obscure Release

Culture concept

These were deficiently announced/advertised compared to other ports or other games of the same publisher; Hidden in their package; obscure on publisher's homepage, etc


The first video game about Obscure Release was released in 1988.

Artifex Mundi, Wisdom Tree and Namco Bandai Games has published most of these games

Note, if a TV ad aired, or ads appeared in print, or it appeared in the publisher's catalog, in similar settings and/or like manor as other games from publisher, then don't use this tag. For example, Pepsiman for PSX had a commercial in Japan. Shareware games should almost never have this tag either.