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List of the best Tecmo games with images, including any well-known Tecmo made games for any platform and console. This list may not contain every game made by Tecmo but definitely features the best ones. This greatest Tecmo games list features box covers and additional information such as the game's publisher and release date. The most popular Tecmo video games are listed by how many votes they received, so the best ones are at the top. If you're looking to find a list of best games developed by Tecmo then you're in the right place. Think the top game developed by Tecmo isn't as high as it should be? If yes then be sure to vote it up so that your opinion counts, since this is a community-based opinion list.

This list answers the questions "What are the best games made by Tecmo?" and "Which games were developed by Tecmo?"

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This list is the perfect resource for those looking to find out the names of acclaimed games made by Tecmo. Ranker has a similar list for every other significant video game developer so don't forget to check those out as well. (62 items)

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Ninja Gaiden is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Tecmo Games List
Ninja Gaiden 1988 Ninja Gaiden, known in Japan as Ninja Ryūkenden and as Shadow Warriors in Europe, is a side-scrolling action-platforming video game. It was developed and published by TECMO for the Nintendo ...more

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Tecmo Super Bowl is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Tecmo Games List
Tecmo Super Bowl 1991 Tecmo Super Bowl, is an American football video game for the Nintendo Entertainment System that was released in 1991. Developed by Japanese video game company Tecmo, it was the first sports ...more

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Fatal Frame II: Crimson Butter... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Tecmo Games List
Fatal Frame II: Crimson Butterfly 2004 Fatal Frame II: Crimson Butterfly, known in Europe as Project Zero II: Crimson Butterfly and in Japan as Zero ~Akai Chō~, is a 2003 Japanese survival horror video game developed and originally ...more

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Tecmo World Wrestling is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Tecmo Games List
Tecmo World Wrestling 1990 Tecmo World Wrestling is a Nintendo Entertainment System professional wrestling game for one or two players released in 1989 where the player can control one of ten fictional international ...more

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Ninja Gaiden III: The Ancient ... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Tecmo Games List
Ninja Gaiden III: The Ancient Ship of Doom 1991 Ninja Gaiden III: The Ancient Ship of Doom, known in Japan as Ninja Ryūkenden III: Yomi no Hakobune is a side-scrolling platforming video game developed and published by Tecmo. It was released ...more

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Ninja Gaiden is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Tecmo Games List
Ninja Gaiden 1988 Ninja Gaiden, later released in Japan as Ninja Ryūkenden and in Europe as Shadow Warriors, is a side-scrolling beat-'em-up originally released by Tecmo as a coin-operated arcade video game. It ...more

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Tecmo Super Bowl II: Special E... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Tecmo Games List
Tecmo Super Bowl II: Special Edition 1994 Tecmo Super Bowl 2 was an update of the previous Tecmo Super Bowl released for Super Nintendo and Sega Genesis.

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Ninja Gaiden II: The Dark Swor... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Tecmo Games List
Ninja Gaiden II: The Dark Sword of Chaos 1990 Ninja Gaiden II: The Dark Sword of Chaos, known in Japan as Ninja Ryukenden II: Ankoku no Jashin Ken and as Shadow Warriors II: The Dark Sword of Chaos in Europe, is a side-scrolling platforming ...more

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Ninja Gaiden Sigma is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Tecmo Games List
Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2007 Ninja Gaiden Sigma, stylized as Ninja Gaiden Σ, is an action-adventure game developed by Team Ninja for the PlayStation 3. It is an enhanced port of Ninja Gaiden, originally released on Xbox in ...more

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Tecmo NBA Basketball is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Tecmo Games List
Tecmo NBA Basketball 1992 Tecmo NBA Basketball is a basketball video game that released by Tecmo for the Nintendo Entertainment System. Like Tecmo Super Bowl before it, the game features cinema-style cutscenes during ...more

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Fatal Frame is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Tecmo Games List
Fatal Frame Fatal Frame, known as Project Zero in Europe and Zero in Japan, is a supernatural, survival horror video game series developed by Tecmo and Grasshopper Manufacture for the PlayStation 2, Xbox, ...more

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Tokobot is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Tecmo Games List
Tokobot 2005 Tokobot, later released in Japan as Karakuri, is a platformer puzzle game developed and published by Tecmo for the PlayStation Portable in 2005. An expanded version was later released for the ...more

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Trapt is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Tecmo Games List
Trapt 2005 Trapt, stylized as TЯAPT and released in Japan as Kagero II: Dark Illusion, is an action video game with strategy game elements by Tecmo for the PlayStation 2. The game includes a number of ...more

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Rygar is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Tecmo Games List
Rygar 1986 Rygar is a video game created by Tecmo in 1986 and originally released for arcades in Japan as Warrior of Argus. It is a scrolling platform game where the player assumes the role as the ...more

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Unison: Rebels of Rhythm & Dan... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Tecmo Games List
Unison: Rebels of Rhythm & Dance 2000 Unison: Rebels of Rhythm & Dance is a rhythm video game released for the PlayStation 2 in 2001 which featured unique controls and, at the time, beautiful graphics for its genre of game. It ...more

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Tecmo World Cup '93 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Tecmo Games List
Tecmo World Cup '93 1993 Tecmo World Cup '93 is a soccer arcade game released in 1993 by Tecmo for the Sega Master System. The game is a continuation of previous football games released by Tecmo such as Tecmo World Cup ...more

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Super Star Force: Jikūreki no ... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Tecmo Games List
Super Star Force: Jikūreki no Himitsu 1986 Super Star Force: Jikūreki no Himitsu is a video game developed and published by Tecmo on November 11, 1986 for the Family Computer only in Japan. The game was featured in episode 111 of ...more

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Tecmo Bowl is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Tecmo Games List
Tecmo Bowl 1990 Tecmo Bowl is an American football arcade game developed and released by Tecmo in 1987. The game was both successful in the arcades, and as a 1989 port for the Nintendo Entertainment System. The ...more

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Tecmo Super Baseball is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Tecmo Games List
Tecmo Super Baseball 1994 Tecmo Super Baseball is a professional baseball video game that was released in 1994 for the Super NES and Sega Mega Drive/Genesis gaming systems. It features all 28 MLB teams that existed at ...more

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Silkworm is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Tecmo Games List
Silkworm 1988 Silkworm is a classic side scrolling shooter, developed by Tecmo and first released for arcade in 1988. In 1989 it was ported to the Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC and ...more

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Ninja Gaiden Shadow is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Tecmo Games List
Ninja Gaiden Shadow 1991 Ninja Gaiden Shadow, released in Japan as Ninja Ryūkenden GB: Matenrō Kessen, and in Europe and Australia as Shadow Warriors, is a side-scrolling action game released for the Game Boy in 1991 by ...more

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Solomon's Key is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Tecmo Games List
Solomon's Key 1986 Solomon's Key is a puzzle game developed by Tecmo in 1986 for arcade release on custom hardware based on the Z80 chipset. It is better known as a 1987 port to the Commodore 64 and the Nintendo ...more

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Bomb Jack is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Tecmo Games List
Bomb Jack 1984 Bomb Jack is an arcade platform game that was released in 1984 by Tehkan. It was followed by two official sequels, the console and computer title Mighty Bomb Jack, and the arcade game Bomb Jack ...more

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Tecmo Super Bowl III: Final Ed... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Tecmo Games List
Tecmo Super Bowl III: Final Edition 1994 Tecmo Super Bowl III is the final Tecmo football game released on the Super Nintendo Entertainment System and the Sega Genesis. Nintendo Power magazine featured it on its short-lived feature ...more

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Secret of the Stars is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Tecmo Games List
Secret of the Stars Secret of the Stars, known as Aqutallion in Japan, is role-playing video game released in 1993 and developed and published by Tecmo for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System.

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Monster Rancher 4 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Tecmo Games List
Monster Rancher 4 2003 Monster Rancher 4 is a monster breeding and management game that was released by Tecmo for the PlayStation 2 in 2003.

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Tecmo's Deception: Invitation ... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Tecmo Games List
Tecmo's Deception: Invitation to Darkness 1996 Tecmo's Deception: Invitation to Darkness, usually referred to simply as Deception, is a video game released by Tecmo in 1996 for the original PlayStation. Deception was released as Kokumeikan ...more

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Monster Rancher is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Tecmo Games List
Monster Rancher 1997 Monster Rancher, known in Japan as Monster Farm, is a console game released in North America on November 30, 1997, for the PlayStation system. It is the first game in Tecmo's Monster Rancher ...more

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Mighty Bomb Jack is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Tecmo Games List
Mighty Bomb Jack 1986 Mighty Bomb Jack is a 1986 Nintendo Entertainment System game released by Tecmo, which was later ported to the Amiga, Atari ST and Commodore 64. Within PAL-A regions, the NES version was only ...more

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Tecmo Classic Arcade is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Tecmo Games List
Tecmo Classic Arcade 2005 Tecmo Classic Arcade is a collection of classic Tecmo arcade games for the Microsoft Xbox. This collection was released on September 13, 2005 in the U.S. and October 27, 2005 in Japan, and ...more

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Rygar: The Legendary Adventure is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Tecmo Games List
Rygar: The Legendary Adventure 2002 Rygar: The Legendary Adventure, released in Japan as Argus no Senshi, is a console game for the PlayStation 2 first released in November 2002. It is based on the original Rygar released for ...more

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Fire 'n Ice is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Tecmo Games List
Fire 'n Ice 2004 Fire 'n Ice is a puzzle game released in limited numbers by Tecmo for the Nintendo Entertainment System. It is the prequel to Solomon's Key, and is known as Solomon's Key 2 in Europe and Solomon ...more

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Monster Rancher 2 is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Tecmo Games List
Monster Rancher 2 1998 Monster Rancher 2 is a video game and the second North American and Japanese installment in the Monster Rancher series. In Europe Monster Rancher 2 is the first release in the series and is thus ...more

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Deception series is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Tecmo Games List
Deception series 2005 The Deception games are a series of console strategy-RPGs created and published by Tecmo for Sony's line of PlayStation consoles. They have an emphasis on passive combat via the use of traps. ...more

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Captain Tsubasa 3: Koutei no C... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Tecmo Games List
Captain Tsubasa 3: Koutei no Chousen 1992 Captain Tsubasa 3 Challenge of Rivals was released in 1992 by Tecmo for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System console. A graphical update of the previous Family Computer video games, it also ...more

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Ninja Gaiden Trilogy is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Tecmo Games List

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Fatal Frame III: The Tormented is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Tecmo Games List
Fatal Frame III: The Tormented 2005 Fatal Frame III: The Tormented, known in Japan as Zero: Shisei no Koe and in Europe as Project Zero 3, is the third installment in the Fatal Frame video game series. The PlayStation 2 game takes ...more

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Tecmo Super NBA Basketball is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Tecmo Games List
Tecmo Super NBA Basketball 1993 Tecmo Super NBA Basketball is a basketball video game published by Tecmo for the Super NES. The game is the SNES equivalent of the original Tecmo NBA Basketball. It also came out a year later ...more

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Monster Rancher EVO is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Tecmo Games List
Monster Rancher EVO 2005 Monster Rancher EVO is a PlayStation 2 game in the Monster Rancher series. It was released in Japan on December 8, 2005, and in America on April 11, 2006. The game was not released in PAL

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Monster Farm Online is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Tecmo Games List

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Route-16 is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Tecmo Games List
Route-16 1981 Route-16 is an arcade game released by Tehkan and Sun Electronics in 1981. The game was licensed to Centuri for distribution in the United States. It was also ported to the Emerson Arcadia

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Rygar: The Battle of Argus is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Tecmo Games List

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Captain Tsubasa is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Tecmo Games List
Captain Tsubasa 1994 Captain Tsubasa is a 1994 video game released by Tecmo for the Sega Mega-CD and based on the popular Captain Tsubasa manga/anime series. It was published only in Japan.

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Tecmo Cup Football Game is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Tecmo Games List
Tecmo Cup Football Game 1993 Tecmo Cup Football Game is a cancelled 1993 video game. While the game was about to be published by Sega with license from Tecmo for the Mega Drive/Genesis, it was cancelled due to the release ...more

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Super Swing Golf: Season 2 is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Tecmo Games List
Super Swing Golf: Season 2 Super Swing Golf Season 2 is a golf game developed and published by Tecmo for the Wii. It was released in the North America on December 11, 2007. It is the sequel to Super Swing Golf, and both ...more

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Quantum Theory is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Tecmo Games List
Quantum Theory 2009 Quantum Theory, is a third-person shooter video game for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. It is developed by Team Tachyon and published by Tecmo. The game was released in September 2010. The game ...more

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Saboten Bombers is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Tecmo Games List
Saboten Bombers Saboten Bomber is an arcade game that was only released in Japan on horizontal arcade systems in 1992 by Tecmo.

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Guzzler is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Tecmo Games List
Guzzler 1983 Guzzler is a coin operated arcade maze game developed and manufactured by Tehkan Ltd., and licensed to Centuri for United States distribution in 1983. It was released as a conversion kit, ...more

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Tōkidenshō Angel Eyes is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Tecmo Games List
Tōkidenshō Angel Eyes Tōkidenshō Angel Eyes is a fighting video game developed and published by Tecmo for the arcade game market in 1996. It was later ported to the PlayStation game console, being released on ...more

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Final Star Force is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Tecmo Games List
Final Star Force 1992 Final Star Force is a 1992 arcade game developed and published by Tecmo. It is the third game in the Star Force series.