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Where In Time Is Carmen Sandiego?

Where In Time Is Carmen Sandiego?

That pesky Carmen Sandiego is on the move again, only this time it’s through time! Get out your biggest encyclopedia and prepare to travel throughout history to track down gaming’s most infamous outlaw. Definitely a game for those who prefer their titles to be a bit more cerebral, the Genesis version is delightful and educational!

Montezuma’s Revenge

Montezuma’s Revenge

Parker Brothers was one of the rare publishers on the Master System, but it was good enough to port one of the best old school platformers ever. Montezuma’s Revenge has become a bit pricey, but there’s so much great gameplay here that it’s absolutely worth the price of admission.

Reader Roundtable Vol. 109

Reader Roundtable Vol. 109

The winter has receded for some, while others are still fighting the cold. Wherever you are and whatever the temperature is, remember that there is always a great reason to forget the weather completely! Stay inside and play some Genesis, and you’ll never have to worry about being too hot or too cold!

Wonder Boy

Wonder Boy

This is the one that started it all! A true Sega classic, Wonder Boy has seen various styles of play over the years. The original game was an arcade hit and received a wonderful port on the Master System. Axes, skateboards, and fruit! What more could you ask for in a game?

Ren & Stimpy: Quest for the Shaven Yak

Ren & Stimpy: Quest for the Shaven Yak

Nickelodeon’s raunchy duo made its way to the Game Gear in 1994, courtesy of Realtime Associates, and the game managed to capture a good deal of the show’s charm. While it may not be the most challenging or engaging platformer out there, it’s definitely worth some playtime.


8-Bit Reviews

Montezuma’s Revenge

Montezuma’s Revenge

Parker Brothers was one of the rare publishers on the Master System, but it was good enough to port one of the best old school platformers ever. Montezuma’s Revenge has become a bit pricey, but there’s so much great gameplay here that it’s absolutely worth the price of admission.

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Genesis Reviews

Where In Time Is Carmen Sandiego?

Where In Time Is Carmen Sandiego?

That pesky Carmen Sandiego is on the move again, only this time it’s through time! Get out your biggest encyclopedia and prepare to travel throughout history to track down gaming’s most infamous outlaw. Definitely a game for those who prefer their titles to be a bit more cerebral, the Genesis version is delightful and educational!

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Sega CD Reviews

Iron Helix

Iron Helix

Looking for a puzzle-solving, sci-fi thriller for your Sega CD? Iron Helix may be your game. Combining the interface of a graphic adventure with full-motion video cut scenes and puzzle elements, the game offers an experience uncommon on the platform. It may not be as deep as later titles, such as “D” and “Enemy Zero,” but it’s definitely worth playing.

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Features

Reader Roundtable Vol. 109

Reader Roundtable Vol. 109

The winter has receded for some, while others are still fighting the cold. Wherever you are and whatever the temperature is, remember that there is always a great reason to forget the weather completely! Stay inside and play some Genesis, and you’ll never have to worry about being too hot or too cold!

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Behind the Design: Surgical Strike 32XCD

Behind the Design: Surgical Strike 32XCD

Some games are never released in all regions, and others are released in such small quantities that most people aren’t even aware that they exist. Such is the case of Surgical Strike for the 32XCD, which saw a limited release in Brazil. We have the full story here, so read on!

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Reader Roundtable Vol. 108

Reader Roundtable Vol. 108

Spring is here, and that usually means a warming of temperature. There’s always a warming of Genesis consoles, however, as we play no matter what the season! See what our staff and readers have been enjoying this month, and remember: who needs sunshine and fresh air when there are so many great games to play?

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Stories from the Book of Genesis Vol. 38

Stories from the Book of Genesis Vol. 38

Game addiction is a serious issue, and while many people tend to associate the problem with modern, online games, it’s been around for quite some time. Author Kevin Roberts gives an excerpt from his book about game addiction, where he chronicles his indulgence of Centurion: Defender of Rome.

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Ayrton Senna’s Super Monaco GP II

Ayrton Senna’s Super Monaco GP II

Sega followed its seminal F1 racer with a sequel endorsed by Brazilian champion Ayrton Senna. The game offered more of the quality racing simulation action that fans loved, and it upped the challenge level considerably. This is definitely a racer you’ll want in your collection!

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Bram Stoker’s Dracula

Bram Stoker’s Dracula

Looking for something scary to cap off your Friday the 13th? Here’s something scary: a licensed 16-bit game that’s not half bad! While it may not be Castlevania: Bloodlines, Bram Stoker’s Dracula is a decent action/platformer that is worth looking into.

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