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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.

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!

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?

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.

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!


8-Bit Reviews

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.

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Genesis Reviews

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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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

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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Recent Posts

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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World Trophy Soccer

World Trophy Soccer

Still looking for another good soccer game beyond FIFA or Sensible Soccer? While you probably can’t get any better than those on the Genesis, there are still a few worth looking into. World Trophy Soccer can be fun for some time, provided you find it cheap. Otherwise, take your search elsewhere.

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Double Take: Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master

Double Take: Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master

The Shinobi series on the Genesis is widely regarded as some of the best action titles ever made, and they definitely stand the test of time. Joe Musashi’s third outing is a fan favorite, with its stunning graphics and intense action, and it’s definitely one 16-bit title worth taking another look at.

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Teasers: ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove

Teasers: ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove

They’re back! ToeJam and Earl are primed for a fourth outing, this time on PCs. The original creators have initiated a Kickstarter campaign, and this new installment takes the series back to its roots in a big way. This could be the one we’ve been waiting for, so check it out!

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Centurion: Defender of Rome

Centurion: Defender of Rome

Simulation games can be an acquired taste, and the advancement of time and technology can make some older titles seem like a chore. Centurion: Defender of Rome is one game that was much more enticing back in the day, when its paper-thin plot and shallow tactics made playing the watered down cartridge weren’t as noticeable.

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