The fighting game craze of the early ’90s was huge, and not all the games made it overseas on all consoles. For instance, while SNES owners got to play Power Instinct, Sega Genesis fans were forced to import. Were they missing much, given the wealth of available options? Well, if you’re just looking for a new fighter to play around with, then this one might well be worth tracking down.continue reading
During the apex of the Sega Mega Drive, Sega of Germany (SoG) was founded in Hamburg in order to further develop the market there. Until his departure in 1996, Torsten Oppermann was overseeing SoG’s local efforts as Marketing Director. As such, he not only had to face the freshly arrived competition in form of the Super Nintendo, but also handle the German launch of the Sega Saturn.
Sega-16 takes a comprehensive look behind the making of a true Genesis classic. We’ve spoken to a dozen people involved at Disney, Sega, and Virgin Games, including programmer David Perry and former Disney Software Producer Patrick Gilmore. We even spoke to people who worked on the film! This is the definitive story of how three major companies united to create a fan-favorite.