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Hands-On: Sonic Mania

Hands-On: Sonic Mania

Sonic recently returned with an all-new, 2D adventure that takes the franchise back to its 16-bit glory days. We give it a full hands-on to see if it’s the game we’ve all wanted, and while there might be more of the Genesis games than new content, what’s there is exceptional.

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World Series Baseball Starring Deion Sanders

World Series Baseball Starring Deion Sanders

One of the best Genesis baseball titles gets a 32X installment, and its a prime example of why the 32X died a quite death. Mediocre visuals, bland sound, and poor gameplay will send you running back to the 16-bit versions. This game is supposedly rare, but we’d wager that it’s even rarer to find someone actually willing to play it.

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Side by Side: Sonic 3D Blast (Genesis vs. Saturn)

Side by Side: Sonic 3D Blast (Genesis vs. Saturn)

Sega disappointed everyone by not releasing a true Sonic game for the Saturn, and what we got instead was Sonic 3D Blast, which was also ported to the Genesis. Well, now that we have two of them, why not see which one’s better? Check out our latest Side by Side and find out!

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Daffy Duck in Hollywood

Daffy Duck in Hollywood

The Looney Toons have been a part of popular culture for more than half a century, and they of course made their presence felt on the Genesis. Several games were released, starring Bugs Bunny, Road Runner, Sylvester & Tweety, and Daffy Duck. Of all of them though, poor Daffy was the only one who’s game never saw an American release. Why? It’s not known, but game quality couldn’t have been an issue, as Daffy Duck in Hollywood isn’t any less mediocre than the other games in the franchise. Read our full review, and remember that you don’t have to wait until rabbit season to play this one.

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Stories from the Book of Genesis Vol. 35

Stories from the Book of Genesis Vol. 35

Everyone remembers when they got their first Genesis. Those memories remain for a lifetime, and many gamers can attribute Sega’s 16-bit wonder to having started them down the path to serious gaming. In fact, the Genesis continues to inspire new generations of gamers today who will undoubtedly remember the first time they booted up classics like Sonic The Hedgehog or Revenge of Shinobi. Staff writer Christian Matozzo shares his early experiences with the Genesis in the latest installment of our Stories from the Book of Genesis series.

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