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Sega Classics Arcade Collection (4-In-1)

Sega Classics Arcade Collection (4-In-1)

If there’s one thing Sega knows how to do, it’s rehash the biggest stars of the Genesis era. Before the numerous compilations released on modern consoles, the Sega CD was among the first machines to get hit with the cash run wave. Home to not one but two editions of the Sega Arcade Classics Collection (the only difference being one game), the add-on gave Segaphiles their first taste of watered down ports. The worst part? Sega didn’t even wait until the Genesis was discontinued before it started to butcher its library.

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Double Take: Knuckles Chaotix

Double Take: Knuckles Chaotix

Knuckles Chaotix is a game that stirs controversy whenever it’s mentioned. Some people enjoy its distinctly unSonic-like gameplay, considering it a solid attempt at bringing something new to an established formula. Others hate the rubber band dynamic and the weird level design, citing the game as something better left on the cutting room floor. Staff writer Christian Matozzo is of the former frame of mind, and he’s not afraid to show his love for this unique 32X title.

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Double Take: Eternal Champions

Double Take: Eternal Champions

Sega’s famous fighter Eternal Champions is a game most people seem to either love or hate, with few taking the middle road. Those who defend it note its complex fighting style and unique Sega feel, while those who trash it seem to do so for those very same reasons!

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Side by Side: TMNT Beat-‘Em-Ups (Genesis vs. SNES)

Side by Side: TMNT Beat-‘Em-Ups (Genesis vs. SNES)

Kowabunga! The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turles have punched and kicked their way across more consoles than you can shake a bo staff at, and the Genesis was no exception. Sega’s 16-bit wonder received versions of two highly playable and controversial titles: Tournament Fighters and The Hyperstone Heist, and the latter has been compared to the SNES port of Turtles in Time since it made its debut in 1992. Staff writer Christian Matozzo has put the two through their paces for a full comparions, and he’s ready to share his findings in the latest installment of Side by Side.

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John Madden Football ’93 Championship Edition

John Madden Football ’93 Championship Edition

EA Sports made things especially interesting by offering a championship version of Madden ’93, which featured some of the best teams from past NFL seasons. It’s become quite rare among collectors, and that’s a shame, as it’s great for competition among friends. We have a full review of it, so lace up and read on! All you need now are some Tostitos and some Mountain Dew, and it’s game time!

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