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Articles written by: Benjamin Galway

Star Control

Star Control

PC gamers know Star Control well. They’ve been playing it and its stellar sequels for years. Console owners have had to make due with only the original game, which was ported to the Genesis in 1991. Deep and addictive, it still holds up today, making it an essential part of any Genesis library.

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Hands-On: Ecco: Songs of Time Music Collection

Hands-On: Ecco: Songs of Time Music Collection

The quality of Spencer Nilsen’s Ecco the Dolphini scores is undeniable. Haunting yet inviting, they soothe and offer the perfect picture of what life under the sea must sound like. Many of the tracks from both games were released on a single CD entitled Ecco: Songs of Time, and Sega-16 staff editor Ben Galway has all the details on why it’s such a great piece to own.

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Hands-On: Streets of Rage 2 Original Soundtrack

Hands-On: Streets of Rage 2 Original Soundtrack

Yuzo Koshiro’s masterful tunes for Streets of Rage 2 have long been held as the best in the series, and so great was the demand for them that they were released separately. We put the collection through its paces in our full review.

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Todd’s Adventures in Slime World

Todd’s Adventures in Slime World

Todd’s Adventures in Slime World first debuted on the Atari Lynx but was eventually ported to the Genesis. I guess people just couldn’t get enough of dark, slimy environments filled with nasty creatures. Hmm, not everyone has a gas station restroom nearby, I guess!

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Ball Jacks

Ball Jacks

Every time I think we’ve seen it all on the Genesis, some rare game comes along and surprises us. Ball Jacks is one of those titles that comes out of nowhere. Unfortunately, it seems that it was lost in import limbo for a good reason, as the premise is perhaps its best feature. That’s a shame, as the thought of space crabs batting around huge, metallic balls sounds almost too cool to pass up.

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