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Articles written by: Joseph C.

Bugs Bunny in Double Trouble

Bugs Bunny in Double Trouble

Bugs Bunny has something of a bad record when it comes to video game appearances. He’s certainly no Mickey Mouse. The trend of bad releases continued on the Genesis with Double Trouble, a game that suffers from frustrating level design and brutal difficulty. The developers definitely should have taken that left turn at Albuquerque.

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Golden Axe (Arcade)

Golden Axe (Arcade)

Sega’s arcade hack-‘n-slash coin-op spawned a franchise that has lasted for decades and became an instant classic. Released amid a flurry of Double Dragon clones, its fantasy setting and awesome magic effects gave it a strong identity that caused brought in tons of quarters. This is the one that started it all.

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Alex Kidd in Miracle World

Alex Kidd in Miracle World

Originally hailed as a rival to Super Mario Bros. Alex Kidd in Miracle spawned a series that extended to the Genesis. Though it wasn’t as popular as Mario, the franchise is still well-regarded among Sega fans who loved its vehicles, colorful levels, and wacky boss battles. With a big heart and an even bigger punch, original game has become a bona fide Sega classic. Jan-ken-pon!

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Hands-On: Sonic Lost World (Wii U)

Hands-On: Sonic Lost World (Wii U)

In 2013, Sonic returned for another adventure that many hoped would help erase his prior 3D history. Sonic Lost World on the Wii U is a step in the right direction, though it takes a little time to appreciate. It’s not perfect by any means, but there’s enough meat on the bone to make this one 3D Sonic game worth checking out.

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New 3D Golf Simulation: Waialae no Kiseki

New 3D Golf Simulation: Waialae no Kiseki

Still looking for another golf title to try out? Tired of the PGA series and any of the multitude of golf games on the Genesis? Here’s one you probably haven’t tried. Be wary though. It hasn’t aged well visually, and the language barrier may push you away. Still, it’s interesting to find that there are still genres offering new experiences to Western Genesis players, even sports like golf.

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