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Articles written by: Ken Horowitz

16-Bit Books: Mega Drive/Genesis Collected Works to Be Reprinted!

16-Bit Books: Mega Drive/Genesis Collected Works to Be Reprinted!

Those who missed out on the initial run of the incredible Mega Drive/Genesis Collected Works book will definitely want to get in on the campaign to fund a second printing. Check out the article for more details and then head over to the official Kickstarter page and get your copy!

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Creative Genesis: A Sega CD for Christmas!

Creative Genesis: A Sega CD for Christmas!

When you’re a kid, getting a new game console for Christmas is one of the most awesome experiences there is. Imagine getting a Sega CD in 1994, then! Tyler Esposito of the YouTube channel iretrogamer was lucky enough to capture on video his cousin’s odyssey to become two of those kids, and if it doesn’t give you the fuzzies then you’re probably a robot.

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Interview: Simon Phipps (Designer & Artist)

Interview: Simon Phipps (Designer & Artist)

Simon Phipps has been creating memorable video game experiences at many publishers, including each of the three mentioned above. Phipps has been involved in many major gaming franchises, including Wolfchild and Bubba ‘n Stix. We recently chatted with him about his work on the Genesis and Sega CD!

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Alien Syndrome (Game Gear)

Alien Syndrome (Game Gear)

Sega’s classic Alien Syndrome has been ported to many consoles, but the Game Gear version may just be the best one. New levels, stackable weapons, and great presentation make this one run-‘n-gun worth importing. It’s only single-player, but there’s more than enough action for any alien hunter!

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Preview: Playing at the Next Level: A History of American Sega Games

Preview: Playing at the Next Level: A History of American Sega Games

Ken Horowitz will soon release a comprehensive history of Sega of America’s game development history. Compiled from interviews with almost 100 developers and Sega alumni, it has detailed information on every one of SOA’s internal studios and almost 40 games. This is a must-have for Sega fans everywhere!

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