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Articles written by: Ken Horowitz

Behind the Design: Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse

Behind the Design: Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse

Early in the 16-bit era, Sega and Disney teamed up to produce one of the best platformers on the Genesis. They created a game that represented an early example of the power of Sega’s new hardware and that is still beloved to this day. Sega-16 delves into the making of Castle of Illusion to see how this classic came to life and how it helped define a new generation of platformers.

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Interview: Coury Carlson (My Life in Gaming)

Interview: Coury Carlson (My Life in Gaming)

Coury Carlson has been making video game documentaries and videos for his YouTube show, “My Life in Gaming” since 2013. Recently, he filmed an excellent documentary on the making of the Sega CD classic Night Trap for its 25th anniversary. We chatted with him about the process, as well as his upcoming projects.

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Creative Genesis: Master System Games!

Creative Genesis: Master System Games!

Getting a console for Christmas or a birthday is a wonderful thing. iretrogamer’s Tyler Esposito has shared a great video about the time he got his Master System. It’s a story about a father and son bonding over Sega games, and it’s sure to give you some warm fuzzies inside.

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Interview: Patrick Hickey Jr. (Author of “The Minds Behind the Games”)

Interview: Patrick Hickey Jr. (Author of “The Minds Behind the Games”)

We recently chatted with Patrick Hickey Jr., an author, professor and journalist whose forthcoming book, “The Minds Behind the Games,” examines 36 different classic titles from multiple consoles and includes input from over 50 developers.

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Creative Genesis: Custom Game Signs!

Creative Genesis: Custom Game Signs!

A new site offers custom signs that look great in any game room, including those in the beloved Sega style. Laser cut from solid wood and offer lots of style options. If you’re looking for a nice sign to show off, then Geeky Goods may have just the thing. Read on for more details and see if they have the sign for you!

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