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Articles written by: Ken Horowitz

Magic Girl Featuring Ling Ling the Little Witch

Magic Girl Featuring Ling Ling the Little Witch

Gametec’s Magic Girl gets a second chance on the Genesis, thanks to Super Fighter Team. Translated and bug-fixed, the game is now of the level of quality one would expect from a commercial release. It may be a bit short, but there’s enough action and fun in this cute-’em-up to make it a worthy addition to any Genesis fan’s game library.

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Interview: Jerry Momoda (Sega Product Manager)

Interview: Jerry Momoda (Sega Product Manager)

Jerry Momoda has been fortunate to work at some of the most influential game companies at times when they were either dominating the market or pushing hardware boundaries. With a résumé that includes Nintendo, Atari, and Namco, he was a major force behind the western release of Sega arcade hits like OutRun and Hang-On, as well as Stun Runner for Atari and Tekken at Namco.

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Royal Stone: Hirakareshi Toki no Tobira

Royal Stone: Hirakareshi Toki no Tobira

The Game Gear is chock full of great RPGs, and some of them never left Japan. Royal Stone, the sequel to Crystal Warriors, is one game that got left behind. It’s an incredible strategy/RPG with beautiful presentation and engaging gameplay. And it’s now been translated into English! Game Gear owners everywhere need to track down this incredible title.

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One Blue Blur: 25 Years of Sonic The Hedgehog

One Blue Blur: 25 Years of Sonic The Hedgehog

This month marks the 25th North American anniversary of the world’s most famous hedgehog! Instead of looking at all of his games, we’ve decided to honor the Blue Blur by examining how he’s managed to endure for so long. There’s a lot more about Sonic to think about than games, and his appeal stretches to many other areas. Happy birthday Sonic!

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Interview: Randy Gallegos (Artist)

Interview: Randy Gallegos (Artist)

Known for his work on over 150 Magic: The Gathering cards, Dungeons and Dragons source books, and scores of other brands, artist Randy Gallegos is now bringing his own history with gaming to a series called “Hearts for Hardware,” creating art based on his particular experiences and impressions with the hobby.

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