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.
Articles written by: Ken Horowitz
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!
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!
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!
Super Fighter Team’s first puzzler on the Genesis may not have the single-player legs that other classics like Columns and Mean Bean Machine do, but it’s still a enjoyable game to play, especially with a friend. Short but engaging, it’s a decent addition to your Genesis library if you’re looking for some simple fun.