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Articles written by: Ken Horowitz

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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Cascade

Cascade

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.

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Creative Genesis: iretrogamer Looks at Decap Attack, Psycho Fox & More!

Creative Genesis: iretrogamer Looks at Decap Attack, Psycho Fox & More!

Youtube channel iretrogamer has done a great little retrospective on the Vic Tokai’s series of games that includes Decap Attack and Psycho Fox. Both titles are similar in the style of gameplay also found in Kid Kool on the NES. Check out the video and learn a bit more about this fun little series of platformers!

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