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Articles written by: Ken Horowitz

Astal

Astal

Astal was a welcome release for Saturn owners starving for new games. It also hinted at what could have been an amazing upgrade for 2D games on the new 32-bit machine. While it has its flaws, it remains a fun action platformer that boasts decent gameplay, some stunning visuals, and a stellar soundtrack.

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Interview: Ray Price (Founder of Arcade816)

Interview: Ray Price (Founder of Arcade816)

Ray Price’s Arcade816 is looking to take some of the most iconic game consoles of all time and put them in sexy arcade cabinets so that they can play their favorite games in an arcade setting. The result is a very sleek and practical way to give old consoles new life on modern screens and in locations where more people will experience them.

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Preview: The Sega Arcade Revolution: A History in 62 Games

Preview: The Sega Arcade Revolution: A History in 62 Games

Ken Horowitz returns with his second Sega book! This new work chronicles the company’s arcade history from the early ’60s to the merger with Sammy Corp. 62 arcade classics are discussed in detail, along with multiple landmark events in Sega’s history! This is a must-read for Sega and arcade fans!

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Interview: Michael Mendheim (Mutant Football League)

Interview: Michael Mendheim (Mutant Football League)

Mutant Football League rose from the dead in 2017 and is currently available on Steam Xbox One, and PlayStation 4. At the 2018 Midwest Gaming Classic, we had the chance to check out the game in person, and creator Michael Mendheim was kind enough to sit down with us for an interview regarding MFL’s release and upcoming expansion.

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Burning Rangers

Burning Rangers

One of the final Saturn releases was also one of its most original. Taking the action genre in a a new direction, Sonic Team had players take the role of a futuristic rescue team in a game that pushed Sega’s 32-bit hardware to its limit. Burning Rangers is both a technological achievement and a lot of fun.

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