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Articles written by: Ken Horowitz

Liberty or Death

Liberty or Death

Koei was the master of the console strategy sim, and there’s one game in its catalog that actually lets players relive the American Revolution. Deep and engaging, the game also requires almost as much time as the war itself did, so those easily intimidated by tons of variables and long, drawn-out conflicts should perhaps just declare themselves conscientious objectors instead.

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Teasers: It Came from the Desert

Teasers: It Came from the Desert

While It Came from the Desert has been available as freeware and in reproduction form for a while now, it’s finally getting the licensed treatment denied to it back in 1990. Developer Cinemaware is partnering with Pier Solar creators Watermelon to give the game the full physical release treatment for Christmas 2014. Another lost Genesis title finally comes home!

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10 Years of Sega-16: Thanks to All Our Readers

10 Years of Sega-16: Thanks to All Our Readers

Sega-16 celebrates its 10th anniversary this month. Who would have thought that we’d still be talking about the Genesis after an entire decade? Well, Genesis fans, that’s who! Thank you to everyone who has contributed and read our articles over the years. It’s been our pleasure to create them, and we’re just getting started!

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16-Bit Books: Console Wars: Sega, Nintendo, and the Battle That Defined a Generation

16-Bit Books: Console Wars: Sega, Nintendo, and the Battle That Defined a Generation

Nintendo fans have long had their share of texts about their favorite company, and now Segaphiles finally have one of their own. Told from the perspective of then-CEO Tom Kalinske and his team, Console Wars tells the tale of how the upstart Sega managed to finally end Nintendo’s industry dominance.

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Interview: Kristin Harvey

Interview: Kristin Harvey

Starting as an illustrator working on the Genesis, Sega CD, and PICO, Kristen Harvey found herself doing many different tasks, like managing other artists and even designing Sega of America’s first website. The journey between these two fields was a long and engaging one, and Harvey found herself wearing many hats along the way.

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