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Articles written by: Ken Horowitz

Hands-On: Sonic Mania Collector’s Edition

Hands-On: Sonic Mania Collector’s Edition

Sonic’s latest 2D outing featured a very cool collector’s edition that any Genesis owner would love to have! It’s a beautiful addition to any game room and makes for a great conversation piece. Complete the package with Data Discs vinyl release of the soundtrack, and you have one of the best collector’s sets released this year.

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Interview: Susan Manley (EA Project Manager)

Interview: Susan Manley (EA Project Manager)

For several key years, Susan Manley served as a project manager for Electronic Arts. During her tenure, some of the publisher’s most renowned franchises were born, and they helped propel Electronic Arts to the top tier of Genesis publishers. We had a chance to chat with Ms. Manley about her experiences, so read on for all the details!

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Behind the Design: Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse

Behind the Design: Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse

Early in the 16-bit era, Sega and Disney teamed up to produce one of the best platformers on the Genesis. They created a game that represented an early example of the power of Sega’s new hardware and that is still beloved to this day. Sega-16 delves into the making of Castle of Illusion to see how this classic came to life and how it helped define a new generation of platformers.

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Interview: Coury Carlson (My Life in Gaming)

Interview: Coury Carlson (My Life in Gaming)

Coury Carlson has been making video game documentaries and videos for his YouTube show, “My Life in Gaming” since 2013. Recently, he filmed an excellent documentary on the making of the Sega CD classic Night Trap for its 25th anniversary. We chatted with him about the process, as well as his upcoming projects.

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Creative Genesis: Master System Games!

Creative Genesis: Master System Games!

Getting a console for Christmas or a birthday is a wonderful thing. iretrogamer’s Tyler Esposito has shared a great video about the time he got his Master System. It’s a story about a father and son bonding over Sega games, and it’s sure to give you some warm fuzzies inside.

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