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Articles written by: Ken Horowitz

One Blue Blur: 25 Years of Sonic The Hedgehog

One Blue Blur: 25 Years of Sonic The Hedgehog

This month marks the 25th North American anniversary of the world’s most famous hedgehog! Instead of looking at all of his games, we’ve decided to honor the Blue Blur by examining how he’s managed to endure for so long. There’s a lot more about Sonic to think about than games, and his appeal stretches to many other areas. Happy birthday Sonic!

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Interview: Randy Gallegos (Artist)

Interview: Randy Gallegos (Artist)

Known for his work on over 150 Magic: The Gathering cards, Dungeons and Dragons source books, and scores of other brands, artist Randy Gallegos is now bringing his own history with gaming to a series called “Hearts for Hardware,” creating art based on his particular experiences and impressions with the hobby.

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16-Bit Books: Classic Home Video Games 1989-1990

16-Bit Books: Classic Home Video Games 1989-1990

Brett Weiss’s Classic Home Video Games book series offers short and sweet entries on the complete libraries of some of gaming’s most famous consoles. The third volume in the series covers the Genesis, TurboGrafx-16, and Neo Geo; and it serves as an excellent reference for game historians and newcomers to gaming alike.

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Teasers: Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap

Teasers: Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap

DotEmu and Lizardcube are hard at work on a full HD remake of of the Master System and TG-16 classic Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap. They recently released a new trailer, giving us our first glimpse of what to expect, but there are also a lot of other interesting tidbits of information that we’ve compiled for you! Read on and see how this one is shaping up.

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Miracle Warriors: Seal of the Dark Lord

Miracle Warriors: Seal of the Dark Lord

The Master System is not known for a wide selection of RPGs, but some actually get passed over in favor of more recognized titles. Miracle Warriors is such title, having spent decades in the shadows of Phantasy Star and Ys. While it is far from their level of quality, there is actually a decent game under some unforgiving RPG mechanics.

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