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Articles written by: Ken Horowitz

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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Interview: Robert Hunter (Game Artist)

Interview: Robert Hunter (Game Artist)

During its brief existence, Clockwork Tortoise created games that seemed to really test Sega’s hardware and were really fun to play. Robert Hunter was an artist at the studio, and he recently spoke to Sega-16 about his experiences at Clockwork Tortoise, as well as his time at Malibu Interactive and working on the Genesis and Sega CD.

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Quartet

Quartet

As with many of Sega’s arcade titles of the ’80s, Quartet found its way onto the Master System. There were many changes in the transition, and the popular four-player feature of the original was lost. Still, the version that came home was fun enough to spend an afternoon with, especially with a friend.

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