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Articles written by: Doug Jackson

Super Off Road (Game Gear)

Super Off Road (Game Gear)

Impressive in the arcades and on the NES, Super Off Road comes to the Game Gear, and it even has two-player support. Lamentably, that’s about all it has, unless you count the slippery control, crushing difficulty, and meager track selection. Maybe it’s better if this truck gets left in the garage…

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Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers (Game Gear)

Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers (Game Gear)

Go, go Sega Game Gear! The Power Rangers kick and chop their way onto Sega’s little portable in a game that’s actually pretty darn fun! It may not be the most complex title out there, but it’s entertaining, plays well, and looks and sounds great. The Rangers were pretty solid on Sega’s hardware, and this is definitely one worth checking out.

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Marble Madness (Game Gear)

Marble Madness (Game Gear)

Atari’s Marble Madness is an arcade classic that’s been ported to many different systems with varying degrees of success. The lack of the coin-op’s unique trackball controller made many of these versions inferior, but thankfully the Game Gear version is highly playable. It also looks great, making this one of the better versions out there.

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Legend Of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse (Game Gear)

Legend Of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse (Game Gear)

Mickey is usually well-known for his quality outings on Sega Consoles. The Illusion games are a fan favorite, but the third installment on the Game Gear began to show the series’ age. Lackluster compared to previous titles, it fails to bring anything new to the formula, and the result is definitely a step down.

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Stargate (Game Gear)

Stargate (Game Gear)

What’s the best way to make a video game version of a Hollywood action blockbuster? Why, make it a puzzle game, of course! Well, maybe not. Stargate for the Game Gear ditched its shooting action persona and tried to emulate games like Columns and Tetris. The result? Well, we now know where Kurt Russell should have put that nuclear bomb…

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