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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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E-SWAT (Master System)

E-SWAT (Master System)

Sega’s armored cops took arcades and the Genesis by storm, and they eventually set up a precinct on the Master System. Closer to the coin-op than the Genesis version, the 8-bit game provides a decent amount of gameplay with some decent presentation. It’s not as good as its siblings, but it makes for a decent addition to Master System libraries.

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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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Reader Roundtable Vol. 135

Reader Roundtable Vol. 135

It’s been a pretty good month for gaming overall, and hopefully you’ve been able to tear yourself away from┬áSonic Mania to play some classic Sega consoles. Our staff and readers sure have, and they’ve got a great selection of titles to share this month!

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