The Star Wars saga explodes onto the Game Gear! Combining platforming action with vehicle stages, the game offers a decent reproduction of the movie. It’s not a perfect game, but the good seems to outweigh the bad, making it a decent addition to any Game Gear owner’s library.
Electronic Arts’ FIFA Soccer series has long been a standard of excellence, but the Game Gear version kind of trips over the ball in some areas. While not a bad game, it fails to live up to the legacy of its 16-bit siblings. Still, it may be worth looking into if you’re itching to play some soccer and come across a copy at a decent price.
Mickey Mouse debuted on the Game Gear in spectacular fashion, as Sega’s Castle of Illusion gave the machine a stellar platformer at launch. It also marked the start of a great handheld franchise that sparked two sequels. The original is still a great game to play and one that should be in every Game Gear owner’s library.
2017 is here, and what better way to ring in the new year than with some great games? This month, our staff and readers have been playing a few classics. These are games that are timeless, but there are still some who might not have played them in years or even not at all. Check ’em out and see if there’s something you missed!
Those who missed out on the initial run of the incredible Mega Drive/Genesis Collected Works book will definitely want to get in on the campaign to fund a second printing. Check out the article for more details and then head over to the official Kickstarter page and get your copy!