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Strider (Master System)

Strider (Master System)

So much was lost in the Master System port of Strider that fans of the game should avoid it entirely. Dull and sluggish gameplay combine with horrible presentation to create one of the worst arcade conversions on the console. Stick with the Genesis port if you want to beat the Master, but if you must go 8-bit, grab the excellent NES game instead.

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Hands-On: Sonic Mania Collector’s Edition

Hands-On: Sonic Mania Collector’s Edition

Sonic’s latest 2D outing featured a very cool collector’s edition that any Genesis owner would love to have! It’s a beautiful addition to any game room and makes for a great conversation piece. Complete the package with Data Discs vinyl release of the soundtrack, and you have one of the best collector’s sets released this year.

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Hands-On: Sonic Mania

Hands-On: Sonic Mania

Sonic recently returned with an all-new, 2D adventure that takes the franchise back to its 16-bit glory days. We give it a full hands-on to see if it’s the game we’ve all wanted, and while there might be more of the Genesis games than new content, what’s there is exceptional.

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Reader Roundtable Vol. 136

Reader Roundtable Vol. 136

Halloween is here! It’s time for candy, costumes, and scary movies. There’s also a ton of great Sega games to be played, and our staff and readers have included some really good ones in this month’s article. Why not take some time this evening and enjoy these many fine and spooky games!

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Mike Ditka Power Football

Mike Ditka Power Football

In 1991, Accolade threw its helmet into the Genesis football arena. It was a welcome addition at the time, since there were few options and fans were eager for games. But with the Genesis library filled with Joe Montana and Madden entries, is it still worth playing? Probably not.

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