Sometimes, the most unlikely of games get a second lease on life. That truth applies more to Shaq-Fu than just about any other game of the 16-bit era, but sometimes truth is stranger than fiction. Big Deez Productions is actually bringing the former NBA star back for a new PC game, and this time the game actually doesn’t sound so bad.
The Ecco the Dolphin series is one that many people love and enjoy, given its intriguing gameplay and incredible atmosphere. The games showed their potential on the Sega CD, adding stunning soundtracks and video sequences. Tides of Time was a great example of the power of CD being used to make a great game even better.
It’s time for another edition of our monthly Reader Roundtable! See what our staff and readers have been playing in February, as you never know if they’ve played a game you missed or a gem you should revisit. There’s a lot of good stuff to talk about this month, so read on and enjoy!
The classic board game comes to Genesis. Take charge of your armies and march them across the globe on your quest for world domination. This version adds some unique gameplay elements that make it worth trying for fans of the series or board gamers looking for something new to try. Destroy your enemies, see them driven before you, and hear the lamentation of their women!
Before he made everyone feel the need to “catch ‘em all,” Ken Sugimori released a great 16-bit platformer featuring a super hero named Pulseman for the Mega Drive. He spoke about its Virtual Console release with Sega of Japan’s Sega Voice in 2007, and Sega-16 is happy to present the translated interview for your enjoyment.