The fighting game craze of the early ’90s was huge, and not all the games made it overseas on all consoles. For instance, while SNES owners got to play Power Instinct, Sega Genesis fans were forced to import. Were they missing much, given the wealth of available options? Well, if you’re just looking for a new fighter to play around with, then this one might well be worth tracking down.
Sega’s famous hedgehog has appeared on many consoles, including the short-lived (but awesome) Neo Geo Pocket Color. Essentially a celebration of all the stages that made the Genesis Sonic games so much fun, it works quite well on the little machine and is a worthy addition to any game library.
Contrary to what many may think, there are alternative cheat devices to Galoob’s Game Genie. Datel has supported a series called the Action Replay for almost two decades, and several versions were released for Sega’s 16-bit hardware, both domestically and in Europe. We’ve put them through their paces to see how they hold up, so read on for all the details.
Game compilations tend to be popular because of the value they represent. Who can resist lots of games bundled together on a single cartridge? Value is what the Mega Games series was meant to promote, but the first installment’s paltry three game selection may not be all that enticing.