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Reader Roundtable Vol. 138

Reader Roundtable Vol. 138

‘Tis the season for family, merriment, food, and friends. Wait, that sounds a lot like last month! Well, there are still lots of great Sega games to play, and hopefully you got some gaming gifts this year for the holidays! Check in and see what our staff and readers were playing during the month of December.

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Interview: Mike Winterbauer (Artist)

Interview: Mike Winterbauer (Artist)

We sat down with classic ’80s and ’90s video game cover artist Mike Winterbauer to discuss his long and illustrious career, as well as how traditional hand-drawn art has fared against computer-generated work. It’s a great look at how game cover art was created, so read on for all the details!

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Great Golf

Great Golf

Golf games aren’t for everyone, and fans of the sport know a good game when they see one. As one of the only representations of golf on the Master System, Sega’s entry debuted as part of the “Great” games series. Was it great? Er, no. Read on and find out why.

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Behind the Design: Phantasy Star

Behind the Design: Phantasy Star

The four core Phantasy Star games comprise one of the most legendary RPG franchises in gaming history, breaking conventions and seemingly defying hardware limitations. It all started on Sega’s 8-bit Master System, and we take a deep look at how the first game came together.

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Reader Roundtable Vol. 137

Reader Roundtable Vol. 137

Still eating leftovers? Trying to work up the energy to put up the tree and decorate? Why not take a short break and read this month’s Reader Roundtable? There’s a great selection of game that’s sure to bring you some holiday cheer (and relief from all that turkey!).

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