When you’re a kid, getting a new game console for Christmas is one of the most awesome experiences there is. Imagine getting a Sega CD in 1994, then! Tyler Esposito of the YouTube channel iretrogamer was lucky enough to capture on video his cousin’s odyssey to become two of those kids, and if it doesn’t give you the fuzzies then you’re probably a robot.
Hopefully, everyone got all they wanted for Christmas, and with luck, that included lots of Sega games. There are plenty of games worth asking Santa for, so it’s most likely that he brought something you wanted! Our staff and readers share their games for the month, so let’s see what they’ve been playing!
Though Ecco the Dolphin is one of the most beloved franchises on the Genesis, the third game to appear that console isn’t particularly well-known. Ecco Jr. was released as part of Sega’s Kids Club line, and it was meant for younger audiences. This meant a lot of older gamers passed it by. Should they have? Read on and see.
Thanksgiving may be over, but you’re probably staring down a refrigerator full of leftovers. Turkey for the rest of the week may not sound appetizing, but at least we can give thanks for all the great Genesis games we got to play this month! Our staff and readers put down their turkey legs and share what they’ve been playing all month.
Simon Phipps has been creating memorable video game experiences at many publishers, including each of the three mentioned above. Phipps has been involved in many major gaming franchises, including Wolfchild and Bubba ‘n Stix. We recently chatted with him about his work on the Genesis and Sega CD!