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Hands-On: Timeless Ocean: An Ecco the Dolphin Tribute Album

Hands-On: Timeless Ocean: An Ecco the Dolphin Tribute Album

There have been a few Ecco the Dolphin tribute albums over the years, and this one ranks among the best. Pixel Mixers has done a fantastic job of creating an eclectic group of remixes that maintain the feel of the original themes but give them a shiny new coat. It’s definitely one for the playlist!

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OutRun: How An ‘80s Arcade Racer Has Remained Relevant for Over 30 Years

OutRun: How An ‘80s Arcade Racer Has Remained Relevant for Over 30 Years

OutRun is considered an arcade classic. Its mixture of great gameplay, speed, and an atmospheric soundtrack created one of the best driving experiences in video games. Join us as we revisit this timeless gem and celebrate Yu Suzuki’s masterpiece!

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Sounds of Sega: Turbo OutRun (Arcade)

Sounds of Sega: Turbo OutRun (Arcade)

Following up a soundtrack as timeless as OutRun’s was a difficult proposition, but 1989’s Turbo OutRun made an excellent try at it. Its selection of fast-paced themes echoed the new racing style that still leaves fans of the series divided today. Despite the controversy surrounding the changes to the gameplay, this was a great score that deserves some attention.

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Classic Interview: Makoto Uchida (Die Hard Arcade)

Classic Interview: Makoto Uchida (Die Hard Arcade)

These two interviews with AM1 Designer and Director Makoto Uchida were originally published in the October/November 1997 issue of Sega Saturn Magazine and on Sega’s website circa 1997. They contain some interesting information regarding what would become Sega’s most successful American-developed arcade game and a Saturn classic.

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Interview: Chris Tang (Game Creator)

Interview: Chris Tang (Game Creator)

A winner in both Nintendo’s World Championship and Sega’s “Rock the Rock” tournament, Chris Tang has also had a long and storied career in game development. From Tengen to Capcom and beyond, he’s been involved in some of our favorite titles. We recently chatted with him about his work on the Genesis, Sega CD, and Dreamcast; along with his current projects.

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