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History of: Sega UFO Catcher

History of: Sega UFO Catcher

Western arcades are full of all types of games, but one type has managed to last longer than all others. The crane game has endured for almost a century, and Sega’s UFO Catcher series has been a solid part of the publisher’s business for more than three decades. Read on to learn all about the history of this arcade mainstay!

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Hands-On: Ristar (Sega Forever)

Hands-On: Ristar (Sega Forever)

Sega has slowly been releasing many of its older titles on its Sega Forever line, and among the releases was the Sonic Team classic Ristar. How well does the grab-and-go gameplay work on mobile devices? Read our hands-on and find out!

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Reader Roundtable Vol. 144

Reader Roundtable Vol. 144

As summer comes to a close and the leaves change color, some things stay the same. No matter what the season, there will always be plenty of Sega goodness to enjoy, and we’ve put together a selection of games we’ve been enjoying this month that is sure to get you playing!

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Preview: Kung-Fu UFO

Preview: Kung-Fu UFO

A new Genesis title is on the horizon! South American developer Retro Nerve recently launched an Indigogo campaign to fund Kung-Fu UFO, an action/beat-’em-up that combines elements of some classic titles to produce a promising new game for your Genesis!

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Classic Interview: Yoshiki Ooka (Gain Ground Programmer)

Classic Interview: Yoshiki Ooka (Gain Ground Programmer)

Gain Ground is a classic Sega arcade game that still manages to be under most people’s radar, despite ports to several consoles. The arcade original’s history is quite an interesting tale, and this 2003 interview was translated for the book “The Sega Arcade Revolution: A History in 62 Games.” Read on and see how the game was made!

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