Simulation games can be an acquired taste, and the advancement of time and technology can make some older titles seem like a chore. Centurion: Defender of Rome is one game that was much more enticing back in the day, when its paper-thin plot and shallow tactics made playing the watered down cartridge weren’t as noticeable.
Finished getting groovy with the Genesis version of Earthworm Jim? Done with the Special Edition on the Sega CD and looking for more? Why not check out the Game Gear version? It may not have all the levels and visual power of its 16-bit cousins, but it’s worth checking out, for a while at least. The princess will thank you for it!
Irem’s classic blasts its way onto the Master System! SEGA did an incredibly faithful job reprogramming this arcade hit, and it pushes the console to the limit (wait, I thought there weren’t any!). If you’re a fan of shooters or the R-Type series in general, then you need to grab this one!
Electronic Arts wasn’t shy about porting its popular computer titles to the Genesis, but some games are better left where they are, especially when they fail to capture excitement and gameplay of the original. Powermonger suffers this fate, as its slow and oh-so-steady gameplay is bogged down on console and hampered by inadequate control.
Warner Bros. characters are famous the world over, and they’ve made plenty of game appearances. European Mega Drive owners were given one title Americans weren’t, and it featured that most stereotypical of Warner characters, Speedy Gonzales. Is it worth importing? Read on and find out!