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Adventures of Batman & Robin

Adventures of Batman & Robin

Sega’s last attempt at a Batman game is arguably the best on the Genesis, combining solid action and great co-op gameplay with some incredible special effects. It’s also as hard as it is good. Then again, no one ever said fighting crime was easy. Read our write up and get ready to add another game to your collection.

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Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse

Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse

Most people like Mickey Mouse. We’ve all grown up with him, seen his cartoons, played with the toys, gone to Disney World, etc. The little mouse seems to get the star treatment wherever he goes. Heck, he hasn’t even had to make a movie in years, given his popularity (although the Three Musketeers will change that). Sadly, Mickey hasn’t had as much success in the gaming industry as he’s had in cinema and television. From turds like Mickey Mousecapades and Fantasia, to snore fests like Disney’s Magical Mirror, he’s pretty much been hit-and-miss when it comes to games.

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Panorama Cotton

Panorama Cotton

One of the rarest and most expensive games on the Genesis, this import-only release is worth even more if you can find a copy with the limited edition tea cup that was only available as a freebie from Sunsoft. Those without it must make do with a great little shooter that pushes the 16-bit hardware to its limits. Not a bad trade off, eh?

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Monster World IV

Monster World IV

Whenever Genesis fans list the import games that should have come to the West, Monster World IV is always at the top. The final game in the Monster World series, it’s arguably the best and one of the most revered action/RPGs on the Genesis. Some way, some how, you MUST play this game if you’re a fan of good games overall. It’s just that good.

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Splatterhouse 2

Splatterhouse 2

The first sequel to the arcade and TurboGrafx-16 classic, Splatterhouse 2 offers more of the same gory fun but with better visuals and special effects. Fans of the first game should definitely give it a try, and there’s plenty of chills and monsters for action and horror fans alike.

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