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NBA 2K1

NBA 2K1

Visual Concepts took its ground-breaking NBA 2K game and retooled it for the following season, adding online play and a new Street Mode. The result was the finest basketball game available at the time, and a contender seemingly able to take on anything EA or other publishers had to offer.

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Interview: MariNaomi (SOA Localization Producer)

Interview: MariNaomi (SOA Localization Producer)

The Dreamcast is highly renowned for its original and quirky games, and it benefited greatly from Sega’s ability to come up with fresh and unique ideas. Seaman was perhaps the best example of this creativity, and we had the chance to sit down with MariNaomi, the localization producer who wrote the English language script. She had some great tales to share!

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Golden Axe (Arcade)

Golden Axe (Arcade)

Sega’s arcade hack-‘n-slash coin-op spawned a franchise that has lasted for decades and became an instant classic. Released amid a flurry of Double Dragon clones, its fantasy setting and awesome magic effects gave it a strong identity that caused brought in tons of quarters. This is the one that started it all.

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Reader Roundtable Vol. 140

Reader Roundtable Vol. 140

Now that we’re covering all of Sega’s consoles, there are plenty of classic and lesser-known games that can be shared with our readers! This month’s Reader Roundtable has a great selection of titles that’s sure to make you want to go rummaging through your games to play them again or hit up the nearest game store to get your copy. Read on and see what we’ve been up to in February.

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Sonic Chaos (Game Gear)

Sonic Chaos (Game Gear)

Sonic had some special outings on the Game Gear, and they rank all over the spectrum of quality. Sonic Chaos was one release that had potential but that got bogged down by high difficulty, and repetitive gameplay. It’s still worth playing, and being a common title makes it easy to acquire. It’s not Sonic’s best effort, but it isn’t his worst, either.

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