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Ms. Pac-Man

Ms. Pac-Man

Genre: Maze Developer: General Computer Corp. Publisher: Tengen Players: 1-2 Released: 1991 You’d think that a 10+ year-old port of a 20+ year-old game would be a pretty direct translation. Well, in the case of Ms. Pac-Man on the Genesis, you would be wrong. I’m not going to bore you with the details on the basics of Pac-Man, as pretty […]

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Kolibri

Kolibri

Novotrade are barely known in the gaming world nowadays. The company itself may not be known but its classic game Ecco the Dolphin probably is. Another game by Novotrade that didn’t become as popular as the Ecco series was Kolibri a game similar to Ecco in many ways but different in others. It was only released on the Sega 32X, the failed console that Sega probably don’t want to hear about ever again. It was released in 1995 which was when the gaming world was slowly changing from 16-bit consoles to 32-bit consoles.

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Ones That Got Away: 32X Games

Ones That Got Away: 32X Games

Many people defend the 32X as a decent piece of hardware. Many others bash it mercilessly, unable to find a single redeeming feature. Join us as we take a look at some titles that might have resolved this debate for good and possibly have given the 32X a bit more credibility. Originally printed in issue #2 of GameGo! Magazine, which never saw print, here is the article in its entirety, along with some gems from the SegaBase article on lost 32X titles.

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Sega Stars: Rieko Kodama

Sega Stars: Rieko Kodama

In an industry dominated by men, Rieko Kodama is a woman who has managed to make it all the way to the top, becoming one of the most respected designers of the last two decades. You may have seen her credited in a slew of titles as “Phoenix or Phenix Rie,” as she used that as her credit name until 1993. She is commonly referred to as “the First Lady of RPGs.” It’s a title that is well deserved, and we’ve compiled a short retrospective of her career.

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Last Battle

Last Battle

Based on the famous Fist of the Northstar anime and released as one of the earliest Genesis titles, Last Battle is something of a “love it or hate it” game. The action is stiff and repetitive, but there’s something about the fighting and atmosphere that keeps people coming back. Where will you stand? Well, you’ll have to read the review to find out!

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