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Sonic The Hedgehog 3

Sonic The Hedgehog 3

Sonic 3 corrected every little mistake that was found in the first two Sonic The Hedgehog titles and does them one better. With more reasons to play, more secrets, and just more Sonic fun, part three was hyped well before its release and I have to say it lived up to every little bit of it.

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Ranger-X

Ranger-X

Typical of the decisions SoA was making at the time, Ranger-X was ignored by the marketing brains in favor of such classics as Sewer Shark and Ground Zero Texas, and was tragically overlooked by the majority of the gaming public. What makes this unsung hero so great?

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History of: Wonder Boy

History of: Wonder Boy

Wonderboy is without a doubt one of the finest franchises of 8 and 16 bit gaming. Easily capable of holding its own with classic staples like Zelda and Mario, the Wonderboy games have gone woefully unappreciated, not because they’re inaccessible, but simply because so few have even played them. Those that have experienced the backbone games of this series know that it is truly one of gaming’s greatest.

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Spider-Man vs. the Kingpin

Spider-Man vs. the Kingpin

A true classic, this was the first super hero title to be developed around the character’s powers. Other games simply plopped a hero into a standard action game, but Technopop built this one from the ground up specifically with Spidey in mind.

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Lists of Fury: Ten Best Genesis Games with Bad Box Art

Lists of Fury: Ten Best Genesis Games with Bad Box Art

Nothing screams “communication breakdown” like bad box art. To have a game be in development for months, sometimes years, and have the end result of so much effort be wrapped in an ugly box tends to give the impression that no one gave a crap anymore by the time distribution came. Too many times this is true. However, there are actually quite a few cases where the game inside the box belies its unattractive shell and is either a decent play or true classic. Come along as Sega-16 takes a look at ten of the best Genesis games to overcome their promotional handicaps and actually make something of themselves.

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