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Hands-On: Beyond Oasis (Sega Forever)

Hands-On: Beyond Oasis (Sega Forever)

Sega has recently begun porting its classic games to mobile formats under the Sega Forever brand, and among the releases is a Genesis favorite, Beyond Oasis. Does the new platform do it justice? Does it play as well as its console version? Read our full hands-on and find out!

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Mister Viking

Mister Viking

Many of Sega’s arcade releases of the early ’80s have been overlooked, and there are some good titles worth checking out. One of them is Mister Viking, a 1984 run-‘n-gun that wasn’t spectacular but offered some decent fun for a while. It was manufactured and distributed in the U.S. by Bally/Midway, after Sega’s retreat from the U.S. market in 1983.

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Reader Roundtable Vol. 142

Reader Roundtable Vol. 142

Heat got you down? Stay inside where it’s nice and cool and play some Sega games! There will be time enough for sunshine when the ozone layer is depleted, and global warming turns your home into beachfront property (or Atlantis). Read what we were playing this month and see what gems you might have missed!

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Crazy Taxi

Crazy Taxi

Let’s get crazy! Sega’s Crazy Taxi exploded onto the arcade scene in 1999, and a stellar conversion hit the Dreamcast the next year. With new options and modes, as well as all the punk rock-filled action of the original, this port was one many spent days at a time playing. No Dreamcast owner should be without it.

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Classic Interview: Yoshiki Kawasaki (Flicky Designer)

Classic Interview: Yoshiki Kawasaki (Flicky Designer)

This interview about the design of Flicky was originally published in May 2002 as part of Sega of Japan’s Masterpiece Album series, which featured comprehensive talks with some of Sega’s brightest Japanese arcade and console designers. It was translated as research material for the Flicky section of the book The Sega Arcade Revolution: A History in 62 Games. 

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