Just because the Cold War has ended doesn’t mean we still can’t defend U.S. interests through the barrel of a gun! Well, we can in spirit, anyway. Absolute Entertainment’s first-person action title for the Sega CD tires to continue the fight with some mission-based combat, but it falls short in some key areas. Still, it might be worth checking out for those looking for a new disc to spin in their machines.
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Despite what many people think, there are actually quality soccer games out there that don’t begin with “FIFA.” Case in point: U.S. Gold released a very playable title that featured quick, arcade-like gameplay and an isometric perspective. Though flawed, Head-On Soccer presents a solid alternative for those who don’t want the simulation style found in EA’s series.
Licensed games are usually horrible, but sometimes a company finds a winning formula that actually does justice to the license it uses. A good example of this is Stargate,which is actually a great action romp that deserves more attention, despite the licensed game curse and the Acclaim logo on the cover.
Koei’s long-running strategy series made a singular appearance on the 32X in Japan, and it was never released outside of that country. Currently it’s considered one of the rarest games in that library, but is it worth playing? Very much so, despite a daunting language barrier.
Primal Rage capitalized on the digitized, gory brawlers that were popular in the ’90s. It’s got a decent premise and lots of blood, and the gameplay appealed to a decent amount of fighting fans. That being said, was it really necessary to release a 32X version? Did the extra hardware make a difference?