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Post Tagged with: “1997”

Fighters Megamix

Fighters Megamix

Sega took the best of its fighting game efforts and molded them into one of the best brawlers of the 32-bit era (or any, for that matter). A huge cast of characters from Fighting Vipers, Virtua Fighter, and even Virtua Cop come together to create one incredible battle experience. Have a Saturn? Then simply put, you need this game.

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FIFA ’98: Road to the World Cup

FIFA ’98: Road to the World Cup

EA’s FIFA series has been around for quite some time, and while each year brings a guaranteed new installment, the upgrades aren’t always for the better (just ask Madden fans). Road to the World Cup tries some new things, but it ultimately seems like a step back from earlier versions.

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NFL ’98

NFL ’98

The final Sega-made football game on the Genesis drops the high price endorsements but maintains the tradition of its predecessors, and it offers a great way to get your 16-bit football fix. Solid gameplay and excellent presentation offer compelling competition to EA’s Madden.

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NHL ’98

NHL ’98

EA’s NHL series had one last outing before departing for 32-bit waters, and the final installment ranks among the best. NHL ’98 is a clear example of why the Genesis was THE sports machine during the 16-bit era, and it was a fitting bookend to the remarkable legacy Electronic Arts left on the console.

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Lost World: Jurassic Park

Lost World: Jurassic Park

The original Jurassic Park set the movie world on fire with its dramatic tale of living dinosaurs and science gone wrong. The game was hyped just as much, though reactions were (and still are) mixed. Of course, the inevitable sequel came, and Sega released a Genesis version soon after. Actually the third Jurassic Park game on the console, The Lost World was the final original domestic release for Sega’s 16-bit wonder until Majesco ported Frogger a year later. Our poor Genesis was indeed inherited by reptiles and amphibians!

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