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Galactic Attack

Galactic Attack

The Saturn has a robust selection of shooters, but relatively few of them left Japan. One that people should definitely examine is Galactic Attack, known as Layer Section in Japan, a vertically-scrolling affair with lock-on attacks. It’s a solid port that has some great action, crisp visuals, and a great soundtrack.

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Demolition Man CD

Demolition Man CD

Break out the Taco Bell! Stallone and Snipes are on your Sega CD, and they’ve got lots of action and shooting to keep you busy. That is, unless you’ve already played the Genesis version. In that case, they’ve got the same game but with some grainy FMV scenes! Still, it’s worth adding to your library, since it’s a very solid action title.

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Stargate (Game Gear)

Stargate (Game Gear)

What’s the best way to make a video game version of a Hollywood action blockbuster? Why, make it a puzzle game, of course! Well, maybe not. Stargate for the Game Gear ditched its shooting action persona and tried to emulate games like Columns and Tetris. The result? Well, we now know where Kurt Russell should have put that nuclear bomb…

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Mortal Kombat (Game Gear)

Mortal Kombat (Game Gear)

TEST YOUR MIGHT! The arcade smash Mortal Kombat jumped kicked its way onto every console imaginable, including the Game Gear. Significantly watered down to fit on Sega’s handheld, the game still retained a lot of what made it so fun, but a lot was definitely lost in translation.

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Frank Thomas Big Hurt Baseball

Frank Thomas Big Hurt Baseball

Baseball season may be over, but there are plenty of options for Genesis gamers to choose from so they can continue their quest for the pennant. ’90s baseball icon Frank Thomas lent his name to a title that was actually a pretty good version of the sport. Couch sluggers and managers should definitely give it a try.

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