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Rent A Hero

Rent A Hero

Early in the life of the Mega Drive, Sega of Japan released an AM2-created RPG starring a kid in a super suit. Rent A Hero went on to achieve cult status among Sega fans, but the series has never officially crossed the Pacific. This is a shame, as it’s a quirky title that, while not the best RPG on the console, still manages to be entertaining.

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Virtua Fighter

Virtua Fighter

Virtua Fighter remains a three dimensional fighter, and therein lies one of its greatest strengths. It revolutionized the fighting game scene when it hit the arcades, and all those great features are present in the 32X version.

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Virtua Racing Deluxe

Virtua Racing Deluxe

Virtua Racing Deluxe was way better than the Genesis version and was very close to the arcade Virtua Racing minus just a few features. Some new stuff has been added to make this a better overall game though, and while racing fans might not get all the features they expect from a racing sim, there are some things here that will keep them interested.

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Space Harrier

Space Harrier

Considered the best version available until the Sega Ages Collection was released on Saturn, Space Harrier is reason alone to own a 32X. Read the review to find out why.

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Virtua Racing

Virtua Racing

When it was first released in 1994, Virtua Racing wowed gamers with its incredible use of polygons and its $100 price tag. The exorbitant cost (the highest for the time) was due to it being the one and only game to ever make use of the powerful Sega Virtual Processor, or SVP chip. Until the 32X got a port a year later, this was the only way to play the arcade hit at home, and it was darn close to having a real Model 1 arcade board. It may be outdated now, but Virtua Racing’s place in Genesis history is assured.

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