Those little blue buggers are back on the Mega Drive, and this time they’re out to see the world! Join Inquisitive Smurf and Smurfette as they seek out shards of the Magic Crystal so they can get home. Released only in Europe, the second Smurf game featured little more than decent visuals and simplistic gameplay. But then, what’d you expect?
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Platformers come in all shapes and sizes, and one that most American Genesis gamers missed out on involves a group of crime fighting soccer players. While it might not be the most logically sound premise for a video games, there are far worse out there, and most of those aren’t as much fun.
The Amiga was the source of a great number of excellent titles that were ported to the Genesis. Gremlin Graphiics’ Zool; Ninja of the Nth Dimension was a game that stealthily made its way to Sega’s console during the mascot platformer craze of the early ’90s. It was successful enough to warrant a sequel, but is it really that good? Read on and see!
Just about every cartoon character has had a video game, so why not Woody Woodpecker? Some time with this poor title is all one needs to find out. Just about everything is below expectations, and the result is a classic example of great ideas being poorly implemented. But hey, at least it lives up to its name!
Sonic’s success brought forth a deluge of mascot platformers, and many seemed more like cheap imitations that solid competition. Brand name characters were especially popular, and Kaneko scored a hit with Chester Cheetah of Cheetos fame. Unfortunately, his second outing drifted even farther from Sonic’s winning formula.