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Post Tagged with: “Sega of Japan”

Ghouls ‘N Ghosts

Ghouls ‘N Ghosts

Released in 1989, the word was that Ghouls ‘N Ghosts was an almost perfect arcade conversion of the original Capcom Arcade, although I hear some of the backgrounds were changed in one of the later areas. Regardless, this is one of the finest platformers on the Genesis, even 15 years after its release.

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Panic!

Panic!

Every once in a while, you discover a video game that comes straight out of left field. You can’t really describe it, because there’s precious little to compare it to. You only know that you’re faced with something truly inspired, truly clever. I don’t think there’s a better example of that then Panic!. This game is just damned weird.

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Alex Kidd in the Enchanted Castle

Alex Kidd in the Enchanted Castle

After the release of a few titles such as Altered Beast, Sega decided to bring the Kidd back for another try. Did it work? Was it able to reproduce the fantastic charm of the original or did it flop like the abominable Alex Kidd in High-Tech World?

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Flicky

Flicky

He appears in Sonic The Hedgehog, but the little bird known as Flicky predates the Blue Blur by a number of years, having made his debut in arcades in the mid ’80s.It took Sega a while, but it finally got around to porting the game to a console, and while the Genesis version is nearly arcade perfect, there isn’t a whole lot to see.

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Columns

Columns

Sega answered Nintendo’s Tetris monster with a puzzle game of its own. Though not as popular, Columns proved to be a solid seller, despite some flaws. Is it worth tracking down for your Genesis? Read our review and find out.

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