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Ghostbusters

Ghostbusters

Ghostbusters is an early Genesis title and may not look all that appealing by today’s standards, but it was pretty spiffy when it was released. After spending some time with it, it feels like a Ghostbusters game, and that’s what counts.

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MERCS

MERCS

MERCS is a top-down run-‘n-gun a la Ikari Warriors that was released in arcades in the early ’90s. The Genesis version actually 1ups its older sibling by having two separate modes of play: arcade and original. In arcade mode, your mission is to rescue a former U.S. president. In original, you must destroy a foreign nation’s supply of ballistic missiles.

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Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse

Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse

Most people like Mickey Mouse. We’ve all grown up with him, seen his cartoons, played with the toys, gone to Disney World, etc. The little mouse seems to get the star treatment wherever he goes. Heck, he hasn’t even had to make a movie in years, given his popularity (although the Three Musketeers will change that). Sadly, Mickey hasn’t had as much success in the gaming industry as he’s had in cinema and television. From turds like Mickey Mousecapades and Fantasia, to snore fests like Disney’s Magical Mirror, he’s pretty much been hit-and-miss when it comes to games.

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Monster World IV

Monster World IV

Whenever Genesis fans list the import games that should have come to the West, Monster World IV is always at the top. The final game in the Monster World series, it’s arguably the best and one of the most revered action/RPGs on the Genesis. Some way, some how, you MUST play this game if you’re a fan of good games overall. It’s just that good.

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