Stallone has more than a couple of games on the Genesis, and they all range widely in quality, just like his movies. Some, like Rambo III, are quite good, and others initially seem horrible but warm up to you the more you play them. Cliffhanger fits neatly into the second category. It doesn’t really t make any effort to stand out among 16-bit beat-’em-ups, good or bad.
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The Sega CD has only a few hockey games, and most fans choose to swat their pucks in cartridge form. When looking at games like, this, it become painfully clear why. Sony Imagesoft’s CD rendition of ESPN National Hockey Night offers little over its cartridge sibling save for some awful load times and grainy video. Check this one and stick (ha!) with the cartridge version.
Steven Spielberg’s Hook still draws mixed reaction from movie goers. The same goes for the game renditions, which were released on a ton of consoles. Most comparisons are between the Genesis and SNES versions, and while most would agree that Sega fans got the inferior of the two, that doesn’t mean that the game is unplayable or necessarily bad. In fact, it kind of grows on you. Read our full review for all the bangarang details.
Full-motion video games are love ‘em or leave ‘em, and most left a long time ago. There are some out there who actually enjoy them all, and those who have an open mind are sure to find a few that they might *gasp* like! Psygnosis’ Microcosm is one title that tends to split people right down the middle, so read our full review and see where you stand.
The Sega CD seemed to peak in the beat-’em-up genre with the early release of Final Fight, since few games that followed, if any, equaled that level of quality. Sony Imagesoft, known for its dreadful line of licensed games (Mickey Mania was a fortunate hiccup), tried to fill the void with Ultraverse Prime, a game based on the Malibu Comics superhero. To say the game is underwhelming is a major understatement, and it comes off as a digital checklist of how to make a generic brawler. It did have an interesting theme song though…