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World Trophy Soccer

World Trophy Soccer

Still looking for another good soccer game beyond FIFA or Sensible Soccer? While you probably can’t get any better than those on the Genesis, there are still a few worth looking into. World Trophy Soccer can be fun for some time, provided you find it cheap. Otherwise, take your search elsewhere.

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Xenon 2 Megablast

Xenon 2 Megablast

What is widely considered to be a classic Amiga shooter comes to the Genesis in notably worse shape. Horrible slowdown, dodgy power-ups, and missing stages are just some of the problems plaguing this sub-standard port. If you really want to experience Xenon 2, stick with the Amiga original.

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Chuck Rock II: Son of Chuck CD

Chuck Rock II: Son of Chuck CD

When most people think of the Sega CD, they think of full-motion video games. Yeah, there’s more than a fair share of those on the add-on, but there are also a lot of quality titles, including some great platformers. Some games, like the CD version of Chuck Rock II, are more than just cartridge games with CD soundtracks. There are lots of neat visual effects and one cool cinematic intro sequence that makes this the definitive version to own.

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Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story

Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story

Genre: Fighting Developer: Virgin Interactive Publisher: Acclaim Players: 1-2 Released: 1994 Bruce Lee. The name alone probably already caught your attention. The man was a legend, a cultural icon. He made eastern martial arts popular in the western hemisphere, and his uncanny abilities as both a fighter (he later went on to create his own fighting style) and an actor […]

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Links: The Challenge of Golf

It’s always a shame when new hardware is released, and developers fail to take advantage of it for their games. Every console is guilty of this to some regard, but console gamers first really began to feel the frustration with the Sega CD. A slew of cartridge ports with redbook soundtracks made it clear that many developers had neither the skill nor the interest in using the CD-ROM format to its fullest potential. Vrigin’s Links: The Challenge of Golf is a great example. With so much memory and CD sound, it’s a shame more wasn’t done to make it more than just a sub par (ha!) game that pales next to its PC siblings.

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