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Articles written by: Joseph C.

Alex Kidd in Miracle World

Alex Kidd in Miracle World

Originally hailed as a rival to Super Mario Bros. Alex Kidd in Miracle spawned a series that extended to the Genesis. Though it wasn’t as popular as Mario, the franchise is still well-regarded among Sega fans who loved its vehicles, colorful levels, and wacky boss battles. With a big heart and an even bigger punch, original game has become a bona fide Sega classic. Jan-ken-pon!

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Hands-On: Sonic Lost World (Wii U)

Hands-On: Sonic Lost World (Wii U)

In 2013, Sonic returned for another adventure that many hoped would help erase his prior 3D history. Sonic Lost World on the Wii U is a step in the right direction, though it takes a little time to appreciate. It’s not perfect by any means, but there’s enough meat on the bone to make this one 3D Sonic game worth checking out.

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New 3D Golf Simulation: Waialae no Kiseki

New 3D Golf Simulation: Waialae no Kiseki

Still looking for another golf title to try out? Tired of the PGA series and any of the multitude of golf games on the Genesis? Here’s one you probably haven’t tried. Be wary though. It hasn’t aged well visually, and the language barrier may push you away. Still, it’s interesting to find that there are still genres offering new experiences to Western Genesis players, even sports like golf.

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Double Take: Crusader of Centy/Soleil

Double Take: Crusader of Centy/Soleil

The Genesis is home to many wonderful RPGs of all types, including a beloved Zelda clone called Crusader of Centy. Many of the consoles owners actually played this version before any Zelda game, and the overall quality of the adventure and its great presentation left an indelible impression on them. Join us as we revisit this 16-bit classic!

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Sonic The Hedgehog

Sonic The Hedgehog

Sonic The Hedgehog’s first adventure on the Master System was quite different than the on the Genesis. Developed by Yuzo Koshiro’s studio Ancient (and featuring some great music), it’s an excellent rendition that doesn’t try to be more than its hardware will allow, and it’s pretty much a new game. If you’ve already played Sonic to death but still haven’t tried it on the Master System, you’re missing out.

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