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Articles written by: Steven Campbell

Thunder Blade

Thunder Blade

Genesis owners with a Power Base Converter have the ability to play classic Master System titles on their console, but some are just little more than proof of how far hardware has come. Thunder Blade is an example of a game that couldn’t emulate the arcade well and made no effort to compensate.

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Sega Ages: John Madden Football

Sega Ages: John Madden Football

With the NFL playoffs entering high gear, we take a look back at the video game franchise that is virtually synonymous with American football. The Madden games have enjoyed continued success on many different consoles, but it was on the Genesis that it really became a powerhouse franchise. Come in and see the evolution of a true gaming juggernaut.

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NFL ’95

NFL ’95

The NFL season is winding down, and what better way to get revved up for the playoffs than with some 16-bit gridiron action? Sega’s NFL ’95 was a clear evolution of the franchise, and its innovations in presentation and gameplay kept Sega in the game against EA as gamers prepared for the next generation of hardware.

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Madden NFL ’96

Madden NFL ’96

In almost a decade on the Genesis, the Madden franchise evolved from a simple football game into an industry juggernaut. The ’96 installment was the last one made with 16-bit hardware in mind, and it’s the last truly great Madden game on the console.

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Madden NFL ’95

Madden NFL ’95

The NFL season is winding down, and the playoff picture is becoming clearer with each passing week (go Pats!). That being said, professional sports can be rough, so why not make your own destiny? There’s no better way to do so than with video games! Electronic Arts’ Madden series has been the benchmark for football for two decades, and in no place was its evolution more notable than on the Genesis. The ’95 installment made major strides in bringing a true football simulation to Sega’s console, but it fumbled in a few areas.

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