During the 16-bit era, it was normal practice for Sega to release home versions of their arcade hits that were almost different games altogether. This was seen in Moonwalker and Shadow Dancer. Another game to receive the treatment was ESWAT: City under Siege.
Author: Walid Adams
A mediocre action title from defunct developer Sage’s Creation, Shadow Blasters offered little in the way of variety or presentation. It’s worth a look, at least for the half hour it lasts, but those looking for a deeper experience should definitely look elsewhere.
Electronic Arts’ returns with another deadly round of motorcycle action. Does the sequel hold up to the original? Read our full review and see!
Sega of America released Dinosaurs for Hire in the fall of 1993. It’s based on the short-lived Malibu comic by Tom Manson and features gun-toting dinos shooting everything in sight. That sounds like a match made in heaven, but somehow it’s not all it’s cracked up to be.
Data East jumped in on the mascot platformer craze, and its hero was a pirate! Ok, so it was extremely unoriginal and derivative. The biggest knock against it is that it doesn’t really try to make up for its theme with solid gameplay.