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Vixen 357

Vixen 357

One of the best strategy/RPGs you’ve never played, Vixen 357 is developed by the same people who brought us Langrisser, Gleylancer, and Target Earth. That’s some pedigree, and if you like your action with mechs, then Masaya has got you covered. The language barrier is a bit troublesome, but it’s definitely worth the effort. And that intro! Oh my!

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Langrisser II

Langrisser II

It often seems that for every good game that got released for the Genesis, a half dozen remained behind in Japan. That might not be too far off the mark either, as there are some excellent titles that gamers are forced to import or emulate. Though Sega-16 doesn’t normally encourage emulation unless for archival and documentation purposes, there is one area that has become invaluable to gamers: fan translations. Many previously Japanese-only titles are being enjoyed by audiences the world over because they are finally playable to non-Japanese speakers, and there are currently several groups translating games. One of the recently completed titles that is definitely worth checking out is Langrisser II 2, the sequel to the excellent Warsong. If you enjoyed the first, then this one should absolutely be on your “to do” list.

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Interview: Matt Furniss (Composer)

Interview: Matt Furniss (Composer)

Fans of video game music from the ’90s know Matt Furniss’ music well. He scored dozens of games for consoles like the Genesis, Master System, Playstation, and computers like the Amiga and Spectrum. As both composer and converter of game scores, Furniss has a lot of history working with soundtracks from some classic games.

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Stories from the Book of Genesis Vol. 26

Stories from the Book of Genesis Vol. 26

The first thing that comes to most gamer’s minds when they hear the name Hideo Kojima is Metal Gear Solid, and far too few remember his true masterpiece, Snatcher. Thankfully, there are people like staff writer Carl-Johan Brax to school them on what Kojima games are really worth holding dear.

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Genesis Power Battles Vol. 07: Arsha vs. Popful Mail

Genesis Power Battles Vol. 07: Arsha vs. Popful Mail

Every so often, we like to match up some of the Genesis’ biggest stars and see how they would fare if they had to beat the hell out of each other. While some outcomes may seem pretty obvious at first glance, they can really be more intriguing than you’d think. Our latest Power Battle throws Arsha from Monster World IV into the ring against the famous bounty hunter Popful Mail, and the results are a bit surprising. Two girls enter, one girl leaves? Read the full article and find out!

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