After Capcom’s Street Fighter II exploded onto the scene, dozens of copycats popped up on consoles everywhere. Among them was Black Hole Assault, an early Sega CD brawler that was only slightly less yawn-inducing than most of the other imitations out there. Even the cool cut scenes and CD soundtrack couldn’t save this one from obscurity. Read our full review, and remember that we play bad games so you don’t have to!
Entries in the long-running Raiden series have been ported many times, most recently to mobile phones, and the Genesis got its share of the lovin’: Christmas-card-to-that-second-cousin-you-hardly-ever-see-type lovin’. It may have not been the best of the bunch, but hey, it was still Raiden. Doesn’t that count for something?