That pesky Carmen Sandiego is on the move again, only this time it’s through time! Get out your biggest encyclopedia and prepare to travel throughout history to track down gaming’s most infamous outlaw. Definitely a game for those who prefer their titles to be a bit more cerebral, the Genesis version is delightful and educational!
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Prince of Persia (CD)
Jordan Mechner’s computer classic Prince of Persia has found its way onto virtually every game platform imaginable. Its timeless gameplay and incredible challenge still hold up, despite all the advances in hardware, and many of the later, more graphically powerful renditions never managed to match the fluidity and intuitiveness of Mechner’s original. The Sega CD port tried to keep that special charm intact while adding some of the bells and whistles of CD technology. The results were mixed, and people still take sides today in regards to its quality.
Prince of Persia
Few platformers are as enthralling and challenging as Prince of Persia. If the jumps and sword duels didn’t get you, you still had to contend with time limit. It was lots of trial and error combined with lots of patience and skill, and gamers loved it. Thankfully, Tengen came up with a pretty decent port for the Genesis.
Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?
Sometimes, it’s good to take a break from all the great shmups, platformers, and run-‘n-guns on the Genesis. Occasionally a nice, laid back type of game hits the spots. Those who remember computer lab in junior high already know which game I’m talking about, and everyone else would do themselves a favor and check out Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego, which spawned a lengthy series of edutainment games, as well as a cartoon series.