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Behind the Design, Features

Behind the Design: Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse

Early in the 16-bit era, Sega and Disney teamed up to produce one of the best platformers on the Genesis. They created a game that represented an early example of the power of Sega’s new hardware and that is still beloved to this day. Sega-16 delves into the making of Castle of Illusion to see how this classic came to life and how it helped define a new generation of platformers.

Features, Side By Side

Side by Side: Castle of Illusion (Genesis vs. Game Gear)

Sega’s Castle of Illusion is considered a classic by many Genesis fans, but what many people don’t know is that a Master System version was also released. To some, it’s actually the better of the two, and being the diehard Mickey fans that we are, we decided to put the two into the spotlight and see which came out on top. The verdict? They’re both two damn fine games that any platformer fan needs to play. Read all about our comparison in the latest installment of our Side by Side series.