Sega-16 takes a comprehensive look behind the making of a true Genesis classic. We’ve spoken to a dozen people involved at Disney, Sega, and Virgin Games, including programmer David Perry and former Disney Software Producer Patrick Gilmore. We even spoke to people who worked on the film! This is the definitive story of how three major companies united to create a fan-favorite.
Tag: Disney game series
The mouse is back! Sega and Disney have once again teamed up, and the result is a re-imagining of a true Genesis classic. Modern technology and tried and true platforming come together to create what we hope will be a watermark for bringing classic games onto modern consoles. New tech and classic platforming combined with a dash of Disney magic? Yes please!
Disney’s stable of characters found a friendly home on the Genesis, and even as the console was in the twilight of its life it managed to produce quality titles that did justice to their source material. Pocahontas is one such example. Though it might not reach the same levels of quality as Aladdin and Castle of Illusion, it’s a solid adventure in its own right.
Mickey Mouse is set to explode onto the Nintendo 3DS this fall with his true “epic” adventure. Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion is a sequel to the Genesis and Master System classic Castle of Illusion, and gamers will once again be butt-stomping in a beautiful, 2D platformer.
Roar of the Beast was the first of our two-part review of Sunsoft’s Beauty and the Beast games for the Genesis, and we finish things off today with a full review of the other release, Belle’s Quest. An odd pair of platformers, the two play like a single Sunsoft title that was divided in half. We know how the first one is in terms of quality, but is the second part any better? Apparently not…