Jeopardy! has maintained a solid presence on game consoles, with multiple editions available for the Genesis and Sega CD. Sadly, the Deluxe Edition turned out to be little more than what would today be called an expansion pack. Only the most diehard Trebek fans need apply if they need this one to go along side their original and sport editions.
Tag: Game Show
Wheel of Fortune (CD)
For a quarter century, Vanna White has been making a fortune turning letters on a wall, even after technology had long made her obsolete. The popularity of Wheel of Fortune has endured for decades, and many a gaming platform has had its own version in some form or another. The Sega CD was no exception, but whatever charm and magic made the show such a hit was completely lost in this horrible version.
Jeopardy! Sports Edition
This… is… Jeopardy! For the three people out there who have yet to play a version of Merv Griffin’s classic game show, we have a full review of the sports edition. How well do you think you know your sports? Grab a control pad and take on completely unknown athletes in a brain game that’s sure to blister your fingers! Read our full review for more details, and be ready to settle for a year’s supply of Turtle Wax.
Wheel of Fortune
If there’s one thing that lasts forever, it’s the game show. Staples like Jeopardy! and The Price is Right have been on TV since the dawn of mankind, and they’re still going strong. Also among the game show elite is Wheel of Fortune, which recently celebrated its twenty-fifth anniversary. As with Jeopardy! Gametek squeezed the license dry by releasing versions for every piece of electronics on the market.
Jeopardy! is one of the longest running game shows in history (Bob Barker and The Price is Right still owns them all), and just about every console under the Sun has seen some version of it. The Sega CD is a member of this club, with an enhanced version of the Genesis cartridge. If you’re looking for some game show action, why not read our full review and see if this version is the one to get?