The NFL season is winding down, and the playoff picture is becoming clearer with each passing week (go Pats!). That being said, professional sports can be rough, so why not make your own destiny? There’s no better way to do so than with video games! Electronic Arts’ Madden series has been the benchmark for football for two decades, and in no place was its evolution more notable than on the Genesis. The ’95 installment made major strides in bringing a true football simulation to Sega’s console, but it fumbled in a few areas.
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Football season is here again! There are plenty of NFL and NCAA games to watch, but if you need a bit more pigskin action after all the games, your Genesis has all you’ll ever need. One of the better ones is EA Sports’ College Football USA ’96, and thought it may lack the Bill Walsh license, it has over a hundred teams and solid gameplay. We have a full review, so lace up and take to the field.
Electronic Arts has been leading the pack for many years now when it comes to hockey games. The quality of its wares were perhaps most evident during the 16-bit era, when console gamers weren’t accustomed to such realism and detail. The NHL Hockey series quickly garnered a large following, and the tradition continued deep into the ’90s. NHL ’95 is a great example of hockey done right, and our full review has all the details of this easily found and inexpensive gem.
Electronic Arts and High Score Productions made a great college football game with Bill Walsh College Football. They followed it up with perhaps the best college game of the 16-bit era with the ’95 edition. Improvements in several areas and the inclusion of actual teams rounded out the already solid gameplay and presentation.
No game console since the early ’90s has lacked the Madden series and dominated the industry. The series first stepped into the console arena on the Genesis, and it quickly grew into a sports juggernaut. Many people see the 1994 edition as the point where the franchise really began to come into its own, and it’s a football title that still plays as well today as it did over a decade and a half ago.