Sequels are supposed to improve on their predecessors, but sometimes developers decide to experiment. This can lead to changes that weren’t needed, and what could have been a great game becomes another example of lost potential. The TNN series fell victim to this, and instead of wrangling a prize catch, it goes home with an empty bucket.
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The Genesis has a surprisingly large number of fishing games available. Recreating the fun and atmosphere of the sport without all the waiting and tedium can be challenging, but a few, like TNN Bass Tournament of Champions, manage to pull it off for the most part. And there are no mosquitoes!
Within the vast library of Genesis shooters are a select few that follow a “cute” theme. These games are often portrayed as being simpler and more kid-friendly than their more serious counterparts, but looks can be deceiving. Gametek’s Gadget Twins is one title that’s adorable to look at, but its frustrating gameplay is not something to make your little siblings suffer with.
Guiding mindless little creatures around a level so that they don’t blindly fall to their death seems to have caught on, as evidenced by the success of Lemmings. There have been several other entries in this style of games, and Gametek’s The Humans has players taking the fate of the human race in their hands. Are we worth saving? You’ll have to read our full review and decide for yourself!
Long before Hulk Hogan joined them, the American Gladiators were crushing and slamming their way into a nation’s conciousness. The program was one of the first of its type in the U.S. and paved the way for shows like Most Extreme Elimination Challenge and Ninja Warrior to become popular stateside. Such a popular show obviously spawned several video game renditions, and the Genesis version barely managed to fight its way up from the pool of suck where many of them festered… barely.