Bugs Bunny has something of a bad record when it comes to video game appearances. He’s certainly no Mickey Mouse. The trend of bad releases continued on the Genesis with Double Trouble, a game that suffers from frustrating level design and brutal difficulty. The developers definitely should have taken that left turn at Albuquerque.
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Cheese Cat-Astrophe Starring Speedy Gonzales
Warner Bros. characters are famous the world over, and they’ve made plenty of game appearances. European Mega Drive owners were given one title Americans weren’t, and it featured that most stereotypical of Warner characters, Speedy Gonzales. Is it worth importing? Read on and find out!
Sylvester & Tweety in Cagey Capers
Looney Tunes games are multiple on the Genesis, and to their credit, they’ve tried to do more than just be Sonic clones with a cool license. This experimentation often resulted in titles that were a bit off the beaten path and too quirky for some gamers. Sylvester and Tweety’s only Genesis outing went overlooked by many and deserves at least a cursory playthrough.
Daffy Duck in Hollywood
The Looney Toons have been a part of popular culture for more than half a century, and they of course made their presence felt on the Genesis. Several games were released, starring Bugs Bunny, Road Runner, Sylvester & Tweety, and Daffy Duck. Of all of them though, poor Daffy was the only one who’s game never saw an American release. Why? It’s not known, but game quality couldn’t have been an issue, as Daffy Duck in Hollywood isn’t any less mediocre than the other games in the franchise. Read our full review, and remember that you don’t have to wait until rabbit season to play this one.
Desert Demolition Starring Road Runner & Wile E. Coyote
For more than half a century, Warner Bros.’ Wile E. Coyote and the Road Runner have been delighting audiences with their ACME-funded slapstick antics. It took long enough, but someone finally realized that this dynamic had the makings of a great video game. Blue Sky Software coded such a game for the Genesis, and the result was pretty interesting.