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World Heroes

World Heroes

World Heroes was another of the seemingly endless stream of fighters that came to the Neo Geo during the ’90s. Of course, a port to the Genesis meant that some graphical and aural sacrifices had to be made, but did the gameplay make the transition intact? Read our full review and find out!

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Fatal Fury

Fatal Fury

SNK’s games have been ported widely, with the Genesis getting its fair share via Takara. Along with such hits as Samurai Shodown and Art of Fighting, the original Neo Geo fighting series, Fatal Fury, brawled its way onto 16-bit platforms. During the journey to Sega’s black box a few things were lost, and the first title in the series came away as a gimped port compared to rivals Street Fighter II SCE and Mortal Kombat. Is it still worth playing?

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Viewpoint

Viewpoint

Aicom and Sammy scored a big hit with Viewpoint, an isometric shooter that was big on visuals and hard as nails. Sammy decided that there weren’t enough versions of the game around, so it decided to release the game for several consoles, including our very own Genesis. Sega fans should take note that this is perhaps as close as they’ll ever get to a real Zaxxon sequel. And no, Motherbase 2000 on 32X doesn’t count.

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Fatal Fury II

Fatal Fury II

One of the perks of owning a Genesis was getting all the big-name SNK fighters for a third of the cost. Among the many releases was Fatal Fury 2, which was quickly gobbled up by demanding fans. Sega-16 has the complete run down on how it held up, so read our review for all the black and blue details.

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Samurai Shodown

Samurai Shodown

The early 90s saw a flood of fighting games, and many thought that the Genesis would never be able to accurately port one of the premier Neo Geo franchises when it was announced that Samurai Showdown would see a release. Were they right? Read our full review and see for yourself.

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