1993 saw the release of Francis Ford Coppola’s version of the horror classic Bram Stoker’s Dracula. The film tried to remain faithful to the novel while injecting a more modernized interpretation of everyone’s favorite vampire. Such a concept sounds like it would make for a great video game, right? Well, it did, and that’s why we have the Castlevania series. Unfortunately, Sony Imagesoft decided to license the film for a game released for several platforms, including the Sega CD. The latter included FMV cut scenes and cool-looking rendered backgrounds but not much else of note.
Someday, the world will tire of Jeopardy! and Wheel of Fortune, and corporate executives will mesh game shows with reality T.V., giving us Fatal Rewind. Yes, after Dr. Phil and Oprah, it will be time to watch people die! This is the true and only future for television, and Sega-16 gives you a glimpse of tomorrow with our review of the game that tells it all!
Mechs are generally a good thing. Mech Warrior, Steel Battalion – both are great examples of how to do the genre right. Unfortunately, Metal Head is a prime example of the opposite. Want to know how not to make a game for a software-starved system? Read our review of this train wreck and learn!
Long before Project Gotham Racing, Bizarre Creations had already garnered fame for their fresh and innovative games. Among them is a little-know action/platformer named Wiz ‘N’ Liz, in which players take control of two little wizards on their way to rescue…rabbits. The weird thing is, it’s actually quite fun!