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Snake, Rattle ‘n Roll

Snake, Rattle ‘n Roll

Take a snake and make him find his tail! That’s the basic premise behind Snake Rattle ‘n Roll, a NES game that got a major facelift for the Mega Drive. It never came stateside, but finding a copy should be easy enough, and the simple, arcade action is worth looking into.

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Battletoads & Double Dragon

Battletoads & Double Dragon

See, I knew that if we looked hard enough we’d find a Double Dragon game on the Genesis that’s worth playing. It took the addition of the three Battletoads, but I think we might have a winner here. Tradewest’s aptly named Battletoads & Double Dragon pits the three action-loving amphibians and Billy and Jimmy Lee against the powerful team of the Dark Queen and the Shadow Boss.

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Battletoads

Battletoads

Rare’s amphibious trio came to the Genesis in 1991, and while fans were expecting a whole new adventure, what they got was a solid port of the NES original. They’d have to wait for the SNES release to get the new game they wanted, but as always, the Genesis came through with a some great gameplay….all the difficulty too!

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Championship Pro-Am

Championship Pro-Am

The Genesis isn’t exactly known for its great library of racers, and it’s most likely for that reason that many people have passed over Championship Pro-Am. That’s a shame, as it’s undoubtedly one of the best in the genre, and worth tracking down.

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