Everyone has had console troubles, from the NES’ infamous blinking screen to the RROD. Even the mighty Genesis was not immune to hardware problems, as seen in the latest installment of Stories from the Book of Genesis. In it, Sega-16 contributor Ryan Ceccacci manages to get one working, even after years of storage and a quick meeting with the wall in frustration – all just to play some Sonic The Hedgehog. It just goes to show you; they don’t make ’em like they used to!
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The first thing that comes to most gamer’s minds when they hear the name Hideo Kojima is Metal Gear Solid, and far too few remember his true masterpiece, Snatcher. Thankfully, there are people like staff writer Carl-Johan Brax to school them on what Kojima games are really worth holding dear.
It’s always heartwarming to hear that the Genesis has been a major part of someone’s childhood, especially when the person telling the tale wasn’t even alive when the console first launched. Sega’s little black box has charmed gamers over the years, and it has proven that 16-bit gaming is eternal. This was the case with the contributor behind volume twenty-five of Stories from the Book of Genesis. His story is one like many others, and the fun times had with the Genesis and friends are things that are never forgotten.
Today marks the twentieth anniversary of the Genesis launch in Japan, and we’re continuing our week-long celebration with a new installment in our Stories from the Book of Genesis series. In “Good Night Victoria,” staff member Vince Thornburg details the evolving relationship a model 1 console had with a family, and how it was finally sent off with the proper respect after a long and fruitful life.
Imagine the feeling of coming face to face with that game you so desperately want and having the chance to just take it… without anyone knowing. Then imagine how you’d feel afterward! Such was the case of one of our readers, and he shares his tale of shoplifting woe in the latest installment of Stories from the Book of Genesis.