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Turrican

Turrican

Accolade brought the Amiga run-‘n-gun classic Turrican to the Genesis in 1991, sporting a great box cover by famed sci-fi and fantasy artist Boris Vallejo. Many Genesis gamers took the game at face value, unfamiliar with the decidedly different style of action game they were about to play. The result left a bad taste in the mouths of many, something that would remain until Factor 5’s stellar Mega Turrican arrived a few years later.

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Forgotten Franchises: Turrican

Forgotten Franchises: Turrican

One of the most famous run-‘n-gunners of all time was also one of the first to lock and load on the Genesis. Turrican was a franchise that spawned several consoles and PC formats until it upped and vanished suddenly. What happened? Why would such a popular character suddenly disappear? Read on and find out.

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