Category Archives: Genesis

Scrape Yourself Off the Pavement with Road Rash II on Sega Genesis – Today in History – July 22nd, 1993

We are in the period where a lot of iconic games turn 25 years old. From many Super Nintendo classics to the 16-bit thorn in Nintendo’s side, the Sega Genesis, there are a lot of iconic games released during this

WWF Royal Rumble Review on Super Nintendo

Wrestling games are quite a conundrum of gaming. Some developers get it just right while others have trouble figuring out what exactly a “squared circle” is. While not perfect, for the time, LJN’s WWF Royal Rumble for the Super Nintendo,

Populous Review

Sure, today playing god in a game is nothing new.  We have plenty of options if this is your one and only goal in your electronic entertainment.  Back in the late 80’s and early 90’s though, options were much more

Animaniacs Takeover Warner Bros Studio Lot – Today in History – May 14th, 1994

Konami back in the day rocked. One case in point was their licensed use of cartoon character such as Tiny Toons or Animaniacs (two popular “new” cartoons form the 1990’s). There was such a time that a company such as

New Sega Genesis Game Crypt of Dracula to Show at Retro Revival Event

Who does not like a good old-fashioned dungeon crawl? If you are tired of the traditional grid-based gameplay then you will want to check out Crypt of Dracula. It takes the traditional view point and modifies it a bit.

How Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade Became a Gaming Classic

Blockbuster action adventure movie Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade was released in the summer of 1989. Starring the titular archaeologist as he and his friends face off against the Nazis, The Last Crusade made almost $300 million at the

Sega Genesis Mini Console Officially Coming

It was inevitable that Sega would want in on the action that Nintendo has created with their Classic Mini consoles. That brings us to a tweet from Sega of Japan saying they are releasing a Mega Drive Mini (Sega Genesis

Koei Rocks Turn Based Strategy with Gemfire for NES – Today in History – March 31st, 1992

Koei will forever be linked to deep turn-based strategy games for most retro gamers. This company brought some of the longest, and hardest, strategy games ever to the Nintendo Entertainment System (later the Super NES and the Sega Genesis). While

Why Full Motion Video Was Horrible on Sega CD

Looking back today Full Motion Video games on the Sega CD are quite painful to play. Not just because most are rather horrible, and I like the genre so that is saying something, but because of the video quality. Some

Dodge Bullets in New Sega Genesis Game

The Sega Genesis was arguably Sega’s best console. There, I said it. Sure, the Dreamcast was great, but Sega really shot themselves in the foot by letting it die so quickly. Had they fought for the Dreamcast like they fought