So, Mortal Kombat took the fighting game (and video game world, in general) by storm, and made it a worthy opponent to Capcom’s Street Fighter II. The obvious question after that is: How do you follow up that success? The obvious answer came in November 1993 with Mortal Kombat II. Was it more of the […]
While it didn’t hit North American shores until a year later, Japanese gamers got their taste of 16-bit power at home with the Sega Mega Drive (or Genesis, if you prefer) on this day back in 1988. Once it did arrive in North America, thanks in part to Sega of America’s marketing campaign, and its […]
Let’s be honest: It was a bummer when Limited Run Games announced the Jurassic Park Classic Games Collection, and the Sega Genesis games were absent from the announced titles. Thankfully, Limited Run Games has rectified that glaring omission, announcing this afternoon that Jurassic Park and Jurassic Park: Rampage Edition have now been added to the […]
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Times and tastes have obviously changed since LucasArts’ Zombies Ate My Neighbors hit the scene back in 1993, but the cult classic Run n’ Gun still endures for many fans. The wizards at LucasArts took the simple concept of Gauntlet, blended together 90s pop culture with B-movie horror, and topped it all with the carefully-crafted […]
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All the talk of BillyTime!Games‘ ROM hack of Ghostbusters on the Sega Genesis got us thinking of other horror-themed ROM hacks that you may not be aware of. Obviously, the topics of ROM hacking and video game emulation are reserved for a different website, but that shouldn’t stop us from touching on them for this […]
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With the release of the Ghostbusters – Special Edition ROM hack by BillyTime!Games earlier this month, those of you who want the authentic experience of playing a physical version on your Genesis are in luck. A fan has decided to go the extra mile and create a physical cartridge for the hack, complete with new […]
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Back in December, programmer BillyTime!Games stated that their long-awaited Ghostbusters – Special Edition romhack of the Sega Genesis version of Ghostbusters was still very much on the way. And that day arrived last night with the announcement that the romhack is now available for fans to download. Available at ROMHacking.net, Ghostbusters – Special Edition adds a […]
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We could always use more demakes in our lives from dedicated fans. In the case of PSCD Games, they’ve been working away at a 16-bit demake of Capcom’s Resident Evil for the Sega Genesis. Referred to as Bio Evil, this labour of love has been in the works for the past six years. The team […]
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Remember that fan project back in April that aimed to put Ernie Hudson into Ghostbusters on the Sega Genesis? The Ghostbusters: Special Edition is still very much alive, and Ghostbusters News has dropped a little update on the project, which along with the addition of Hudson’s Winston Zeddemore, features a few other goodies. One of […]
With NECA handling Disney’s “Gargoyles” action figures, what about the video game side of things? Released on the Sega Genesis in 1995, Gargoyles was a treat to play, though it didn’t quite receive the same acclaim as other Disney games on the Genesis. Fear not, as for those who missed it the first time, Disney […]
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After striking gold in the arcades with Splatterhouse, it looked as if developer Namco had doomed the game to obscurity with a port to NEC TurboGrafx-16. While the TG-16 enjoyed considerable success in Japan, it was squashed in North America by Sega and Nintendo. Thankfully, that threat of obscurity was smacked with a 2×4 when […]
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Apart from Terminator 2, no other film from the early 90s it seemed could compete in the merchandising department like Jurassic Park. Kids love dinosaurs, after all. So that translated to seemingly everything, including lunchboxes, bedsheets, action figures, colouring books, clothing, and of course, Jurassic Park video games. Throughout the film series’ existence, we’ve had […]
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Old school Sega Genesis/Mega Drive fans have been getting a sprinkling of new releases for a while now. Seriously, fans have been releasing games that can be played on your 30-year-old console. Fans can expect another one soon in Sasha Sarko’s upcoming horror adventure game Sacred Line II. A sequel and a prequel to Sacred […]
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When we did our “Based on The Film” article on the various Ghostbusters video games, the Sega Genesis game was one of the better adaptations. As good as that game was, the omission of Winston Zeddemore was pretty disappointing. But, as these things go, leave it to the fans to fix the glaring omissions. Per […]
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Back in April, a fansite happened upon some classic gold with the long-lost prototype of Castlevania: Resurrection. And now, more treasure has surfaced with the rare beta of Konami’s only Sega Genesis offering for the franchise in Castlevania: Bloodlines. Fan forum Sega Saturno has posted the 0.5 beta, which was obtained by user TARA200 and […]