Theme Park

Game Data: Review Date: June 20, 2021 Release Date: January 1, 1995 Platform: Sega Genesis Publisher: Bullfrog Developer: Bullfrog Genre: Simulation Anecdotes: Having played and enjoyed SimCity, I thought that a similar game would work for me. I searched and found this one, where I could build my own amusement park! I figured I would… Continue reading Theme Park

Sonic the Hedgehog 3

Game Data: Review Date: June 11, 2021 Release Date: February 2, 1994 Platform: Sega Genesis Publisher: Sega Developer: Sega Genre: Linear Platformer Description: This continues the Sonic tradition and plays just like the previous games. Positives: Thank God they added a save system! This was long overdue and should have happened two games ago. It’s… Continue reading Sonic the Hedgehog 3

Blades of Vengeance

Game Data: Review Date: June 8, 2021 Release Date: December 1, 1993 Platform: Sega Genesis Publisher: Electronic Arts Developer: Beam Genre: ??? Platformer Anecdotes: OK, I have two words I never want to hear together again: Genesis and Platformer. This is the third one with a heroine (albeit optional in this game) and all of… Continue reading Blades of Vengeance

Out Run 2019

Game Data: Review Date: June 2, 2021 Release Date: March 26, 1993 Platform: Sega Genesis Developer: Sega Publisher: Sega Genre: Racing Description: Racers have to navigate their way through 4 stages of various settings trying to reach a goal at the end. Positives: The car doesn’t flip into the air upon contact with other cars,… Continue reading Out Run 2019

Blaster Master 2

Game Data: Review Date: June 1, 2021 Release Date: March 15, 1993 Platform: Genesis Publisher: Sunsoft Developer: Software Creations Genre: Linear Platformer Anecdotes: Oh, my, it’s another Genesis platformer. I should expect excessive difficulty, bad controls, and repeating the same areas over and over. Sure enough, this game has all of those. Like the others,… Continue reading Blaster Master 2

Sonic the Hedgehog 2

Game Data: Review Date: May 28, 2021 Release Date: November 24, 1992 Platform: Sega Genesis Publisher: Sega Developer: Sega Genre: Linear Platformer Description: Sonic and Tails are zooming around various settings trying to get from one end to the other. Along the way, there are various puzzles and speed boosters. Positives: It appears the platforming… Continue reading Sonic the Hedgehog 2

Alisia Dragoon

Review Date: May 20, 2021 Release Date: March 30, 1992 (!) Platform: Sega Genesis Publisher: Sega/Game Arts Genre: Linear Platformer Description: Alisia, equipped with a lightning shooter, has to traverse 8 stages of platforming action. Positives: Alisia is armed with a lightning shooter that can fry enemies. What’s nice about it is that the only… Continue reading Alisia Dragoon

El Viento

Review Date: May 10, 2021 Release Date: September 20, 1991 Platform: Sega Genesis Publisher: Wolf Team Genre: Linear Platformer Description: Players play as Annet, who is given the job of preventing Restiana and Henry from resurrection Hastur. They’re running this mission out of the Empire State Building in New York. Annet has to go to… Continue reading El Viento

Out Run

Review Date: May 5, 2021 Release Date: August 9, 1991 (Yes, I know the arcade version was out five years earlier.) Platform: Genesis Publisher: Sega Genre: Racing Anecdotes: Every Saturday from 1984 to 1996, minus summertime, was spent at the bowling alley. The early years featured 12 lanes, a miniature golf course, and a large… Continue reading Out Run