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Game Hack- Ghostbusters Not Only Back in Theaters but also Receive Color Fix on Sega Genesis

Since Ghostbusters is being re-released in theaters to celebrate its 30th anniversary, we figured it would be a good time to mention this color hack for their Sega Genesis game. The original suits in the 16-Bit game were not quite “true” to the movie props and now a fan has taken it upon themselves to […]

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Revenge of the License: Jurassic Park

Michael Crichton’s ‘earn-all-the-money’ blockbuster novel and subsequent Spielberg film have left in their wake a Triceratops-sized pile of video game tie-ins, most of which could be appropriately categorized by Ian Malcolm as “one big pile of shit.” We, being the masochists we pride ourselves on being however, donned the Ellie Sattler gloves and began digging […]

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Bandit Gaming- Lion King 2 for Sega Genesis

Lion King was a popular movie and it was a popular video game license. Officially, there was no sequel released on the Sega Genesis but that has not stopped an unknown Chinese developer from creating a pseudo sequel.

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Update: Elysian Shadows Development Kit To Be Publicly Available

We have covered Elysian Shadows previously and plan on doing so more as things develop. The biggest development recently is the news that the development kit, ESTk, being used to create Elysian Shadows by Falco and the gang will be made publicly available. This is just one more reason to support Elysian Shadows on their […]

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Genesis Mania Continues

You only get one 25th birthday, so we’re just dropping this two-page ad spread to remind all our readers how little Genny looked the first day he came home.  All you early adopters: we’re proud of you.  Thanks for being such great parents.  

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Tommy Lasorda Baseball Was the Unexpected Launch Title for Sega Genesis – Today in History – August 14, 1989

When you think of launch titles for a console you probably won’t come to a sports title being one of them. That is exactly what Sega did with Tommy Lasorda Baseball which not so ironically is an arcade port (Sega went with their strong points with this console launch). Tommy Lasorda Baseball does not feature […]

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Super Thunder Blade Pits You Against Guerilla Warfare Enemies on Sega Genesis – Today in History – August 14, 1989

Similar in style to Space Harrier II, another Sega Genesis launch title, Super Thunder Blade is an arcade port and also a psuedo 3D into the screen scrolling. Enemies, and obstacles, appear in the distance and scroll towards your helicopter- all the while shooting and doing everything they can to bring you down, quickly. Shooter […]

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Thunder Force II Brings Arcade Quality Scrolling Shooter Action to Sega Genesis – Today in History – August 14, 1989

Scrolling shooter fans were well served with the Sega Genesis and right out of the gate they got Thunder Force II from Sega/Technosoft. While not an arcade shooter, Thunder Force II would have been at home in the arcades if it was released there. Interestingly, Sega really covered several genres with the launch of the […]

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3D Endless Running Takes Off With Space Harrier II on Sega Genesis – Today in History – August 14th, 1989

While not the first title to feature 3D “endless” running gameplay, Space Harrier II is the first to feature it on the Sega Genesis. Sega was eager to show off the power of their newly launched console and what better way to do that than with a title that would be severely limited on the […]

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Hokuto no Ken Drops License, Gets Named Last Battle on Sega Genesis – Today in History – August 14, 1989

Sega, having just launched their Sega Genesis as their second North American console, were looking to bring over titles that showed why this console was better than the competing Nintendo NES and NEC Turbo Grafx-16. Rather than shelling out the money for the Hokuto no Ken (aka Fist of the North Star) license, Sega simply […]


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