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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The hype was unreal. The tension was palpable. The gaming press couldn’t print information, rumor, speculation, and screenshots fast enough. As the August 23rd release date approached in 1991, the question on every gamer’s mind was simple: “Could Nintendo do it?” After giving Sega a two-year head start with the Genesis, after suffering the slings […]
Awhile back we covered a game hack for the Nintendo classic, Pro Wrestling, by pacnsacdave. In that version, Pro Wrestling became WWE Wrestling (we covered it in issue #2 of RGM and here onsite). Now, pacnsacdave has created an Impact Wrestling hack for Pro Wrestling.
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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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