Sega Mega Drive

13 07, 2021

Switchblade: Living on a Knife Edge

By |2021-07-14T01:29:18+01:00July 13th, 2021|Retro Consoles|Comments Off on Switchblade: Living on a Knife Edge

The 8- and 16-bit home computer eras played host to some fantastic games — but when we’re talking about gaming history, most people tend to focus on the home consoles of the era. This means that a lot of interesting games tend to fall by the wayside and run the risk of being forgotten. One [...]

3 01, 2020

The Top 10 Games For The Sega Mega Drive (Sega Genesis)

By |2020-01-03T11:48:00+00:00January 3rd, 2020|Retro Consoles|Comments Off on The Top 10 Games For The Sega Mega Drive (Sega Genesis)

First released back in 1988 in Japan, the Sega Mega Drive, or Genesis, is one of the most popular home consoles of all time, thanks to a slew of great titles and iconic franchises leaving their mark. The Mega Drive also had an incredible controller when compared to it’s competition and even allowed backwards compatibility [...]

10 07, 2019

The Top 10 Racing Games for SEGA Mega Drive (Sega Genesis)

By |2019-07-10T16:59:00+01:00July 10th, 2019|Retro Consoles|Comments Off on The Top 10 Racing Games for SEGA Mega Drive (Sega Genesis)

The competition between the Sega Mega Drive and the SNES was a true matchup of the titans. Luckily for Sega, one ace card it had up its sleeve was its massive portfolio of arcade properties, many of which were racing games. But bringing an arcade racer to the home console was often easier said than [...]

15 03, 2019

Six Games That Should Be On The Sega Mega Drive Mini

By |2019-03-15T12:51:00+00:00March 15th, 2019|Retro Consoles|Comments Off on Six Games That Should Be On The Sega Mega Drive Mini

What with the poor selection of games that shipped with the Playstation Mini last year, and it’s critical and commercial panning, we are more than a little worried for Sega’s Mega Drive Mini. This isn’t to say that it will be bad, just that it needs to be far better than Sony’s offering. So, we’ve [...]

3 01, 2019

Bonanza Bros – CO-OP Classics

By |2019-01-03T20:17:39+00:00January 3rd, 2019|Retro Consoles|Comments Off on Bonanza Bros – CO-OP Classics

Before Sega began challenging Nintendo for home console dominance the company was still very much an arcade titan. But it wasn’t just a prominent name in the arcades but also a huge innovator there as well. In addition to exploring new gameplay types and more mature content, Sega’s arcade games also emphasized multiplayer fun. This [...]

1 10, 2018

Flicky (Sega Mega Drive) – Think You Can Beat It?

By |2018-10-02T05:56:56+01:00October 1st, 2018|Retro Consoles|Comments Off on Flicky (Sega Mega Drive) – Think You Can Beat It?

When you think of video games with intense gameplay and memorable, high-octane chases, chances are that the 1991-platformer Flicky does not come to mind. That is not to say that the title was critically-panned or sold poorly on-release – it’s just not nearly as memorable as games like Golden Axe, and chances are you will struggle [...]

6 07, 2018

Gunstar Heroes (SEGA Mega Drive) – CO-OP Classics

By |2018-07-06T15:46:03+01:00July 6th, 2018|Retro Consoles|Comments Off on Gunstar Heroes (SEGA Mega Drive) – CO-OP Classics

Run-and-gun shooter classic Gunstar Heroes for the Sega Mega Drive is the story about the heroic Gunstars, a family of gun-wielding mercenaries fighting against an evil Empire bent of reviving an ancient weapon capable of giving it immense power and influence over the world. Developed by Treasure and published by Sega in September 1993, Gunstar [...]

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