The first thing that hits you with Lion King is the detail and quality of the game. The music, graphics and animation are absolutely superb. Each level and character feels authentic to the movie, thanks mostly to the digicel technology that was used in the previous Aladdin Mega Drive game. The second thing that hits you though is the frustrating difficulty. The first level is an absolute breeze to play through, but then we begin to hit a few problems…
I can remember my Dad taking me to see this movie at the cinema and that moment when the dinosaurs first appeared on screen. I was completely blown away! Over the next few months, Jurassic Park the video game was released on the NES, Super Nintendo and Sega Mega Drive or Genesis. They were quite different, but in this review we’re going to focus on the Sega version.
The Sega Mega Drive or Genesis is one of my all time favourite games consoles, so I decided to highlight what I think are the top 5 games to start your collection. There’s a lot of incredible games out there, so I’ve tried to focus mainly on the games which are fairly easy to find in good condition for a reasonable price.
After two months of commuting with the New Nintendo 3DS, does the upgrade feel worthwhile?
In 1992 a new, brutal and exciting fighting game franchise blasted onto the scene and punched Street Fighter 2 right in the balls! It was everywhere and the gore, the violence, mixed with an impressive level of realism (for the time), created a controversial whirlwind in the media. Just about everyone was outraged, apart from those who dwelled in the arcades, uppercutting their friends into a pit of spikes.
This fairly simplistic-looking adventure puzzle game was a huge success and was practically ported to every possible system you can imagine from around that time. In this review, we’re going to look at the Sega Mega Drive and Genesis version, which was the first I ever got to experience and still enjoy playing today.
After the success of previous mature titles such as Road Rash and F-22 Interceptor, Electronic Arts launched what was to be another great new franchise. In 1992, Desert Strike: Return to the Gulf hit the shelves and took the world by storm, due to both it’s overall quality and controversy surrounding the subject matter. Read our review…
In the early days of 8-bit home consoles, Sega tried to establish their own mascot to rival Nintendo’s Super Mario. What they came up with Alex Kidd! In this retrospective, we’re going to look back at his first and only outing for the Sega Mega Drive and Genesis.