Pit-Fighter was developed by Atari and released in the arcades in 1990. The game was then ported to just about every other console available, with the Mega Drive and Sega Genesis version being arguably the best of all the home conversions.
Space Harrier 2 was developed and published by Sega back in 1988 as a launch title for the Mega Drive in Japan. It was then made available for the US launch of the Sega Genesis in 1989 and for the PAL/European Mega Drive in 1990
Codemasters released Micro Machines on various consoles back in 1991, but the version I played and loved was for the Sega Mega Drive. Being such a huge fan of the toys when I was a kid, when I saw this on the shelves at my local video games store I couldn’t wait to get it. So was it any good?
Theme Park is a management simulator developed by Bullfrog Productions and published by Electronic Arts for the Sega Genesis and Mega Drive back in 1995. The game made its way to many systems such as the Amiga, Super Nintendo and Sega Saturn, with the best version arguably being on PC or the PlayStation 1 thanks to a few enhancements like the ability to walk around your park in 3D.
This port in particular is the one I played growing up. I only had the cartridge with no manual unfortunately as I purchased it pre-owned, so for me the learning curve was pretty steep! I still got a lot of enjoyment from it though, which I’ll go into more in this review.
Super Smash TV is a game set in 1999, where television game shows have gone to the extreme of offering big prizes at the risk of being killed. You must make your way through various arenas, battling bad guys alone or with a friend, unleashing explosive violence in front of a live studio audience.
Chuck Rock was a cartoonish platformer developed by Core Design back in 1991. The same studio who were later responsible for the creation of Tomb Raider. Unfortunately, this title didn’t quite reach the same level of success, spawning only two more games related to the series. So is it any good? Let’s take a look, shall we?