Outrun is probably one of the best loved Arcade racers out there. Designed by Yu Suzuki in 1986 it utilised the hardware created for the earlier Hang On and Space Harrier titles.
Because it was an incredibly popular Arcade machine it was ported to many consoles, we take a look at it on:
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Venture was released by Coleco in 1982 as a launch title for the ColecoVision. It was a conversion of the 1981 Exigy arcade machine. For it’s time it was considered to be both technically and artistically superb, winning an award for it’s graphics on release.
Coleco eventually released it on the Atari 2600 and Mattel Intellivision home systems. We’re taking a look on the Atari 7800.
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We take a closer look at Sharp‘s officially licensed Famicom / Famicom Disk System hybrid – The Sharp Twin Famicom.
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We tried (and largely failed) to create a track in the Japan only F-Zero Expansion Kit. This was released on the DD64 and required the original cartridge. It added a few extra tracks and a vehicle and track editor.
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We love the NEC console range so we decided to make a video about them. Although their contribution to the console world is largely forgotten, and often ignored, we still believe they added a lot.
Including such classics as the PC Engine / TurboGrafx 16 and the largely ignored failure that was the PC-FX. We also take a look at some of the peripherals and the GT handheld.
Super Star Soldier
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We take a look at the first 32 bit console, which was also the first PC based console and the first CD based console – shame it failed really.
Fujitsu FM Towns Marty
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