The Tetris license has had more than its fair share of issues, with various companies claiming rights over lots of different platforms. In the middle of this struggle Sega decided to release a version on the Megadrive, despite only having a very flimsy claim on an already chaotic console release agreement.
Right as it was about to release, Nintendo managed to press their claim and Sega were forced to recall and destroy most of the copies. A few hundred got out into the wild, making this truly one of the Rarest games on the Megadrive.
Sega repurposed it’s popular Megadrive platform to use in the edutainment market. In doing so they added some truly interesting ideas to make the Pico.
We take a look at Darxide, a 32X game for the Megadrive / Genesis which is considered to be one of, if not the, rarest game available.
We try out the quirky platformer based on the downright odd mini-film by the King of pop. Moonwalker is an ok game on the Megadrive / Genesis but pretty much terrible everywhere else.
We take a look at the Pioneer LaserActive. A LaserDisc player that included the ability to add modules for the Sega Megadrive and NEC PC Engine. We take a look at both modules, a few games and the ultra rare 3D goggles. Continue reading “Pioneer LaserActive giant look”
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:
- Sinclair Spectrum
- Commodore 64
- Commodore Amiga (CDTV)
- Sega Megadrive / Genesis
- Fujitsu FM Towns (Marty 2)
- NEC PC Engine / TurboGrafx
- Sega Dreamcast
- Sony Playstation 2