ESWAT: City Under Siege

ESWAT: City Under Siege

I really liked ESWAT in the arcade but unfortunately never had the chance to play it much because of distance.  So when news of a Sega Genesis version of the game hit I was ecstatic.  Little did I know that...
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Shadowrun

Shadowrun

Words cannot express how much I love Shadowrun and cyberpunk in general.  I’ve never had the chance to play the pen & paper game but have devoured the source books and many of the novels.  In the mid-90s gamers were...
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Light Crusader

Light Crusader

Throughout Treasure’s long and storied history they have created many a legendary action and shooting game.  They have only occasionally dabbled in other genres.  The one genre they have almost completed avoided is the RPG with Light Crusader being...
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Revenge of Shinobi

Revenge of Shinobi

The Revenge of Shinobi was probably one of the first killer apps for the Sega Genesis.  That’s a bold statement but completely true.  In the early years of the system’s life arcade ports of varying quality dominated its lineup.  While...
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Wonder Boy in Monster World

Wonder Boy in Monster World

The Wonder Boy games started out as slightly unique platformers at the genre’s beginning but it wouldn’t be long before the series would explore other genres.  Wonder Boy III: Monster Lair was a weird shooter/platformer hybrid that wasn’t successful...
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Castle of Illusion starring Mickey Mouse

Castle of Illusion starring Mickey Mouse

Capcom usually gets the majority of the praise when the discussing Disney licensed titles.  And rightfully so I might add.  At a time where LJN and Ocean basically treated any license they bought like garbage Capcom showed that if you...
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King Colossus: Tougi Ou

King Colossus: Tougi Ou

While it’s a fact that the Genesis is missing the breadth and depth of the SNES’s RPG library I must say that Sega did a pretty good job overall of at least providing awesome games in the genre for their...
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