Category: Genesis

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Retro Spotlight | Boogerman: A Pick and Flick Adventure

Find yourself in the mid 1990s, where farts and boogers were everywhere, and everyone wanted their own new mascot. Marc and Joe return to Boogerman: A Pick and Flick Adventure to see how the stinky superhero holds up outside of...

/ April 26, 2017

Retro Spotlight | Earthworm Jim

The 16-bit era is synonymous with mascot platformers and Earthworm Jim is one that comes to mind right away. The subtle humor in the gameplay and the over-the-top cartoon nature combine to create an immersive world that still feels really...

/ April 26, 2017

MLB Opening Week 2017 | Roger Clemens’ MVP Baseball

It's a classic showdown between the Baltimore Eagles and the California Waves. Joe takes Matt on a tour of his favorite baseball game from childhood, Roger Clemens' MVP Baseball for the Sega Genesis. Will he get his redemption after the...

/ April 6, 2017

Retro Spotlight | Paperboy

We play a certified classic this week with Paperboy. Released on many platforms, we play Joe's favorite version from the Sega Genesis. We also learn how the game would be different if remade as an Aqua Teen Hunger Force Game,...

/ March 22, 2017

Retro Spotlight | Sonic the Hedgehog

We are spending the month of December celebrating the year's greatest games and those beyond. For our Retro Spotlight feature, we're focusing on the games that changed something and stood out against the rest in their respective year of release....

/ December 28, 2016

Retro Spotlight: Streets of Rage 2

I don't know if there is a game that makes me more nostalgic for the mid 1990s than Streets of Rage 2. There are games that I am more fond of and games that I have better memories of, but...

/ July 22, 2015

Retro Spotlight: Sonic the Hedgehog 3

Despite recently featuring Sonic the Hedgehog 2 under our Retro Spotlight, I'm going ahead with Sonic the Hedgehog 3 as this week's choice. Having just (finally) finished Blake Harris' Console Wars, Genesis and Sonic are rolling through my brain constantly. Coincidentally,...

/ April 22, 2015

Retro Spotlight: Sonic the Hedgehog 2

Sega followed up its weapon against Mario, Sonic the Hedgehog, with a sequel Sonic the Hedgehog 2. The game was first released on November 21, 1992 in Japan, followed by a global launch on November 24, 1992, on a day...

/ April 9, 2015