The Sega Master System had some strange games when it was released in 1986 in North America. A few arcade ports made some noise, but one that flew under the radar was Quartet. Developed and produced by Sega, Quartet put the player in control of Mary on her quest to find a dead body. TheContinue reading “Quartet”

Black Belt

The Sega Master System had just been released in North America when Sega developed and published Black Belt in 1986. The side-scrolling beat ’em up would feature martial artist Riki on his quest to rescue Kyoko from his evil rival Wang. If you are a fan of the series “Fist of the North Star”, BlackContinue reading “Black Belt”

Space Harrier

A bad trip I don’t want to relive… Space Harrier was a big hit in the arcades so, in 1986, Sega ported the game to the Sega Master System. The game showcased what the Master System could do while providing a solid port to the game so many loved. For this review, it was myContinue reading “Space Harrier”

Pro Wrestling

Developed and published by Sega in 1986 for the Sega Master System, Pro Wrestling gives you an opportunity to step inside the ring and win the tag team championship in three separate leagues. Featuring four different tag teams and a two-player mode, Pro Wrestling was an early hit for Sega Master System fans. How doesContinue reading “Pro Wrestling”

Golden Axe

Released in 1989 for the Sega Genesis, Golden Axe is a fan-favorite sidescrolling beat ’em up. Developed and published by Sega, Golden Axe gives you or a co-op team the chance at taking down the evil Death Adder after he has kidnapped the King and Princess. It’s up to you to fight your way throughContinue reading “Golden Axe”

Bomber Raid Review

Subscribe To My YouTube Channel! It was an end of an era in 1989 when developer Sanritsu and publisher Activision teamed up and released Bomber Raid for the Sega Master System. Bomber Raid would become the last licensed Master System game released in Japan. Would Bomber Raid send the Master System out with a bangContinue reading “Bomber Raid Review”

Cloud Master Review

Subscribe To My YouTube Channel! In 1989, Sega and Opera House teamed up and released “Cloud Master” for the Sega Master System. After its success in the arcade, Sega decided to bring the horizontal shooter to their home console. Cloud Master is one of the most random and bizarre shooters with its giant bosses andContinue reading “Cloud Master Review”

Zillion II Review

Subscribe To My YouTube Channel! In 1988, Sega released the follow-up to Zillion on the Sega Master System in North America. Dubbed “Zillion II: The Tri-Formation” the game completely changed the formula of what made the first Zillion great. Instead of exploring an underground base on foot, our hero J.J. must survive eight side-scrolling levels.Continue reading “Zillion II Review”

Altered Beast Review

Subscribe To My YouTube Channel! After its success in the arcade in 1988, Altered Beast was ported to the Sega Genesis in 1989 in North America and bundled with the console at launch. The game has received a lot of flak over the years, and until recently, I have never played it. It wasn’t untilContinue reading “Altered Beast Review”

Choplifter Review

Subscribe To My YouTube Channel! In 1982, Dan Gorlin developed the game Choplifter for the Apple II computer. Four years later, Sega ported the game with updated graphics to the Sega Master System in 1986. Choplifter was one of the very first games I ever played as a child, and I have quite a fewContinue reading “Choplifter Review”