TransBot Review

TransBot was released on the Sega Master System in North America in 1986. The sidescrolling shoot ’em up was developed and published by Sega. Players could transform between a spaceship and a robot to blast their way through the game. We’re looping a ton in this TransBot review. TransBot Plot: There’s nothing in the actualContinue reading “TransBot Review”

Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Review

The war between Nintendo and Sega was in full bloom in the early 90s on the consoles of Super Nintendo and Sega’s Genesis. Sonic the Hedgehog was a smash hit and had a firm grasp on what made the Genesis a most own. Sega’s mascot would enter his second adventure in 1992 when Sega wouldContinue reading “Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Review”

Phantasy Star Review

In the 1980s role-playing video game series were beginning to blossom. On the Nintendo Entertainment System, there was Final Fantasy and Dragon Warrior. For gamers who had the Sega Master System, there was one clear choice above the rest. In 1988, Phantasy Star was developed and published by Sega. Gamers were blown away by itsContinue reading “Phantasy Star Review”

Sonic The Hedgehog

If Sega was going to compete with the goliath that was Nintendo, they needed to revamp their marketing after the generation of the Nintendo Entertainment System and Sega Master System were winding down. They needed something with spunk, something with speed, something that appealed to teens. Sega created Sonic The Hedgehog and the up-and-down mega-hitContinue reading “Sonic The Hedgehog”

Quartet

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”

Golden Axe II

The Sega Genesis had some huge arcade hits in its game library. Golden Axe was a fan favorite, but Golden Axe II took the franchise to a new level with its in-depth details, smooth mechanics, and addicting beat ’em up action. Developed and published by Sega in 1992, Golden Axe II became another hit forContinue reading “Golden Axe II”

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”

Giga Wing

Shooters were starting to lose their steam in the late 90s and early 2000s but that didn’t stop developer Takumi Corporation teaming up with Capcom to release “Giga Wing” in 2000 for the Sega Dreamcast. Giga Wing offers four different pilots to choose from each with their own storyline and weapons in this steam-punk inspiredContinue reading “Giga Wing”