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Chicago Syndicate

Can Larcen Tyler clean up the mob in this Eternal Champions spin-off? Probably not – find out why…
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Popils

Not to go all hipster on you, but you've probably never heard of Popils…

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Cutthroat Island

With pirates more popular than ever – thanks to a certain movie series – I thought it would be a good time to take a look at Acclaim’s Cutthroat Island movie tie-in…

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GG Portrait: Akira Yuki

It’s common knowledge, at least between Sega Saturn collectors, that a series of high-res Virtua Fighter Portrait galleries were released during the Saturn’s early days in Japan…

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Coca-Cola Kid

Just about every format ever released has games that were only available in certain countries, but I think the humble GameGear suffered particularly badly…

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Buster Fight

I wanted to kick this retro profile off saying that Buster Fight was one of the few one-on-one beat'em ups made especially for the GameGear…

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Columns

Any retro gamer worth their salt will know that Tetris was originally released on a range of primitive computers before Nintendo nabbed the rights and decided to bundle it with the GameBoy…

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Wagyan Land

What’s this? A Namco-developed 2D platformer released only Japan? How exciting! Well, it would be if Wagyan Land’s only remarkable feature is that it’s completely unremarkable…

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Factory Panic

The original Japanese version of Factory Panic is known as Ganbare Gorby! (Good Lucky Gorby!) and features former Russian politician Mikhail Gorbachev…

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Battletoads

Or, Teenage Mutant Battling Toads, as Rare probably wanted to call them…

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Baku Baku

With its sleek black casing, colour screen and a certain blue mascot, it’s fair to say that the Game Gear had a cooler image than the Game Boy did
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Sonic The Hedgehog

When a friend of mine back when we were 11 rang me to say his parents had bought him a Game Gear, I was dying to have a go on Segas much hyped handheld, and this was the game that came bundled with his machine…

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Sonic Chaos

In my opinion this was by far the best Sonic games for the 8-bit system…

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Megaman

Remember when US Gold got their hands on Capcom’s Strider and produced that god awful Strider 2? Well the good news is that their take on Megaman is infinitely better; the so-so news is that they have simply lifted about half a dozen stages and bosses from Megaman 2, 4 and 5 and bundled them into one game…

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