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Night Trap

Nick talks about how Digital Pictures’ controversial trap-’em-up was groundbreaking, if not always fun…
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Double Switch

Take Night Trap’s gameplay, add Corey Haim and Debbie Harry, et voilà – Double Switch.
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Dragon's Lair

I thought long and hard about what game to cover on my first review for Retro Gamer…

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Eternal Champions: Challenge from the Darkside

When the original Eternal Champions hit Sega's Megadrive back in the early 90's, many were riding high on the wave of anticipation that the game would be Street Fighter 2's successor, and even though the game itself wasn't as polished as Capcom's classic brawler, it still garnered a place in many a gamer's heart as a solid and fun beat 'em up…

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The Space Adventure

Cobra the Space Pirate (or Legendary Bandit as he likes to be known) Yeah I'd never heard of him too but apparently he's a big manga star over in Japan…

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Dune

“Could he be the one?”, Dune in my opinion was one of the best games available on the ill fated Mega-CD…

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Sewer Shark

Sewer Shark is an FMV-based shooter, and one of the first games released for the Sega CD…

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Keio Flying Squadron

I am a shmup fan, whether you are in a ship, on your feet holding a gun or flying in that thing in Fantasy Zone, as long as you shoot a whole load of enemies with unique and diverse power ups and special attacks, I love it…

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Switch / Panic

Here's a classic game from Sega where the object is to press buttons with the intent of saving the world from a computer virus…

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Wild Woody

When did Spotted Dick stop being funny to you? Has it yet? Do you call it suet pudding to avoid smirking like the child you are? Then feel free to giggle – here we have Wild Woody…

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Silpheed

Silpheed was a brilliant shoot 'em up for the Mega CD, one of the few games of the genre on that system…

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Sonic CD

Sonic CD has a fearsome reputation among Sonic fans, many of whom believe it can never be bettered…

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Final Fight

This game took over much of my money in the arcades when it was released…

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The Terminator

Released by Virgin Games in 1992, the Sega Mega Drive’s interpretation of the tech-noir horror of The Terminator is a slick, action-packed journey…

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Snatcher

Hideo Kojima’s Snatcher, hailed by many as one of the greatest graphic adventures ever, is nearly two decades old (the original PC-88 and MSX versions came out in 1988)…

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