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Bomber Raid

A textbook example of how to go out with a whimper
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Rescue Mission

This Master System lightgun game bucked convention by going for a top-down perspective. Was the experiment successful?
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Enduro Racer

It wasn’t anything like the arcade game, but was Sega’s isometric racer any good?
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Cloud Master

Nick reminisces about the weirdness of a markedly Japanese Master System game…
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Operation Wolf

Darran explains why Taito’s hit coin-op made for a fantastic Master System conversion.
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Ninja Gaiden

Ninja Gaiden on the Master System? Yes! It’s Ninja Gaiden, reader, but not as you know it…
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Zaxxon 3D

Read about how we learned to love a game after years of distaste for it.
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Dragon Crystal

Role playing games like Zelda allow you to roam the countryside and dungeons, killing monsters, finding objects and solving puzzles.
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Black Belt

Before purchasing Black Belt, the only games I had played were on the memorable Sega Cards…

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Argos no juujiken (Rygar)

This version of Rygar was only ever released in Japan unfortunately, as I was a Master System owner at the time and I would have loved this…

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ALF

Your Master System turns on and, providing you have an NSTC console anyway, Alf's big penis-nosed image appears, as if screaming towards the heavens an almighty cry of 'NOOOOOOOOOOOOO'…

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Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story

The master system has no shortage of scrolling beat ‘em ups from the sublime; Streets of Rage I & II, Kung Fu Kid, Blackbelt, etc, to the god awful; My Hero, Running Battle and so on and so forth (sorry to anyone who actually like them but my opinion will never change)…

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The Flash

There are a good few comic book characters that I am aware of but not particularly au fait with; The Flash being one such super-chap…

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Zool

Platform characters, what can you say about ‘em…

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Fire & Forget II

Set in a dusty desert world in the near future a hardcore group of terrorists are preparing to set off a nuke, and it’s up to you to stop their evil scheme…

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Land Of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse.

It seems like everyone and his best mate’s chinchilla has heard of the classic Castle of Illusion: Starring Mickey Mouse for the Master System, but few people ever mention Land of Illusion…

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Cosmic Spacehead

I have one question about this game… Why am I the only person that seems to have played or even heard of this gem from Codemasters?
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Cyborg Hunter

Being the toughest bounty hunter in the galaxy is no easy task but it’s a role you’re going to have to take on if you want to play the gaming diamond that is Cyborg Hunter…

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Road Rash

Start your engines, rashers, it’s time to hit the road and hit your opponents square in the helmet!
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Astro Warrior

Surely moulded from the same stuff as Xevious and Truxton comes Astro Warrior for the Sega Master System…

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Super Space Invaders

Now this may sound like sacrilege to a lot of fans of retro games out there but Space Invaders was never my bag…

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Sonic Edusoft

I know it’s not customary for profiles of unreleased games to appear on these hallowed pages, but it’s not against the Retro Gamer terms and conditions and Sonic Edusoft is certainly a game that more people should be aware of…

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SpellCaster

A lot of NES owners and patriots will tell you that the Master System was the poor man's version of their beloved white block, but before you bother getting into an argument with them remind yourself that you are old enough to own both systems now and each has its own merits, then tell them to piss off…

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Bubble Bobble

Ain't it always the way – a boy and a girl, and another boy and a girl are having fun in the wood when a deranged witch snatches the girls and turns the boys into bubble dragons! Bit of a kick in the pants for the boys, but hey now they are wicked cool dragons and have the awesome might of…

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