A screenshot of Knuckles approaching a spring ramp SATURN POWER REVIEW

Sonic R

Sonic fans are often divided by their opinions on this racing spin-off – what did Saturn Power magazine make of it in January 1998?
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Burning Rangers

Sonic Team takes a look at the Saturn’s limitations and decides to systematically smash them.
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Athlete Kings

It’s summer, and that means it’s time for sports! On your consoles, we mean – don’t get up.
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Die Hard Arcade

Surely we weren’t the only ones who loved it when Hans Gruber sent those robots after John McClane?
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Dark Savior

Another action/RPG affair from Climax Entertainment, and a sequel of sorts to their fantastic Megadrive title ‘Landstalker’…

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Panzer Dragoon Zwei

Less than a year after the release of the original Panzer Dragoon, Sega released the second game in the series that in every respect improves on the first game in the series…

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Daytona USA

I remember as a 9 year old looking at pictures of the arcade version of Daytona USA in awe…

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Bug!

Sonic's cameo in the background of a bonus stage in Bug! seems almost like an apology…

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Deep Fear

Deep Fear: an ironic title if nothing else, seeing as it was released at a time when Sega itself was drowning – the game has the dubious honour of being the final official Saturn release in the UK…

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Waku Waku 7

Waku Waku 7 is one of the weirdest and most wonderful games I have ever come across…

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Marvel Super Heroes

After the technical showcase of  X-Men: Children of the Atom, came this much more frantic and over-the-top offering…

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Fighting Vipers

Knowing that Sega cancelled the final Eternal Champions game so no-one would realize how inferior Virtua Fighter was it makes me wonder…

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Shining Force III

Shining Force has a long list of sequels and add on’s and for number three to be made for the Saturn was no surprise…

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Jung Rhythm

After Retro Gamer trashed this game a few issues ago, I felt that Jung Rhythm needed a fair review…

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Virtua Cop

One of my favourite genres which has recently seen a return to form (thanks to the Wii) is the lightgun game…

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Die Hard Arcade

Die Hard Arcade (aka Dynamite Deka in Japan) was a two player beat-em-up in the spirit of streets of rage, only in full 3d…

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Radiant Silvergun

I thought this ultimate classic would have been done by someone by now but sadly I couldn't find it so here's mines…

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Fighters Megamix

Have you ever wanted to see a fight between a Daytona Race Car and a Giant Mexican Jumping Bean with a bird under his hat?

What about seeing a Polar Bear kicking the crap out of a big green duck?

If the answer to that question is “YES”, then I strongly suggest you seek professional help for your drug habit…

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Bulk Slash

This game has largely flown under the radar in years past, but whenever I did hear something about it, it was pure raves for this 3D action adventure title It reminds me a lot of Virtual On, Gundam, and even Burning Rangers It took me maybe 10 months before I played my copy…

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Metal Slug

INTRO:

Although I had some good times with Mario on the 8-bit Nintendo, it was Konami's Contra that made me a gamer for life: the music, enemies, the gun-shooting alien atmosphere – there was nothing like it…

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Nekketsu Oyako

INTRO:

As the 32-bit era burst on the scene, an old fan favorite genre went by the wayside…

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Sega Rally

How could we look back at the Saturn without devoting some love to this absolute classic…

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Guardian Heroes

A year into Saturn ownership (cheers Mum) bought a scrolling beat ‘em up to nuke from orbit the sherbet from my Dip Dab…

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Saturn Bomberman

Having started life on Japanese home computers before progressing to 8- and then 16-bit consoles, the Bomberman series reached its zenith on Sega’s 32-bit Saturn…

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Death Tank Zwei

Death Tank was only available if you collected all 26 Team Dolls in Powerslave in the US (known as Exhumed in the UK)…

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Exhumed

I was a teenager, I had a Saturn and I had a very limited budget…

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Sexy Parodius

For those unfamiliar with it, the Parodius series is Konami’s parody of their own Gradius shoot em ups, featuring characters from other Konami games…

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Metal Black

Let me tell you a funny thing about Metal Black and Taito, which I’ve kept a secret for about a year now…

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