The Road Rash titles on the Genesis remain some of my favorite “line-scrolling” racing games of all time. The controls were tight, the combat was fun, the music was catchy, and the track design gave a great three dimensional feel. From the rolling hills to the tight turns, the Genesis games gave a realistic sense of screaming down the highway that few racers of the era could match.
Atari Jaguar. These two words seem to muster up so much controversy amongst the mainstream gaming press. “The controller is horrible” they say, “it’s not really 64-bit.” “Doom doesn’t have music.” For those that own a Jag, most of that disdain is misguided. With that in mind, I present to you the Top 5 Atari Jaguar games.
The Vectrex is an incredibly unique gaming system. While photographs make it look like a small television with a vertically oriented screen, the Vectrex is so much more than that.
The Vectrex was released by General Consumer Electronics in 1982. The entire console is a self-contained unit, with the video game console housed with a 9" black and white, vector monitor.