In today’s video I ask, Is Sonic R Underrated? Enjoy!Read More
Sonic 3D Blast was the final Sonic game released for the Sega Genesis. Busy with Saturn development, yet wanting a 16-bit Sonic title for the holiday season in 1996, Sega farmed out the development to Traveller's Tales, who had developed the excellent Mickey Mania games, as well as the equally fantastic Toy Story.
For the past decade, Traveller's Tales has been churning out countless successful Lego games, with no end in sight. But back to 1996, we have the subject of today's Face/Off, Sonic 3D Blast.
Manx TT SuperBike is an arcade-style racer from Sega, the king of arcade racers in the 1990’s. After years of success with open wheel racers, stock cars, and even rally, it only made sense for Sega to keep the train rolling.Read More
In this let's play, I take you through a couple of courses in the arcade-sim hybrid, F1 Challenge for the Sega Saturn. This is a pretty cool racing game and one of the cheaper ones on the system you can acquire. It's not deep, but it's still solid nonetheless.Read More
Daytona USA was an arcade hit for Sega, taking America by storm in 1994. Even today, cabinets can still be found in bowling alleys and laundromats throughout the country. A year after the arcade debut, Daytona USA would be a launch title for the Sega Saturn in 1995.Read More
In this let's play, I take you through the first half of Cyber Speedway on the Sega Saturn, a futuristic racer originally known as "Gran Chaser" in Japan. In the second part of this LP, I will take you through the Advanced skill mode. Stay tuned for that play-through shortly.Read More
WipEout is a futuristic racing game, developed by Psygnosis and released on the Sega Saturn in 1996, just a few months after the PlayStation version. Despite Psygnosis being owned by Sony, they were given enough freedom to create games as they pleased, and Psygnosis developed games for competing hardware like the Nintendo 64 and Sega Saturn.Read More
Daytona USA is a racing game developed by AM2 and originally released in arcades in 1994. The game was a massive success, and it still isn’t hard to stumble upon working units at bowling alleys, campgrounds, and laundromats, despite the fact arcades are all but dead in North America. It’s a testament to just how popular and timeless the game truly is.Read More
Sonic 3D Blast was released for the Sega Saturn on November 20, 1996. The game was ported from the Genesis, to the Saturn, in just 7 weeks, as a last minute effort by Sega to have a Sonic game out by Christmas, following the cancellation of Sonic X-treme.Read More
Cyber Speedway is a futuristic racing game, released exclusively for the Sega Saturn in 1995. While trying to cash-in on the extreme racing fad of the day, the developers also expanded on the formula, adding a bit of story to the game.Read More
Astal is 2D sprite based platformer released on the Sega Saturn in 1995. I suspect when Sega originally designed the Saturn, they thought games like this were the direction video games were headed. Instead of being the norm, games like Astal ended up being the swan songs of a dying genre.Read More
A “real” 3D Sonic game was never released on the Sega Saturn. Sonic R is as close as it gets. It was also released about two years too late. On October 31, 1997, when the Saturn was nearing it's death, Sega released this little gem.Read More