Welcome to issue #15, this week – 34 years ago this week the Sega Genesis was launched in the USA, so I use this an an opportunity to play one of the best platform games ever – Sonic the Hedgehog – you can play online here.
Last week the NES turned 37 years old, probably the most iconic consoles of all time and Out Kick take you on a trip down memory lane to celebrate this birthday. Link
Nintendo has always walked its own path when it comes to hardware and gaming, not always following logical convention and having some massive hits. Gear Rice look at 7 Nintendo products that were different from the rest. Link
The director of Super Smash Bros – Sakurai – has released some information of the original Smash Bros prototype (minus Mario). Worth a look if you are a fan of the series, Reutir report. Link
Screen Rank look at 10 hardest Genesis/Megadrives they still have not beaten (below). Link
Remember back in the day there used to be a lot of brands trying to break into games, with varying degrees of success. California 18 look back at 10 brands (below) that made the decision to release games (mostly retro). Link
There is a new website that offers 23 emulators to test your rooms playable via a browser. Find it in this link.
The Gamer look at the best of the 8 bit fighting games. Link
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