Game #90: Herzog Zwei

Game: Herzog Zwei Developer: Technosoft System: Sega Genesis Year Released: 1990 Released in 1990, Herzog Zwei is a real time strategy game released only for the Sega Genesis that has been credited for the birth of Multiplayer online battle arena games and leading to huge games later such as Command & Conquer, Starcraft and Warcraft. […]

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Game #89 : Gunstar Heroes

Game: Gunstar Heroes Developer: Treasure System: Sega Genesis Year Released: 1993 Released in 1993, the first game by developer Treasure, Gunstar Heroes is a run and gun side scrolling game similar to Contra. The game follows the Gunstars as they attempt to stop the evil empire from gathering the 4 powerful gems and taking over […]

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Game #88: Earthworm Jim

Game: Earthworm Jim Developer: Shiny Entertainment System: Sega Genesis Year Released: 1994 Released in 1994, following the success of their Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles licensing and the success of the Sonic games, Playmate Toys wanted in on the action and decided to take the strange approach of starting with the video game franchise to fuel […]

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Game #87: Columns

Game: Columns  Developer: Sega System: Sega Master System/Drive/Genesis Year Released: 1990 Released in 1989, Originally designed by Jay Geertsen and bought by Sega this Tetris style match 3 puzzle game was believed to be Sega’s answer to the popularity of Tetris. Released and cloned for a lot of systems including:  Arcades, Atari ST, Sega Master […]

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Game #86: Cannon Fodder

Game: Cannon Fodder Developer: Sensible Software System: Sega Mega Drive/Genesis Year Released: 1994 Cannon Fodder was released for the first time in 1993 and then over the next 7 years for Amiga, Amiga CD32, Atari ST, MS-DOS, Acorn Archimedes, 3DO, Atari Jaguar, Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, SNES, and Game Boy Color. Cannon Fodder is a Strategy/Shooter […]

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Game #85: Alien Soldier

Game: Alien Soldier Developer: Treasure System: Sega Mega Drive Year Released: 1995 Released in 1995, Alien Soldier is a Run and Gun game styled after Gunstar Heroes. Mainly developed by Hideyuki Suganami, who wanted the challenge of creating this game himself despite the previous pattern of Treasure games being developed by a team of 4. […]

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Game #84: Alex Kidd in Miracle World

Game: Alex Kidd in Miracle World Developer: Sega System: Sega Master System Year Released: 1987 Released in 1987 internationally, Alex Kidd is a 2d platforming game consisting of 17 levels full of monsters, obstacles and puzzles that the player must complete before moving on. Alex Kidd is a martial artist who learns that Janken The […]

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Game #83: Ecco the Dolphin

Game: Ecco the Dolphin Developer: Novotrade International System: Sega Year Released:1992 Released in 1992, Ecco the Dolphin is one of the strangest games ever released for any console and this includes a game about a rat who uses different hairstyles to rescue the daughter of a diner for free food.(bonus points if you can guess […]

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Sega Introduction

Instead of continuing the trend of knocking out all of the Nintendo systems, I decided to tackle a system that I have not spent a lot of time with, Sega. I will state right now that I am combining the Mega Drive and Master System games into the same category and knocking them out in […]

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Nintendo Wrap Up

Here we are. Another system down. Another 24 games checked off of the list. Bringing the completed total to 82. 919 games to go!  There are only a few games not in the NES section that I feel like there should be, but entries in those series will be later in the list. So before […]

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