25 years of horror will haunt the Switch this Summer
Some games become classics due to innovation or for raising the standard for the entire industry. Others become classics due to the exact opposite, as is the case of 1992 B-Movie horror / interactive video game Night Trap. Whilst the futuristic 'interactive movie' gameplay did not fool players...
Pick a Strike, Any Strike
“One man's trash is another one's treasure” is how the saying goes. For Assembler Games forum user tdijital such was the case last year, when he stumbled upon an individual in possession of a substantial amount of diskettes and CD-ROM filled with video game source code and Sega development tools for Mega CD, 32X and...
The rise and fall of Sega Enterprises is a classic tale of hard-won success being scuppered by a bewildering lack of focus and an incredible degree of overconfidence. The company scored an almost impossible victory by bloodying the nose of the all-powerful Nintendo in the early '90s and was arguably the first console maker to bring an...
Since the very welcome introduction of TG-16 CD-ROM games to Nintendo’s Virtual Console service we’ve seen a steady flow of requests for the same treatment to be given to Sega’s ill-fated Sega CD add-on (also known as the Mega CD in Europe and Japan).
This much-hyped peripheral was rolled out in the early ‘90s (a few years after Hudson/NEC...