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Freedom Planet – Switch

They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery but what if the imitation surpases the original? You would be forgiven for thinking Freedom Planet is a simple Sonic clone but it has a personality all of its… Read More

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F-Zero – 29 years Mode 7

Nintendo were riding high when they released the Super Famicom in November 1990. The success of the Famicon and NES put the gaming giant in an unprecedented position going into the 16-bit console age. The Mega Drive, released… Read More

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25 years of Sega Saturn – 25 years of Sonic woe

25 years of Sega Saturn – blimey we feel old. On 22nd November 1994 an unexpecting Japanese public had a brand new 32-bit console to play and it seemed Sega were riding the crest of a new 3D… Read More

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Sonic Mania – the lost Saturn launch title?

We are celebrating 25 years since the Saturn was released on an unexpecting Japanese audience. Sega did not have a Sonic game ready for launch and we would never see a proper Sonic title on the Saturn. The… Read More

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Gunstar Heroes – Treasure’s Mega Drive gold

Its 26 years since Treasure exploded onto the console scene with Gunstar Heroes. The legendary developers first game regularly finds itself in Mega Drive top ten lists due to its amazing presentation and excellent playability. Gunstar Heroes cemented… Read More

Flicky – the little bird that could

The early days of video games were intriguing times. The genres we all take for granted now had not been set in stone and what you would think of as the classic 2D platformer was still not familiar… Read More

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Alien shooters on Mega Drive

Following the release of Xeno Crisis on the Mega Drive last month Retro Faith has been playing a lot of shooters for Sega’s 16-bit beast. The Mega Drive has a lot of alien inspired shooters and we take… Read More

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Sonic & Knuckles – the retrospective

It was heady times for Sega going into 1994. They were rubbing shoulders with the greats and a true force in the video game world. The rise is attributed to a new franchise developed earlier in the decade…. Read More

Sega on PlayStation 2 – retrospective

Sega needed to reinvent itself as a third party publisher following disappointing Dreamcast sales. The success of the PlayStation 2 (PS2) offered them a chance to rebuild their reputation and get back to the top table of gaming.

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Master System – fantasy games retrospective

The action fantasy genre has been popular since the early days of video games and the Master System has some excellent examples. We are looking back at some of these to see how they play today and their… Read More