What’s up everyone? How have y’all been? Me? Oh, I’ve been in the lab very heavy lately, but that’s not important right now. It’s time to go down memory lane a bit! No, not that far into the 60s. Let’s just go back to the early 90s: the time of 16 bit gaming, or “not 3D yet” for the non-tech savvy. As everyone knows, we basically had 2 choices: the Super Nintendo, or the Sega Genesis. Let’s talk about the Genesis.
Small, black, cartridges as the medium, rf switch (if you don’t know what this is, you are too young for me), big black controller with 3 buttons (or the smaller, yet cooler, arcade controller with 6 buttons), game genie, getting your ass kicked by Liu Kang in Mortal Kombat….brings back memories, right? I knew it would. You have to give it to the Sega Genesis: the game library was huge. Not only huge, there’s LOTS of fun games to choose from…
….like this one. If you don’t recognize this game, then please hit the reset button on life. If you have seriously never played Sonic the Hedgehog before, start from the very 1st one, then work from there. You really want an adventure? Hook up Sonic 3 on top of Sonic And Knuckles. That’s how it’s MEANT to be played.
If you like side scroller beat-em-up games, then the Streets Of Rage was your choice. Everyone who has played this one knows that it starts of easy. Next thing you know, you’re ready to throw your entire console in rush hour traffic. Up next..
Mortal Kombat. Need I say more?
And last but not least: Vectorman. Don’t sleep on this game. It’s one of the most fun, yet interesting games. Like adventure? Like sci-fi? Like shooting? There you go. If you ever get a chance, play it. Trust me.
See y’all next time!